There are a number of roles that need to be filled by volunteers for the Giiyong Festival. Volunteering can be so rewarding and we are only asking for a minimum of 4 hours of your time plus some time for induction and cultural awareness training. All volunteers must be OVER 18 years of age. You’ll get a cool t-shirt AND you get to be fully immersed in the Giiyong Festival.
We don’t care who you are, or where you are from! Come and make the Giiyong Festival experience yours!
Provide general information, problem solving, customer service, money handling.
Respond to patrons’ questions and problems
SET UP (PRE FESTIVAL) PACK DOWN (POST FESTIVAL)
Assistance with assembling the stage, construction, setting up backdrops, setting up chairs, picking up gear from storage locations, putting up sponsor and festival signs. Pack down includes, removal of stage, backdrops, chairs and transporting gear to storage.
SITE DECORATION (PRE FESTIVAL / POST FESTIVAL)
Working with Art Director and helping to make the festival site festive, stage back drops, assist site decoration (venues, stages, market areas, food areas and other facilities) as directed by art director. Construction, liaising with festival suppliers as directed, liaising with site set up and pack down team, recording of inventory, be able to take direction whilst also taking own initiative. Be handy with light construction (staple gun, hammer, nails, some work on ladders ect).
Keeping the festival tidy as a space for patrons to enjoy, picking up any rubbish left out especially between performances, monitoring bins and advising patrons of correct waste disposal when required.
Monitoring artworks, interacting with patrons, answering questions about artists and their work. Art sales, taking note of all sales, money handling.
Giiyong Festival values the contribution of its volunteers and recognises the time, skills and enthusiasm they will bring to the Festival. We aim to provide volunteers with the opportunity to work and enjoy the festival and, where appropriate, provide them with the support, training and information they require to undertake their duties.
Volunteers and staff are expected to work together for the benefit of Giiyong Festival. While volunteering at Giiyong Festival, volunteers will be under the direction of Giiyong Festival staff, particularly the Volunteers CO-ordinator and Festival Co-ordinator.
Volunteers will not represent Giiyong Festival outside of the directions provided.
All volunteers with Giiyong Festival are expected to:
By submitting the form below, all volunteers agree to adhere to the following:
Please fill in the form below to submit your Application to Volunteer, our Volunteer Co-ordinator will then get in touch with you to either confirm your application or to discuss it with you. If you have not been contacted by 1 September 2018, please contact us. Submitting the form does not mean automatic acceptance to the Giiyong Festival 2018 Team.