12 & 13 July '19
Bridport, Dorset

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CREW CALL

Join the Jurassic Fields Dream Team

Jurassic Fields is a not for profit organisation powered by the love and hard work of volunteers.  If you would like to volunteer to help create West Dorset’s friendliest festival please Contact us @ jurassicfields@outlook.com

We need volunteers to help on the weekend of the festival, the week before to help us set up, and the week after to help us tidy up.

Directly before the festival (mostly from Monday 8th July) we need help with:

  • Driving around in vans picking stuff up and dropping stuff off
  • Finishing and installing the decor – painting, decorating, basic DIY, installing signage.
  • Helping with production office admin – phones, filing, deliveries, being organised
  • General helping hands – lifting, carrying, putting banners up, putting fencing out, etc.
  • Crew Catering – assisting our catering team to make sure everyone’s fed & watered. A much-loved crew.

Over the weekend of the festival we need help with:

  • Stewarding – making sure everyone’s safe, happy and in the right place. We need stewards to check wristbands on the festival site, help with parking, and maybe help out overnight at the campfire or elsewhere.
  • Crew Catering – assisting our catering team to make sure everyone’s fed & watered. A much-loved crew.
  • Gate Staff – selling tickets, putting on wristbands, dealing with general enquiries. A friendly first point of festival contact!
  • Stage Crew – lifting & carrying, getting artists’ gear up to stages. Keeping backstage tidy. Ability to be helpful and knows how to not get in the way. Helps out the stage manager.
  • Bar Staff – Working Shifts behind our festival run bar.
  • Driving – on-call for driving needs during the festival.
  • Helping with production office admin – phones, filing, deliveries, being organised
  • Volunteer management & support – our volunteer coordinator Mark would really appreciate a hand. There are a LOT of volunteers. Making sure that folk sign in for their shift, providing / finding cover where necessary, answering queries, general runner.

Directly after the festival (Monday 15th July – Thursday 18th July), we need help with:

  • Taking down decor and signage
  • Taking down fences
  • Pulling poles out of the ground
  • Cleaning equipment / decor and getting it ready for storage
  • Reuniting lost property with its owners
  • Packing/unpacking vans, returning equipment to stores.
  • Returning stuff we’ve borrowed to their generous owners
  • Tidying up & making sure that we’ve left the site in a decent state.

What we can offer:

  • A full weekend crew ticket
  • Breakfast and another meal each day you volunteer
  • 3 meals a day if you are helping build / dismantle the festival
  • Plenty of time to enjoy the festival (the whole weekend if you help before and / or after for 4 days in total)
  • Volunteer campsite
  • Friendly Festival family!

What we ask in return

  • A minimum of 8 hours of your time over the weekend of the festival OR at least 2 days during the set-up and/or de-rig period. (Shift length may vary to suit the needs of the event)
  • Please turn up when agreed and represent Jurassic Fields responsibly (including being sober when working)
  • Please bring appropriate camping and outdoor equipment
  • Only over 18s are invited to volunteer at Jurassic Fields. Please bring legally acceptable photo ID
  • We need to take some emergency contact details and other important information.
  • We’ll ask you to complete a short survey shortly after the festival in order to help us improve the festival and our volunteering programme
  • If you’re a weekend volunteer, we would like you to be on-site for a briefing & welcome meeting on the evening of Thursday 11th July.

What you need to do now:

To apply to be a volunteer, please email jurassicfields@outlook.com

We can’t accept every application, so the sooner you apply, the better. Cheers!

What happens next?

Once we have received your application we will be in touch to discuss it with you.

What if I have a question?

If you have any questions about volunteering for Jurassic Fields, please e-mail our Volunteer Coordinator at jurassicfields@outlook.com