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Join our volunteer team

Volunteering Opportunities with NEoN Digital Arts Festival

Recruitment Night 20th October 6pm – 8pm

Over the past 6 years we have found the input from our dedicated volunteers invaluable and inspiring, and as the festival grows ever bigger new volunteering opportunities are opening up.

We are hosting an informal volunteer recruitment night, with pizza, for those interested in joining our volunteer team.

Opportunities & Volunteering

NEoN Digital Arts Festival 9th – 13th November 2016

Various locations across Dundee & various shifts available

We have a number of festival placements that will provide an excellent opportunity to work alongside leaders in the digital arts world at the same time as gaining invaluable experience. Volunteering with NEoN can be an exciting experience and some of the following roles are what you can get involved with:

  • Web communication – blogging, tweeting
  • Documentation – photography, filming, interviewing attendees
  • Symposium & workshop assistants
  • Front of house & invigilation
  • Installation team
  • Stewarding
  • Flyering & promotion

Purpose of Volunteer Role

Working to deliver this year’s NEoN Digital Arts Festival between 9th – 13th November 2016. The festival will include an exciting programme of exhibitions, screenings, a symposium, performance and workshop. There are a number of volunteering opportunities available across the five days and pre-event briefings and familiarisation will be included as part of this role.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • You must be a friendly and outgoing individual, happy to talk to visitors about the NEoN Digital Arts Festival and promote its activities where possible.
  • Steward events and workshops, check tickets and assist audience movement throughout the event.
  • Meet and greet public and artists.
  • Oversee areas of the festival and be confident in reporting incidents to festival organisers.
  • Have a working knowledge of the programme and be confident in discussing and directing events to visitors.
  • Able to work with the install team and artists to help realise art works and installations.

To apply come along to our recruitment night 20th October 6pm – 8pm at:

Unit 5, Vision Building, 20 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

Or contact neon@neondigitalarts.com

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