Volunteering

 

The Roles

Welcome Crew: Volunteers at venue Entries and Exits: You are to greet the festival goers. You may be able to be seated when it is not busy or if the venue coordinators indicate it is appropriate however please stand up and be engaging when you are interacting with the patrons.

Clean Up Crew: Includes working in the Rubbish Rooms directing patrons to use the correct waste bins. Some venues also requires active cleaning up of tables and eating areas and keeping the general venue tidy. At the Guinness Stage there is an additional requirement of keeping the toilets clean and stocked of toilet paper. Some physical work.

Bar Crew: Current NSW RSA essential and must be carried when on shift. It must be produced at the start of each shift. The Licensee has final responsibility of aspects regarding the management of the bar. Remember your RSA training and ask for ID if someone looks under 25.

Bar Set up /Pack Down: Shifts are prior to the festival and on the Sunday evening. Includes heavy lifting and physical work.

Festival set up /pack down: Shifts are prior to the festival and on the Sunday evening. Includes heavy lifting and physical work.

Electrical Crew: Shifts are prior to the festival and on the Monday after the festival. Mostly physical work.

Box Office: Ticket sales requiring some cash handling. Need to have a good idea of the festival venues to support the festival goers.

Merchandise: The sales of CDs and T-shirts.

MC and Stage Management: Backstage Security: If you are keeping backstage secure, ensure that only people with Festival ID tags or Performers wristbands have access in and out of the area. Ensure that only identified people are removing instruments and equipment from the site. Volunteers should NOT be within the backstage areas at any time. If there are any problems, notify the Venue Coordinator.