SERVE AND SAVE

Don’t just come to Connect Festival… make it happen.

We couldn’t run Connect Festival without the small army of volunteers who help with everything from car park supervision to kids work. So when you book in, don’t forget to choose your team.

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How much can you save?

With so many options for serving, the biggest decision is what team would you like to join? Check out the tables below for each area of serving to help you compare and choose which team is best for you. Selecting the specific links will give you more details on the requirements for each role.

Safeguarding for servers

Commission is committed to nurturing, safeguarding and protecting all people, especially children and young people and those who may be vulnerable. We undertake a ‘safe recruitment’ process to do everything we possibly can to ensure the safety of our delegates. As part of the server recruitment process you will be asked to complete a self disclosure and an elder or appointed person from your church will be asked to provide a reference for you. If your role includes working with children or vulnerable adults you will be asked to consent to a DBS check. On successfully completing all parts of this process, you will be cleared to serve on the team you chose.

How much can you save?

With so many options for serving, the biggest decision is what team would you like to join? Check out the tables below for each area of serving to help you compare and choose which team is best for you. Selecting the specific links will give you more details on the requirements for each role.

Safeguarding for servers

Commission is committed to nurturing, safeguarding and protecting all people, especially children and young people and those who may be vulnerable. We undertake a ‘safe recruitment’ process to do everything we possibly can to ensure the safety of our delegates. As part of the server recruitment process you will be asked to complete a self disclosure and an elder or appointed person from your church will be asked to provide a reference for you. If your role includes working with children or vulnerable adults you will be asked to consent to a DBS check. On successfully completing all parts of this process, you will be cleared to serve on the team you chose.

Don’t delay… sign up to grab the role you want to take on. You can do it!

Kids work

Team (link to more info) Time Commitment Saving
Parent and Child Area 4 sessions £50
Kids 3s 3 sessions £75
Kids 4-5s 3 sessions £75
Kids 6-8s (Part-time) 4 sessions £75
Kids 6-8s (Full-time) All sessions £150
Kids 9-11s (Part-time) 4 sessions £75
Kids 9-11s (Full-time) All sessions £150
The Ark 3 sessions £75
The Ark (Full-time) All sessions £150

Youth work

Team (link to more info) Time Commitment Saving
Commission Youth All sessions £100
CYOOH 4 shifts £50

Delegate services

Team (link to more info) Time Commitment Saving
Welcome & Bookings 4 shifts £50
Info Point 4 shifts £50
Stewarding 5 shifts £105
Buggy driver 4 shifts £50
BSL team On rota £50
Tea & Toast All shifts £50
Count everyone in 3 sessions £50

Site services

Team (link to more info) Time Commitment Saving
Cleaning 4 shifts £50
Site support Various shift times (click for more info) £50+
Traffic management 4 shifts £50

Festival

Team (link to more info) Time Commitment Saving
Festival team 4 shifts £50
Sports 4 shifts £50

Event support

Team (link to more info) Time Commitment Saving
First aid 3 shifts £50
First aid (medical) 3 shifts £50
Technical team 4 shifts £50
Safeguarding 4 shifts £50
Stage management All adult meetings £50
Media team Task-based £50

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Want to know what each role entails?

Below is the full range of information for each serving opportunity at Connect Festival.

Have a question we haven’t answered?

Please contact us and ask for the Events Team.

“I have served in the 8-11s in previous years and love to see God moving amongst the children. It is a privilege to serve in this area, and see children being taught, encouraged and experiencing God for themselves.”

– 8-11s Server (Westpoint)

Kids work

Parent and Child area

The PCA team looks after the Parent and Child venue. As parents remain within the venue and are responsible for their children, this team is responsible for managing the practical running of the venue.

What will I be doing?

