Arts 4 Dementia

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Empowering people with memory loss through artistic stimulation

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Conference Volunteer

Arts 4 Dementia is developing outreach at arts venues for people in the early stages of dementia and their carers. Our conference at the Royal Albert Hall on 14 November will present evidence of the benefits of artistic stimulation for people with memory loss. Leaders in the field of arts, mental health and care services will establish guidelines.

Keynote speakers will include Harry Cayton OBE, Chief Executive of the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence, and Baroness Greengross OBE, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia.

Delegates will comprise arts organisations, people with dementia, care managers, GPs, carers, Admiral nurses, community mental health teams, psychiatrists, social services and local councils. A film will be made of key proceedings.

Volunteers are invited to help prepare for and assist at the conference.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will work closely with the chief executive and trustees of Arts 4 Dementia.
  • You will liaise with speakers, delegates and the venue in the run up to the conference.
  • You will attend the Royal Albert Hall site meeting to discuss preparations.
  • You will arrive at the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall at 8.30 to help prepare the room, lay out delegate packs and welcome delegates.
  • During the conference, you will help direct delegates back to their seats for the smooth and prompt running of the day.
  • After the conference, you will assist the chief executive in the feedback and evaluation of the conference.

Your Skills and Experience
  • Experience of assisting at conferences would be helpful.
  • You are skilled with Word, Excel, RSS feeds and social media.
  • You enjoy working to a schedule, and feel a sense of fulfilment in your work.
  • You are articulate, friendly and professional, and enjoy interaction with people. 

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Arts 4 Dementia
Phoenix Yard
65 King's Cross Road

Telephone: 020 7239 4954

Registered Company No: 7511427
Registered Charity No: 1140842

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