Flattop the Raccoon

Volunteer Application

 

 

Step 1: Read Policies, Rules and Regulations

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

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR ALL VOLUNTEERSclick here to read...

Notification of cancellation for MerleFest 2014 must be received by 5:00pm EST on April 11.
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 11 will be considered for volunteer positions at MerleFest 2015.

First time volunteers must also send a $35 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 $35 made out to MerleFest. Mail it to the address at the bottom of this application.  This check must be received within two weeks of application submission.

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 within 2 weeks 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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Most general questions and answers can be found on our "How to Become a Volunteer" page.

 

Step 2: Uploading your photograph.

If you 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 that will 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.

 

Photographs Click here to proceed to the Upload Image Form Now

Your Uploaded Image Name is:

 

Step 3: Filling out information fields.

* Required fields are marked with the red asterisk.

*Full Name:
Name is required.
*Address:
Address is required.
*City:  
City is required.
*State: State is required.
*Zip Code:   5 digit Zip Code is required. Invalid format. Use 5 digit Zip Code.
*E-mail:  
Invalid email address. A valid e-mail addres is required.
*Verify Email:
Email address does not match above.

Please validate your e-mail addresss.
 
  (Format phone #'s: 555-555-5555 -  please include area code)
*Day Phone:
Day time phone is required.
Evening Phone:
    Cell Phone:   Fax Number:
* Gender: Gender is required.  
     
  (format Date of Birth: mm/dd/yyyy - 4 digit year)
* Date of Birth:  ( MM / DD / YYYY ) Date of Birth is a required field.  Date of Birth is a required field. Please use 4 year format.  
    *Volunteers must be 18 years old before April 25th, 2013.    
   
 *Emergency Contact Information ( *REQUIRED FIELD ):
  Please include the name and phone/cell number(s), including area code (reachable during MerleFest).
  *Emergency Contact Name:
 Emergency Contact is a required field.
  *Emergency Contact Number: Please enter a number for your emergency contact.A value is required. (Format phone #: 555-555-5555 -  please include area code)
   
  If you need to be scheduled with another person due to transportation needs, please list his/her name:
 
*Make sure the person listed above also lists your name on their application.
For accurate scheduling, it is recommended that you send your applications, photos, and deposits at the same time.

 

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. If you have a preference for a time slot, list it in the box below each group called "Preference" by typing the time slot description or by clicking on the time slot name itself (ex: Morning).

 

Are you available to work 28th Thursday, April 24th? arrow  
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Thursday below.
  Morning
(*Thursday morning
is for Stage Crew only.
)
  Midday Evening
  Afternoon Night
 
   If you have a preference of times for Thursday, list them below or just click on the time slot name above:

 

Are you available to work 28th Friday, April 25th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Friday below.
  Morning Midday  
  Afternoon Evening Night
 
  If you have a preference of times for Friday, list them below or just click on the time slot name above:

 

Are you available to work 29th Saturday, April 26th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Saturday below.
  Morning Midday  
  Afternoon Evening Night
 
  If you have a preference of times for Saturday, list them below or just click on the time slot name above:

 

Are you available to work 30th Sunday, April 27th? arrow
  times Please check the time(s) you are available for Sunday below.
  Morning Midday  
  Afternoon Evening  
 
  If you have a preference of times for Sunday, list them below or just click on the time slot name above:

 

 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.

First Preference:
Second Preference:
Third Preference:

 

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

Current Occupation:

Have you volunteered at MerleFest before?
Yes
No

If yes, what is most recent year worked?

How many years have you been a MerleFest Volunteer? Use Numbers Only.

In what areas did you work?

 

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

 

*Note: Stage Crew Volunteers
The next 5 questions (in lighter color box) are only needed if you are applying as a "Stage Crew Volunteer."

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


 

Are you available to work Midnight Jam?


 

Please list previous experience, especially with audio setup:

 

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

 

Policies, Rules and Regulations

DEPOSIT POLICYAnyone 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 $35 made out to MerleFest to the address below.  This check must be received within two weeks of application submission. 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.

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS
Notification of cancellation for MerleFest 2013 must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on April 11.
This includes any individual shift cancellations.

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 after April 11 will be considered for volunteer positions at MerleFest 2015.  

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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 ENDOWMENT CORPORATION, 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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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.

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