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All Stars Project, Inc.

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Events Volunteer

Here at the All Stars Project SFBA, we run a youth development program called Development School for Youth. The aim of the program is to connect youth from poor communities with mainstream America, to support them to develop their professional performance and to make their world bigger and open their eyes to opportunities available to them. We do this by leading weekly workshops in corporate environments and offering summer internships. The program is open to all 16 - 21 year olds, regardless of academic results. You can find bout the All Stars philosophy here: https://allstars.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Lets-Pretend-by-Newman-Fulani-January-2011.pdf

Our events are unique because they are integral to our youth development program and we bring the San Francisco Bay Area business community together with our youth and create an environment where they network, listen to each other’s stories and inspire each other to create more connected world together.

We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to join our event production team and help make our events a success. We need:

  • Registration: Setting up the venue (e.g. chairs out, marketing materials displayed) welcoming guests, ensuring every guest is registered with a nametag, answering simple questions about the event.
  • Stage management: making sure the AV is working, understanding the flow of the event, ensuring speakers know when to go on stage, managing stage movements.
  • Front of house: showing people to their seats, managing venue service staff, setting up the venue, stewarding.
  • Photography: photographing events
  • Videography/Live Streaming: live streaming our events or recording events

Most of our events take place 4.30 - 7.30pm weekday and events require volunteers to come for a 1 hour briefing prior to the event. We also ask volunteers to dress professionally for our events.

Some of the roles require further commitment e.g. stage management will require a script familiarization session, potential session on stage blocking and potential dress rehearsal with our youth for some events.

If you are interested, we will invite you in for an orientation session where we will find out more about what you want from your volunteering experience and answer all of your questions!

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About All Stars Project, Inc.

Location:

543 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, US

Mission Statement

The All Stars Project, Inc. (ASP) is dedicated to promoting human development through the use of an innovative performance and development based model. The ASP creates outside of school, educational and performing arts activities for tens of thousands of poor and minority young people. It sponsors community and experimental theatre, develops leadership training and pursues volunteer initiatives that build and strengthen communities.

Description

The ASP sponsors the following programs:

All Stars Talent Show Network, now in its 30th year, uses a "performance-learning" approach to foster the emotional and social development of young people. Each year, thousands of urban youth between the ages of 5 and 25 participate in several dozen All Stars events including auditions, rehearsals, talent shows and development workshops.

The Joseph A. Forgione Development School for Youth is a leadership training and career education program for young people ages 16-21. It is at the forefront of a new trend in education, known as supplemental education, that recognizes non-school-based learning opportunities as critical to children's success in school and in life.

The Castillo Theatre is an independently-funded experimental off-off Broadway theatre on 42nd Street that produces postmodern political theatre, exploring contemporary topics in ways that are both thought-provoking and entertaining. It offers our diverse audiences new ways of seeing social issues, historical events, and contemporary life.

Youth Onstage! is developing the city' s new generation of political theatre artists. YO! involves young people who want to create theatre that has something to say about the world.

Operation Conversation: Cops & Kids is a partnership with the New York City Police Department. It brings young people from poor communities together with police officers in performance workshops where they learn to listen to one another and create a new kind of relationship.

UX is a free, university-style school of continuing development. It has classes workshops and field trips that are open to people of all ages.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

870 Market St, Suite 754San Francisco, CA 94102

(37.78505,-122.40713)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Stage Management

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Most of our events take place 4.30 – 7.30pm weekday and events require volunteers to come for a 1 hour briefing prior to the event. We also ask volunteers to dress professionally for our events.

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