Scapa 100 Scuttling of the German Fleet 100th Anniversary Conference (Volunteers Wanted)

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the German Fleet Stromness Museum is running a conference to explore the Orkney perspective of the scuttling, from the salvage industry to marine life on the wrecks and looking at management of the wrecks as part of our heritage.

There are volunteering opportunities in several areas and they can take several volunteers each day:

·         CONFERENCE PREP VOLUNTEERS (before the event Thurs 17 Oct daytime)

Assisting with name badges, conference packs, setting out the room.

·         TECH VOLUNTEERS (Thurs 17, Fri 18, Sat 19 Oct)

Assisting with technical aspects of the conference - recording speakers, learning about AV presentations, setting up and taking down tech. Roving microphone.

·         GENERAL EVENT/HOSPITALITY VOLUNTEERS (Thurs 17, Fri 18, Sat 19 Oct)

Welcoming delegates, assisting with keeping all the delegates happy and smiling, assisting with deliveries of coffees and teas etc. Assisting with anything that crops up!

There will be an induction given prior to the conference to acquaint people with the venue and to go over the various tasks. The link person will be Rebecca Marr who will be present throughout the conference and available for any volunteer support. The team are friendly and supportive.

 

There is more information about the conference here.

If you are interested in being a part of a great event please contact Rob McGregor at VAO on 872 897.

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