Unlike the other children’s teams, the PCA doesn’t involve teaching or running sessions for the particular age group. The Parent Child Area is a venue where parents can bring their 0-2 year olds during morning meetings and afternoon sessions. As a team member you’ll be keeping the venue clean and tidy, making sure that it’s being used by the right people and giving general assistance where necessary. It’s a practical role, one where you’ll be working in a team and is perfect for individuals who would prefer a stewarding type role but cannot make the time commitments of that team.

Is this the right team for me?

As part of this team it’s helpful if you’re someone who is friendly and happy to engage in conversations with those using the venue. Serving here has the added benefit of allowing you to hear what is going on in the main arena (due to the livestream) and doesn’t involve any evening shifts. It would also be a good fit if you’re someone with good attention to detail as part of your responsibilities will include keeping the area neat and tidy and relating any concerns you have to the appropriate team.

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event (average shift length approx. 3 hours).

How much will I save?

£50

Kids 3s

The 3s team run the morning sessions for our 3 year olds at Connect Festival with a range of fun and engaging activities to help children grow in the things of God.

What will I be doing?

This group is a pre-school set up, and as such helpers will be responsible for a nominated area, however will be able to swap and change throughout the mornings, ensuring that each area has an adult present. Areas include arts & crafts, story corner and outdoor play. The 3s at Connect Festival is a fun and fast-paced group, with a real sense of unity and teamwork, and of course a chance to see God move among our amazing young children.

Is this the right team for me?

This team will be a great one for you if you are passionate about kids work and are someone who is confident, versatile and adaptable. A willingness to be involved in all of the various activities is also important – there’ll be lots to be involved with!

How much will I be serving?

3 morning meetings (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

How much will I save?

£75

Kids 4-5s

The 4-5s team run the morning sessions for our 4 and 5 year olds at Connect Festival with a range of fun and engaging activities to help children learn about God and grow in their relationship with Jesus.

What will I be doing?

Each helper will be paired with another and will be expected to move their group of children from one activity to another. Activities include worship, craft and an interactive play area. The main responsibilities of a 4-5s team member are to connect with your group of children, encourage participation, have fun and be ready to see the amazing things God does in the 4-5s.

Is this the right team for me?

The 4-5s will be a great fit for you as a team if you’re someone who is passionate about kids work and are willing to engage with the kids in every area of the 4-5s – whether that’s craft, play or in worship. It’s a fun and fast paced group with fantastic opportunities to see God move among some of the younger children at Connect Festival.

How much will I be serving?

3 morning meetings (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

How much will I save?

£75

Kids 6-8s

The 6-8s team run the morning and evening sessions for our 6, 7 and 8 year olds at Connect Festival with a range of lively and engaging activities to help children grow in the things of God.

What will I be doing?

If you love seeing God engage and use kids in His Kingdom now, then 6-8s is for you. We aim to have a space where kids hear from Gods word, have opportunity to engage with Him and put in to practice the ways that He changes them. Helpers in the 6-8s will have responsibility for a small group of kids; joining them in worship, games, prayer, discussion and activities. We love to have helpers who are enthusiastic in helping kids engage with God and who embrace fun, silliness and gunge! This year, for the first time, 6-8s will be having an evening meeting. Morning meetings will involve teaching, encounter stations, musical worship, games, drama, craft and gunge! Evening meetings will be more of a relaxed pyjama party feel with creative worship, testimonies and games.

Is this the right team for me?

As a team member it’s important you’re able to engage with the kids, with a readiness to get to know them individually. A willingness to participate in all activities – crafts, games, silliness, discussion and worship is also really important. Finally the 6-8s team want to demonstrate loving and honouring one another so that this then can be modelled to the children.

How much will I be serving?

Part-time mornings: 3 morning meetings (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) & packdown on Monday morning.

Part-time evenings: 3 evening meetings (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Full-time: All evening and morning meetings & packdown.

How much will I save?

£75 part-time
£150 full-time 

Kids 9-11s

The 9-11s team run the morning and evening sessions for our 9, 10 and 11 year olds at Connect Festival with a range of fun and engaging activities to help children grow in their relationship with God.

