Free ticket, free meals, free camping & lovely yellow tabards… Sign up to volunteer!

Join our volunteering team for 2016.

Our specific role applications are now open. Every year we recruit enthusiastic and fun, festival-loving volunteers to join our team onsite. Earn a free ticket and experience the festival from the inside, with a range of opportunities from Stewarding to Stage Management, Artist Liaison to Litter Picking.

Although the festival runs from the evening of 31st August until the early hours of the 5th September, we require Outlook volunteers to work between 30th August and 6th September. Most roles are split into shift groups to enable Volunteers to plan their trip before their specific shifts are sent out in August. The shift group dates are:

Shift Group A: 30th August – 2nd September
Shift Group B: 1st September – 4th September
Shift Group C: 3rd September – 6th September
Roles without a Shift Group: 31st August – 5th September

Please note, all volunteers are required to arrived on site and be accredited the day BEFORE their first shift.

Volunteers will be asked to pay a £140 deposit (+ £12.50 booking fee), which will be refunded by 30th September 2016, on the successful completion of 3 x 6-8 hour shifts. *This may consist of 1 x 12hr and 1 x 6-8hr.* Any deposit refund queries must be made within two weeks of the deposit return date. Any queries made outside of this time will not be dealt with.

If you want to volunteer at Dimensions Festival, you can purchase a dual festival deposit for the same price!

The volunteer package includes...

– Free festival ticket
– 1 x food token per shift
– 3 x Shifts (6-8hours)
Festival Deposit = £140.00 + bf
Festival Deposit + Camping Pass = £195.00 + bf

Camping Pass for Volunteers

Volunteers are entitled to a refundable Volunteer Camping Pass. To obtain this pass you will need to purchase the Volunteer Camping Pass with your Volunteer Deposit. Volunteer Camping Passes will be refunded (minus campsite fees) along with your Volunteer Deposits upon successful completion of your shifts. Please note, booking fees are non refundable. If you have purchased a Single Festival Volunteer Deposit plus your Camping Pass for £195.00 + bf you will refunded £180.00 on completion of your shifts. If you have purchased a Dual Festival Volunteer Deposit plus your Camping Pass for £250.00 + bf you will be refunded £220.00 on completion of your shifts.

Volunteers are an integral part of the festival, and help create a safe, positive environment, and the community atmosphere Outlook is famous for.

Volunteering at Outlook is a great way to party on a budget, make new friends, and gain valuable work experience. Many return to volunteer year after year; and some have even become part of the team running the festival!

If you would like to be a part of Outlook 2016 and think you fit the bill, please fill out the online application:

Apply Now

The closing date for Specific Role Volunteer Applications is Sunday 29th May 2016.

All deposits will need to be paid before this date to secure your chosen role. Volunteers who have not paid their deposit by this date will be reallocated to our General Volunteer role. Please make sure you read ALL of the information regarding volunteering on our PAAM page before you submit your application.

Please note the application process for Ex-Yugoslavian Volunteers differ from the Rest of the World applications process. Please keep checking the Ex-Yu page of our website for information on how to apply if you are from an Ex-Yugoslavian country.

Have a question or two?

Click the link to download our Volunteer FAQ sheet.

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