VOLUNTEER - 2024 Application Form -



BASS COAST 2024
VOLUNTEER APPLICATION



Thank you for your interest in joining the Bass Coast volunteer team.
Volunteering is an opportunity to gather alongside an inspiring collective of individuals to create, collaborate and connect. As a volunteer, you are an integral part of the entire festival. We are grateful for each and every one of you.

IMPORTANT - RETURNING VOLUNTEERS

Do not fill out this application. Please check your email (junk / spam folders) for the Returning Volunteer Application form sent from volunteer@basscoast.ca. If you have not received it, please email at the address above and we will send you the form to complete.


APPLICATION INFORMATION


Volunteer Application Length: Approx. 5-10min

Documents Required:
  • Clearly visible photo of self
  • Valid photo ID (Drivers License, BCID, BC Services Card, Provincial Identification Card or Passport)
  • Relevant certifications:
    • Examples: First Aid Certification, Serving It Right, FOODSAFE, Boom Lift Operator, Red Seals (Carpentry, Electrician, Kitchen, etc.), Criminal Record Check (required for specific Harm Reduction positions), and Other Associated Professional Certification.

Volunteer Application Tips:

  • Don’t rush and take breaks as needed. We recommend opening up a separate document to copy the open-ended questions to answer at your pace. Once complete, copy and paste back into the application.
  • Be intentional with your application responses. It gives us a deeper understanding of how you wish to participate at Bass Coast. This leads to more fulfilling team placements.



BASS COAST VOLUNTEER INFORMATION


Volunteers are required to commit:

  • 24 hours during the event. (3 x 8 hour shifts. Thursday, July 11th - Sunday, July 14th)

    OR

  • 32 hours pre / post event. (4 x 8 hours shifts)

Volunteers are required to pay a deposit which will be refunded after shifts have been completed. All volunteers must pay an administration fee of $52.56 that will cover:

  • Bass Coast volunteer t-shirt

  • One dinner on the day of each shift worked
Volunteer access includes early entry and a vehicle pass. Please ensure you arrive the night before your shift begins.



BASS COAST SUPER VOLUNTEER INFORMATION


These are opportunities for volunteers who are interested in gaining professional experience in event production.

Super Volunteer are required to commit:

  • 32 hours during the event. (4 x 8 hours shifts. Thursday, July 11th - Sunday, July 14th)

    OR

  • 40 hours pre/post event.  (5 x 8 hours shifts)

Super Volunteers are required to pay a deposit which will be refunded after shifts have been completed. All volunteers must pay an administration fee of $52.56 that will cover:
  • Bass Coast volunteer t-shirt

  • One breakfast and dinner during each shift worked

Super Volunteer access includes early entry and a vehicle pass. Please ensure you arrive the night before your shift begins. Once shifts are complete, they can request a personalized letter of recommendation from co-founders.


VOLUNTEER DEPOSIT


By submitting your completed application and volunteer deposit, you confirm your commitment to the selected dates. Please verify your availability for all specified dates before submission, as changes to availability cannot be accommodated after processing.

Applications without a deposit will not be considered.  Please ensure you complete the payment within one week of submitting your application.

If for any reason you are not selected to volunteer, you will be issued a full refund.

Please read the Bass Coast Liability Waiver, Code of Conduct, and Consent Education Series thoroughly.

 

International Volunteers:
Only applicants with Canadian Citizenship or those legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. If you are an international applicant you must have a Working Holiday Visa currently in place.

COVID-19 Workplace Policy
Bass Coast Festival will continue to operate in accordance with provincial and local health guidelines and recommendations.

Email Communication
To ensure you are receiving up to date communications from Bass Coast, add info@basscoast.ca and volunteer@basscoast.ca to your "Safe Sender" list. If not, email communications may end up in spam or junk mail folders.


Please note: all questions with * indicate a required field.


Thank you. We look forward to reviewing your application.


PLEASE DO NOT NAVIGATE AWAY FROM THIS PAGE WHILE COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM.


USING THE BACK BUTTON WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF COLLECTED INFORMATION, REQUIRING YOU TO START AGAIN.

Have you previously volunteered for Bass Coast Festival? *
YesNo

If you selected YES and have previously volunteered for Bass Coast, DO NOT CONTINUE this application form.

