MerleFest Music, Moments, Memories Volunteer Application 2017

Step 1: Read Policies, Rules and Regulations

(*All applicants must be 18 by April 27, 2017. No applications will be processed for anyone under 18.)

Please read all rules and regulations carefully before submitting your application.

  CANCELLATION POLICY FOR ALL VOLUNTEERSclick here to read...

Notification of cancellation for MerleFest 2017 must be received by 5:00pm EST on April 10.
New volunteers who cancel after that date or fail to successfully complete any volunteer shift, will have their deposit check cashed by MerleFest.
Neither new volunteers nor veterans who cancel any shift after April 10 will be considered for volunteer position at MerleFest 2018.

First time volunteers must also send a $45 deposit via personal check which will be returned after successful completion of scheduled assignments.

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  DEPOSIT POLICY - click here to read....

Anyone who has never worked as a MerleFest volunteer, or has failed to report to a scheduled volunteer position in previous years without notifying MerleFest, must send a personal check for $45 made out to MerleFest. Mail it to the address at the bottom of this application. 

Applications will not be processed until the MerleFest Volunteer Coordinator has received the volunteer deposit. This check will be held until the final day of scheduled shifts.

The deposit check and volunteer gift may be picked up at Flattop’s Getaway after the successful completion of all scheduled shifts.

Checks not picked up will be shredded.

Only personal checks will be accepted.  No cash, money orders, etc.

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  PHOTOGRAPH - click here to read...

All volunteers must send in a recent photograph.

You will have the opportunity to upload your photograph with this application in "Step 2." Otherwise, you may send it to us via mail or email. *You may view instructions on how to do this at the bottom of this application and again on the "Confirmation" page.

*By submitting this application you grant permission for publication of any photo or video in which you appear.

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Step 2: Uploading your photograph.

(*If you choose to upload your photo, this step must be completed before beginning Step 3.   Otherwise, any information already entered below in Step 3 may be deleted when attaching your photo here.   You may also choose to mail your photo after the application is submitted.)

*If you do wish to send your photo attached to this application, please use the following upload instructions. Otherwise, you may skip to Step 3.

Instructions: Click below to upload a current picture of yourself to be included with this application.
If possible, please rename the image to your "Full Name" (ex: My_Full_Name.jpg) before beginning this step. If you are unfamiliar with renaming images, we will do it for you after your application is uploaded.
After uploading your image, you will be returned to this page to finish filling out your application.

 

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* Click here to proceed to the Upload Image Form Now   or continue with the application.


* If you don't submit a photograph with this application, please read the "Photograph" instructions at the bottom of the page.

 

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Step 3: Filling out information fields.

* Required fields are marked with the red asterisk.

*First Name:   First Name is required.
*Last Name:   Last Name is required.
 
(format Date of Birth: mm/dd/yyyy - 4 digit year)
*Date of Birth:  ( MM / DD / YYYY )   Date of birth is required. Invalid date format.
*Volunteers must be 18 years old before April 27th, 2017.
 
*Address:   Address is required.   Other:   Other if selected for State.If not a U.S resident, please contact
the Volunteer Coordinator at 336-838-6262.
*City:
  City is required.
*State:  
 State is required.
 
*Zip Code:   A 5 digit Zip Code is required.
*Email:
  Invalid Email Address. Email addres is required.
*Verify Email:
  Please enter an email address matching the one above. Please make sure your email address matches the one above.
 
(Format phone #'s: 555-555-5555 -  please include your area code)
*Best Phone:
  Best phone to reach you is required.
Alternate Phone:
 
Gender:   

 

 
*Emergency Contact Information ( *Required Fields ):
*Emergency Contact's Name:
  An Emergency Contact Name is required.
*Emergency Contact's Phone # :
  A phone # where your emergency contact can be reached is required.
   
If you need to be scheduled with another person due to transportation needs, please list his/her name:
Person To Schedule With:
Volunteer Schedule Calendar

Select the "days" and "times" below that you are available to work (select ALL days and times you are available):
   4 day volunteers will have first priority. Shift lengths and times vary.

By checking "Yes" to the right of each day, you will see the time slots available for that day.
Please place a check next to each of the time slots you are available to volunteer for each day.

Are you available to work 27th Thursday, April 27th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Thursday below.
       
    Afternoon   Night Evening  
 
   
Are you available to work 28th Friday, April 28th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Friday below.
  Morning   Evening    
    Afternoon   Night    
 
   
Are you available to work 29th Saturday, April 29th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Saturday below.
  Morning Evening  
    Afternoon Night  
 
 
Are you available to work 29th Sunday, April 30th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Sunday below.
       
  Morning Afternoon Evening
 

 Note: Please make baby-sitting arrangements prior to your assigned shift.

Please indicate preferred areas to work.
Every consideration will be given to your preferences, how
ever MerleFest schedules volunteers as needed.

1st Preference:
2nd Preference:
3rd Preference:


What is your current occupation?

List any physical limitations that you want us to consider for scheduling purposes.

Have you volunteered at MerleFest before? 

If yes, what is the most recent year worked? 

How many years have you been a MerleFest Volunteer? 

In what areas did you work? 

Notes: (List any additional information or request that you would like to communicate to our MerleFest Volunteer Coordinator.)

Max 500 characters.  

 

Are you applying for Stage Crew?

Stage Crew Information

Would you be available to work an outreach performance at one of the local schools on Thursday?

Are you available to work Midnight Jam?

Are you available to work pre-festival set-up?
(*can be physically demanding)

Are you available to work post-festival tear down?
(*can be physically demanding)

Please list previous experience, especially with audio setup: (*can be physically demanding)

(Stage Crew)
List any physical limitations that you want us to consider for scheduling purposes:

Step 4: Submitting Your Application:

  Please read the following carefully:

BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION I AGREE NOT TO HOLD WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION, THEIR BOARDS AND/OR STAFF RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ACCIDENTS, LOSS, THEFT, OR CLAIMS RESULTING FROM MY PARTICIPATION. BY SUBMISSION OF THIS APPLICATION, I ALSO GRANT PERMISSION FOR PUBLICATION OF ANY PHOTO OR VIDEO IN WHICH I MAY APPEAR.

*You must read and agree with the statements above (including Policies, Rules and Regulations) in order to submit this form. Click the checkbox below stating that you have read and that you "Agree" with the statements above. Clicking the checkbox will enable the "Submit" button allowing your application to be processed.
Again, from the MerleFest Staff, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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I have read and AGREE with the statements above.

* Please read all additional information below.
   

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Photograph Instructions:

*You will receive your volunteer schedule by email or by mail within six to eight weeks.
*Please notify us of any changes to your mailing address or email address.

If you didn't submit a photograph with this application, all volunteers (veteran volunteers included) must send in a recent photograph within 2 weeks to one of the following:

  By mail to the following address: 
MerleFest
Attention: Volunteer Coordinator
PO Box 120
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

or

emailEmail to: merlefest.volunteer@wilkescc.edu

Your application will not be processed until photo is received.