We are looking for crew, volunteers, healers, performers, facilitators and traders...

* Healers, therapists

There will be a healing area at the festival and we are inviting people help create that. Ideally you will bring your own structure. When we confirm your place we will issue you a voucher so you can book a ticket at half price.  During the festival you will be able to receive donations and we ask that you give 10% back to the festival. We can add information about you to this website if you wish and of course you can hand out leaflets, flyers etc during the event to let people know all about you!      Information plus application form here...    

* Stewards [NOW FULL]

A festival needs a good team of Stewards and we are looking for people with existing training/experience of stewarding to help build this team.  Extra training will be given around the specifics of this Queer and Spiritual festival.   If you have never been a steward before we ask that you attend one of our training days - the first one will happen in Bristol on Sunday 18th June.

Shifts:
6-hour shift. Each person does 3 shifts which may inc. night shift.

Food:

1 meal per person per shift worked.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.

Arrival:

Two stewards are needed to arrive Monday 8am, others 4pm-9pm Mon 24th. Tuesday is a training day for all stewards.  (There is also a required training on 18 June for those with no previous stewarding training.)

Total hours worked:
18 hours plus on-site training Tuesday. 

 Please do get in contact with us now   

* Festival Crew

As part of the festival we rely upon a great crew of people to cover things such as welfare, box office, information point etc. Enthusiasm and dedication are often just as important than previous experience and some training may be given.

Full details in each section below - touch/click any section to expand it.

Please do get in contact with us now about any of the roles as they are filling up quickly...

Box office [NOW FULL]


This team will take tickets, check people in and issue wristbands. They will ensure any under 18 wristbands have a contact number written on them. Wristbands must be issued to everyone. Security and stewards will also operate around the main gate and box office area to assist box office crew if required. The box office will be open from 10am to 10pm. We do not plan  to have ticket sales at the gate.

Shifts:
4 lots of 4-hour shifts. Each person does 1 shift per day Wednesday-Friday,  plus also either Saturday or Sunday.

Food:
No food vouchers with this role.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.

Arrival:

9am-midday, Wed 26th

Total hours worked:
16 hours.

Café team [NOW FULL]

Working in one of the festival cafés helping prepare and serve food to customers and washing up etc. 

Shifts:
4-hour shift. Each worker does 5 shifts.

Food:
Food per shift worked.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.

Arrival:
9am-11:30am, Wed 26th

Departure:
4:30pm onwards, Sun 30th


Shifts:
Shifts may be flexible depending on how many customers visit etc.

Total hours worked:
Estimated 20 hours

Crew food team [NOW FULL]

Working in the crew area to provide meals for all crew that are entitled to it.  This team will be on site for entire festival including build up and take down.
Team A will work before and after the festival. Arrive Monday morning (24th) - set up the kitchen and work the shifts Mon-Weds am. They will have the duration of the festival off, then work Mon (31st) and Tue (1st) and take down the crew kitchen. (approx 15 hours)
Team B will work during the fest (from weds lunch- Sunday evening)- 1 shift per day for 5 days. (approx 15 hours)

Shifts:
3 or 4 hour shifts. Each person does 5 shifts

Food:
Yes

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person

Arrival:
 Team A, Mon 24th, 8am-10am
 Team B, Weds 26th

Total hours worked:
Approx 15 hours 

Info point team [NOW FULL]

This team will be providing information and communicating with people. Their job includes holding space in village hall, keeping it tidy, answering questions and being a first point of contact for people - then pointing people in the right direction, holding site plan, programme, workshop schedules etc, selling stuff from performers table, hiring stuff eg drag, chairs etc, keeping eye on donations box and emptying daily, being a radio point, and a place for stewards at night, holding first aid kit (2nd one in welfare) and list of first aiders, keeping list of local services. Set up and take down the space, be responsible for glamping check in and check out.   Info point will be open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Shifts:
4-hour shift. Each person does 5 shifts. 2 people per shift (apart from weds = 4).

Food:
No food vouchers with this role.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person

Arrival:
9am-midday, Wed 26th

Total hours worked:
16 hours

Production office [NOW FULL]

The production office is staffed by one person 24 hours a day (Wed to Sun) who will be on the radio communicating with all who have radios, in charge of radios (issuing radios to teams and charging them), issuing meal tickets, hold copies of rotas, issuing tabards (stewards and welfare.)  Shift changes for stewards along with debriefing happens here.  The production office is also responsible for coordinating situations such as lost kids, fires etc.

Shifts:
4 hour shifts which may include night time.

Food:
No food vouchers with this role.
    
Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.
    