Instead, please check your email (junk / spam folders) for the Returning Volunteer Application form sent from volunteer@basscoast.ca. If you have not received it, please email us at the email address above and we will send you the form to complete.

Thank you for your understanding.

Do you have Canadian Citizenship or are eligible to work in Canada? *
YesNo

Only applicants with Canadian Citizenship or those legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered.

If you are an international applicant, you MUST have a Working Holiday Visa currently in place.

Legal First Name *
Preferred First Name *
Legal Last Name *
Email *
Confirm Email *
Mobile *
Building / House Number *
Street Name *
City *
Province *
Postal code *
Please upload a photo of yourself with your face clearly visible. *
(MAX SIZE 5MB)
Provide valid ID: *
(MAX SIZE 5MB)

(Drivers License, BCID, BC Services Card, Provincial Identification Card or Passport)

What unisex t-shirt size do you prefer? *

When choosing a style please consider your personal style and comfort level.

Do you have any references from the Bass Coast team? *
YesNo
Bass Coast References Contact Info and Details *

Please provide the name(s), department(s), and describe your connection with each individual. Contact info can also be included.

Have you previously volunteered for other festivals? *
YesNo
Past Festival Experience *

What teams and which year did you hold the position?

Which team did you find the most fulfilling, and would you like to be placed on a similar team at Bass Coast? *

Please be descriptive.

Do you have other festival or professional references that can speak to your experience? *
YesNo
Other References Contact Info and Details *

Please include name(s) and contact details (phone number, company, and position). You can use this field to share any other details related to this experience.

How did you hear about volunteering for us? *
I'm a returning volunteerFriendFacebookInstagramNewsletterTikTokTwitterWebsiteOther
If other, please share details. *

BASS COAST VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:
From the list below, please select 3 different positions where you would like to volunteer.
Applications must have a variety of teams chosen, do not select same position for all choices. This will not guarantee placement within that department.

To view Volunteer Position Descriptions and requirements please see HERE

First Choice *
Second Choice *
Third Choice *
Availability *

**IMPORTANT: Shift selection is limited at this time. Priority given to those available from Mon. July 1 - Sun. July 7 and Wed. July 10 - Fri. July 19**

Please select at least
4 consecutive dates during which you are available to volunteer.

If applying for pre/post show teams, please note that this does not guarantee pre/post show placement and you may be selected for showtime shifts. All volunteers must be available during showtime (Thursday, July 11th - Sunday, July 14th).


Selecting AM or PM gives us an idea of when you are most productive, but does not guarantee your shift placement.

Only select more than 4 consecutive dates if you are certain you will be available for all dates indicated. Changes to availability will not be accepted once your application has been processed. Please do not select "All" dates. We will do our best to schedule you according to your indicated availability.

[all]
Mon 1/Jul
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Tue 2/Jul
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Wed 3/Jul
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Thu 4/Jul
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Fri 5/Jul
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Mon 8/Jul
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Tue 9/Jul
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Wed 10/Jul
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Thu 11/Jul
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Sun 14/Jul
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Mon 15/Jul
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Tue 16/Jul
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Wed 17/Jul
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Thu 18/Jul
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Fri 19/Jul
[all] Morning
[all] Afternoon
[all] Evening
When are you usually most productive? *
Early morning Afternoon EveningAnytime
Would you like to be scheduled with a friend?
YesNo
Contact Information

Friends who apply together, submit fees within the same time frame, and match their schedule and team preferences have a higher chance of being placed together.

Please provide their first and last name below. We will do our best to accommodate requests but cannot guarantee team placement.

Which skill sets and/or certifications do you have? *

Please select all that apply. Certifications and/or licenses must be valid through the dates of Bass Coast 2023.

First Aid Certification. Experience supporting people in recovery or abstaining from substances. Training in operating a FTIR machine or training in substance testing. Education in Counselling or Teaching.Class 5 Drivers LicenseClass 4 Drivers LicenseProfessional Driving ExperienceBasic Power Tool KnowledgeMechanical KnowledgeCertified Boom Lift OperatorCertified Skid-steer OperatorWorksafe CertifiedSome Carpentry ExperienceProfessional CarpenterSome Electrical ExperienceProfessional ElectricianSome Welding ExperienceProfessional WelderServing It RightFOODSAFEKitchen ExperienceRed Seal ChefDecorPainting (Decor, Typography)Painting (Commercial)Professional ReceptionAccounting / BookkeepingWritten CommunicationsOffice AdministrationSome Graphic Design KnowledgeGraphic Design ProfessionalITExcelGoogle WorkSpace (Drive, Sheets, Docs)OrganizationalLeadershipDetail OrientedProblem Solving
Do you have valid First Aid or Medical Certification? *

A Criminal Record Check may be required.

