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Front of House and Stewarding Volunteers

Cashel Arts Festival

About Cashel Arts Festival

Cashel Arts Festival 2016 will take place 15th to 18th September in Cashel, County Tipperary, famous for the ancient and iconic Rock of Cashel. The significant heritage sites in the town form a dramatic backdrop to a fine selection of contemporary arts events including music, dance, visual arts, film, theatre, workshops, family events and literature events.

Involving and encouraging visitors and the local community to participate in a wide variety of arts is key to our festival. Volunteers have active roles in events, stewarding exhibitions and offering important front of house assistance.

Our motto is ‘Arts for All’ and volunteers play a pivotal role in the festival.

Be part of it and get engaged in Cashel Arts Festival 2016!

What's Involved

Tasks associated with this role include:

Welcoming the public to the venues
Ticket collection / Ushering members of the public to their seats at performances
General audience management / Stewarding events to ensure the safety of the public and the success of the event
Set-up, take down and tidying up as required
Gallery Invigilation / Maintaining security of exhibitions
Distribution of festival brochures / Venue information duties

What's required for this position

Good, friendly manner with excellent interpersonal skills, organisational skills, event management and hospitality skills.

  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills
  • Phone Support/ Information Giver
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research
  • Research/ Journalism/ Media
  • Retail/ Customer Service
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 4hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Venues in the centre of Cashel, County Tipperary

Other location details:
Cashel, County Tipperary: Venues include: the Rock of Cashel, The Plaza, The Church of Ireland Cathedral, Brú Ború, Halla na Féile

Also available in these counties
Tipperary, Cork, Limerick

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
No

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Engaging in Cashel Arts Festival will bring volunteers valuable experience and a chance to meet new people and see the many events on hand at the festival. Be part of something special, by giving some of your time and skills to your local festival.

Getting there

There is a regular bus service that runs from Dublin to Cork and Cashel is on this route. http://www.buseireann.ie/pdf/1344593728-X8.pdf

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Tipperary
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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