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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Would you like to play a vital role in the future growth of our charity?

Become a Trustee:  Would you like to play a vital part in the growth and transition of this amazing charity?  We would particularly like to hear from you if you have a background in strategy, marketing, fundraising, financial and/or special educational needs and disabilities.  However, whatever your background we'd love to add to the diversity of our thinking so please get in touch!  Would you like to:

  • utilise your special skills providing advice in your area of expertise
  • make connections for the benefit of the charity
  • be a team player
  • have your say but at times to suit you (we suggest an average of 6 hours a month)
  • discuss key issues with fellow trustees via Skype/Zoom (with one face-to-face meeting pa)
  • protect and develop the charity into national status.

Become the Chair of Trustees:   Our current Chair is retiring and we are seeking a dynamic, and versatile individual to lead our BoardYou will need to be:
  • a people's person and a natural leader
  • a good mediator, enabling decisions to be made for the overall success of the charity
  • able to focus on the charity's aims and objectives
  • available to chair debates via Skype/Zoom (we suggest an average of 6 hours a month with one face-to-face meeting pa)


Can you spare a few minutes to promote Head2Head Theatre on social media?

Our small charity is volunteer-led and we have no full-time paid staff to help with publicity.

We need volunteers who are social media savvy to publicise our visits and, generally, promote our charity.

You will become an Admin on the Head2Head page.

You'll be able to post on the Head2Head page as and when you have time:

- Head2Head events in your area;

- Interesting articles on Facebook, newspapers, etc.

Please contact Sara to discuss. She’s looking forward to hearing from you and will be happy to guide you through everything:  sara@head2headtheatre.co.uk


Other volunteering opportunities

Please contact Magda if you have some spare time but are not sure how best to utilise it.
01372 278021   /   07519 747 290   /   secretary@head2headtheatre.co.uk
Below are some suggestions ... but there are more opportunities not yet listed.

EVENT STEWARDS
Time required:  One or two days a year (taking place during school holiday periods)
Where:  At a special school near you. Please click here for dates
Duties:
- Welcoming families upon arrival;
- Assisting families during the day;
- Bring along a packed lunch and sharing time with families.
Please note that our total budget for all volunteer expenses is £60 per day..

DISABLED STUDENT VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATOR
Time required:  A few hours occasionally, at times to suit you.
Where:  Working from home or in our Ashtead office.
Duties:
- Contact schools we visit inviting them to nominate a Student Volunteer to work with us during our visit to that school;
- Send details to the nominated Student Volunteer.


MAKING DEPARTMENT
Time required:  A few hours occasionally, especially during Spring and Autumn
Where:  Working from home or at our Dorking or Ashtead bases.
Duties:
- sewing simple tabards for the children, or adult costumes;
- Creating sensory props and simple scenery.

PUBLICITY OFFICER
Time required:  A few hours occasionally, at times to suit you.
Where:  Working from home or in our Ashtead office.
Duties:
- Placing pre-prepared advertisements on free websites.
- Researching new places to advertise free-of-charge.
- Liaising with media (newspapers, magazines, television, radio)

PROPS SUPERVISOR
Time required:  A few hours occasionally, at times to suit you.
Where:  Working in our storage unit at the rear of Dorking Halls.
Duties:  Sorting, repairing and cataloguing props and sets

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT ACCOUNTING
Time required:  A few hours per month, at times to suit you.
Where:  Working from home or in our Ashtead office.
Duties:  Budget control of small projects with restricted funds (typically £3,000-£10,000)

FUNDRAISING
Time required:  A few hours per month, at times to suit you.
Where:  Working from home
Duties:  Creating and promoting fundraising events