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: 

FESTIVAL DETAILS:

DATE:
Friday 2 November – Sunday 11 November 2012

TIME:
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

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

GENERAL DUTIES:

FRONT-OF-HOUSE
· 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

EVENT OPERATIONS
· 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

ARTISTE LIAISON
· 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

REQUIREMENT:
· 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 

PERKS:
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 epiphany.hq@gmail.com 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!

Cheers,
The Epiphany Team

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s