Event Steward Volunteer

Aid and emergency | Children and young people | Families | Culture, heritage and events | Heritage | London events | Museums and libraries | Music | Health and social care | People and communities

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Location: Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene's, Rowington Close, London, W2 5TF (see map)

Travel: Upton Park station. Balaam Street bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Help to prepare the venue ahead of an event, including but not limited to, arranging chairs and furniture, setting-up technical equipment, arranging staging, distributing reading materials, and stocking refreshments
  • Offer guests a warm welcome to Grand Junction, check event tickets, and signpost visitors around the venue
  • Enrich visitor experience by answering information queries about the event, or the venue
  • Help to ensure that guests have a safe and enjoyable visit to our community space by monitoring health and safety considerations, including supervising fire exits and inspecting visitor facilities
  • Assist staff in serving and selling refreshments, and collecting empty glassware and tableware after use
  • Help to set down after an event, including but not limited to, stacking and tidying away equipment, moving furniture, and clearing and cleaning the event area
Event Steward Volunteer

Event Steward Volunteer

What impact will this have?

  • Supporting Grand Junction to deliver its mission to create, foster and present an eclectic, collaborative programme of music, arts and performance for young people, families, and adults
  • Offering visitors a warm welcome, and providing information and assistance to ensure that events run smoothly and are enjoyed by all.
  • Providing opportunities for local people, and helping Grand Junction to grow

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Our What’s On programme includes a range of cultural events and community activities scheduled at various times, including daytime, evenings and weekends. We will invite you to select events which are convenient for you.

What else do I need to know?

  • This role may involve some tasks requiring heavy lifting. Volunteers will receive Health & Safety training ahead of volunteering at our events and may opt-out of manual handling tasks
  • Risk assessments are conducted by Grand Junction staff ahead of all community events

Expenses

  • Travel, agreed in advance

Background checks

  • Other background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Practical
  • Professional
  • Administration
What skills can I gain?
  • Academic
  • Campaigning
  • Events
  • Creative
  • Team working
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Technology

Training

  • Volunteers in this role will receive ongoing training, including a detailed volunteer induction and training specific to the role

Location

Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene's, Rowington Close, London, W2 5TF

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