Open try-out for Nisville Jazz Festival 2019 volunteers

Be part of the biggest volunteer event in Serbia and Balkan region – join us in celebrating the jubilee 10th year of Nišville’s volunteer programme! 

Nišville Jazz Festival will continue its tradition of giving young people the opportunity to give their contribution to one of the most significant cultural events in Serbia all the while enjoying themselves and spending their summer in a productive and fun way.

300 youngsters are going to spend 12 days participating in the volunteer’s programme, collecting invaluable experiences, knowledge and making new friends.

Over 3000 young people have took part in Nišville’s volunteers programme from 2010. forth. These people come from over 120 different cities both Serbian and foreign. In 2012. the team has been honored by a token with Constantine The Great’s image for extraordinary voluntary contribution to promotion and development of culture in this area. 

Even the performers were charmed by volunteers. Many domestic and foreign names of the Jazz scene have complimented volunteers. A number of media services, also both foreign and domestic, have reported about Nišville’s volunteers. A renowned Serbian musician Miša Blam has deemed the volunteers a trademark for the festival.

Nišville Jazz Volunteers have become a distinctive symbol of activism and solidarity. 

We are hereby inviting all interested volunteers from around the world to apply for the volunteership and contribute to the festival and become part of its huge story.

The volunteers are placed into 10 teams: 

Audience Host – Welcomes the audience and directs people to their seats. Checks audience tickets and controls the entrance to the festival grounds,

Musicians Host – Works with musicians during their stay in Niš. A musician hosts task is to be there for his/her musicians, provide them with what they might require and escort them to the festival grounds, their accommodation, etc

The Bee and the Ladybug – Looks after guests of the festival, hosts people in the VIP lounge and provides them with assistance if necessary. Also, performs activities related to the realization of protocols during the main and supporting events of the festival, from welcoming guests and handing out gifts to handing out festival awards. The Ladybug and the bee are the trademarks of the volunteers,

Marketing – Performs activities such as advertising the festival, setting up advertisements or preparing gift shop stands and activities related to promotional journeys,

Press – Keeps the press center up and running. Manages the volunteer blog and social media pages,

Technical support – Provides support in setting the stage up and helping performers with their equipment onstage,

Logistics – Provides support in setting up and executing the Festivals extra programme

Catering service – Handles refreshments and food for all the Festivals participants

Workshop – Participates in organizing the workshop programme. Helps with setting up and managing the workshop venue and participants, as well as the educational matine programme,

Security – Helps hired security services in handling security on the Festival venues,

it is possible also to apply as:

Assistant Team Leader – Participates in managing an entrusted team and asissts the team leader in his activities.

All candidates must be at least 15 years of age and read and willing to take on responsibilites during the programme. The volunteership lasts from the 1st of August until the 12th August 2019. Volunteers work in shifts and everything is accustomed to the rules of volunteers management and codex and according to The Volunteer’s Law of The Republic of Serbia.

The call will end on the 10th of July, which is when the application form will close too. All questions and potential problems while applying can be sent via e-mail to this address: volunteers@nisville.com and info@voluntee.rs 

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