Arrival:
9am-midday, Wed 26th  (2 people needed to arrive Tuesday afternoon for the early morning shifts on Wed)
    
Total hours worked:
20 hours

Site crew [Space on Team B only now]

Site crew will work on either setup or takedown of the festival. During the festival they will be responsible for general maintenance (including footpath lighting, area markers etc), fire & wood maintenance, cleaning and upkeep of sites toilets, sinks, showers and sauna and for litter collection/recycling control. They will also be responsible for fire control. Festival site crew team will work in conjunction with sites own crew.
Team A will work all day Mon (24th), Tue (25th) and most of Weds (26th) (approx 30 hours)
Team B will work Sun (30th) afternoon, all day Mon (31st) and Tues (1st)
Both teams will be ‘on-call’ throughout the festival for emergency maintenance issues (Thurs- Sun). Individuals will also be given specific tasks/areas to be responsible for, e.g. toiles, recycling etc. each day (approx 1 hour of work per day)

Shifts:
Expected to work flexible hours including some on-call.

Food:
3 meals per person per day entire festival inc set up/take down.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.

Arrival:
9am-10am, Mon 24th

Total hours worked:
Estimated maximum of 40 hours.

Welfare & Accessibility team [NOW FULL]

Looking after the welfare of all at festival (including crew etc.) Liaise and back up stewards and security when necessary.  Welfare will have group peer supervision with an option to have one to one supervision at any point during the festival if they feel this is required.  Welfare team are not expected to deal with anything medical - there will be on call first aiders available for that. Welfare area will consist of one stretch unidome and one gazebo and will be situated at one end of the accessible camping area. All on this team will be responsible for both access and welfare support.
You will need to be available in July for a training day. For accessibility/access requirements, it is assumed that this information will have been communicated to us prior to the festival but it may be that extra requirements will come up during the festival.

Shifts:
6-hour shift. Each person does 5 shifts.

Food:
1 meal voucher per shift.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.

Arrival:
9am-midday, Wed 26th.

Total hours worked:
30 hours (plus training day 15th July in London.)

Drivers

We are looking for van drivers to assist before, during and after the festival. The roles are shown below. In addition you will need to log and record milage and fuel use so we can re-imburse you.

* 4-Wheel vehicle
We are looking for a 4-wheel drive driver who has their own 4-wheel drive vehicle. You will be moving items around the site for festival duration, including helping with access needs. Flexible hours for the duration of the festival; all day Weds and Sunday, then for all other days check in each day with production office to see what needs doing- approx 1.5 hours other days.

* Van driver [NOW TAKEN]
You will need to own a large van (around 11m3) and will use this for picking up ‘tat’ before the festival - driving to the core team's homes to pick up items from there and other locations, then taking it back afterwards. You will also be required to assist site crew during the festival. 

Number:
 2 people - 1 with a 4-wheel drive, 1 with a van.
    
Shifts:
Expected to work flexible hours to fit around festival programme as well as before and after the festival.

Food:
No food vouchers with this role.

Ticket:
1 free ticket per person.
    
Arrival:
4-wheel driver: 9am -midday, Wed 24th
Van driver: to be available for the weekend before the festival and then arrive on site by 10am on Monday 24th July
    
Total hours worked:
Estimated maximum of 20 hours 4-wheel driver, 40 hours van driver.

Please do get in contact with us now if this interests you.

* Traders, caterers

We will have a small market area, so if you are interested in coming to the festival and also having a chance to sell interesting items such as clothing, arts and crafts, food etc and they (or you!) have a "queer theme", then this could be just right for you!     Information and application form here...   

* Groups, activists

Part of what Queer Spirit is about is in raising awareness and bringing about change in the world.  If there is something you are passionate about in the LGBTQI+ / Queer world then do get in touch with us to talk about being a part of our campaigns area at the festival.    More information here...   

* Workshop facilitators, sacred magicians, ritual creators  [NOW FULL]

A festival wouldn't be a festival without lots of things to do and so we are sending out a call to all that love to hold spaces, run workshops, offer rituals etc.

** We are now full for facilitators **

* Performers, bands, comedy, cabaret, DJ's   [NOW FULL]

We will have a lovely big top marquee at the festival and so we are looking for great acts to put in it - music, cabaret, shows, performances, dancing. We also are looking for those that love to twiddle and slide knobs and press buttons. 

** We are now full for performers for 2017 **

* Builders, artists [NOW FULL]

Would you love to create an Art installation at the festival? Perhaps you love building gateways and arches or decorating trees?  If so you may be able to help us turn the magical festival site in to something even more amazing!

 Please do get in touch with us to discuss.

 Something else...

 If there is something you feel you can offer to the festival that is not listed above, please do get in touch with us as we would love to hear from you!
 

Last updated, 11 June 2017

 

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