Ouseburn Community Centre

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Ouseburn Community Centre is a family centric centre that provides a range of activities for children, families and their parents. The work of the Centre aims to improve the quality of life for residents. We also support new and emerging communities such as BME, their needs and aspirations.

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  • Fireworks Steward

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Ouseburn Community Centre is a family centric centre that provides a range of activities for children, families and their parents. The work of the Centre aims to improve the quality of life for residents. We also support new and emerging communities such as BME, their needs and aspirations. Fireworks Stewards provide valuable help and support in the smooth running of our event. The role involves marshalling the exclusion zone to the firing area making sure members of the public do not breach the exclusion zone. Walking the event area with donation buckets to collect donation from the public. The role involves helping the public with queries such as where toilet facilities are located, identifying children in distress and taking them to the lost children collection point and dealing with general operational issues. All stewards will receive a briefing which will include: • A copy of the detailed site plan. • The location of the parameter boundary to be patrolled, first Aid and lost children stations, • toilet facilities and evacuation routes will be indicated. • A copy of the operation procedures. This will provide guidance on what to do: • If there is disorder. • If there is drunkenness. • How to deal with lost child • If there are people letting off their own fireworks. • If there is an accident. • If there is an untoward incident. • If there is an emergency situation All stewards will be given these briefing notes, and asked to set aside a few minutes to familiarise themselves with their position / area once on site. Stewards will be paired up. All stewards will be provided with a fluorescent jacket. Volunteers will receive a FREE hotdog at the event!

    • Area of InterestChildren and Young People, Events, Local Community
    • Volunteering TypeOne-Off Projects
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