BECOME A VOLUNTEER
*Applications have now closed for Twominds Festival 2024*
Twominds Festival is one big whānau, connected over a shared love and passion for positive experience and human interaction. For our sophomore year, we are introducing our festival volunteering programme to further grow our family. We are looking for passionate and dedicated volunteers to help us deliver the festival successfully, creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all attendees.
Volunteer applications will open on Monday 20th November and close on Friday 12th January (***Extended to Friday 19th Jan)
As a Twominds Festival volunteer, you will play an important role in helping us create a festival experience that has a meaningful and positive impact on all attendees. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented and creative humans in our community.
Here are just a few of the benefits of volunteering at Twominds Festival:
Twominds Festival is more than just a music festival. It is a community of people who are passionate about contributing positively to the people and the world around us. As a volunteer, you will play an important role in helping us achieve this mission.
Learn and experience.
In today’s globalized world, chances are you are interacting with people from more than just one country. This is where our multilingual functionality comes into play. Take advantage of this unique capability to expand your reach.
Join the whānau.
Twominds Festival is a community of diverse individuals. As a volunteer, you will be welcomed into this whānau - meeting inspiring and like-minded people, and making connections that can last a lifetime.
Have a LOT of fun!
Delivering Twominds Festival is a lot of work, but it is also a lot of fun. You will get to enjoy the music, art, and all experiences the festival offers - but most importantly, the company of the people you’ll be working and enjoying the festival alongside.
HOW IT WORKS
Volunteers are expected to work at least 8 - 12 hours over the week of Twominds Festival, and are free to enjoy the festival outside of your shift(s). The hours worked will be between Wednesday 14th March and Monday 21st March, please let us know in your volunteer application form what days you are available to work - preference will be given to those with full availability. Each volunteer will be offered a full weekend festival pass including camping, as well as meal(s) as required during your shifts.
If you’re planning to volunteer with a friend, please state this on your application and we will endeavor to ensure you work the same shifts.
Roles are allocated based on your previous experience and skill set, so please explain this in your application.
As a volunteer at Twominds Festival, you will be expected to pay a deposit, which will be equal to the full ticket price. Once you complete your shift(s) to a standard that is expected, your full deposit will be returned to you after the festival. Please be aware that if you miss any part or full shift your deposit will not be returned. We do want to ensure that Twominds Festival is accessible to all, so if for any genuine reason you are unable to cover the deposit price, please get in touch with our team and we can look at alternative deposit options.
Volunteer applications will be open until Friday 12th January. Following the closure date, applications will be reviewed and roles will be assigned based on experience and availability.
If you are selected as a volunteer, you will be contacted by email before Saturday 20th January 2024, in which we will confirm your role, shift dates and provide you with a link to acquire a Volunteer Pass. If you already hold a Twominds Festival ticket, don't worry, just inform us upon acceptance, and we'll ensure this is transferred to the appropriate Volunteer Pass.
AREAS WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER SUPPORT
Entry & Ticketing
Assisting with the festival's entry points, ensuring a smooth flow of attendees.
Be responsible for helping maintain a safe and enjoyable environment for festival-goers. They help with crowd control, provide assistance, and offer guidance to attendees.
Work with our security team to enhance safety measures and ensure a smooth entry for all to the festival.
Work across a variety of tasks to support different festival areas.
Assist the artists with their needs, and help create a positive experience for the performers.
Contribute to the artistic and visual aspects of the festival, this will include decorating stages, creating visual displays, or supporting other artistic endeavours across the site.
Assist in setting up the festival grounds before the event begins. This includes tasks such as assembling stages, installing signage, and preparing various areas for the festival.
After the festival concludes, cleandown volunteers play a crucial role in dismantling and cleaning up the event site, removing decorations, and ensuring that Spencer Park returns to its original state.
Helping promote environmentally friendly practices at the festival. They may be involved in waste management, recycling initiatives, and educating attendees about sustainable practices to minimize the festival's environmental impact.