Stagehand and Technical Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Duye Movement

Job Summary

Stagehand and Technical Volunteers aka Team Gears will be responsible for the set-up/breakdown of Duye’s portable stage, sound system, and the lifting or moving of materials. Prior experience as a stage handler or technical assistant is not required because we will provide training, but if you have any prior experience that is a plus! You are making the engine run!

Benefits/Perks

  • Governors Island Residential ID [Free Ferry Rides & Valid from May - October 2024]
  • Become a Founding Volunteer
  • Unlimited Refreshments and Pantry Snacks
  • Free dance and art classes

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Set up/break down portable stage
  • Ensure the equipment and props are stored safely and working properly
  • Set up and test sound system; speakers and mics for teaching artist(s)
  • Regularly clean the stage, equipment, and mics after use
  • Assist with carrying and moving furniture, technology equipment, and supplies
  • Follow Duye Movement’s policies and procedures, including health and safety guidelines, at all times.

Training

Stagehand and Technical Volunteers will undergo training and safety protocols before our first official event on Governors Island. Training will include...

  • Set-up/breakdown of portable stage
  • Speakers and Rode Mics
  • Safety protocols with equipment

Who would be suited for this role?

Are you an adaptable team player passionate about live entertainment and a commitment to safety and professionalism? Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Applicants should be 18 or older and can attend our mandatory orientation.

When?

Events/Classes will take place during the day and every 3rd Saturday. Artist Showcase will take place during the day and every 3rd Sunday of each month from May to October 2024. The minimum commitment is 4 - 5 hours a month (at least one Saturday or Sunday).


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Race & Ethnicity
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

New York, NY 11231

(40.67728,-74.00945)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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