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Saskatoon
Volunteer Profile

First Name
Last Name
Address
City
Prov
PC
Daytime Phone
Evening Phone
Email
Previous Jazz Festival Volunteer Exp:      
# yrs 

Position(s)
Age
15-18  19-22  23-35
36-50  51-60  60+ 
Shirt Size
S    
M    
L    
XL   
XXL 
XXXL

Occupation
Driver’s License?
Yes
No
Interested in volunteering
throughout the year?
                
Yes   
No
Interested in volunteering outside Saskatoon?
Regina   
N. Battleford    
Prince Albert    
Moose Jaw
Special Skills (Please list any skills that might be useful to the Festival such as computers, cash handling, project management, construction, public speaking, etc.) 
 
Have you volunteered with other organizations?  If so, with what organizations and in what capacity?  

Which Jazz Festival Volunteer Positions are you interested in?
Hospitality Transportation Evening Concerts – FOH & BOH    
Souvenirs Club Jazz - Beer Garden Maintenance/Runner    
Clean Up Crew (Post Festival) Bessborough Gardens – BOH Concert MC    
Jazz Street Bessborough Gardens – FOH Poster Crew
(Pre-Festival)
 FOH = Front Of House
The Bassment - FOH 50/50 Ticket Sales Odeon / Amigo’s – FOH & BOH  
BOH = Back Of House

Participation Guidelines

  • Volunteers must be available for a minimum of 3 shifts
  • Volunteers must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of their shift
  • Shifts are approximately 4 hours long
  • Volunteers must attend an orientation session on Tuesday, May 22nd at the Third Ave United Church
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR T-SHIRT SIZE CAN ONLY BE GUARANTEED AS ORDERED ABOVE IF APPLICATION RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE OF APRIL 28, 2007.

Volunteer Fee & Benefits

All volunteers of the Festival are required to pay a $10 fee, which must accompany this application.

Benefits returned to the volunteer include:

  • Your own special edition volunteer t-shirt  (must be worn at all times when on duty)
  • Complimentary admission to any Festival concert that is not sold out 5 minutes prior to show time   (Centennial Auditorium performances excluded.)
  • An invitation to our Volunteer Appreciation Event
  • The opportunity to enjoy the music, have fun, make friends, and give back to your community!

Payment:        Cheque, or  Cash  Enclosed   OR     Visa, or   MasterCard          

Credit Card Number:
                                            

Expiry Date

Name on Card


Shift Availability (please indicate your choices with a checkmark)

 

Jun 22

Jun 23

Jun 24

Jun 25

Jun 26

Jun 27

Jun 28

Jun 29

Jun 30

Jul 1

Jul 2

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon

11 - 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 12 – 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Clean up crew only
 

6-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10pm -1am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you prefer?       indoor assignment, or         outdoor assignment, or     
doesn’t matter


Important Dates
Saturday April 28th, 2006
- Deadline for volunteer applications, including $10 fee (No guarantee of t-shirt size for late applications )

Tuesday May 22nd, 2006
- Volunteer Orientation at 7:00 PM at the Third Avenue United Church, 304 3rd Ave. North
It is essential that all volunteers and coordinators attend.
Information, changes and guidelines will be addressed at this time. Volunteers will be introduced to their coordinators.

Submit Completed Applications to: The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc., 701 – 601 Spadina Cr. E, Saskatoon, SK. S7K 3G8 OR Fax 934-5014 OR online at www.saskjazz.com

Thursday June 21st, 2007
- Festival Setup

Friday June 22nd, 2007
- Festival begins

Sunday July 1st, 2007
- Festival ends


Position Descriptions

Evening Concerts – FOH & BOH
- Evening shifts approximately 6:30pm – 10:30pm
- Late night shifts approximately 9pm – 1am
- Sell artist and festival merchandise at venue booths
- Handle cash & credit card transactions
- Complete sales & inventory reports
- Backstage security
- Artist liaison

Bessborough Gardens – Front of House
- Preparation & clean up of venue for concert
- Sell and take concert tickets
- Provide Festival information to concert goers
- Clean venue
- Door security

Bessborough Gardens – Back of House
- Backstage security
- Artist liaison
- Paying artists

Jazz Street
- Provide information to the public
- Transfer equipment between stages & place signage
- Pay musicians and obtain signatures for union paperwork
- May involve some lifting
- Shift hours vary

Club Jazz (Located in Kiwanis Park)
Includes Free Stage and Beer Gardens
- Shift hours vary, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.
- Must be 19 or older
- Ticket sales
- Servers
- Floaters
- Gate security
- Stock control
- Perform stage hand duties
- Welcome and direct musicians
- Paying musicians and obtaining signatures and Union paperwork
- Provide direction and support to MC’s

50/50 Ticket Sales
- Sell 50/50 tickets in the Bessborough Gardens and Club Jazz
- Shift hours vary

Invite a friend to volunteer!
Applications are available online at www.saskjazz.com

Transportation
- Meet musicians at the airport and drive them to hotel
- Assist musicians with musician equipment
- Transport musicians to venues for sound checks rehearsal
and performances
- Provide standby support for running errands
- Must hold a valid drivers license and have acceptable
references
- Must be 21 to 65
- Shift hours vary, including early mornings and late nights

Hospitality
- Greet and orient musicians upon arrival
- Confirm hotel rooms & hospitality services
- Shift hours vary

Maintenance/Runner
- Assist venue coordinators as required, duties may include:
- General maintenance and cleanliness of venues
- Delivery and display of signage
- Delivery of supplies
- Must have valid driver’s license

Master of Ceremonies (MC)
- Perform MC duties at various venues as directed by Festival staff
- Must be comfortable with public speaking
- Knowledge of music, sense of humor, public profile are not
necessary but considered assets!

Poster Crew
- Put Festival posters up in public places in your community
or other locations as required
- Pre-festival work in May and June

Odeon/Amigo’s – FOH & BOH
- Backstage security
- Artist liaison
- Sell & take concert tickets
- Door security
- Pay artists


Clean Up Crew – Post Festival
- Remove all signage and materials from each venue and
deliver to volunteer headquarters
- Remove all supplies from club jazz and return to volunteer
headquarters.
- Organize volunteer headquarters and return all required
items to the 8th floor storeroom

Submit completed application with $10 fee to:
SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
#701-601 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8
e-mail: sask.jazz@sasktel.net
Phone: 306-652-1421
Fax: 306-934-5014
WWW: saskjazz.com