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27/05 – 30/05

Shindig Festival



May 2021 (Official Dates TBC)


Dillington Park, Ilminster, TA19 9EQ

Available Roles

Volunteer Coordinator






Yes – camping is available



After the cancellation of the 2020 edition, we cannot wait to welcome staff back to Shindig Festival in 2021! Full details on roles, pay, T’s & C’s etc, will be confirmed early 2021.

Where and what

Shindig Festival is a glorious mash up of a gig, a house party, a circus show, comedy night, a wellbeing retreat and a kid’s party. No main stages, just a beautiful arrangement of stretch marquees, so you can be in amongst it, or sitting on the grass supping something cold.

The role

We are looking for Volunteer Coordinators to join our team. This is a management level position, with the following responsibilities:

  • Work with the management team to coordinate the deployment of volunteers onsite
  • Ensure the team are briefed on their role and the onsite procedures
  • Coordinate the supervisor team to ensure the smooth delivery of our operations
  • Respond to any issues with care and professionalism
  • Ensure high welfare standards are maintained for the team

Shifts and arrival

Shifts are TBC. Hours are TBC.

Skills and Experience

  • You must have appropriate supervisor or management experience
  • Experience managing large teams of volunteers is desirable
  • Extensive experience working at events, preferably large scale outdoor events
  • Great admin skills, with experience of google sheets and Excel
  • A love of working in the great outdoors!

Candidate requirements

  • You must be a UK resident or have the right to work in the UK
  • You must be able to provide at least two references from previous employers

How to apply

Applications will open officially for this event in 2021. For now, please register your interest by subscribing to our mailing list. You will then be at the front of the queue for when we open applications early next year.

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