What will I be doing?

Helpers will be responsible for a small group of kids. They’ll enjoy group chats, prayer times, worship, ministry, worksheets, competitions, messy games, crafts, sports and a lot of fun together! The sessions are fast paced and fun with a fantastic sense of unity and friendship within the team.

Is this the right team for me?

If you’re an individual who is passionate about children’s work and seeing children grow in the things of God, the 9-11s will be a great team to serve in. A willingness to enter into every aspect of the programme including the silly, messy and lively bits is also really important – they’ll be lots to join in with!

How much will I be serving?

Part-time mornings: 3 morning meetings (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) & packdown on Monday morning.

Part-time evenings: 3 evening meetings (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Full-time: All evening and morning meetings & packdown.

How much will I save?

£75 part-time
£150 full-time 

The Ark

The Ark team run the morning sessions for children who have difficulty accessing the mainstream kids or youth work. Ark workers may also provide additional support for children requiring support to access the mainstream sessions.

What will I be doing?

In the Ark all the children have a 1:1 person to support them. So you would have a child to look after and support. You will also be helping them with the different activities on offer as well as helping them to engage in the teaching and worship times. Another part of this role is supporting young people in their mainstream venues so you may not actually be in the Ark building.

Is this the right team for me?

Some experience of working with children with disabilities is a bonus if you’re looking to serve in this team, but isn’t essential. What is important is that you are willing to be flexible and to change plans and support in other venues when needed. It’s also a great team if you’re looking for somewhere to get stuck in and make a difference. The Ark can be quite a chilled out environment and a really rewarding one if you’re passionate about seeing children grow in their relationship with God.

How much will I be serving?

Approximately 3 morning meetings.

Sometimes if an Ark worker is supporting a child in the ‘mainstream’ Kids work, they may be needed to help in extra sessions, but this is on a case-by-case approach.

How much will I save?

£75 part-time
£150 full-time 

Youth work

Commission Youth

The Commission Youth team run the morning and evening sessions for the 12-18 year olds at Connect Festival.

What will I be doing?

In Commission Youth you’ll be hanging out with the young people, worshipping alongside them, praying for them and supporting them as God reveals Himself to them in crazy and exciting ways! Both morning and evening meetings have worship and great speakers who inspire the young people, and your job as a team member is to walk alongside them as that happens.

Is this the right team for me?

For Commission Youth, you don’t have to be a youth leader you just have to be passionate about young people getting to know their Father. You need to have a willingness to listen to them, meeting them where they are at, and listening to God as He guides you in how to support the young people. You also need to be up for a laugh – it can get silly! If you serve in this team, you’re bound to get as much out of the weekend as the young people, from the amazing talks and worship.

How much will I be serving?

All morning and evening meetings.

How much will I save?

£100

Commission Youth – Out of hours (CYOOH)

The Youth Out of Hours are responsible for putting on fun and interactive activities for the youth outside of their main meetings.

What will I be doing?

The Youth Out of Hours team are responsible for all the youth activities that fall outside of their main meetings – you’ll be involved with activities that range from face painting to creative art. There’s a tuck shop, a console area, a prayer space and evening activities include a silent disco and U.V. rave.

In the words of Matt, the CYOOH team leader, “Commission Youth is the coolest team to be on at Connect Festival. – Commission Youth Out of Hours is the coolest of all the cool people!”

Is this the right team for me?

If you’re someone who loves youth work, this is a great team to join. It gives opportunity to pray for the youth and encourage them in their walk with God while also enjoying the fun and the craziness of a whole range of activities. It’s a very close team and is a great opportunity to work with and learn from other youth leaders from across Commission.

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

Delegate services

Welcome & Bookings

This team is the friendly face of Connect Festival welcoming delegates on to site, checking in those who have pre-booked and manning the bookings office for those who haven’t.

What will I be doing?

