Canterbury Wine Festival

June 2019

Organisation Name
Kent Union
Title of opportunity
Canterbury Wine Festival June 2019
Information
The Westgate Community Trust are looking for volunteers to support the running of the Canterbury Wine festival. There are a variety of volunteer roles (see below). Please let us know which roles you are interested in after signing up: volunteering@kent.ac.uk.

JOB SPEC FOR VOLUNTEERS – CANTERBURY WINE FESTIVAL 2019

From 3/6       occasional distributing leaflets around Canterbury, as necessary

Mon 17/6 – Thursday 20/6

A few hours a day at Westgate Hall to help in the office

Thurs/Fri/Sat (20/21/22 June)

Posting on social media

Friday 21/6   9am-9pm (with breaks) – minimum 6 volunteers

am                   Flyer distribution

am                   Help producers set up stands

1pm-5pm        Register trade attendees (& ensure OK being filmed)

6pm-8pm        Register Launch Reception guests (& ensure OK being filmed)

Serve canapés

Pouring the toast into flutes & handing round at specified time

All day Wine storage security

                        Fill and refill jugs with water

                        Clean/clear tables

                        Empty spittoons (will contain wine, don’t worry!)

                        Empty bins from stands

                        Separate rubbish for recycling

                        Take ice to stands

                        Load glasses into dishwasher, then polish them dry

                        Light cleaning (i.e. replenishing towels in toilets)

Saturday 22/6 10am-7pm (with breaks) – minimum 6 volunteers

All day Fill and refill jugs with water

                        Clean/clear tables

                        Empty spittoons (will contain wine, don’t worry!)

                        Empty bins from stands

                        Separate rubbish for recycling

                        Take ice to stands

                        Load glasses into dishwasher, then polish them dry

                        Light cleaning (i.e. replenishing towels in toilets)

                        Wine storage security

10.45am –        Registration (hand out bags/pens/glasses/programme/cheese voucher)

2.45pm –          Registration (hand out bags/pens/glasses/programme/cheese voucher)

6pm –              Help producers break down

Help wine buyers take wine to cars

Help clear furniture & clean hall

NB Dress code June 21 & 22: black trousers/skirt and polished black shoes (not trainers) – a free Festival staff T shirt will be supplied

Any questions/queries: volunteering@kent.ac.uk

What can you get out of this?

By volunteering for this opportunity you’ll not only be supporitng a local event, but you’ll develop the graduate attributes of confidence, and integrity and accountability.

Remember to log your volunteering hours in your Toolkit too for KSCV!

Location
Westgate Hall, Canterbury

Sign-up for this Opportunity