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Do you have sound experience?

Arts / Entertainment volunteers needed for Rising Sun Arts Centre in RG1

We are seeking to build our sound team with more volunteers to help with making our live music nights even better. Sound is an incredibly important aspect of the events at the arts centre and we are looking to get more people involved. If you have any interest in sound engineering and live music then this role would be ideal.

What you will gain:
• Live sound experience with a variety of acts from laid-back acoustic sets to full-on rock bands
• You contribute directly to how good the music sounds!
• Opportunities to see lots of different live music… for free!
• Active involvement in the community hub that is the Rising Sun Arts Centre
• Quality hands-on experience in a safe environment

As a member of our sound team, responsibilities will include:
• Controlling sound levels and mix for live music events
• Running soundchecks to set levels and help the musicians feel comfy
• Setting up PA and related equipment in time for soundchecks
• Ensuring bands start and finish at the right times

Skills required include:
• Willingness to learn
• Passion for music
• Availability on some Friday and/or Saturday nights (5pm onwards)

Contact person firstname
Nikita Moody,
Lastname
Their phone number?
0118 986 6788
Location address line 1
30 Silver Street
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 2ST

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Fri PMFri EVESat PMSat EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Arts / Entertainment
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleHappy to work soloKeen learnerSociableCreativeCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Shadowing, induction, sound specific training, 'on the job' training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From staff and existing volunteers
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
By prior agreement
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
No
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
3
Opportunity added on
13 April 2017

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