The Welcome and Bookings team are the first friendly face delegates see as they arrive on site. Working alongside others in the team you’ll be giving delegates a warm welcome, checking them in, issuing wristbands and giving them their delegate pack as well as any information they need to point them in the right direction. When delegates arrive who haven’t booked in you’ll be handling their booking through the system provided.

Is this the right team for me?

If you’re someone who likes a fast pace and varied role, this is a great team for you. It’s important that you can work well under pressure as arrivals day in particular is busy and bustling! It’s also a great team of people to work alongside if you like to connect and chat to people as you’ll be a key part of delegates arrival to site and a point of contact for bookings queries throughout the event. Computer literacy is helpful to have but training on the Connect Festival booking system will be provided on site.

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

Info Point

The Info Point team are there to help delegates with any questions or queries they have across the event.

What will I be doing?

The Info Point team is the a central point for delegates and servers to come to with any queries or questions. Some queries will involve administrative and general office tasks, some may be more related to the event programme and team queries. The Info Point team also assists with Festival sign ups. It’s fun, fast paced and a very interactive team – be prepared to be asked anything!

Is this the right team for me?

This team is ideal for you if you have a friendly and chatty disposition and are  happy to answer any questions and point people in the right direction. Computer, administrative and literacy skills are recommended to serve in this team. Some training for this team will be provided but it does help if you have good communication and personal skills. If you love being part of a bustling team and enjoy connecting and chatting to people, this will be a great fit for you.

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

Stewarding

This team are responsible for stewarding the various site venues for the meetings and seminars across the event.

What will I be doing?

As a steward you’ll be part of a team responsible for manning the various site venues across the event and will be the point of contact for delegates and team to come to in each venue if they need assistance. Responsibilities will include manning the doors to the venues to ensure only those who should be at the meeting enter, helping direct people during a meeting if required and providing general assistance to delegates where needed. The other key part of a steward’s role is in the case on an emergency where you may be helping with evacuations in the case of a fire and being alert in the case of a lost child. All the relevant training on radios and emergency protocol will be provided for you.

Is this the right team for me?

This team is a great fit for you if you like working closely with people and love being part of a team. It’s a varied and fast-paced role, with the opportunity to see what’s going on across the site – from children’s work to festival activities, and from seminars to adult meetings. It’s important you can remain calm during the busy times and in the case of emergencies and that you’re someone who can be friendly and helpful to the delegates and teams you’re working with.

How much will I be serving?

To serve in one of the following teams:

Team A
Thu evening: 18:00 – 23:00
Fri afternoon: 13:00 – 18:00
Sat morning: 09:00 – 13:00
Sat evening: 18:00 – 23:00
Sun afternoon: 13:00 – 18:00

Team B
Fri morning: 09:00 – 13:00
Fri evening: 18:00 – 23:00
Sat afternoon: 13:00 – 18:00
Sun morning: 09:00 – 13:00
Sun evening: 18:00 – 23:00

Note: Each steward will be guaranteed to only miss two of the adult meetings.

How much will I save?

£105

Buggy driver

The buggy team support delegates less able to access all areas of the site through driving around a designated route and picking up those who need to make use of the service.

What will I be doing?

As a member of the buggy team you’ll be in one of our Connect Festival golf buggies, driving around a route or to specific locations to pick up and drop off those delegates less able to get around site.This role is all about supporting those and giving assistance to delegates who need it.

Is this the right team for me?

We would ask that if you’re part of this time that you have a full clean driving licence and are over the age of 18. Other than that all that’s important is to be a friendly face for delegates and to have a willingness to help and support those using the buggy serivce. The buggy team is always a really popular one to serve in and fills up very quickly so if you fancy being part of the team, you’ll need to move fast!

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

BSL team

The BSL interpreting team are responsible for providing interpretation for the deaf at Connect Festival‘s adult meetings and main seminars.

What will I be doing?

