Posts Tagged Volunteer

Oxjam Brixton

Off the success of Oxjam Clapham earlier in the month, decided to volunteer for Oxjam Brixton. For this event, I was a venue steward at Market House. This meant that I checked wrist bands as people came through. I also sold programmes, raffle tickets and wrist bands to those that hadn’t already purchased. Finally, I was responsible for informing the stage manager when the artistes arrived. It was all so much fun! One of the acts I really enjoyed was Tribo Band. They are a samba reggae group originating from Morro De Sao Paulo, Brazil and now have splinter groups […]

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Oxjam Clapham

With London 2012 behind me, I’ve been looking for other volunteer opportunities; projects more local to my area or those that are raising funds for a charity. The first real opportunity came via one of the London 2012 Facebook groups. Specifically, a fellow Ceremonies Volunteer Performer advertised that she was looking to recruit volunteers for Oxjam Clapham Takeover Festival. I jumped at the opportunity as it was a music festival all in aid of Oxfam whose mandate is to fight poverty and injustice across the globe. In its inaugural year, Oxjam Clapham would be part of a month-long music festival. […]

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