Volunteer

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The Seddon Festival is hosted by the Seddon Community Group, a non for profit organisation. The community group is run by volunteers from the Community.   All of our initiatives are run by volunteers and funded via sponsorship. To ensure the continued success of this festival we are putting a call out for volunteers to help with the planning of the festival and also assisting on the day. Don’t miss out on becoming a valuable part of this amazing opportunity.

Call for Volunteers

This will be a valuable opportunity for those who are passionate about music festivals, community events, gaining work experience or doing something different for yourself and having fun!

As a Seddon Festival volunteer you will work alongside like-minded individuals and play an integral part in making this energetic community event memorable for everybody involved.

We need enthusiastic volunteers who will be the first point of contact for Seddon Festival. As volunteers you will provide support to festival management, the community, entertainers, traders and stallholders as well as other volunteers throughout the day. You will engage with the community anytime from 7.30am to 7.30pm depending on your shift time, helping them to experience the vibrant range of events and strolling the streets of Seddon Village to see what SedFest has to offer.

In return we will provide free lunch, water and at times other snack and soft drink throughout the day and an unforgettable experience. Plus, after the event, you will receive a letter to add to your CV, confirming you were a valued volunteer for the event.

Tasks you may be required to do:

  • Bump in and bump out cars of stallholders, traders and/or entertainers
  • Talk to and engage the community about Seddon Festival
  • Assist with monitoring or coordinating some SedFest activities in the Village
  • Assist with SedFest Logistics and Operations when required
  • Hand out SedFest flyers
  • Interview SedFest visitors and collect their feedback
  • Direct visitors to zones, stages, public transport and anything else they may be searching for
  • Help create a live feed of SedFest activities through social media
  • Visit and monitor SedFest Zones, stages, trader shops and stallholders to make sure everything is running smoothly
  • Be the eyes and ears of SedFest, keeping in touch with the Festival Manager/Chair and other volunteers
  • Abide by and implement the Seddon Festival Alcohol and Substance Policy

To be a SedFest volunteer you must:

  • have a functioning mobile phone (with credit!) and/or be able to use a two-way radio
  • attend a SedFest volunteer briefing on Monday 27 February 2017 from 6.00pm – 7.30pm in Seddon Village
  • be available for a shift between the times of 7.30am to 7.30pm on the day of Seddon festival
  • be confident communicating with a diverse range of people, including children

 

Note: Being a SedFest volunteer is physical – you will need to be on your feet most of the time.  Volunteers are expected to take regular breaks.

On the day of the event you will be required to wear the following attire:

  • pants or shorts
  • comfortable shoes (runners or sneakers)
  • t-shirt or long sleeve top
  • Seddon Festival hi-vis vest (supplied)
  • Seddon Festival volunteer badge (supplied)

One the day of the event you may wish to bring along the following:

  • Water bottle
  • Poncho (in case of bad weather)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (supplied)
  • A smile! J

Key volunteer roles ensure the success of the event.  It is a lot of fun, so if you have friends you know who might also like to help, tell them about us too.

 

If you would like to volunteer please apply through the volunteer form.