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Bay Blues Project
Ballybot House 28 Corn Market
Newry

BT35 8BG
Tel: 028 9023 2020
Aidan.McCabe@volunteernow.co.uk


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Bluesberry Festival Event Manager



Distance and Location
bt34(Newry County Down)    Distance: 0 miles

About the Opportunity
The event manager volunteer will be key to the overall look and feel and safety of the Bluesberry Festival
25-30 May 2017.
The volunteer will supervise the delivery of each day’s events and activities. The event manager will gain first-hand experience of what is involved in bringing together a large scale event.

Tasks will include:
* Supervising and coordinating the event management team on site
* Work closely with the Budget Support Volunteer
* Implement health and safety and risk assess all youth events and activities
* Monitor queues and park/square/town hall density
* Liaison with festival organisers, first aid and security/stewarding contractors’ onsite

Preferred Skills and Experience:
* Ideally have event management experience
* A good level of fitness
* Ability to volunteer as part of a team
* Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively

Possible Challenges:
* Availability to volunteer prior and after event start
* Volunteering under pressure and having to make decisions quickly in a fast paced environment
* Keeping a positive attitude in potentially challenging circumstances
* Volunteering in variable weather conditions

Min Hours Per week
0

Skills and Experience
Communication Skills,
Organisational Skills,
Team Work

Expense Detail
No

Volunteer Activity
Arts (Music / Drama / Crafts),
Management / Business Skills,
Short Term / Seasonal,
Young People,
Events

Restrictions
Volunteers must be aged 14 to 25


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