Want To Help?Be a part of the #REALCREW So you want to volunteer at the 2019 Real Film Festival? Brilliant! We're always on the lookout for extra hands to help out. This year's festival will be taking place between 15 November through until 5 December, 2019.15 - 17 November - Newcastle 21 November - Lake Macquarie 28 November - Lake Macquarie 5 December - Port StephensWe will host a volunteer induction day early October. If you're keen, fill out the form below and we'll be in touch!Tell Us About Yourself* required fieldsName* First Last Date of Birth* Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY Address* Street Address Address Line 2 Suburb State Post Code Home PhoneMobile*Email* Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent? YesAre you from a CaLD Background? (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) YesHave you got any special circumstances that you'd like us to be aware of, such as medical conditions, etc.? YesPlease give us a description of the conditionIf you have any doctors that need to be called if something goes wrong, list their details below.NameRelationContact Number #1Contact Number #2 (if Applicable)Emergency ContactNameRelationContact Number #1Contact Number #2 (if Applicable)Volunteer DetailsHave you volunteered with the Real Film Festival before? YesWhat year?201220132014201520162017What did you do?Would you prefer a similar role this year? YesHave you got any experience you can use for the festival? YesFestivals / Events YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with Festivals / Events? What roles have you fulfilled?Customer Service YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with customer service?Cash Handling YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with handling cash?Sales YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with sales?IT Support YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with IT Support? What are your strong points and your weak points?Design YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with design? What sort of design do you specialise in: web, print, traditional / digital art? What programs are you familiar with? Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.Film Production YesCould you give us a quick description of your experience with film production? What aspects are you best at? Editing? Camera work? The paperwork?Other Experience YesCould you give us a quick description of your other experiences?How about some qualifications? RSA Certificate Senior First Aid Certificate Australian Driver's LicenceDo you have a vehicle that you can use for the festival? YesAre there any other skills or qualifications that you think we should know about? YesLet us know what they are and how we might be able to use them.What size t-shirt would you like?Select Men or WomenMen'sWomen'sSelect SizeSMLXL2XL3XLWhat roles would you prefer doing for the festival this year? Select as many as you like.During the FestivalWorkshops YesAssist in the running of the workshops segment of the festival, including set-up of the event and set-down afterwards. For an in-depth view of the different jobs Workshops Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.Opening Event YesAssist in the running of the opening event of the festival, including ticket taking and selling; serving drinks; and the setting up/down of the event. For an in-depth view of the different jobs Opening Event Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.VIP Party YesAssist in the running of the VIP Party, held after the opening event of the festival, including marking names off of the VIP list, serving drinks and setting up the event. For an in-depth view of the different jobs VIP Party Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.Film Screenings YesAssist in the running of the Film Screenings, held on the second day of the festival, including collecting tickets, ensuring the cinema is tidy and manning the doors. For an in-depth view of the different jobs Film Screenings Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.Short Film Screenings YesAssist in the running of the Short Film Screenings, held on the second day of the festival, handling petty cash, showing people to seats (including latecomers), and manning the front desk. For an in-depth view of the different jobs Short Film Screenings Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.Closing Event YesAssist in the running of the closing event of the festival, including ticket taking and selling; serving drinks; and marking off the VIP list. For an in-depth view of the different jobs Closing Event Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.Before & After the FestivalSocial Media YesManage the Real Film Festival’s social media presence. This includes researching ideal posting times for the various accounts to maximise reach. For an in-depth view of the different jobs Workshops Assistants will be doing, see the Volunteer Information Package.Website Maintenance / Development YesKeep in contact with RFF’s web design contractor to ensure that the RFF website is up-to-date, with accurate information. Also upload festival dates and information to the vast number of event and promotional sites throughout the state of NSW.Liaison Team YesGet in touch with institutions such as schools, venues, local businesses and the council, to raise awareness about the festival and encourage community involvement. The more individuals and institutions involved with the festival, the better! This can include taking promotional materials such as flyers and posters to local businesses and asking to hang them up.Prize Patrol YesWhen there’s a competition, there are prizes! The Prize Patrol gets in touch with businesses, usually local, in order to get prizes for the winning films in the festival, as well as consolation prizes for those who don’t make it to the top. There will likely be cross-advertising and sponsorship involved in this area.Merch Whisperers YesSimilar to the Prize Patrol, Merch Whisperers get in touch with local printing businesses to get the Real Film Festival brand on whatever you can manage; shirts, bottles, keyrings, if you think it’ll work, get a quote and let the team know!Events / Venues Team YesMake contact with ideal venues to hold the opening party and closing night drinks. Book the parks for outdoor cinema events, find alternate venues to screen films, etc. There are many opportunities, you just need to be creative.When are you available? Before the Festival Festival Weekend After the FestivalRead these incredibly interesting walls of textPrivacy StatementPurpose of Collection: To determine appropriate work and safety environments to perform a volunteer function.Intended Recipients: Real Film Festival staff and Real Film Festival authorised agentsSupply: Information is supplied on a voluntary basis.Consequence of Non-Provision: A consequence of non-provision may result in ineligibility for the volunteer program.Storage: Real Film Festival will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse, unauthorised access and modification.Retention Period: Real Film Festival will retain your personal information for a period that is in accordance with the State Records General Disposal Authority.10 (GDA10).Conditions of VolunteeringI agree to act as a volunteer on behalf of the Real Film Festival and will adhere to all of the conditions outlined above. I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer I will be required to attend a compulsory Volunteer Induction Training Session where I will receive the Festival Volunteer Manual and that I will be required to comply with all conditions outlined in the Training / Manual. I understand that upon receipt of the Training / Manual if I am unable or unwilling to comply with all conditions that I can choose to withdraw my application.Personal information obtained from volunteers by Real Film Festival is governed by the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIPA). This legislation provides direction for the collection, protection, storage, disposal, access and use of personal information by Real Film Festival.Do you agree with the above statements and conditions?* YesYou are volunteering to work with the elderly, people with a disability, youth and/or children. You may be required to consent to the Real Film Festival doing a criminal record check. 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