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Wee Write 2018! Sunday 4th March - Families Weekend Volunteer Event and Queue Management
The power is in your hands. Please select what dates and times you are able to do. We are looking for a maximum of 5 volunteers every day of the Schools Programme. This will be allocated on a first come first served basis
General Event and Customer Support Role - Engage with festival goers of all ages and promoting events and services. Ushering and directly audiences – including children and school classes to the correct rooms. This may involve stair climbing to different rooms around the Mitchell. Providing customer service including assisting customers with access needs. Assisting where necessary to ensure the events run as smoothly as possible under the direction of the Festival Coordinator and Festival Assistants. Assisting with the set-up of staging and props at each event. Engaging with festival goers of all ages and promoting events and services
Glasgow City Council, G37DN
Benefits to you
Be part of a team of like-minded people who are all passionate about literature (reading, writing, books, performances and all other aspects of literature!)
You will have the chance to sit in on many of the events for free as part of your role!
Gain valuable experience for your CV and enhance your career prospects
Meet new people and make new friends
You will get to wear (and keep) one of our Aye Write! Festival t-shirts
Be an outgoing, practical, enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills and a genuine interest in literature.
Be confident working amongst and engaging with members of the public and the writers/ speakers featured at the events.
Be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
Be able to work alone and in a team.
Be physically comfortable carrying and moving items, using lifts and trollies and walking short distances (including up and down stairs).
Accessible via public transport with parking close by
library,Book Festival Events,events
You must be over 16 years old
Accessible Expenses Paid
Age Groups Mixed
Open from Sunday 4th March 2018 to Sunday 4th March 2018
Closing on Wednesday 28th February 2018 in -19 days.
Left on Sunday 18th March 2018 for Aye Write 2018 - 15th - 25th March 2018 - Box Office Assistance @ The Mitchell Library
Great event and whilst not busy all the time really enjoy interacting with the public attending the event. Well organised, Staff very helpful and supportive
Left on Saturday 17th March 2018 for Aye Write 2018 Event Staff - 17th and 18th March 2018 Event Staff - Glasgow Music Studio @ Royal Concert Hall
Love this opportunity, so many interesting people.
Left on Friday 16th March 2018 for Aye Write 2018 Event Staff - 15th - 25th March 2018 Blythswood Room Event Staff @ The Mitchell Library
A very enjoyable first experience of volunteering at Aye Write.
Left on Friday 16th March 2018 for Aye Write! & Wee Write 2018! Glasgow’s Book Festival Volunteer
A very enjoyable first evening at Aye Write 2018!
Left on Monday 12th March 2018 for Aye Write Festival Induction
It's a great event to be involved. Certainly expanded my literary knowledge! The authors are so diverse in the subjects they are writing about.
Left on Monday 12th March 2018 for Wee Write 2018! Volunteer Transport Greeters Shifts
It was a joy to see all the excited children coming to attend the events. All very well behaved.
Sunday, 04 March 2018
Starting at 09:30 for 3.5 hours
Sunday, 04 March 2018
Starting at 12:30 for 3.5 hours