This year Nottingham Poetry Festival is running across venues in Nottingham City from 6th – 16th June 2024. We are looking for volunteers to be ambassadors for and assist the Festival Leads & Associates with the smooth, safe and enjoyable running of the festival.

There will be a variety of roles that you could be involved with:

  • Giving out information to the public
  • Stewarding audiences at events
  • Basic tech support
  • Stage management support
  • Capturing vox-pops and feedback on video and sharing with Social/Marketing team
  • Photography for documentation
  • Setting up/taking down stalls or NPF signage/banners
  • Tidying up after the event/activity

We are looking for a person who:

  • Is motivated, has energy and enthusiasm
  • Enjoys face-to-face connections when working with people
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks
  • Has an interest in the arts, heritage, culture sector, or/and tourism
  • Has flexible time commitment during the festival

Benefits of being an NPF volunteer:

  • Access to some of the festival events
  • Food allowance if working at events
  • Induction training
  • It is fun!

To apply please submit your details on this form and we will be in touch:

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If you have any questions prior to submitting your form please feel free to contact Carys or Alma by email on: