Volunteer Opportunities

Dates Needed: Immediately 

To assist the Trustees with the preparation of the Annual accounts and submit to the auditors and Charity Commissioners. Financial year runs from September 1st to August 31st.

If you are interested in volunteering for this role, please contact cpafchair@gmail.com

Dates Needed: Immediately 

Our Festival needs a Treasurer, someone to run our Junior Young singer competition for competitors up to the age of 14 and an organiser for our Pop vocals competition.

More details are available from Martin Parker (Festival Chairman) at martgill@gmail.com

Dates needed: Immediately 

The Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech & Drama urgently needs someone to take over as Secretary, following the retirement through illness of Linda Wilson. This is a voluntary position but expenses can be reimbursed.

The main responsibilities currently include:

  • liaison with the Federation and attendance at regional and national meetings;
  • arranging Committee meetings & preparing the minutes of those; -
  • arranging the AGM and preparing the minutes of that;
  • booking adjudicators (issuing letters of engagement and contracts etc keeping three years in advance);
  • the ongoing management of the adjudicator panels (keeping them up to date about the Syllabus Programme etc);
  • the preparation of the outer pages of both the Syllabus and the Programme (everything except for the sections containing the actual classes);
  • attendance at all the festival sessions in March & being the first point of contact for people with queries.

Please contact Alan Connell at treasurer@hcfmsd.co.uk

Dates Needed: Now until 31st December 2023

Festival Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are required to assist with the running of all sections of the Festival

Training and assistance will be provided.

For more information, please contact one of the following: 

We look forward to hearing from you.