Volunteer Call Out: FREEPORT: Terminal MCR

Thu 10 Jan 2019

FREEPORT: Terminal MCR,
University of Salford (MediaCityUK)
12-16 Feb 2019

Volunteer Application deadline: Midday, Thu 31 Jan 2019

Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are seeking volunteers for FREEPORT: Terminal MCR; a space to explore art, technology and citizenship in the age of the internet.

FREEPORT: Terminal MCR is an exhibition with accompanying talks and screenings, addressing urgent issues shaping the world around us, investigating the ways that emerging technology impacts our social, civic and working lives. For more information on FREEPORT: Terminal MCR take a look at our website

As part of the AND volunteer team you will enjoy a number of benefits, including:

  • Experiencing the whole exhibition and talks programme
  • The opportunity to meet international artists, arts professionals, and fellow volunteers
  • The chance to develop skills in team-working, communication & interacting with members of the public of all ages
  • Travel expenses are provided if required
  • Learning about the implementation of Creative Technology in Arts Projects

Volunteer Roles
Volunteer roles include, but aren’t limited to, the following:

  • Front of House/Invigilation (welcoming and talking to the public about the work)
  • Events Production (assisting with artwork install and de-install)
  • Digital (may include taking pictures suitable to be published online)
  • Evaluation (gathering public feedback)

Skills/qualifications required
No particular skills or qualifications are required to volunteer for us.

Location
FREEPORT: Terminal MCR will be held 12-16 Feb 2019 at University of Salford in MediaCityUK which is accessible by public transport and by car. Find out how to get there here.

Shifts
Ideally you will be able to commit to 4-6 shifts during the exhibition, however please still apply even if your availability is less than this.

We will also need assistance before and after the exhibition so please indicate on your application form if you are available on additional days outside of the exhibition dates and would like to help.

Training
All volunteers will have to attend a training and briefing session – in Manchester on Monday 11 February, time to be confirmed.

Additional training required for more specialist roles will be provided by a member of the team during the exhibition

How to apply
FREEPORT: Terminal MCR | Volunteer Application Form

Deadline for applications is 12pm, Thursday 31 January 2019

If you need any further information please email Cat Shaw cat@andfestival.org.uk