Volunteer at the Festival

Volunteer at Karnidale 2022

Volunteer applications are now closed. we have no more positions for volunteers on the site!

Every year we need LOTS of volunteers.

We seek volunteers locally, nationally and internationally.

We need volunteers for the full 2-week experience of the International training project plus the festival and we need volunteers for the festival weekend only.

You will become fully immersed in the world of Circus and become part of a great team for the festival.

Tasks include working in the kitchen doing food prep, washing up, breakfasts, cleaning, waste management, Pizza team, Baristas, Bar work working in the cafe and other general site works.

What we offer if you volunteer for the full 2 weeks :

Accommodation – bring your own tent, swag, hammock, car, van – whatever you want to sleep in. We’ll find a nice shady spot for you to make your own.

Food – you’ll get 3 square meals per day, plus one coffee per day. Vegetarians and carnivores are catered for.

Activities – You can join in the warm up class in the morning and Captain Fatso’s handstand class at the end of the day. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a dance class and we put on a volunteer class each day in differing disciplines.

Entertainment – There are evening cabarets as well as a creative and vibrant atmosphere inhabited by wonderful artistic souls, such as yourself. You’ll make friends for life and take away memories that will stay with you for ever.

What we ask from you if volunteering the whole project :

5 hours per day of enthusiastic help in your allocated slots, to be rostered as far as possible in accordance with your skills and preferences.

A commitment to the Festival ethic of doing your absolute best, punctually, cheerfully and with energy, supporting your workmates and the circus staff.

What we ask from you if volunteering for the festival only

Volunteering gives you access to the full festival weekend ticket.

We ask you to work  a split of 5 hours over the friday 14th January  and Saturday 15th January 2022 of the festival.

Get into it, be a part of the crew. Help make the festival wheels go around!

Volunteers will be asked to give a small refundable deposit on the allocation of their festival ticket which will be returned when your festival hours are completed.

You can apply now on the link below but you wont hear back from us till August!

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