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Volunteering Opportunity: VO69509

  • Events Assistant - Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries
    with Fife Cultural Trust.

    Created/last updated: 09/01/2019

    About this opportunity:Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries has an ongoing programme of events throughout the coming months and we would greatly appreciate the assistance of some enthusiastic volunteers in making these events a great success! Volunteers can choose to support the team with all aspects of event preparation and delivery or with specific areas and tasks that suit your interests and experience
     •  The tasks involved include such things as assisting with preparation of materials for events e
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     •  for craft workshops; setting up venue space prior to the event e
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     •  room dressing, refreshments, programmes, etc
     • ; meeting and greeting event participants; guiding participants to the event space; collecting feedback and surveys
     •  More details of available tasks can be found in the Role Profile - please ask FCT Volunteering Development Officer for further details
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All volunteers will receive a volunteer welcome pack on their first week, which contains information pertaining to our organisation, their role, etc. There is a standard induction process for all volunteers to help them get to know the venue, policy and procedures and, of course, the staff. Training will be on-the-job with support from FCT staff, and will be relevant to the individual events. Volunteers will have a named contact within FCT who will support them.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:For all public-facing elements of this role, you are required to be a confident communicator; have a friendly and polite manner and be able to follow instructions well. For customer-facing role involvement you will be expected to follow FCT's dress code. For behind-the-scenes tasks such as craft preparation, you are required to have good attention to detail, display patience and follow instructions well. Consistently adhere to relevant Health & Safety procedures and other guidance.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, 1-7 Abbot Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7NL. Details of where to find our FCT venues can be found on the website

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.