We are recruiting!
For its first year in Belgium, Pint of Science was in 6 Belgian cities. In 2019, we want to expand and bring science to many more places, and for that we need You! We are looking for volunteers to take on the role of "City Coordinator" in different cities across the country. We are currently recruiting for Ghent, Sint Niklaas, Leuven, Mouscron, Verviers, Tournai, La louvière, Aalst, Mechelen, Ostend, Charleroi, Arlon, Kortrijk, Namur, Mons, Hasselt.
What does it mean to be a City Coordinator? The City Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of the festival in his/her city. The role requires a reasonable level of commitment throughout the lead up to the festival. He/She will coordinate and support the local team(s) of event organisers, actively seek local partnerships, ensure the timely delivery of the local festival programme, and proactively promote the event locally. City Coordinators act as a link between the Central Team and the local team(s).
The ideal City Coordinator should
Have experience leading a team;
Have experience as a Pint of Science volunteer, or with other science engagement initiatives;
Have experience organising events.
Be available on the 3 nights of the festival (20-22 May 2019) to help to support the local team(s).
Pint of Science Belgium is looking for volunteers to join our various teams across the country. Typically, each team is responsible for organising 1 event per night during the 2020 festival (11-13 May 2020). Each team focuses on one general topic among those covered by the festival (see here). In practice, the team is responsible for finding the venue, contributing to develop the programme of the festival, liaising with speakers, arranging logistics, promoting the festival, and managing its resources. Each team reports to and receives support from their local City Coordinator as well as the Central Team managing the festival at national level.
All volunteers should:
be available during the 3 nights of the festival (11, 12 and 13 May 2020) at least from 6pm on.
agree to use the free application SLACK (https://slack.com/) to communicate with other volunteers.
PS: you do not need to be a scientist to volunteer. Everybody is welcome! :)