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Be part of the team putting together this year’s Reading Town Meal

Trustee / Committee volunteers needed for Reading Town Meal

Join the Reading Town Meal steering group to help plan and get ready for Reading Town Meal 2020 which will take place in Forbury Gardens on 3rd October.

The steering group is made up of up to 8 to 10 volunteers who may taken on particular areas of responsibly to organise, though always with support of the whole group, and an intern who starts in July for 3 months and takes on the final logistics / communication leading up to the event .

We are especially looking for people who might be interested in taking on the following roles:

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Publicity/Marketing
  • Grower liaison/ Veg collection
  • Entertainment

Reading Town Meal is community-powered event that celebrates all the lovely home-grown and locally sourced food produced in the greater Reading area. Fresh fruit and vegetables donated by the wonderful growers and allotment holders around the town, cooked by Reading College Students, and served for free in Forbury Gardens. The meal is accompanied by music from local bands, fun family activities plus the chance to learn more about looking after the natural environment.

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Sharon Fitton , Reading Town Meal Steering Group Chair
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 9586692

Location description
Central Reading
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Thu EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
1 meeting every 2 months throughout the year
Task type?
Trustee / Committee
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedInventiveLeaderNetworkerCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
No
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
working along side existing steering group members
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
repay any travel costs to attend meetings and other additional cost incurred as part of role
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
No
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
16
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
5
Opportunity added on
13 January 2020

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