As part of the BSL team you’ll be working closely with those delegates who require signing in all parts of Connect Festival‘s adult meetings and main seminars. You’ll be interpreting through the worship, talks and contributions so it’s a fast paced role which will keep you on your toes!

Is this the right team for me?

It’s essential that for this team you have a fluency in British Sign Language and the ability to provide sign interpretation in a large meeting. Individuals who are also able to think on their feet and respond quickly to the unexpected will be a great fit for the BSL team – it’s a great close-knit team to be a part of.

How much will I be serving?

On rota during the adult meetings.

How much will I save?

£50

Tea & Toast

This one person team is there each evening to set up our Tea & Toast area (for parents with little ones who can’t sleep) and pack it down again each morning.

What will I be doing?

Our Tea & Toast venue is there to serve parents with little ones who are struggling to sleep through the night and is a space they can come to, away from the main camping site, for a cuppa and a bite to eat. This is a one person team as the role doesn’t require much of a time commitment. You’ll be setting up the venue just before bed time and packing it up early the following morning, nice and simple!

Is this the right team for me?

This team is great if you’re looking for somewhere to serve but don’t have much time you can give. It’s a straightforward practical role and one of the only serving roles which will require you to work alone. It’s also a great opportunity to serve those parents on site who need that space to come to.

How much will I be serving?

Set up each evening (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and pack down each morning (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday).

Setting up and packing down should only take about ten-fifteen minutes.

How much will I save?

£50

Count everyone in

The Count everyone in team run the morning session for adults who have difficulty accessing the main auditorium worship and teaching.

What will I be doing?

As part of the Count everyone in team you’ll be coming alongside the adult delegates who would otherwise have difficulty accessing the adult programme. You’ll be involved with various creative activities, be worshipping alongside the delegates and helping them to engage in what’s going on in terms of teaching and other activities.

Is this the right team for me?

For Count everyone in, while experience in working with adults with learning or behavioural disabilities and autism may be helpful to have, it’s not essential. What’s important is that you’re passionate about seeing those in the room experience God and getting to know their Father. Count Everyone In is a great fit for those who want to see every individual who may struggle to access the adult programme learn more about God. It’s a creative, friendly and supportive team, a great one to be a part of!

How much will I be serving?

3 morning meetings.

How much will I save?

£50

Site services

Cleaning

The cleaning team keep the external toilet and shower units clean, tidy and stocked for the duration of the event.

What will I be doing?

Keeping the toilet and shower blocks clean, tidy and stocked on site. This team ensures clean and safe facilities for delegates to enjoy.

Is this the right team for me?

Work well as a team and as an individual. Motivated and enthusiastic. Physically able to clean toilets. Have a sense of humour.

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

Site support

The site support team are responsible for the practical aspects of setting up the site before the event, making changes to venues throughout the event and pack down afterwards.

What will I be doing?

Pre-event
Setting up the site and venues (distributing chairs, tables, bins, securing children’s work areas, marking out main arena, fencing, erecting banners, flags and signs). 

Event
Changing venue setup (chairs, tables and signs). Running the firepit. Disposing of rubbish around site.

Post-event
Packing up venues, gathering tables, chairs and bins. Disassembling flags, banners and signs. Storing equipment in the container.

Is this the right team for me?

Work well as a team and as an individual. Motivated and enthusiastic. Have common sense. Physically able to move chairs and tables. Have a sense of humour. Can follow instructions.

How much will I be serving?

Pre event: Arrive on Monday for site setup.

During event: 6 shifts across the event.

Post-event: Pack up the site all day Monday after the event.

How much will I save?

£50+

Note:  Pre-event requires arrival on the Monday before the event. Packdown requires staying until the end of Monday after the event.

Traffic management

The Traffic management team are there to set up the car parks and to manage traffic to and from the site during arrival and departure.

What will I be doing?

Your role as part of the Traffic Management team is a highly practical one and instrumental in both getting the site ready for delegates and ensuring a smooth arrival and departure for them. You’ll be involved with laying out the carpark on the Wednesday before the event and then directing traffic safely around the site on arrival and departure, as well as monitoring and directing car parking areas.

