Knife Angel Information Volunteer
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The Knife Angel is an impressive sculpture made from more than 100,000 knife blades which aims to raise awareness of knife crime in the UK and to help stop people carrying knives.
The sculpture is dedicated to the victims of knife crime - a number of the blades carry the names of knife crime victims, inscribed by their loved ones.
The 27ft sculpture will sit in Southwater Square from 29 February 2020 until 29 March 2020.
We have the Knife Angel Information Volunteer opportunity. This role is to help and support the delivering of Knife Angel Public Art Community Engagement project.
What will you do?
- Meeting and greeting members of the public and telling the story of the Knife Angel project.
- Meeting and greeting school visits from coaches to venue and back
- Giving information on future project events
- Giving directions / sign posting members of the public
- Answering basic questions about the event
- Assisting with the set up and or close down of events may also be required
- Assisting less able members of the public to access events
- Reporting any health and safety issues to a volunteer coordinator
- Reporting any Safeguarding issues to volunteer coordinator
How much time do you need to give?
- As and when you are able to commit.
- You can choose the sessions.
- You can do a full session or a 3 hours session approx.
- Session will be mainly be 10.00– 4.00. 7 days but mainly Friday's, Saturday's and Sunday's– if assisting with school educational visits will be 9.00 – 2.30 - Mon - Fri
The event starts on 29 February 2020 and finishes on 29 March 2020
What do you need to have?
- Good communication skills
- Friendly personality with confidence to chat to the public
- Ability to communicate with a range of audiences would be useful – school children and people, families, older people
- You will be outside for a lot of the time so you need to be comfortable and able to withstand cooler temperatures!
What’s in it for you?
- Gain experience in customer service
- Meet new people
- Make new contacts
- Gain new skills
- Be part of a significant event for Telford
- Out of pocket expenses
- Induction and training day.
- Each volunteer will be given a Volunteer handbook and supporting information.
You will have a designated volunteer co-ordinator and the role is not responsible for any other volunteers.
Through supervision and support process. You may be asked to take part in an evaluation questionnaire.