The Storytelling Festival in Settle takes place 11-14 October 2012.
Settle Stories Ltd. harnesses the power of storytelling to touch the lives of ordinary people and strengthen communities.
Settle Stories seeks to
Increase access to traditional and modern forms of storytelling
Improve storytelling skills
Increase the availability and diversity of stories and storytelling resources.
Settle Stories is now looking for reliable Volunteer Event Assistants and Event Managers to support the smooth running of events in the annual storytelling festival in October, which brings award-winning tellers and international artists to the Yorkshire Dales. The festival has a growing national and international profile and has been featured in the media including The Guardian, Yorkshire Post and Radio 4.
As a Volunteer Event Manager, you will take overall responsibility for a specific event (or series of events) in the Festival Programme. This will include liaising with artists and venues regarding requirements, managing the volunteer stewards for the event, attending meetings as required prior to the festival and post festival feedback.
As a Volunteer Events Assistant, you will steward events, attending meetings as required prior to the festival and post festival feedback.
These volunteering opportunities are ideal if
You are looking for work experience in the arts or event management
You are keen to develop your interpersonal, team working and organisational skills.
You are interested in oral history and storytelling.
Volunteering should be really enjoyable and you will receive on the job training as required.
For a short application form, email firstname.lastname@example.org