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Jubilee Community Picnic: One off event

We’re hosting a community picnic involving a number of exciting activities for children and families to take part in. There’ll be a selection of cultural and modern dishes, as well as a baking competition, crown making, face painting and arts & crafts.

We’re looking for volunteers to support the day’s activities, from helping to dish out food and organising the bakes, to getting stuck in with the kids creating crowns.

Date: Wednesday 1st June, 11am – 5pm

Location: St Pauls Way Centre

Useful Contacts

Sadia Yasmin
Volunteering Officer
0777 941 6360
Sadia.Yasmin@poplarharca.co.uk

Description of tasks

  • Support staff with organising and setting up equipment
  • Greet and welcome all those attending
  • Support all the different activities and steward
  • Keep an eye on young children to make sure they are safe/not in the way of any harm
  • Maintain communication with staff to alert them of any disruptions
  • Help staff pack away after the event has come to an end
  • Adhere to Poplar HARCA’s Health & Safety guidelines when volunteering with us

Note: We reimburse lunch and travel expenses

 

 

 

 

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Fun, friendly and a people person
  • Enjoy supporting a community come together
  • Punctual and able to organise their time effectively
  • Able to take direction and act upon them
  • Willing to get stuck in with whatever the day may bring

What we can offer:

  • A full induction, followed by the right training and ongoing support
  • The opportunity to gain experience within a community setting
  • A named supervisor who will give you regular feedback, allowing you to track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals
  • Priority for any further training we have on offer
  • ‘Out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipt
  • An honest reference regardless of how long you are with us
  • A supportive space to be in and a safe, artistic environment without discrimination
  • Invitations to volunteer social events
  • Access to other volunteering opportunities

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