Micro Volunteering: A day or more

ESEA programme volunteer

Home has many meanings, from the buildings we live in to a feeling that goes beyond a specific place. The Museum of the Home’s purpose is to reveal and rethink the ways we live, in order to live better together. It is a place to explore and debate what home means.

We’re looking for volunteers to support on THE NODEY PROCESS event, which consists of a film screening of a documentary following French Vietnamese hip-hop artist Nodey and his relationship with music and his Vietnamese identity, a live Q&A around creativity in Vietnamese Diasporas and an after party presented by Contemporary Vietnamese DJ’s.

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What's involved?

In this role you will:

  • Provide a warm welcome for visitors, offer information about event or building where needed. 
  • Support the set-up and pack down of the event.
  • Support artists and speakers on the day with any needs where possible.
  • Assist with the preparation of materials, if needed.
  • Manage capacity in activity rooms
  • Party and have fun!

 

No qualifications are necessary but you should enjoy and be able to engage with children and families. To get the most from this role you should:

  • Be available for a briefing of the event with the community producers and the VE team.
  • Be aware of any evacuation procedures.
  • Be available between the hours of 12PM and 11PM on Saturday 26th August 2022
  • Enthusiastic, approachable and friendly
  • Want to welcome audiences equally and support our inclusive values
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills and comfortable conversing in verbal English. Additional languages are welcomed, especially those relevant to our local community.

Why get involved?

  • Enjoy music and meet Vietnamese artists and creatives.
  • Learn about unique stories from the Vietnamese culture and lens.
  • Be part of an exciting time in the Museum of the Home’s journey with developing the East and south-east Asian public programme.
  • Be part of a friendly team.
  • Meet new people and contribute your time and skills to the local community
  • Gain skills and experience whilst contributing to the work of the Museum

We encourage people from any background to apply for this post. We are committed to creating a workforce which is representative of the community, and to bringing together those with a variety of skills and experiences.

The following experience is desirable, but not essential:

  • Fluent speaking, reading and writing in either; Vietnamese, Cantonese or Mandarin
  • Has knowledge and experience working with the ESEA community.

How to get involved?

1: Sign into your Volunteer Maker account or sign up here

2: Accept the challenge (this registers your interest)

3: We will email you to arrange a chat to discuss the role further, and arrange a training session in the week prior to the role beginning.

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