Festival Stewards

Southend Festival of Performing Arts

Volunteer and be part of Southend's prestigious Musical Event this November. Volunteer as much or as little as you can, and get to enjoy all the local musical talent for free!

Published On: 03/05/2023
About this opportunity from Southend Festival of Performing Arts

The Southend Festival of Performing Arts is a competition over a two week period in November.  The festival consists of classes in 5 sections; Speech and Drama, Singing, Piano, Woodwind and Brass and Strings.  During the festival we require a number of volunteers to help ensure its smooth running.  Roles include;

Reception – Welcoming competitors and checks them in

Tickets – sells admission tickets and programmes

Refreshments – sells hot/cold drinks and biscuits/sweets

Door – controls entry seating and exit of attendees

Numbers – announces classes and competitors and displays their numbers

Adjudicators Clerk – assists the Adjudicator with paperwork, procedure, timing of classes, records marks

Recorder – logs marks in official Programme, prepares certificates for presentation to competitors

The role is ideal for someone who enjoys teamwork and working within the vibrant music and performing arts community of Southend.  During the festival fortnight, festival stewards help with the running of the festival and enjoy listening to and watching some of the very best local (and sometimes further afield) musical and performing talent.

Festival stewards play an essential role in ensuring the smooth running of the festival fortnight.  The committment during the festival is very flexible and can range from a few hours to the whole fortnight, depending on how much time the volunteer can give.

Activity Types

Administration and Office | Computers, IT and the web | Local events | One off volunteering | Supporting charities

Interests

Arts, Heritage and Entertainment

Commitment

Festival stewards play an essential role in ensuring the smooth running of the festival fortnight. The committment during the festival is very flexible and can range from a few hours to the whole fortnight, depending on how much time the volunteer can give.

Find out more

For more information about Southend Festival of Performing Arts and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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