Hijinx Unity Festival would not be possible without the army of volunteers that pull together every year, helping with everything from publicity, administration, get ins and get outs, assisting visiting artists, providing visitors with help and information, stewarding, collecting audience feedback and much, much more. Volunteering at Hijinx Unity Festival is a hugely enjoyable and rewarding experience so if you would like to get involved take a look at the list of opportunities and email jacqui.onions@hijinx.org.uk stating the roles that you are interested in and your time availability by Friday 22 May. Please note that all volunteers will be required to attend a briefing prior to the festival.

Type of Volunteer   Roles & Responsibilities   Dates
         
Publicity Volunteers 1   Distributing leaflets in a set area of Cardiff to shops, businesses, libraries, etc.   3 - 4 weeks before the festival
         
Beneath the Streets Sequel Design Volunteers   Working with Punchdrunk Enrichment to transform a secret location in central Cardiff. A design background would be advantageous and an interest in set dressing.   10 - 26 June
         
Publicity Volunteers 2   Exit leafleting performances of The Winter’s Tale at Thompson’s Park.   11 - 18 June
         
Beneath the Streets Sequel Volunteer Stewards   Stewarding performances of our coproduction with Punchdrunk Enrichment. All volunteers must be available on 25 June for a briefing and trial run at the dress rehearsal.   25 June - 3 July
         
Transport & Transfers Volunteers   Meeting and greeting visiting groups at airports, railway stations, etc. Ability to drive and ability to drive a minibus an advantage but not essential.   29 June - 6 July
         
Press & Schools' Day Volunteers   Meet & greet teachers and escort one school group. Identify press contacts and hand out Press Packs. Ability to speak Welsh an advantage as we are looking for someone who could give press interviews in Welsh.    30 June - 1 July
         
Hospitality Volunteers    Readying accommodation and welcome packs for visiting artists and groups.   30 June - 4 July
         
Unity Design Volunteers   Working with our designers to dress Glanfa in the Wales Millennium Centre and our performance areas in the centre of town.   30 June - 4 July
         
Artist Liaison Volunteers   Providing practical support to one group of artists performing at the festival and ensuring they are looked after. Language skills (including German, Italian, Spanish or French) are an advantage but not essential.   1 - 5 July
         
Evaluation Volunteers   Collecting feedback and information from audience members, ipad/phone filming and interviewing audience members, collecting email addresses for our mailing list, social media. Marketing experience an advantage but not essential.   1 - 5 July
         
Get Out Volunteers   Assisting with the Beneath the Streets sequel get out after the final performance has finished.   3 July
         
Unity Volunteer Stewards    Stewarding at the weekend on the Hayes, being the face of the festival, providing information and directing audiences between performances.   4 - 5 July
         
Volunteer Access Stewards   Stewarding at the weekend on the Hayes and making it accessible to all, helping with and providing information on accessibility. Knowledge of BSL an advantage but not essential.   4 - 5 July
         
Catering Volunteers   Helping to prepare food throughout the day for artists and volunteers at the Tabernacl over the weekend on the Hayes.   4 - 5 July

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