VOLUNTEER

All volunteers will receive and get to keep a hand-knitted scarf as their uniform for the event, transport to and from nearby train or bus stations if needed, dinner on the night of the event, and a chance to experience the soundwalk themselves at the dress and tech rehearsal on the 31st of May.

Role Descriptions

Parking Warden


Important dates: Volunteer Meeting - 10th May 2020, 2-4pm Tech and Dress Rehearsal - 31st May 2020 4:30-8pm Event Date - 21st June 2020 Weather Contingency date - 28th June 2020 4:30pm-10:00pm Parking Wardens Volunteers will be situated at the Affair Park entrance to Wilson Reserve and Irvine Road car park. Their main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - Greeting Soundwalk and celebration guests. - Checking tickets and photo IDs for Soundwalk and celebration entry and handing out wristbands. - Helping to direct buses to appropriate areas. - Helping to direct people to and from shuttle buses. - Informing non celebration attendees to closure of park paths and helping direct them to alternative routes. - Working with security officer to facilitate a small number of parking spaces available for those with access needs. - Co-ordinating shuttle bus pick ups at the end of the event. - Distributing the souvenir story book to anyone without one at the end of the event.




Path Invigilator


Important dates: Volunteer Meeting - 10th May 2020, 2-4pm Tech and Dress Rehearsal - 31st May 2020 4:30-8pm Event Date - 21st June 2020 Weather Contingency Event Date - 28th June 2020 4:30pm-7:00pm Path Invigilators are situated along the group and individual soundwalking paths. Exact positions will be discussed and trialed in the volunteer meetings and tech and dress rehearsal. Their main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - Invisibly ensuring Soundwalkers complete their journey on the correct path. - Keeping track, via information given by Production Assistant, of flow of soundwalkers (ie. ‘Group 1 observed’, ‘Solo 1 observed’ etc.). - Responding to any calls for assistance made by any Soundwalker. - Liaising with Producers, Production Assistants, and Security via walkie in the event of a medical or security emergency. - Maintaining path closures to the general public and directing them to alternative routes. - Clearing any path obstructions (where reasonable) if needed between soundwalkers.




Welcome Officer


Important dates: Volunteer Meeting - 10th May 2020, 2-4pm Tech and Dress Rehearsal - 31st May 2020 4:30-8pm Event Date- 21, June, 2020 Weather Contingency date - 28th June 2020 4:30pm-8:00pm Welcome Officer Volunteers will be situated at entrances to the celebration site in Chelsworth Park. Their main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - Greeting celebration guests upon arrival to celebration from soundwalk and creating a fun, warm, and welcoming environment. - Collecting torches from soundwalkers, and handing out surveys. - Directing celebration guests with appropriate wristbands to food and drink. Kindly helping to remind those without wristbands that they have access to the storytelling celebration but will not have access to catering. - Informing non celebration attendees to closure of park paths and helping direct them to alternative routes. - Helping to disseminate souvenir storybook. - Answering questions regarding celebration.




Information Officer


Important dates: Volunteer Meeting - 10th May 2020, 2-4pm Tech and Dress Rehearsal - 31st May 2020 4:30-8pm Event Date - 21st June 2020 Weather Contingency Event Date - 28th June 2020 4:30pm-8:30pm Information Officers will be stationed at the information desk situated at the celebration site on the border of Wilson Reserve and Chelsworth Park. Their main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - Answering questions about the event to all attendees. - Selling any items for sale from our Storytellers; keeping track of items sold, money received, and assisting Producers/Production assistants with money distribution to appropriate storytellers at the end of the event. - Distributing souvenir storybooks to those who need it during the storytelling. - Assisting, if needed, at the survey response table and collection point. - Distributing souvenir storybooks to all attendees leaving celebration site (either to go on returning group walk or leaving via Irvine rd) at end of the event. - Ensuring a warm and welcoming environment at the celebration site.




Bump In Assistant


Important dates: Volunteer Meeting - 10th May 2020, 2-4pm Tech and Dress Rehearsal - 31st May 2020 2-8pm Event Date- 21, June, 2020 Weather Contingency date - 28th June 2020 2:00pm-4:30pm Bump In Assistants will work throughout Wilson Reserve and Chelsworth park to set up and prepare the celebration and soundwalk. Their main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - Helping to set up marquees in Affair park and Chelsworth Park. - Helping to place and hang lighting along the soundwalk path and at the celebration site. (Will require use of a ladder) - Helping to clear any obstructions to the soundwalk path and the celebration site. - Helping to set up information desk. - Helping to set up performer green room. - Helping place chairs in celebration site.




Bump Out Assistant


Important dates: Volunteer Meeting - 10th May 2020, 2-4pm Tech and Dress Rehearsal - 31st May 2020 4:30-8pm Event Date- 21, June, 2020 Weather Contingency date - 28th June 2020 8:00pm-10:00pm Bump Out Assistants will work throughout Wilson Reserve and Chelsworth park to take down and pack up the celebration and soundwalk. Their main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - Helping to take down marquees in Affair park and Chelsworth Park. - Helping to take down lighting along the soundwalk path and at the celebration site. (Will require use of a ladder) - Helping to clear any litter or debris made along the soundwalk path and at the celebration site. - Helping to pack up information desk. - Helping to pack up performer green room. - Helping to return chairs from celebration site back to football club house.





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