Volunteer

FULL INFO ON VOLUNTEERING AT RIVERCAMP 2018 COMING SOON!

Stewards

Stewards are key volunteers who ensure that Rivercamp runs smoothly from beginning to end. The role covers a range of duties

As a member of the Stewarding Team you need to arrive by midday on Tuesday 24th August and you finish late on Bank Holiday Monday as you will be also clearing up the Big Top.  Stewards receive a free pass to the event and are provided with 2 meals a day

Catering

Catering produce breakfasts and dinners for all the volunteers at Rivercamp. Catering for the volunteers is an important way for the Rivercamp leaders say thank you to all who volunteer, and also of course fuel them up for the next task!  They need a team of 14 to prepare food, serve and clear up. If you think this could be the team for you then please apply.  Some experience of catering is helpful, but by no means essential, and they can guarantee that you will have the satisfaction of knowing that about 250 people of all ages will be very grateful that you came to help! As a member of the team you will arrive by midday on the Monday before the event for a team meeting at 7pm. An evening meal will be provided at 5pm.  Team members receive a free pass and are provided with 2 meals a day.

Site Team

The Site Support team has a vital role to ensure that the camp runs smoothly from the beginning until the end and covers a range of duties from making sure that equipment is in place at the right time, litter being collected, assisting the onsite electrical team, and even to help the Lenchwood team cleaning toilets and showers if needed.

The team work a 16-hour day split into two 8 hour shifts, each shift to have an hour break with free tea/coffee. A shift system is in place to make sure that you have an opportunity to attend most of the meetings,

As a member of the Maintenance team you will arrive at least by 10:00 am the Tuesday before the start of the camp so you can be briefed. A briefing will be carried out at 7pm that evening.

Your role finishes at 8pm on the Bank Holiday Monday.  As site crew, you will receive a free pass to the event and are provided with 2 meals a day.

Sports Team

The Sports Team at Rivercamp coordinate and referee organised sports and games, under the supervision of the sports’ team leader every afternoon at Rivercamp as well as being able to give gentle coaching and encouragement to children, teenagers and adults.  As a member of the Sports Team you will arrive in time for a team meeting at 7:00 pm Tuesday 22nd August, an evening meal will be provided at 5.30pm. Team members receive a half price pass and 2 meals a day

First Aid

The First Aid team are absolutely vital to making sure that Rivercamp runs smoothly and the main  part of the role is to administer first aid as necessary. Key members of the First Aid team must arrive onsite on the Monday before the event. All First Aid staff must be on site for a Team meeting on Tuesday 22 nd August at 7:00 pm. Team members receive a free pass and are provided with 2 meals a day.

Little Fishes

Little Fishes runs from 6 months – 4 years old and is an exciting programme for pre-school age children that runs each morning. As a member of the Little Fishes team you must arrive onsite in sufficient time to attend a team meeting at 7pm on the Tuesday before the event starts. An evening meal will be provided at 5.30pm. Volunteers receive a free pass to the event and are provided with 2 meals a day.

Production Team

The Production team have a massive role in looking after and running all of the sound, lighting and camera equipment on site. Experience in this field in your job or at church is really important. You will arrive by on the morning of Monday August 21st early to commence work and team briefing, an evening meal will be provided. Team members receive a free pass to the event and are provided with 2 meals a day. Note – Team Members are likely to have a late night on the final evening of Rivercamp packing down equipment from all of the venue.