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What BC Festival 2019 can offer you

The chance to learn new skills, gain experience, meet new people, socialize, dance, have fun, create new memories and the T-shirt.

What you can offer BC Festival 2019

We are need of Supervisors, Security, people for the Information Desk, Sales, Coat Check/Lost & Found, Rest Lounge Attendants, Sales, Environment & Recycling, Charging Station and more…

BC FESTIVAL 2019 NON-DANCER VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

REQUIREMENTS

A commitment of 16 hours minimum with 4 hours dedicated to festival set-up or tear down. Remaining 12 hours are split up into one 4-hour shift on any three days of the Festival; preferably a morning, an afternoon and an evening.

You must attend one volunteer meeting, date and time to be determined, to participate in the Festival.

All volunteers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. We will make every effort to fulfill assignment requests. Send in your form before May 31st to confirm your application. After May 31st volunteers will be assigned where necessary.

Youth Volunteers (14 to 17) must have parental consent. If you are volunteering as a youth group, a responsible adult supervisor must always be onsite. Youth Volunteers (with parental consent) who are not part of a group, will be assigned to an adult supervisor. Youth under 16 will not be assigned to a position requiring the handling of cash.

Supervisors and security volunteers must provide a criminal records check.

Handlers of food must have completed a FOODSAFE course.

SIGN UP – All Volunteers must fill out an Application Form. This form includes a Waiver that you must agree to before submitting. – Applicants may be subject to criminal record check.

All volunteers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. We will make every effort to fulfill assignment requests. Send in your form before May 1st to confirm your application. After May 1st volunteers will be assigned as needed.
Please select order of preference
Do you have any skills, qualifications, or preferences that would help with your placement?
My shift preferences are:
A commitment of 16 hours minimum is required; with 4 hours dedicated to festival set-up or tear down. Remaining 12 hours are split up into one 4-hour shift on any three days of the Festival; preferably a morning, an afternoon and an evening.
Please let us know if you have any scheduling preferences, or if you are working with a particular group.
Volunteer YOUTHS (14 to 17) must submit the Waiver & Liability Release signed by a legal guardian before being added to the roster. Download Here

VOLUNTEER CODE OF CONDUCT

As a volunteer you shall treat other volunteers, leaders, staff, and the public with courtesy and respect. If a conflict arises, resolution should be deferred to your crew Head Supervisor or the Volunteer Coordinator.

Volunteers must arrive on shift sober and there shall be no use/consumption of alcohol or any controlled substances by any volunteer who is on duty on the Festival site. Abuse of this will result in immediate dismissal of the volunteer(s) from the Festival.

There shall be no use/consumption of illegal substances by any volunteer on the Festival site. Abuse of this will result in immediate dismissal of the volunteer(s) from the Festival.

Supervisors must set a positive example for other volunteers and be prepared to respond to greater expectations, take on greater responsibility, and follow through on commitments.

As a volunteer you shall not use any property belonging to the Festival for your own advantage.

All volunteers must be honest and trustworthy.

Remember that as a volunteer you are the face of BC Festival 2019 and that it's important to present BC Festival 2019 in a positive way.