Volunteers and stewards Needed….


Volunteers and stewards Needed….

The first National Festival of Making happens in Blackburn, Lancashire on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May, 2017. see here: https://festivalofmaking.co.uk/

We always welcome volunteers especially for stewarding the event or getting involved with set up, it can be great experience for those interested in a future in events, festivals or creative industries. Let us know you are interested in volunteering at the event by filling out this online form.

Anyone interested will need to be available to attend a 1hr training session on the 4th May at 5.30 and the volunteering will take place in various locations and sessions in Blackburn town centre on the 6th and 7th May.

People do not need to commit to the full 2 days – even 2 hours of support will be a great help.

You can also ring us on 01254 583957 to leave your contact details and state that you wish to volunteer for the Festival of Making.


Work placement opportunity



The Curve Quarters in association with UCBC Enterprise club is looking for volunteers to work within the Curve Quarters while gaining valuable experience and new skills to take into the real working environment. We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join our team within our retail shop front.


Applicants who are wanting to apply ideally will:

  • Have a strong working ethic
  • Be highly motivated and positive
  • Have confidence when working with a wide range of people
  • Be friendly, presentable and approachable
  • The ability to be self-motivated while also having the ability to work in a team


What would the role include?

  • Greeting and serving customers
  • Product knowledge, stock checking/replenishment
  • Working within the procedures and standards
  • Other customer service activity deemed required by the role

For more information please contact



Darwen Jobs Fair

Friday 4th November 2016

10am to 2pm

Darwen Alridge Community Academy

Sudell Road, Darwen BB3 3HD

Following on from the success of Rossendale Jobs Fair in March, registration for Darwen Jobs Fair is now open! It will be held at DACA on Friday 4th November 2016 from 10am -2pm. We will be posting regular updates until the Jobs Fair to let you know which employers are attending on the day.

So if you’re looking for a job or a change in career, please sign up athttps://darwenjobsfair.wordpress.com to register your interest.

Organised by Jake Berry MP