Volunteering Application Guide
Tanglewood Music and Arts Festival, 30th of December to the 2nd of January. Set in the stunning backdrop of rolling hills only 2 hours North East of Melbourne.
Our mission, to create a fun, safe and affordable place to celebrate New Year’s Eve while supporting young Australian up and coming and already established musicians, artists and performers.
It takes an extraordinary number of dedicated people to put on a festival such as this and we really appreciate you wanting to be one of those people.
Take your time to fill in the form as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and be sure to read the application guidelines before filling out the application form so you understand what is expected.
There are many vacancies to fill, so please state what you are most interested in and where your talents are best used. However with the immense talent that makes up our community, you can’t be guaranteed you will get a position doing what you love.
We may require everyone to purchase a ticket a deposit in the form of a ticket or credit card give credit card details up front and then you will be refunded after completing your shifts at the festival.
Info on how to purchase a volunteer ticket will be sent with your confirmation, but if you want to be sure to secure one before they sell out purchase ticket.
Please read volunteer application guidelines before you apply.
PLEASE NOTE ALL VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUIRED ONSITE FOR TRAINING ON THE 29TH OF DECEMBER AT 4PM REGARDLESS OF SHIFT SCHEDULE.
Your application will not be accepted without:
- All current contact info (address, phone number, email, Facebook)
- Digital copy of photo ID (Passport or Australian License)
- Uploads of any relevant certificates
What We Expect
As a volunteer you are expected to show up on time for your allocated shifts. If you have any problems with the shifts allocated to you are advised to contact your team leader before the event starts, do not wait until you are there.
You will need to purchase a ticket with a special code given to you when your application is accepted. This money will be refunded straight after the event when you have completed your shifts. If you have already purchased a full price ticket your money will be refunded after the completion of shifts.
Volunteers are working for the cost of their ticket. This will usually consist of 2 x 5 hour shifts.
The volunteer is responsible for themselves you must bring sleeping gear, a tent, appropriate clothing sun smart and closed shoes to work in.
ALL VOLUNTEERS NO MATTER WHAT SHIFT YOU ARE DOING MUST BE PRESENT ON SITE AT 6PM ON THE 29TH OF DECEMBER FOR A MEET AND GREET AND TRAINING OF ALL EMERGENCY AND JOB PROCEDURES.
We prefer applicants with experience so please do not forget to mention any previous experience, attach any certificates and qualifications such as RSA, White card, First Aid etc. If you do not have these things it doesn’t mean you will not be accepted, everyone has to start somewhere but you may not get your desired job.
Transport and Parking
Bus 684 leaving from Lilydale train station can get you to Lake Eildon and transfers to site can be arranged from there. Alternatively if you are driving there is plenty of parking on site. You can leave your car at the security station at main entrance and be dropped on site or If you are staying there will be car parking in the main crew camping area.
It is important to leave a URL link to your Facebook page if you have one, this way we can add you to a Tanglewood workers group. This is a great way for you to stay in contact with other workers and organize lifts if needed.
Contracts, rules terms and conditions
Successful applicants will be sent contract, you will be required to complete and return this as confirmation and for your shifts to be allocated. Volunteers are expected to read and follow all Rules, Terms and Conditions.
Rules, Terms & Conditions
All volunteers must complete an online induction before attending site and a compulsory onsite induction on the 29th of December at 7pm.
If your application is successful you may still need to purchase a ticket or supply credit card detail