Current Volunteer Opportunities

Current opportunities :-
  • Form our Cheer Team for our upcoming Challenge Event - Sunday 14th October
  • Events Staff Required - Festival of St Cecilia: A Celebration of Music - Wednesday 21st November
  • Volunteer at a Festival for HMUK - ongoing

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We need you to form our Volunteer Cheer Team!

 

We need enthusiastic volunteers to form our Cheer Team for those running the Royal Parks Half Marathon !

Date:- Sunday 14th October 2018

We're looking for a team of loud and enthusiastic volunteers to spur on our 15 strong HMUK team of runners.

You don't need any experience or special skills; just lots of energy and enthusiasm.

As a member of our cheer team, you will need :-

-Lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to cheer loudly!

-A passion for what we do here at Help Musicians UK

-The ability to spur on and encourage our runners

This is a brilliant and fun way to get involved with the charity, either on your own or with friends, and meet other volunteers at Help Musicians UK.

You will also experience the capital's world-famous landmarks volunteering for the Royal Parks Half.

* All expenses paid *

If you're interested, please email Lucy on lucy.twaite@helpmusicians.org.uk or call 0207 239 9115.

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Runners passing the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

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Events Staff Required for our Festival of St Cecilia: A Celebration of Music

 

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 Help Musicians UK's annual event will be returning bigger than ever to St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday 21st November. The Festival of St Cecilia is HMUK's flagship event and it pays homage to the Patron Saint of Music. The event has a rich history and has been run in partnership with HMUK for a staggering 72 years, bringing together the three choirs of St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

The service will feature an extra special reading from one of Britain's most loved faces, Jane Asher, and an exclusive performance from internationally renowned classical guitarist, Miloš Karadaglić. The morning’s proceedings will also premiere a specially created anthem by the Queens Music Award winner, Thea Musgrave CBE.

The Festival of St Cecilia consist of a 1-hour service of worship and is followed by a VIP reception. To help deliver this event we are in need of event staff for the service and reception.

Event Details:-

Date:- Wednesday 21st November

Time:- 9 am

Service Time:- 11.00– 12.00am

Reception Time:- 12.15 – 3.00pm

Service Location:- St Paul’s Cathedral - EC4M 8AD

Reception London:- Apothecaries Hall - EC4V 6EJ

Role Description:-

The event staff (volunteers) will be required to do the following :-

  • Steward guests in and around the venue (St Paul’s Cathedral) (Apothecaries’ Hall)
  • Usher guests to their correct seating areas
  • Support the Fundraising Team with collecting donations
  • Assist the venues staff with enquires and requests from guests
  • Aid any disabled or elderly guests around the venue(s)
  • Steward guests between the service and reception
  • Support the Fundraising Team with fundraising activity at the VIP reception
  • Act as an ambassador for Help Musicians UK, informed by a sound understanding of the organisations core values. You will be passionate about music and supporting professional musicians.

This is a brilliant opportunity for anyone who wishes to gain experience at a large-scale event or get involved with the charity. In addition, you will have the opportunity to spend the day in the beautiful surroundings of St Paul’s Cathedral and the Apocatheries' Hall.

All volunteers will be fully briefed before and on the day of the event, provided with materials and all expenses will be paid.

If you are interested, please email Lucy on lucy.twaite@helpmusicians.org.uk or call 0207 239 9115

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Are you interested in volunteering for a festival for Help Musicians UK?

We are now a charity partner of My Cause UK; you can view our page here.

How it works:

Volunteer with My Cause UK and have a direct impact for a cause you feel passionate about! In exchange for volunteering your time, My Cause we will make a cash donation to Help Musicians UK. The donation doesn't come out of your pocket, or your deposit. It comes from a fee received from the festival you're volunteering at. My Cause arrange this fee with event organisers to provide a team of volunteers for this event.

Next steps :-

To volunteer with My Cause UK, you will pay a deposit that acts as a guarantee against your ticket. The deposit is returned to you once you have completed your shifts.

If you would like to apply, please go to the My Cause website, pick a festival, and choose to donate to Help Musicians UK.

Any questions - contact Lucy on lucy.twaite@helpmusicians.org.uk.

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