Barnaby volunteers are an army of enthusiastic and hard working people who come from far and wide to assist in delivering the Festival. Some people offer a couple of hours in total, others make a regular commitment in the months leading up to festival in a number of different areas. To find out more:
- Get in touch to express your interest in volunteering by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sign up to be a volunteer here giving details of your interests
- Come to a meeting to see how we work, meet existing volunteers and catch up on developments.
There are many ways to volunteer, depending on where the festival is in the planning process. Here are some of the roles:
Admin Support Team – provide clerical, database or other duties in the Barnaby office
Barnaby Ambassadors – attending public events to promote the festival and make new contacts
Marketing and Media team – develop media contacts, write press releases, manage social media, direct mail, organise promotion, support website team
Web – develop functionality, write and manage content
Way Marking & Signage Team – design, make, paint or sew materials to animate town centre and direct public; design, create and manage the evolving Barnaby ‘washing lines’.
Project & Event Managers and Assistants – develop and/or run anything from a large-scale concert to micro-happening
Stewarding – at visual art exhibitions, outdoor events or indoor performances
Front of House – taking tickets on the door, welcoming the public, ushering and assisting venue managers
Venue Management – working with artists/performers and technical teams, managing front of house team, liaising with festival management team and venue owner
Make Do and Mend Team – small DIY or construction jobs, producing structures or fixing up venues
Distribution Team – get marketing materials to shops and offices in a small geographical area, become the Barnaby Rep’!
Runners and Helpers… general last-minute tasks, trouble-shooting and running around!
Support Barnaby in Other Ways
We’re a registered charity, powered by volunteers. If you can’t give your time, please consider donating or helping us ‘in-kind’ in some other way. Drop us a line email@example.com
Photos by Teneight Studios, Fiona Bailey & Matt Davenport