Film Group Volunteer Coordinator

Reference: FGVC: EP1
Location: TNG Youth & Community Centre

Commitment: Minimum 3 months commitment   

Volunteer Hours: Fridays 1pm – 4pm (term time only) 

Who are we looking for?

TNG Film Club for elders are looking for a happy and reliable person who can offer support for three hours every Friday from 1.00pm – 4.00pm. We meet in the TNG Community Centre based in Sydenham that has been serving the community as a community venue to different groups for the last 5 years. 

You would help to provide a welcoming space to elders from the local area. This is an informal film group that has met for at least four years. It always welcomes new members. 

This is a very well established group and many of the members are the original members. It is a warm and supportive environment. Teas, coffees and biscuits create a welcoming atmosphere for all. 

Tasks & activities involved

The task involved are as follows; 

  • Having discussions with the group regarding relevant movies they will like to see on the programme.
  • Create the film groups programme for the term. 
  • Have the capacity to do some outreach in the local community. 
  • Make tea and coffee for members of the group before the showing. 
  • Set up the room for the film group – this will involve setting up laptop and projector and putting out chairs. 
  • Putting equipment away at the end of film showing. 

Skills & experience needed

  • Good communication and people skills will be vital for this role as you will be required to communicate with members of the group. 
  • Patience will also be essential as there is a possibility to have members who may need extra time to enter screening space/room. 
  • Overall skills required will be; people person, good listening skills, time management and basic typing skills.

Training & Support offered

  • Full Induction & training will be provided for all volunteers before undertaking the role. 
  • Volunteer will be line managed/supervised by TNG’s receptionist who has experience with the duties of the film group coordinator. 
  • Travelling expenses will be provided based on provision of receipts. 
  • This role will be subject to a DBS completed by Youth First as the role will involve engagement with vulnerable adults. 

Benefits of this volunteer role

This role will provide the opportunity of acquiring:

  • new skills, 
  • update your CV, 
  • improving self-confidence, 
  • meeting new people 
  • helping to make an effective difference in the community and being part of a diverse and vibrant community. 

Next Steps

For role specific related questions please contact Cheryl Richards.

Email: cheryl.richards@youthfirst.org.uk  Phone: 07489 269627 

Selection Process: Please send expression of interest to the email address above and successful candidate will be called in for an informal interview.


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