Events Assistant

Volunteer Role Description

 

We are looking for enthusiastic people to help out at Make, Do and Mend stalls at local events. We run a variety of strength-based skills workshops for people who have experience of mental health distress. We aim to promote better mental health by encouraging individual achievement and offering peer support to our members. The Events Assistant reports to the Event’s Organiser. The role would involve collection of materials from our premises setting up the stall, providing information to the public about Make Do and Mend, selling workshop made products and packing up the stall including returning materials to HQ. Events are mainly at weekends but there could be occasional events on weekdays. The role also involves engaging with the general public and raising awareness of the organisation’s aims.

 

Key skills

 

·         communication

·         team working

·         cash handling

·         sales

  

Requirements

 

·         an interest in mental health

·         car owner an advantage

·         reliable

·         enthusiasm

·         an enhanced CRB check

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