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Volunteer with the Art Hostel! //IN PERSON

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Role Title: Art Hostel Local Volunteer, General Assistant.
Expected Time Commitment: 4 to 8 hours per shift, variable hours per week, flexibility to be decided by volunteer availability.
Location: Art Hostel, New York Studios, New York Road, Leeds LS9 7DW

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:
● General help in day-to-day running of the Art Hostel
● General housekeeping, cleaning and hands-on practical work
● Offering hospitality and care to guests, and most importantly a very friendly welcome!
● Dealing with bookings online, on the phone or in person
● Help to organise/promote/run events within the hostel
● General admin work, including cash handling, responding to emails, helping with content & pictures for social media

What we expect from you: You should be friendly and welcoming - customer care experience would be useful & local knowledge is invaluable!

What you can expect from us: We hope that this placement will provide our volunteers with excellent & invaluable experience of the hospitality & arts world. Experience for students & artists is a crucial part of their development, in a sector where industry related skills & knowledge are as important as qualifications.
We can reimburse travel & lunch expenses up to the cost of £5 each per day for a full 8 hour shift.
It is also a chance to be part of a small, tight knit team who all take care of one another whilst working hard & showing our guests what Leeds is all about!

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Required Role

Volunteer with the Art Hostel! //IN PERSON

Key responsibilities

We welcome help in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Art Hostel, from offering hospitality and caring for our guests and helping to organise, promote and run events to general housekeeping & cleaning, administrative duties and hands-on practical work. Changing beds and mopping floors are just as important as local knowledge when it comes to making sure our guests are happy and satisfied with their stay with us!

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  • Communication
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Team Work

Desirable Skills

  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening

Skill to gain

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Marketing
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem solving

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 21-06-2021

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Leeds LS9 7DW, UK

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  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up