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Could you volunteer at our next event?

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Monday, 18 October, 2021

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to support a number of exciting events in 2022. Volunteers will be expected to fulfil a range of duties such as acting as event runners, stage crew, stewards and programme sales. Volunteers will gain experience in events management for complex, large-scale events, experience to enhance their CV, opportunities to attend and be a part of making significant brass banding events happen and opportunities to meet and work with a range of professionals and be part of a motivated and enthusiastic team.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteer Tasks will include:

  • Trader support
  • Welcome desk
  • Meet and greet coaches
  • Holding room co-ordinator
  • Band runner
  • Stage crew
  • Adjudicator and music score stewards
  • Programme sales
  • Box office support
  • Event stewards

Volunteering dates

Volunteering Dates available are:

Friday 25 March 2022 - Youth Champs - Corby

Saturday 26 March 2022 - Youth Champs - Corby

Sunday 27 March 2022 - Youth Champs - Corby

Friday 29 April 2022 - European Brass Band Festival - Birmingham

Saturday 30 April 2022 - European Brass Band Festival - Birmingham

Sunday 1 May 2022 - European Brass Band Festival - Birmingham

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers must be available for a minimum of 1 full day of either event, but preferably more. Volunteers will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check in order to take part. The cost of this will be covered by Brass Bands England. All volunteers must also attend a volunteer training session in advance of their event date. Training sessions will be held:

At the Brass Bands England Offices (Barnsley) on:

Saturday 12 February 2022

Sunday 13 February 3033

In Leicester (Venue TBC):

Saturday 19 February

Sunday 20 February

Reasonable travel expenses and catering will be provided for both the training days and the event days. Accommodation will also be provided where necessary. Please make us aware of any accessibility requirements when applying. This will not impact the assessment of your application, but allow us to allocate you suitable roles for your requirements.

Please download the job description here

Please apply via the online Application Form

Applications close 9am Monday 15 November

Any questions can be directed to jobs@bbe.org.uk