In:Site Festival 2022 Volunteer Opportunities

We are now inviting applications from volunteers to join In:Site Festival 2022

In:Site is an annual festival showing contemporary craft made by graduate makers. If you are interested in joining a friendly team, would like to build your CV and develop your voluntary work experience, please complete an application form by Monday 2nd May 2022 at 5pm. You can apply to join us as an event team member.

Becoming a Volunteer

When: 9th – 13th May 2022
Where: Cathedral Square, Birmingham
What: Volunteer event team members.

Event Team Member

If you are you interested in visual arts, you enjoy making and working with the general public, being an Event Team Member will provide you with the opportunity to work with newly graduated artists/makers, assist with activities and support the daily preparation and running of this exciting event

Duties include:

  • Working with participating artist/makers and general public.
  • Assisting the artist in the making and delivery of their work.
  • Assisting with workshops for the public including organising and preparing materials, setting up and clearing away
  • Capturing data including feedback from the artists and public about the event and number of people.

Committing time to this festival will give you the opportunity to be part of this unique project. You will gain knowledge, skills and experience that will contribute to your personal and professional development and throughout the process you will get the opportunity to meet new people.

Please refer to the Volunteering Opportunities application pack for more details about the role and requirements, which is available for download below.  Applications must be made using the application form below.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 2nd May 2022 at 5pm.

Please send application forms by email to:  [email protected].

Please complete Equal Opportunities form via this link.

If you have any questions regarding this role please send them by email to  [email protected] in the first instance and we will respond as quickly as possible.


Where Next?

Artist: Rebecca Leek

Artist showcase.

A close-up section of a larger piece, made up of overlaid abstract shapes in red, blue, and yellow. This is a mixed media piece, comprised of print, embroidery, stitchwork and painting.

Artist: Lucy Ralph

Artist showcase.

A visual and textual informational poster of a young woman wearing a white polo shirt and blue jeans, both of which have been fixed by visible repair through patchworks of red, blue and white fabric scraps. Overlaid onto this photo are the phrases ‘PATCH IT’, ‘Dads old jeans’ and ‘Old school polo’.

Artist: Lola Awolowo

Artist showcase.

A painted, and embroidered portrait of a blue-eyed Black woman, on a background of collaged book pages. Her face is circular and tilted and she has short black hair. Her necklace and earrings are beads embroidered onto the piece’s surface. Her outline has been stitched in yellow thread.

Artist: Katy Gillam-Hull

Artist showcase.

A hand holding a green glass bead between the thumb and forefinger in front of a blurred house and tree.


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