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There are a number of short term, one off positions available at our upcoming event at the Norfolk Showground. I am in need of the following paid employees below for Saturday 14th September, Sunday 15th or both. You need to provide references for these positions.

There are some paid jobs for teenagers aged 13 - 16. These specific jobs have restricted hours due to employment law. If you do two hours of paid work you are welcome to stay and enjoy the event for the rest of the day. You need to provide a reference from a teacher, social worker, previous volunteering or group leader (such as scouts, or youth club).

I am also looking for a number of unpaid volunteers throughout the day. This whole event is a fundraiser for my new community craft hub, a free craft and wellbeing centre for teenagers in Norwich. If you do not have any previous work experience or references this could be a good place to get them. Volunteer positions are open to people 13 and over and if you would like to volunteer please email me and tell me a little bit about yourself. You can volunteer for as little as 2 hours and up to 8 if over 16. Unpaid volunteers doing at least 2 hours will get a lunch voucher for one of our onsite caterers.

Finally, we have a couple of spots available on our acoustic music line up. If you are a singer or acoustic musician please get in touch.

Ticket processors

9.45 - 11.45

Open to under 16s and those 16+ (2 hours)

You will be checking tickets on the door.

You should be confident speaking to the public and have a polite, friendly attitude. 

Reception

9.45 - 5.15 + half an hour lunch (7 hours)

Open to age 16+

You will be taking payments for people who have not bought tickets in advance and will be checking in tickets for late arrivals. You will be on the reception desk for most of the day. You should be confident speaking to the public and need to be good with a smart phone/tablet in order to use the card machine.

Booking Desk

9.45 - 4.15 + half an hour lunch (6 hours)

Open to age 16+

You will be seated in the activity area. You will be taking payments for our drop in workshops and generally supervising the free craft area. You should be polite, approachable and be good at basic mathematics as there is no computerised till to work out change.

Craft Table Instructor

9.45 - 5.15 + half an hour lunch (7 hours)

Open to age 16+

You will be supervising a simple craft workshop in one of the following:

- Yarn Pom Poms

- Hama bead jewellery - Use of an iron & pliers. Mostly kids.

- Felt ball garlands

- Paper tassel party banners

- Mini macrame plant hangers

You will be confident speaking to a small group of up to 10 people. You will need to demonstrate different stages of the craft and help people if problems arise. You should be competent in this activity before the event so click the linked titles to check that you know exactly what I mean. You need to minimise wastage of craft materials so we can ensure there are enough for everyone to take part.

General Customer Service

9.45 - 5.15 + half an hour lunch (7 hours)

Open to age 16+

9.45 - 3.15 + half an hour lunch (5 hours)

Open to under 16s on Saturday only

9.45 - 11.45 & 11.45 - 1.45 & 1.45 - 3.45 (2 hours)

Open to under 16s on Sundays only

You will be patrolling in the activity area, making sure people don't walk off with the art supplies and ensuring the area is tidy. If you are good with kids and can show people how to make friendship bracelets this is a real plus. You need to be confident speaking to people and able to follow instructions.