Volunteering Opportunity - Event Operations, We need you! Merchant City Festival 2017 is looking for volunteers to join our team and help deliver an outstanding event for 2017. The Merchant City Festival presents some of the best of Scottish and international work with a programme of street arts, music, design, food & drink, comedy, outdoor dance, and family activities, while at the same time showcasing the unique cultural hub that is Merchant City. Event operations is the backbone of working at the event. Working behind the scenes to deliver a safe and successful event you’ll be an integral part of delivering the best ever Merchant City Festival! Duties include but are not limited to: •Manage the information point providing general information and answering any queries in a positive and efficient manner. •Be the face of the festival providing direction and general information to spectators and performers. •Assist Glasgow Life to achieve the objectives of our Zero Waste policy by providing advice and direction for members of the public when disposing of their litter in the appropriate waste stream. Our objective during the event is to reduce the amount going to landfill. The main aim is to reduce contamination within each waste stream maximising recycling rates. •Assist the venue management team with ad-hoc duties such as fetch & carry items, liaise with suppliers, productions teams and performers. .

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Event Operations

We need you! Merchant City Festival 2017 is looking for volunteers to join our team and help deliver an outstanding event for 2017. The Merchant City Festival presents some of the best of Scottish and international work with a programme of street arts, music, design, food & drink, comedy, outdoor dance, and family activities, while at the same time showcasing the unique cultural hub that is Merchant City.

Event operations is the backbone of working at the event. Working behind the scenes to deliver a safe and successful event you’ll be an integral part of delivering the best ever Merchant City Festival!

Duties include but are not limited to:
•Manage the information point providing general information and answering any queries in a positive and efficient manner.
•Be the face of the festival providing direction and general information to spectators and performers.
•Assist Glasgow Life to achieve the objectives of our Zero Waste policy by providing advice and direction for members of the public when disposing of their litter in the appropriate waste stream. Our objective during the event is to reduce the amount going to landfill. The main aim is to reduce contamination within each waste stream maximising recycling rates.
•Assist the venue management team with ad-hoc duties such as fetch & carry items, liaise with suppliers, productions teams and performers.

Merchant City, G11NQ

• Being a key member of the festival • Enhance work experience in a professional environment, you will receive role related training and a designated point of contact. • Tea & Coffee • Lunch Voucher • MCF 2017 t-shirt

Arts,Music,Culture,Glasgow,carnival,community,festival

You must be over 16 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Expenses Paid Age Groups Mixed Starts 22/07/2017 10:00:00

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Location


Sessions

July

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Starting at 10:00 for 4.5 hours

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Starting at 14:00 for 4 hours

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Starting at 10:00 for 4.5 hours

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Starting at 14:00 for 4 hours

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Starting at 10:00 for 4.5 hours

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Starting at 14:00 for 4 hours

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Starting at 10:00 for 4.5 hours

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Starting at 14:00 for 4 hours

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