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SouthWestFest is currently looking for a new volunteer to join the Trustee team in the role of Treasurer.
South Westminster Community Festival – charity number 1124849, are looking for a skilled volunteer with a finance background to assist the ongoing development and secure financial management of the festival in the position of Treasure for SouthWestFest, a community and arts festival for South Westminster.
This work should take no more time then a maximum of couple of hours per week and correspondence will be mainly via email and using shared files online. You will also be expected to attend monthly Trustee meetings in Pimlico once a month in the evening and of course be invited to join us at our festival and programme of community-led events as and when you are available.
About the festival
SouthWestFest has worked within the SW1 community for over 13 years to showcase local community organisations, we build harmonious relationships in the community and engage around 10,000 local residents a year in our festival activities enabling celebration of SW1 area and increased community connectivity.
Our aims: 1) Producing opportunities & encouraging community spirit, 2) supporting neighbourhood renewal by tackling social exclusion and promoting local services, 3) generating partnerships and collaborations between community groups.
If you are interested in becoming our Treasurer, please email our Director Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and background information about yourself, your current and past work experience and what interests you about volunteering as a Treasurer. The deadline for applications is Friday the 17th of November 2017 at 5pm.
We’re very proud to work with the Tate Britain as a venue partner for SouthWestFest. This year Tate Curators joined us at the SouthWestFest Festival day and brought some fantastic arts workshops for everyone to try.
Shambush! and SouthWestFest also got to produce a community Art Project which was shown in the Clore Gallery on Sunday the 2nd of July, with artwork made by local children and residents!
If you are local to Tate Britain then volunteering can be a really fun way to get involved, discover art and meet new people.
Felix has lived in Pimlico since 1983, and started volunteering at Tate Britain three years ago. During that time he’s watched Pimlico grow in to a safer, greener, more diverse area and is fan of the big lovely Victorian pumping station by Grosvenor Bridge.
He has also seen changes in himself, previously having little to no interest in art he now gives tours with confidence and takes great pleasure doing so. Although hesitant at interacting with the public at first and unsure if Tate was for him he now looks forward to his shifts and all the different people he gets to meet.
“Volunteering at Tate is a really good gig, it’s fantastic!”
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