- Role Status: Volunteer
- Time Commitment: We can be flexible but shifts will be between the hours of 9am and 6pm Tuesday, Thursday and/or Friday. Ideally you will volunteer a minimum of 4-6 hours per week. Days and times to be agreed.
- Location: Future Radio, 14 Woodcock Road, Norwich
- Reporting to: Station Manager
- Start Date: As soon as practicable
The volunteer will:
- Support radio staff and our volunteers with the day to day running of Future Radio.
- Greet and look after radio guests and other visitors to Future Radio.
- Chatting to radio volunteers, passing on any of their feedback or messages to the Station Manager.
- Monitor and record bookings for the studio.
- Record weekly data for our parent charity Future Projects and Ofcom.
- Support the volunteer Operations Assistant with new volunteer applications and interview bookings.
- Answer the telephone and ensure that messages are passed to the relevant member of staff or volunteer.
- Other admin duties as required
Don’t worry, full training will be given!
This is a perfect role for someone who has a bit of time on their hands and would like to offer their help to their local radio station. Absolutely no radio experience is required. You will be proactive, organised and able to work independently and as part of a team under a given remit. You will have excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, and will act as a positive champion for Future Radio at all times. You will also be ready, willing and able to give the time, care and attention that the role requires over an extended period.
Future Radio is part of Future Projects, a charity whose mission is to unlock the potential of communities experiencing hardship and deprivation by delivering high quality services and support which enables lasting change.
Alongside the radio station, Future Projects delivers that mission through Future Support and Future Education.
Future Support is a collection of specialist support services helping those most in need, in areas such as housing and homelessness, welfare entitlements, family support, debt and money advice, health and wellbeing, employability support, loneliness and isolation, and any other challenges being faced by vulnerable people in our communities.
Future Education is a specialist independent school which engages children with complex needs and nurtures them to become successful adults through an academic and therapeutic curriculum.
Future Radio is Norwich’s community radio station, broadcasting 24 hours a day online, via D.A.B. and FM to a potential audience of around 381,000 people across the greater Norwich area. The station is run by approx. 70 volunteers and acts as a platform for local communities, promoting talent, supporting businesses and offering training and career development opportunities. Our ambition is to create radio that everyone who considers themselves a resident of Norwich, enjoys listening to, no matter where in the world they are!
You can find out more about Future Projects here.
You will be vital to the work Future Radio does by supporting our staff and volunteers. You will be part of a fantastic team at an exciting time for the station!
Working at Future Radio offers tremendous opportunities, the chance to develop new and existing skills & to build confidence. Plus you’ll get to meet interesting and enthusiastic people with a passion for music, broadcasting & getting involved in their community.
Alternatively you can download an application form here and email it to our Station Manager, Dean Tucker, at firstname.lastname@example.org.