Volunteering during the River Festival

Do you want to be where it all happens? Do you like to organize activities? Or do you just want to have fun and make sure that all the visitors at the River Festival have a great time too? Then you should be a volunteer on the activity area! As an Aktvolunteer you will help Akt with the activities on the area. It can mean anything from helping with the security at the activities, make cotton candy and be in the Lounge tent to be a helping hand during the Forsfight. Combining Aktvolunteering with rafting is no problem!

Duck Day volunteer
Are you an expert at face painting or do you jump the highest in the bouncy castle? Then volunteering at the Duck day (Ankdagen) is something for you! During the Duck Day on the 22nd of April, the Activity area will be full of happy children and as a Duck Day volunteer you will make sure that these visitors have fun by helping Ank with all the activities, such as helping out by the soap bubble-station, face painting and/or help to watch the bounce castle! So bring out your best mood and apply to be a Duck Day volunteer! Can easily be combined with river rafting.

Head chef volunteer
Do you have experience with the Uthgård kitchen or are you just a natural leader? Do you want to lead your fellow students within the amazing culinary world and also meet a bunch of new people that might become your new best friends? In that case, head chef volunteer is something for you! As a head chef volunteer you’re Pub’s right hand down in the Uthgård kitchen and up in the festival tent. This implies more responsibility as YOU are in control of one of the kitchens and you have make sure that everything is going smoothly! Don’t hesitate, apply now! Can be combined with river rafting.

Tapp volunteer
You can sign up as a Tapp volunteer if you want to try bartending for the first time or if you already have experience in bartending. Everyone is welcome. As a Tapp volunteer you will be a part of the river raft festival by serving drinks to thirsty raft builders and festival visitors. This volunteer post can be combined with river rafting.

Raft moving volunteer – NOTE: APRIL 29TH
We need your help to move the rafts from the construction site to the starting area! To accomplish this feat we need you to be present at the starting area on the 29th of April during the morning/forenoon to help the truckers unload the rafts and place them in a nice formation for the glorious day to come! The transport of all the rafts will take about 4 hours and requires some physical efforts to climb onto the trucks and lifting down the rafts to place them in order at the starting area. Can be combined with river rafting.

Night volunteer
Do you love the River Festival so much that you want to spend all your time there? Do you shed a tear every time the Pub tent closes for the night? No worries, Rodd has the solution! Apply as a night volunteer for the River Festival and make your dreams come true! As night volunteer your job is to sleep in the big tent together with one other volunteer. Your task is to be alert and watch for peculiar events around the Festival area. There will be a moving detector on the area outside, so if something would seem off your job is to call Rodd, security or the cops. You can combine this with the rafting.

Media volunteer
Are you interested in photography? Do you love capturing a smile on camera? Do you want to document this year's Duck day, River Festival and, last but not least, the actual River Rafting? Then media volunteer is perfect for you! As a media volunteer you’ll get to capture unforgettable moments of the River Rafting and take pictures of the different events during the River Festival. As a thank you for your work you will get the chance to participate on a volunteer gasque. Can be combined with river rafting.

Pub volunteer
Do you like food? Do you like cooking food with others? Do you want to meet new people, try an involvement within the union and become a master at the grill? In that case, pubvolunteer is something for you! As a pubvolunteer your job is to prepare, grill and serve all the food that is sold during the River Festival! You’ll work together with a bunch of other people! Don't hesitate, apply now! Can be combined with rafting.

Are you passionate about using tools and mixing paint? Do you feel extra responsible for keeping the construction site clean and tidy? Do you want help us maintain our eco-labeled event? Then apply for Prylvolunteer! In this role you will get some extra authority when it comes to the rafters need of materials and keeping the construction site clean - and you also get to hang out with us! Can be combined with rafting.

If you have any questions about the volunteers, don't hesitate to send an email to [email protected] 
Updated: 13 March, 2018