Is this the right team for me?

As being part of this team will require you to work outside you need to be comfortable with that element of the role and the team would also be ideal if you would prefer a more practical serving area at the event. Other than that there are no specific requirements for this role, all you’ll need is an enthusiasm for helping and a friendly and cheerful attitude.

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event (may also include Wednesday pre-event).

How much will I save?

£50

Festival

Festival team

The Festival team are at the hub of the Connect Festival event, and are responsible for putting on fun and interactive activities for delegates across each afternoon and evening.

What will I be doing?

As part of the festival team you will be making the fun stuff at Connect Festival happen and making the festival zone look as amazing as it does! Team members will be involved in lots of activities depending on their interests and skills, including: face painting, running workshops, games, helping with the logistics of it all and manning bouncy castles. We also need team members to help setup and tear down the festival zone.

Is this the right team for me?

If you’re someone who likes a fast paced, varied and people focused role, this is a great team for you. Team members need to be can-do people and physically able to be on their feet for their shifts. This team is also a great fit for creative types with space to bring potential ideas for venue setup, content and the planning of the activities. You’ll be serving in the hub of the event, so there’s always lots going on. If you love chatting with people, problem solving, or being at the heart of the event, why not join the festival team?

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

Sports

This team are there to run various sports activities and competitions throughout the event including football, rounders and volleyball.

What will I be doing?

Each day, at times which don’t clash with the main meetings, you will be part of a team helping to facilitate an array of all-action, all-age sports. This will probably include physically setting up and then refereeing the different competitions; however we also need administrative minded people to help keep things running smoothly.

Is this the right team for me?

You need to be reliable and able to work as part of a team and, either have a basic understanding of one or more of the different sports being played, or be willing to learn about them in order to referee them. You also need to be comfortable in dealing with confrontation (if it arises) and it’s good to be aware that most tasks require a basic level of physical fitness. If this sounds like you, and you are someone who enjoys sport and enjoys helping others take part in sport then this is a great team for you!

How much will I be serving?

4 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

Event support

First Aid

The First Aid team provide a first response for accident, injuries and any other medical situations during the course of the event. First Aid experience is required for this role.

What will I be doing?

As part of the First Aid team you’ll be responding to any medical queries or incidents as they occur. This may be as straightforward as providing reassurance to individuals or applying basic first aid knowledge to the situation. Being part of the team may also mean liaising with the Medical Team and, if necessary local health and emergency services in more serious cases. As part of the First Aid team your role will involve you working alongside other teams on site (e.g. stewards) as medical instances arise.

Is this the right team for me?

This team will require you to have First Aid experience and a current valid First Aid at Work certificiate or evidence of equivalent training. It’s helpful if you’re able to remain calm under pressure and are cheerful and confident in dealing with the people you are caring for. It’s also important that you recognise when it might be necessary to ask for help, particularly in situations you are unfamiliar with or may exceed your experience.

How much will I be serving?

3 shifts across the event.

How much will I save?

£50

First Aid (medical)

The Medical team support the First Aid team in responding to accidents, injuries and other medical situations during the event. Team members must be currently working in a clinical role, i.e. doctor, nurse, paramedic, etc.

What will I be doing?

As a member of the First Aid (medical) team your role will involve responding to medical incidents as per the First Aid team. The distinction is that you’ll be providing a second tier service to support the First Aid team with more complicated injuries and illnesses or in medical emergencies. You’ll also be on-call overnight on a rota basis.

Is this the right team for me?

As your role in this team will require supporting and supervising members of the First Aid team, you will need to be currently working in one of the following clinical roles with appropriate professional registration: medical doctor, paramedic or nurse. You’ll also need to be able to use basic and advanced first aid equipment including bag-valve mask and automated defibrillator. Personal qualities such as remaining calm under pressure and being personable and cheerful with delegates are also important in this role.

