We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to represent Child Bereavement UK at a range of festivals and events. We have volunteering opportunities to suit people of different music tastes at a variety of events across the UK, including the incredible Let’s Rock the 80’s retro music festivals and the contemporary, family friendly Pennfest.

All we ask is that you donate just four hours of your time assisting us by selling wristbands and raffle tickets, and scanning entry tickets at the entrance gate. In return, you will be able to enjoy the whole event for free!

You will be fully briefed at the start of your shift and will be supported by two members of Child Bereavement UK staff throughout. You will also have access to free water and snacks while volunteering.

Time-specific shift of four hours will be given ahead of your shift.

We have a range of festival and event volunteering opportunities across the UK. To see all our upcoming dates, visit: Volunteer at a festival

We encourage diversity in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and have concerns as to your ability to volunteer, please contact us to see how we can support you.

Essential skills required

  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • Aged over 18 years (children can help a volunteering adult, however they will not be listed as a and will attend the event at the responsible adult’s own risk).
  • Reliable
  • Confident with basic technology, such as using a card machine (training will be provided)

Ideal skills required

  • Confident working with the general public

Key activities

  • Selling wristbands and raffle tickets 
  • Scanning entry tickets

What you’ll get out of the experience

  • Free entry to the event
  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Priority access to other volunteering positions across the charity
  • Being part of raising funds to help Child Bereavement UK support families and children to rebuild their lives following bereavement.

Key working relationships

  • Fundraising team 
  • Festival goers
  • Other volunteers

Equality and diversity

The Charity is committed to creating a safe and welcoming atmosphere for everyone, and one that challenges all forms of oppression or discrimination including those based on age, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity leave, disability, race (which includes nationality, citizenship, ethnic or national origins), religion/faith or belief, sexual orientation (collectively known in law as the ‘protected characteristics’), as well as any oppression or discrimination based on other physical characteristics or impairments, occupation, income, wealth, or unrelated criminal convictions.

We encourage diversity and equality in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and would like to discuss this with us prior to signing up, please email: [email protected] to see how we can support you. 

Terms and conditions

This job profile is not intended to be a complete list of duties and responsibilities but is a guide for information. It may be reviewed and changed in the light of the evolving needs of the Charity and as part of the volunteer’s development. Any changes will be made following discussion with the post holder.

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