About Summer in the City 2019
The Western Art Team are seeking Durham University student volunteers to become Tour Leaders for the Bailey Gallery 2019 during June’s Summer in the City festival.
Summer in the City is Durham’s Music, Theatre and Arts festival which runs through out June.
We are looking for friendly, outgoing people with a professional attitude to volunteer as Festival Assistants.
Festival Assistants will support events taking place across the city from 1st- 30thJune 2019. This is an excellent opportunity to meet artists and curators, and gain experience of delivering arts events and festivals.
We welcome applications from members of the local community as well as students. No previous experience is required: as Assistants you will receive full briefing and support to deliver your role.
As a Festival Assistant, your role may include:
We ask that Festival Assistants commit to complete at least 1 full day of volunteering
(9am – 5pm) and attend training on Friday 24thof May 2019.
Completion of your responsibilities is likely to involve:
Festival events will take place on the historic site of Durham Bailey and City Centre. Assistants need to be aware of access issues including steps, cobbles, road traffic and narrow pavements.
How to Apply
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org an up-to-date CV. In your email, please explain in no more than 200 words why you are interested in volunteering a Festival Assistant and what you hope to gain from the experience. If you’ve been shortlisted we’ll be in contact after the closing date.
Applications Close: Monday 20th of May 2019, midnight
Project: Summer in the City
Role: Volunteer Festival Assistant
Training Day: Friday 24thof May 2019
Minimum requirement: Successful applicants will deliver a minimum of 1 full day
of volunteering (9am – 5pm) and attend training.
Please email us if you have any questions: email@example.com
We look forward to hearing from you!