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LIBRARIAN REQUIRED

The charity is seeking to recruit fresh helpers to assist with various admin tasks.  One of these is the maintenance of its fairly substantial store of music.  The music is held in 3 cupboards in the Library at the office in H1 where there is plenty of space, a piano and computer available.  A cafeteria is open during weekdays and there is ample free parking. The volunteer is free to work in their own time and there is no requirement to attend regular meetings.  The library stock is available to anyone to borrow but poorly used.  The charity wishes for this music to be utilised more widely.   In the first instance, the outdated catalogue of music requires to be...

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TROPHIES CONVENER - Annual requirements

The Music, Speech & Drama Festival has just over 74 trophies to award each year. The charity urgently needs a helper to look after these.  The work necessary falls primarily between May and June each year.  The role, which can be shared, requires the volunteer(s) to   1. Maintain a record (on Excel) of the recipient of each holder on an annual basis.2. Contact the award holders in May each year and request the return of the trophies for re-distribution.3.  Check the condition of trophies on their return and arrange for repairs/replacements.4. Polish the trophies (definitely a job to be shared!) and put them in clearly marked boxes for distribution during festival week.5. Contact the award holders in June and confirm their contact...

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Interested in becoming a Trustee?

In order to keep the charity's work relevant, it is vital that the Board is made up of a mixture of experienced trustees and new, fresh members.  If you have an interest in securing the future of the performing arts in general, and in the North East of Scotland in particular, please consider becoming a Board member.   In these challenging times, it is more vital than ever that the charity embraces change and takes active steps to fulfil its objectives.   The requirements are: Enthusiasm to secure the future of Aberdeen's oldest festival. The ability to engage with others, to be open to new ideas, to be forward thinking A moderate degree of I.T. competence - basic skills essential...

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TROPHIES

Please be patient.  We know you are all anxious to enjoy receiving your well deserved trophies.  However we need to do a quick annual check.  Many of our trophies are fairly old, and may need the odd repair here and there.   We like to make sure they are looking as good as they can be.  Please give them a polish up if you can before returning them to save our volunteers this job. To avoid any damage in travel, please put your trophy in a good sized box and pack with bubblewrap or something soft. Centenary preparations.We are putting together a comprehensive list of our trophy winners and will be researching their history as part of our preparations for...

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VIDEO DELETIONS

The Festival will not be retaining any videos submitted for this year's festival, unless express permission has been sought from the performer. If for whatever reason you would like your video returned, please get in touch now. All videos on our register will be deleted on 30th June 2020 and we will not be able to return any after that date.

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