UCD Festival 2019 - Volunteering Application Form
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the UCD Festival 2019.

On Saturday, 8 June 2019, we will welcome 20,000+ visitors to campus for free events in science & innovation, arts & humanities, technology, business, health and well-being activities. The UCD Festival is our largest public engagement event showcasing the best and the brightest of the UCD community!

Behind the scenes, over 500 people will work in collaboration to make this year's event the most exciting, diverse and vibrant yet.

We need volunteers to help:
• Encourage people in the local area to come along to the Festival
• Set-up, decoration and pack down the Festival site
• Welcome and direct exhibitors to festival areas
• Meet, greet and orientate public visitors
• Assist UCD Festival staff, demonstrators and speakers
• Be social media ambassadors on the day
• Act as lecture stewards
• Staff information points around campus
• Evaluate and capture feedback from the day

Volunteering at the Festival is a great way to meet students, alumni, faculty and staff, while connecting with the UCD community.

Please complete the application below so we can get to know you better in order to match you with a role!

The deadline for UCD Festival Volunteer applications is Friday, 10 May 2019.

Please complete the form below comprehensively to apply...
This form will be used to help match you with a volunteer role so please provide accurate information below.
1. Name
Your answer
2. Email Address
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3. Telephone Number
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4. Have you previously volunteered with the UCD Festival?
5. Age
6. T-shirt Size
7. Relationship to UCD
If you are UCD Student, please let us know your Year & Degree
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Student ID Number (if known/applicable)
Your answer
If you are UCD Graduate, please let us know your Year & Degree
Your answer
If you are UCD Member of Staff, please note School/Unit/Department and Position
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8. Tick the Festival Zones that interest you:
9. Tick the Volunteer Roles that interest you:
*Please tick more than one option above. If you select multiple roles that appeal to you, we have a better chance of offering you a preferred role.
10. What is your Availability on Saturday, 8 June:
Would you be available to assist with distribution and marketing materials during weekdays (13 - 24 May)?
If so, what time of day suits you best?
11. We will hold 2 volunteer briefings before the UCD Festival which will take approximately 1.5 hours. Please check the date above which suits your schedule best:
* We ask all volunteers make a special effort to attend so that we can meet you and provide essential information and training about the event and your role.
12. Please outline your professional and/or volunteer experience that you feel relates to this opportunity:
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13. What is motivates you to volunteer?
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Our commitment to you...
We operate an inclusive volunteer programme which welcomes volunteers of all ages, ethnicities and volunteers with disabilities. The UCD Festival relies on people with a wide variety of skills and provides training to ensure that you are comfortable undertaking your tole. If you have a physical disability, or have other access requirements, we will we will do our best to accommodate your needs and those of all our volunteers.
14. Is there anything else you would like for us to know or take into consideration when matching you with a volunteer role?
Your answer
Provided for all Festival Volunteers:
• UCD Festival Volunteer T-Shirt
• Full Briefing & Relevant Training Prior to UCD Festival
• Lunch/Refreshments
• Lanyard & Programmes
• Lots of Fun!
Next Steps...
Once you have submitted this form, we will be in touch regarding next steps.

All initial correspondence will be sent via email. Please ensure alumnivolunteer@ucd.ie is added to your email contacts folder so our correspondence does not get quarantined as spam.

If you have questions or would like further information, please contact Ria Flom on +353 1 716 1232 or email alumnivolunteer@ucd.ie

Should your availability change following this initial application, please do not hesitate to email with any revisions.

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