Singapore Writers Festival – Call for Volunteers

The Singapore Writers Festival Organising Committee is currently looking for volunteers to assist us in Front-of-House, Event Operations and Artiste Liaison roles during the Festival, and would be happy to have NTU/Epiphany students with them. More details below: 


Friday 2 November – Sunday 11 November 2012

The Arts House:
· 6pm – 2am on weekends 
Snacks provided
· 6pm – 11pm on weekdays 

All other venues:
· 9am – 9pm on weekends, Thursday and Friday
Lunch and/or dinner provided
· 2pm – 9pm on Monday – Wednesday
Dinner and/or tea provided

· Singapore Management University
· The National Museum
· The Singapore Art Museum 
· The Arts House
· The Peranakan Museum
· Switch by Timbre
· School of the Arts


· Registration and ticket-tearing/ festival pass verification
· Door and venue ushering
· Manage members of the public / crowds outside a event room / specific requests
· Provide informed answers to queries on SWF 2012 programmes, venues and miscellaneous questions

· Refresh panellists and workshop audience supplies (water, clipboards, paper and pens) between sessions
· Keep time for moderators
· Assist moderators in managing audience and handing out microphones during Q&A sessions
· Standby to help with writers’ requests

· Meet and greet writers at airport on arrival
· Accompany writers between festival hotel and airport (at arrival & departure)
· Accompany writers between festival hotel and festival venues (during participation dates)
· Standby to help with writers’ requests

· Age 16 and above
· Mature, conscientious, committed and responsible
· Good communication skills
· Some knowledge of Singapore and international literary arts scene
· Keen interest in furthering the pursuit of social wellness through literature 

Official Bookstore vouchers 
Free entry to Festival Pass events on the days that you are off-duty
Limited-edition Festival Crew T-shirt

To apply, just drop Epiphany an email at with the following details:
– Name
– Course/Year
– Role
– Availability

Also, we are on the lookout for individuals who are keen to host some of the events. For that, drop us an email with your details and we’ll schedule you for a short audition when school starts!

The Epiphany Team

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