Frome Kindness Festival

VOLUNTEER TEAMS AND TASKS

Do you want to join the ‘Kindness Crew?!

Here are the main roles we need to fill:

1. PUBLICITY

  • Organise printing
  • Distribute posters and flyers
  • Put up banners
  • Create a kindness exhibition at Frome Town Hall during the festival

2. ACTS OF KINDNESS

  • Collect and coordinate offers of acts of kindness
  • Carry out and/or encourage acts of kindness around the town, in care homes etc
  • Create kindness objects and artworks to bring magic to the streets
  • Create a kindness-themed Window Wanderland display 
  • Add kind messages and objects to neighbourhood Share Boxes
  • Record acts of kindness eg through photos and video

3. THANK-YOU PROJECT

  • Collect thank-yous for a column in the Frome Times (from 26 January)
  • Support the thank-you window at Lo Rapitenc in Cheap Street
  • Explore other ways to collect stories and encourage gratitude during the festival

4. PERFORMANCE ART

  • Design and provide kindness ‘roaming’ in the town centre on 1 and 6 March
  • Explore other possibilities for kindness performance art
  • Assist with the closing celebration at 6pm on Sunday 6 March

5. EVENT SUPPORT

  • Help to organise key events 
  • Act as a steward at already-organised events (training will be provided)

6. SCHOOLS

  • Act as the administrator for speakers and workshop leaders at 8 x Frome schools
  • Join the schools team

7. CHAMPIONS 

  • Help to publicise the festival either by word of mouth and/or on social media
  • Seek business sponsorship (in cash or kind) or make a personal donation
  • Join in with badgemaking and other hands-on workshops at The Good Heart (see below)

Get in touch and tell us how you can be involved!

Contact: Mel on welcome@thegoodheart.uk or via The Good Heart facebook page

Alison on 07866 541954

VOLUNTEER TEAM MEET-UPS

Forthcoming volunteer meetings at The Good Heart (refreshments provided):

4pm on Sunday 23 January (Acts of Kindness)

4pm on Sunday 30 January (thank-you project)

4pm on every Sunday in February except for 20 February (half term) 

There will also be a Festival Drop-In at The Good Heart from 1pm – 3pm every Monday for anyone who would like to find out more, get involved, share an idea or discuss their event, or who would enjoy spending some time making kindness badges and other festival tasks. 

1 thought on “VOLUNTEER TEAMS AND TASKS”

  1. Wonderful this is happening! Big gratitude for all involved. Will there be a place/opportunity for people to post their need for acts of kindness?

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