Monday 12th February, Monday 11th March, Monday 8th April, Monday 13th May, Monday 10th June, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Mix of in-person (Venue- Middlesbrough - TBC), hybrid and online.

What You'll Do: 

You will be part of a group of volunteers who actively contribute to the planning of Middlesbrough Pride and its associated events.

Your skills and experience can support Curious Arts/Pride to make positive, relevant and inclusive LGBTQIA+ events happen for the communities they celebrate, right here in Tees Valley.

Together we’ll make a great Pride event happen for the town!

What will you be doing?

  • Attending monthly committee meetings, held either in-person, hybrid and online.
  • Volunteering your time alongside a committee of community members, sharing valuable insights and learning new skills in Pride event development.
  • Helping plan the content included in 2024’s event - from programming artists to family activities.
  • Spreading the word about the event by marketing, fundraisers, sponsorship, stall sales and sharing information with local communities.
  • Helping organise fundraising activity - good quality, safe, welcoming and accessible events take time and money to make them happen!
  • Supporting event delivery on the day, with a designated volunteer role in your area of interest.
Why You'll Love It: 
Meet new people and join a team with shared interests. Play a key role in shaping a Pride event that’s relevant to Middlesbrough’s communities. Be active in your allyship and make a difference for your local LGBTQIA+ community. Discover and support LGBTQIA+ artists from the Tees Valley and beyond. See firsthand the impact of the event, and create a positive experience. Increase your confidence by collaborating with supportive and like-minded people. Gain valuable event planning skills and experience, enhancing your CV. Attend events for free when not on duty. We can pay your travel expenses, and you'll receive a meal or a meal voucher when you volunteer for a day or evening shift.   Once you have signed up to be part of Tees Valley Festivals Volunteering you will receive training in Customer Service and Health & Safety. There will be opportunities for further training in Inclusivity & Accessibility, Working with Children, Digital Capture, Content Creation and Social Media, and Sound and Technical Production. You can also get involved in some exciting creative community art and music workshops which will be running across the Tees Valley. And you can earn, and take part in, the RSA's wonderful new Badge Nation Award Programme.
What We're Looking For: 
An interest in LGBTQIA+ culture and supporting LGBTQIA+ communities. You enjoy arts, performance and attending events and festivals. Enthusiasm and a helpful, can-do attitude. Willingness to try new things, learn new skills and make positive and respectful contributions. Any previous experience of working in events would be a wonderful bonus.
Summary
Volunteering
Community
Young People
Arts
Culture
LGBTQ
Middlesbrough
30 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Strategic Planning
Resource Coordination
Teamwork/Collaboration
Interpersonal / Confidence
Requirements: 
Over 18
Phone Interview

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