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Festival Volunteers

The Great Get Together Bankside

About this role

Now in its third year, 'The Great Get Together Bankside' is a brilliant, free, all-day street party in the heart of London run by Bankside Open Spaces Trust.

We are now recruiting volunteers to help us with the event.

Crucial to the event's success is our team of friendly festival volunteers who help create an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Duties on the day are varied and include:

Welcoming visitors and handing out programmes, child safety bands etc.

Providing information and assistance to visitors

Supporting the security team

Traffic management

Collecting feedback from visitors

Liaising with the event team, stall holders and artists

Litter picking

Helping set up and take down the event (carrying and lifting, helping stall holders, site decoration, etc

We are also looking for volunteers who can help with the event set up on Saturday 22 June from 6pm-10pm.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for people who are:

Friendly and approachable.

Comfortable speaking to the public.

Honest and reliable.

Previous experience is not necessary.

All volunteers are required to:

Attend a Health & Safety induction session on Wednesday 19th June from 6.30pm-8pm at Redcross Garden, SE1.

Be able to commit to a specific time-slot/s (detailed on the Application Form).

Have a good level of spoken English.

Be aged 18 or over on the day of the event.

Have the right to volunteer in the UK.

Provide photo ID before volunteering i.e. driver's license, passport etc.

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people and give back to the community, and all volunteers will be provided with refreshments during their shift.

How to apply

Please complete the application form at

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This notice was posted on Wednesday 5 June 2019 and is scheduled to be displayed until Friday 14 June 2019
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