YesNo
Which level(s) and how many years have you been certified? *

Please elaborate.

If applicable, please upload your CPR certification.
(MAX SIZE 5MB)
Do you have experience working or studying Mental Health, specifically with Harm Reduction, Public Health, Nursing, or Addictions Counselling? *

Applicants for this team must include a criminal record check from the last 18 months.

YesNo
Please detail your experience and if studying, your registration status. *
Do you have Serving It Right certification or equivalent from another province? *
YesNo
Please enter Serving It Right number below. *
Do you have a driver's license valid in Canada? *

Some teams may require volunteers to drive a vehicle, side by side, or golf cart. Other teams may require volunteers to drive a Bass Coast or personal vehicle off site for deliveries and/or pickups.

Yes No
Will you have a vehicle on site that could be used for deliveries and other transportation needs? *
YesNo
What kind of vehicle do you have? *
Are you comfortable lifting heavy items over 30lbs for extended periods of time? *
YesNo
Are you comfortable doing manual labour in inclement weather for extended periods of time? *
YesNo
Please upload the following files if currently valid and applicable to teams you have applied for.
(MAX SIZE 1MB)
  • First Aid Certification

  • Serving It Right

  • FOODSAFE

  • Boom Lift Operator

  • Red Seals (Carpentry, Electrician, Kitchen, etc.)

  • Criminal Record Check (may be required for specific Harm Reduction and/or First Aid positions)

  • Other Associated Professional Certification

Add another (Max 5)
Are you interested in becoming a Super Volunteer? *

Super Volunteers work longer hours (40 hours pre/post event or 32 hours during the event) and are interested in gaining professional experience in event production.

Super Volunteers receive a personalized letter of recommendation from Bass Coast's co-founders and other unique perks.

YesNo
Please describe why you are interested in the Super Volunteer program. *

You will be contacted with more information after your application is submitted.

Emergency Contact First and Last Name *
Emergency Contact Phone Number *
Emergency Contact Relationship *
Meal Preference *

If you have a specific dietary preference, we will do our best to accommodate but we cannot guarantee.

Please select any allergies or dietary restrictions
DairyMilkEggsCrustacean shellfish (e.g., crab, lobster, shrimp)Fish (e.g., bass, flounder, cod)Red meatCornAlmondsPeanutsSesameSoybeansTree nuts (e.g., almonds, walnuts, pecans)WheatGlutenOther
Other food allergies or dietary reserictions


VOLUNTEER DEPOSIT

Volunteers are required to purchase a VOLUNTEER DEPOSIT of $489.79 (all inclusive of ticket price+tax+service charges) or initiate a payment plan upon application.

The $52.56 administration fee (included within total deposit amount) is NON-REFUNDABLE. A total of $437.23 will be refunded through Bass Coast ticketing company to the purchasing credit card upon completion of all shifts.

Volunteer deposits are non-transferable. If for any reason you are not selected to volunteer, you will be issued a full refund.

Please ensure that your volunteer deposit is purchased using the same email address as this volunteer application. No tickets are generated with this purchase. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with instructions on how to check-in at the festival site.

I agree to pay Bass Coast Volunteer Deposit. *
Full Deposit

After the Towards Equity questions on the next page, you will be prompted on the completion page to purchase your volunteer deposit.

Opportunity for any further comments, special requests, or information

Do you have any medical conditions or special requirements that Bass Coast should know about?

Liability Waiver *

By checking 'YES,' I confirm that I have read, understand and agree to the details outlined in the Bass Coast Liability Waiver.

Liability Release

Yes
Code of Conduct *

By checking 'YES,' I confirm that I have read, understand and agree to the details outlined in the Bass Coast Code of Conduct. 

Code of Conduct

Yes
Harassment and Assault Policy *

By checking 'YES,' I confirm that I have read, understand and agree to the details outlined in the Bass Coast Harassment and Assault Policy with particular attention to Section 6.1.

Section 6.1 - Harassment and Assault Policy

Yes
Please sign on the line below to accept terms and conditions. *

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