Practical Volunteer - Setting Up Edible Edinburgh Festival at UoE Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability
An opportunity improve your practical & technical skills setting up the infrastructure of the Edible Edinburgh Food Festival.
|Dates||4 Oct 2013 - 5 Oct 2013 (5 hours)|
An opportunity to improve your practical & technical skills in setting up and packing away event infrastructure - marquees, stalls and general decorations. It is the city’s largest food event aiming to feed 5,000 people - The Edible Edinburgh Festival (organised by Edinburgh City Council, University of Edinburgh & Nourish Scotland). 5,000 delicious free meals will be created by celebrity chefs and community groups from ingredients that might otherwise have been thrown away. The festival is for all who enjoy good food and are keen to minimize food waste. You will get some of the free food.
This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:
We are unable to reimburse travel expenses
|Location||Friday 4th Oct & Sat 5th Oct meeting point: Dome Cafe, Potterrow Dome, 1 Bristo Square, EH8 9AL|
The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.
Essential: • Comfortable lifting moderately heavy objects • Happy working in a team • Committed to the task at hand
Desirable: Experience putting up marquees before • Interested in food & sustainability
This position has been withdrawn by the organisation.