Welcome to TGE Volunteer Registration

The Great Escape 9-11 May 2019

Each year we offer up to 300 volunteers the chance to gain first-hand experience of life working in the music industry with a variety of roles over the course of The Great Escape. These roles are available in many different areas including venue operations, technical production, convention support, festival production, delegate registration, artist registration, wristband exchange... 

Our amazing volunteers are the reason The Great Escape is such a successful festival for new music.

Why volunteer at TGE? This is a fantastic opportunity to take your first steps in the music industry, to make an impression on the industry, and to be part of a leading festival recognized internationally. It’s also a place to meet new people, learn new skills and experience an event from the inside.  

Benefits: TGE crew t-shirt, access to the festival, TGE reference, closing party, prize draw.

Requirements and Expectations:

You need to be 18 by 8 May 2019 and have the right to work in the UK.

You should also be available for the 3 days of the festival 9-11 May and for briefings & registration on 8 May.

We are looking for volunteers who are committed and reliable. We expect you to be friendly and helpful, to keep us informed of any problems or issues, and of course to… ENJOY! It may be fast paced at times but it’s also lots of fun! 

If you want to be part of it, sign up NOW! Please make sure you answer all the questions and upload a clear passport-style photograph of yourself (no party pictures, no sunglasses or hats). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Accommodation, transportation or cost reimbursement are not provided. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation to their shifts and briefing/registration session.

 


* required field
APPLICANT INFORMATION
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
* Nationality
* Gender
* Emergency Contact Name
* Emergency Contact Relationship
* Emergency Contact Phone Number
Birthdate (You must be 18 by 8 May 2019 to volunteer)
* How did you hear about volunteering for TGE?
If other, please specify
* Current Occupation
If employed or studying, please specify occupation or degree & school
* Why are you interested in volunteering for TGE? If you are a returning volunteer, what motivates you to come back?
* Do you have any health problems or disability of which we should be aware?
 Yes  No
If yes, please give details

Right to Work/Volunteer in the UK

To volunteer in the United Kingdom, you must have the right to work either through citizenship or a work visa. Under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act of 2006, we are required to check your right to work before we  can allow you to volunteer with us.

Please indicate below how you will be providing the proof of your right to work/volunteer in the UK
ID Document Number
Expiry Date

IMPORTANT: You will need to show us the original document(s) before attending your briefing session if selected.


Skills and Interests
Which of the following areas would you be interested in volunteering in? (Please select no more than 3)
Artist Registration
Delegate Registration
Convention
Event Support
Venue Assistant
Venue Technical Assistant
Volunteer Registration
Wristband Exchange
Have you volunteered for TGE before?
 Yes  No
Please confirm year(s) and role(s)
What skills or experience do you have that will be most useful to be a volunteer for TGE?
Please indicate any related skills or experience by selecting all that apply
Customer service
Sound/Light Engineering
Administrative assistance
Standing for long intervals
Team Management
Microsoft Excel
Event set-up
Radio Communications
SOME OF THE ROLES CONTAIN ELEMENTS OF LIFTING AND PHYSICAL LABOUR, ARE YOU HAPPY TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE ROLES?
 Yes  No

Availability
We are looking for volunteers who are available for the 3 days of the festival. Please confirm:
I am available for the duration of the festival 9, 10 and 11 May
I can attend the Briefing & Registration session on 8 May (day time slots)
I am also available prior to the festival
Please indicate your availability prior/during the festival
Monday 6 May - DAY TIME
Tuesday 7 May - DAY TIME
Wednesday 8 May - DAY TIME
Thursday 9 May - DAY TIME
Thursday 9 May - EVENING
Friday 10 May - DAY TIME
Friday 10 May - EVENING
Saturday 11 May - DAY TIME
Saturday 11 May - EVENING
No schedule restrictions - available anytime
Do you live or around Brighton?
 Yes  No
If not living in Brighton, please explain your plan for accommodation
Would you like to be informed of other volunteer opportunities ?
 Yes  No

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We appreciate your time and interest. You can now "Submit" and a message will appear in the next window confirming receipt of your application.


 
 

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