SEE MONSTER - Ground Floor Volunteer

NEWSUBSTANCE

Name: SEE MONSTER - Ground Floor Volunteer
Organisation: NEWSUBSTANCE
Location: The Tropicana, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1BN
Type: Short Term
We are looking to fill a large number of shifts, SEE MONSTER will be open 7 days a week. Although this will be a short-term role during SEE MONSTER’s time here (Summer 2022) it can be a regular post for those who can commit to the project’s timeline. We require volunteers to complete a minimum 1 shift per week of 4 hours.

Description

Ground Floor volunteer – happy to welcome visitors to SEE MONSTER,
assist with queuing, understand routes around SEE MONSTER, walk
around the ground floor checking visitors are happy and helping as
required. Help to gather visitor information as required. Public facing role.

SEE MONSTER will be an exciting part of our community throughout the Summer of 2022 – we need you to be a part of this exciting project.

We will host a day for all potential volunteers to come together at the Tropicana to fully explain the roles and responsibilities and give the opportunity to ask questions and gain all the information required for the roles.

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Organisation Description

NEWSUBSTANCE is an award-winning creative studio. We have over 20 years’ experience designing and delivering brave and ambitious projects that blur the lines of art, engineering, and technology.

We occupy the space where design meets drama. From creative direction to fabrication, we build from a strong design aesthetic and engineering perspective, propelled by the principle that every aspect of our work has to perform.

We are diverse, disruptive and driven. We are human.

(Or are we Dancer?)


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Art and Culture
  • Disability
  • Education and Literacy
  • Environment
  • Families
  • Heritage
  • Mental Health

Types of Activity

  • Administration
  • Advice, Information and Support
  • Gardening
  • General and Helping
  • Local Events
  • Marketing, PR and Media

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

What we are looking for

The most important qualities required are that you are a happy/smiley person who is comfortable in dealing with the public. You will need to have good communication skills and be attentive and patient with visitors to SEE MONSTER.
Experience in hosting and public facing roles would be desirable.

BSL or a second language would be advantageous.


Benefits

This will be a fun, interesting and collaborative post which will hopefully leave you feeling part of a team. There will be lots of opportunity to gain information on sustainability and accessibility. Great way to meet people.

The team will be happy to write references if requested.

Great for CV and applications to higher education in the STEM sectors.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: On-site tea, coffee and snacks provided
Restrictions: Mobility Scooters are not allowed on the platform. Volunteers need to be comfortable with heights.
Induction: Yes - JUne / July
Insurance Cover: Yes - insured via organisers PLI
Special Needs: BSL would be an advantage
Offer: NA
Training: Yes
Other: Please note: people will be on the move for long periods. A uniform will be required - volunteers need to wear own dark trousers / t-shirts / tops - SEE MONSTER will provide cap / jackets or apron.

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion, References, Information Day, Taster session