• Posted by SG Volunteer Team on November 22nd, 2017

Volunteers needed for M1 Singapore Fringe Festival

The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2018: Let’s Walk is calling for volunteers for the following roles:
1. Front-of-House Officers (Theatre and Gallery)
2. Artist Liaison Officers

As a not-for-profit festival, the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is driven by volunteers to keep the Fringe running smoothly.

The organisers are looking for volunteers aged 16 and above who are interested in the arts, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and enjoy meeting and interacting with people.

Volunteering with the Fringe is a fabulous way to contribute to the local arts scene, make new like-minded friends, and get involved with one of the most dynamic events in town!

If you’re interested in being a part of the 2018 Fringe, please continue reading for more information and how to apply as a volunteer. Your volunteering can be acknowledged as CIP hours upon request.

For more information, please contact info@singaporefringe.com or (65) 6440 8115, or visit www.singaporefringe.com.

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Front-of-House (FOH) Officers (Theatre and Gallery)

FOH Officers are the first point of contact for Fringe audiences at the venues, and the organisers are looking for cheerful people who enjoy interacting with others.

Period of commitment:
A minimum of two shifts across various Fringe venues (each shift is approximately 4 hours) during the Fringe period of 17 – 28 January 2018.

General duties include:
– Welcoming visitors to the venue and responding to queries
– Ensuring a smooth and safe experience by briefing visitors, crowd management, ushering, tallying of feedback, etc.

Signup here!
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Artist Liaison Officers (ALOs)

Artist Liaison Officers are the key point of contact between the international artists and Fringe staff. They work closely with Fringe staff to look after the well-being and schedule of international artists they are attached to for the working period in Singapore. Generally, they serve as good hosts and provide a smooth and positive experience for the international artists.

Period of commitment:
– Average of 5 – 6 days, including arrival and departures days, in January 2018
– Will include early starts and late nights/overnight hours, depending on the production schedule, e.g. 8.30am – 11.30pm for set-up days

General duties include:
– Accompanying the international artists throughout the full Fringe work schedule
– Facilitating transport arrrangements
– Assisting the artists where needed, e.g., purchasing of props

Signup here!
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  • Posted by SG Volunteer Team on November 22nd, 2017

Volunteer Designer and Video Editor

The National Kidney Foundation is recruiting Volunteer Designer and Volunteer Video Editor!

If you are interested in design and/or video editing works, get in touch now!

Roles and Responsibilities

Volunteer Designer – To assist with the design of banners and publicity materials
Remarks:
i) Volunteering duty can executed at home
ii) Volunteers with design experience and/or background preferred
iii) Registered volunteers will be requested to submit sample works for purpose of confirmation of engagement
iv) Please note that all final designs will be owned by NKF and will be used at NKF’s discretion. Editable formats are to be submitted to NKF.

Volunteer Video Editor – To assist with video editing
Remarks:
i) Volunteering duty can executed at home or in NKF premises
ii) Volunteers with video editing experience and/or background preferred
iii) Volunteers must be familiar with Final Cut Pro programme

Application
Please contact Ms Selena Tan at selena.tan@nkfs.org to register your interest.


  • Posted by SG Volunteer Team on November 13th, 2017

Art Stage Singapore Volunteer Program 2018

Art Stage Singapore will be conducting a voluntary program in its upcoming show held at Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre from 25 – 28 January 2018.

The program is intended for anyone who is passionate for arts and design. It is aimed at those who wish to experience the behind-the-scenes of an art event, and also the operations of building the fair.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

In this program, volunteers are able to showcase their communication skills, develop and build their intuition, support and work with the section managers in the buildup of the show.

The breakdown of the job responsibilities are as follows:
1. Attend to visitor feedback and queries
2. Assist in distribution of publications and collaterals
3. Provide traffic control support within the FOH areas
4. Provide information and project brief about the public artworks
5. Assist section managers in maintaining the fairground
6. Perform talks and workshop ushering and registration duties

BENEFITS AND WELFARE

As a token of appreciation, each volunteer will be receiving a welfare kit consisting of a pair of complimentary tickets to the fair, certificate of participation and all meals will be provided during their shifts.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

No prior experience in art is required. But Art Stage is looking for outgoing and motivated individual who are keen in art and in meeting people around the world.

There will be a compulsory training session for all applicants on the Saturday, 20 January 2018 from 11:30am to 1:30pm, so that they will be well equipped with knowledge and skills for the task work. They must also commit to a minimum of 3 shifts from 23 – 28 January 2018.

There will be a total of two shifts per day. The morning shift starts from 10.00am/11.00am to 3.30pm/4:30pm, and the afternoon shift starts from 3/4pm to 7.30pm/9.30pm for weekends.

APPLICATION

Please feel free to contact Nicole at nicole@artstage.com if you are interested to volunteer or have any further enquiries.


  • Posted by SG Volunteer Team on November 13th, 2017

Volunteers needed for Singapore Book Council Book Drive

Book Council has a Book Drive this month to collect pre-loved story books for children in participating beneficiary organizations.

The organisation requires volunteers to help sort and pack these books (given by the public) on 25 November 2017 (Saturday), at its office in Goodman Arts Centre, Blk E, #3-32.

If you are interested and available for either half day (9.30am-1.30pm / 1.30pm-6.30pm) or full day (9.30am – 6.30pm), please email judi@bookcouncil.sg by 17 November.