How much will I be serving?

On a rota, over the course of the event covering:

3 x 4.5 hour shifts, or
2 x 4.5 hour shifts and one overnight on-call.

How much will I save?

£50

Technical team

The technical team help deliver the adult meetings through operating the visuals, making the webstreaming available, and a host of other technical responsibilities.

What will I be doing?

The adult meetings at Connect Festival have a great technical team to facilitate meetings. The team are responsible for all the video content see on the screen and broadcasting the meeting to the world via a video stream. As a team member you’ll be operating the cameras, mixing the video feed, dropping in pre-recorded or static content and ensuring the song words are displayed at the correct time.

Is this the right team for me?

Experience in either vision mixing, video camera operation, web video streaming, graphic content generation or Pro Presenter / Pro Video Player. You will be part of a team which needs to work and communicate well in a live production environment.

How much will I be serving?

4 adult meetings.

How much will I save?

£50

Safeguarding

The Safeguarding team are there to provide 24-hour cover for any issues that arise during the Connect Festival event relating to any children or vulnerable adult disclosures.

What will I be doing?

The Safeguarding team is changing a little for Connect Festival 2018 and now will principally involve responding to issues that arise across the event relating to any children or vulnerable adult disclosures. As a team member you’ll be helping with team briefings to give appropriate safeguarding guidelines and training, documenting disclosures and coordinating contact and advice for any safeguarding concerns regarding a child or vulnerable adult.

Is this the right team for me?

For this team it is important that you have experience in safeguarding as well as an understanding of key terms and safe working practices for children and youth workers. As this role encompasses sensitive and potentially volatile situations, it will be important that you are not only able to handle confrontation but also are able to remain calm and gracious under pressure.

How much will I be serving?

Approx 4 shifts across the event and possibility of being on-call overnight.

How much will I save?

£50

Stage management

This team is responsible for ensuring the continuity of the adult meetings including directing speakers to the stage when needed, ensuring the content of the meetings is available and looking after stage visual aids.

What will I be doing?

Responsible for the smooth running of the adult meetings in the main arena. Ensuring guests and speakers are ready at the appropriate time, in the correct location and with any props required for illustrating points in their talks. This team are the vital link between the meeting host and all the other teams involved in enabling the meeting such as sound and lighting.

Is this the right team for me?

Previous experience in stage management, continuity or similar would be prefered. The ability to keep calm under pressure and to work swifty and precisely are vital. As you will be working alongside our speakers, guests and other teams, good interpersonal skills are required.

How much will I be serving?

All adult meetings.

How much will I save?

£50

Media team

This team is responsible for creative media output during the event, ideal for somebody with graphic design or photography skill and experience.

What will I be doing?

Capturing those special moments, the fun filled festival activities, the relaxed chilled times, is all part of the average day for our media team. The team take photos throughout the week of everything that is going on. This includes the adult meeting, worship, seminar talks, the camping experience, our amazing volunteers, sports activities and candid photos of our guests enjoying Connect Festival. We also will have daily bloggers, social media managers and graphic designers and videographers. Our volunteer video team will be responsible for capturing stories of God moving throughout the weekend.

Is this the right team for me?

If you’re wanting to be involved in the photography/video aspect of the team you will need to have experience using a DSLR camera, whether this is at a hobby or professional level. Photographers and videographers will also need to bring their own camera equipment. This will also be a great fit for you if you’re creative, enjoy writing or blogging and are interested in seeing a different side of the event. If you’re interested in being part of the team in any way please email us, including some examples of your previous work. We will review this and then be in touch to approve your team place if suitable.

How much will I be serving?

Task based across the event dependant on skills.

How much will I save?

£50

What people are saying…

“Because I love my church (Commission) family, and serving brings glory to God, why wouldn’t I serve?”

“I’ve enjoyed it in the past – it’s a great way to meet people from other churches and to feel part of the event.”

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