Volunteer

We are looking for people like you to help at the main event!

TEDxGlasgow is now recruiting for a number of volunteers to help us run the TEDxGlasgow 2017 event. Check out the Role Description for more information or read below.

What will you get out of it?

This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your skills, meet new, fascinating people and have fun at the same time. All volunteers will be able to add their experience to their CV and we can provide a reference if required.

You will also receive benefits on the day such as:

  • TEDxGlasgow T-shirt
  • Meals and Refreshments on event day
  • Networking Possibilities
  • Opportunity to watch some of the TEDxGlasgow talks
  • Invitation to volunteer’s post-event party
  • Take part in a great experience, and have fun!

Our values

Our values are important to us and our team play an important part in making sure we always live up to what we aspire to. Our values are:

  • Always innovating – we are affecting real change and we do that by bringing new ideas and being original and creative in our thinking.
  • Being collaborative – we work together and help each other achieve our best.
  • Inspiring others – through our work we inspire others to bring about systematic, macro-level change in their fields of work.
  • Making an impact – everything we do is geared towards having an impact, be that on an individual, an organisation or society.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals who get excited about change and who want to make a difference to our city and the world we live in. Every volunteer is key to the overall success of TEDxGlasgow and will be responsible for ensuring our delegates have the best experience possible.

Volunteers on the day will be asked to help with ushering, clearing up, registration, catering, directing guests and a range of other tasks We ask that all volunteers are friendly, approachable, willing to work hard and adaptable to change throughout the day. Communication is key and you should be an effective team player.

Time commitment

All volunteers must be available to attend a short interview in Glasgow on either the 9th, 10th or 11th of May. You should also be available for the main event, which will be held on Friday 2nd June. There will also be a compulsory training day on evening of Tuesday 30th May so please ensure you are available for this also. For those who are able to, we will also need additional volunteers to help with the setup of the event on Thursday 1st June.

How to apply

Complete the online questionnaire by 5th May 2017. If you have any questions, please feel free to email [email protected].