The Midnight Sun Festival x Iceland x 21-23 june 2019

Secret Solstice 2019 Volunteer Roles and Application Forms

Volunteer Roles Information

Please note that the available roles on the page are split into 3 different segments Management Support Staff/Longterm Volunteering Roles, Festival Volunteer Roles and Pre-Festival Volunteer Roles.

Management Support Staff / Longterm Volunteering Roles

More information and applications for these positions will be available soon.

Festival Volunteer Roles

Artist Liaison Crew

The volunteers from this crew will be helping our Secret Solstice Artist Liaison team with various duties and attending to our artists. This crew can get very busy at times. Not for the star-struck.

NOTE: Applicants with previous Artist Liaison experience get priority placement in the crew and we recommend sending a CV or details your relevant experience to accompany you application

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Previous Artist Liaison experience.
  • Experience with hospitality.
  • Good written and spoken English skills.
  • Good people skills and a positive attitude.

Please note:

  • You will be provided with a detailed information package about the festival site and your responsbilities in advance to the festival.
  • You will be provided with a Secret Solstice volunteer T-Shirt from volunteer accreditation before you placement. It’s mandatory to wear the T-shirt during your shift.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or heels) while on duty.

Shifts:

1 x 8 hour shifts required for a Weekend Wristband. Bear in mind that you could be required to work a night shift in this position.

Box Office / Accreditation Staff

The Box Offices and Accreditation Windows are where we sell and exchange tickets for festival Wristbands, check off guest-lists, check and hand out Press Credentials, and make sure all our Artists, Staff and workers get the right pass for their job. You are the first face that our audience will see. This volunteer Crew is extremely important and needs people that are friendly, honest, and can interact well with people on a number of levels.

 Preferred experience and skills:

  • Experience with customer service and hospitality
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Good written and spoken English skills

Please note:

  • You will be provided with a detailed information package about the festival site and your responsbilities in advance to the festival.
  • You will be provided with a Secret Solstice volunteer T-Shirt from volunteer accreditation before you placement. It’s mandatory to wear the T-shirt during your shift.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or heels) while on duty.

Shifts:

1 x 8 hour shift required for a Weekend Wristband. This will require one morning shift and one evening shift.

Merchandise Crew

The Merchandise Crew take care of festival and artist merchandise sales. We’re looking for friendly, helpful and outgoing people that enjoy interacting with people.

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Previous experience with retail.
  • Previous experience with customer service.

Please note:

  • You will be provided with a detailed information package about the festival site and your responsibilities in advance to the festival.
  • You will be provided with a Secret Solstice volunteer T-Shirt from volunteer accreditation before you placement. It’s mandatory to wear the T-shirt during your shift.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes (no heels or sandals) while on duty.

Shifts:

1 x 8 hour shifts required for a Weekend Wristband. This will require one morning shift and one evening shift.

Production Assistants Crew

The Production Assistants Crew assists our Production and Event Management with any tasks that arise. This crew has a broad range of tasks ranging from runner duties, assisting stage managers and assisting event control. Volunteers for this crew must be friendly, helpful and be ready to adapt to any situation as it arises.

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Experience with event production and management.
  • Experience with audio equipment, lighting rigs and stage management.
  • Experience with office management and general office duties.
  • A valid drivers license.
  • Good physical strength and a healthy back

Please note:

  • You will be provided with a detailed information package about the festival site and your responsibilities in advance to the festival.
  • You will be provided with a Secret Solstice volunteer T-Shirt from volunteer accreditation before you placement. It’s mandatory to wear the T-shirt during your shift.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes while on duty.
  • Tasks might include lifting.

Shifts:

1 x 8 hour shifts required for a Weekend Wristband. This will require one morning shift and one evening shift.

Stewarding Crew

This very important volunteer crew makes sure that our audience know where they’re going, how to get there, monitor areas to make sure everything is safe, be able to answer questions from people and help where necessary. Volunteers for this crew must be friendly, helpful and be ready to adapt to any situation as it arises.

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Experience with crowd control and security operations
  • Experience with First Aid or other medical training
  • Experience with customer service and hospitality

Please note:

  • You will be provided with a detailed information package about the festival site and your responsibilities in advance to the festival.
  • You will be provided with a Secret Solstice volunteer T-Shirt and a Hi-Vis vest from volunteer accreditation before you placement. It’s mandatory to wear said items during your shift.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or heels) while on duty.

Shifts:

1 x 8 hour shifts required for a Weekend Wristband. This will require one morning shift and one evening shift.

Volunteer Crew Chiefs

Volunteers on this crew would be helping our Volunteer Management Team onsite at the festival. Supervising other volunteers, making sure everyone is in the right place and that all the volunteers are happy and doing the best job possible.

Note: You will receive a letter of recommendation from Festival Management after successfully finishing your placement.

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Previous experience with managing staff.
  • Previous festival experience.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

Please note:

  • You will be provided with a detailed information package about the festival site and your responsibilities in advance to the festival.
  • You will be provided with a Secret Solstice volunteer T-Shirt from volunteer accreditation before you placement. It’s mandatory to wear the T-shirt during your shift.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes (no heels or sandals) while on duty.

Shifts:

1 x 8 hour shifts required for a Weekend Wristband. This will require one morning shift and one evening shift.

FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER ROLE APPLICATION FORM

Pre-Festival Volunteer Roles

Pre-festival Volunteer Roles will be available soon.

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