Volunteer for Papaya Fest – brand new Anglo-Latinx theatre & music festival in Bristol

Cost: Not paid

Organiser: Popelei

PAPAYA Fest 2019


We are looking for volunteers aged 18 and over to support the delivery of the festival in the following areas:

Artist Liaison/Runner

  • Helping out with artist and performer needs, making sure everyone is looked after and has a positive experience. 
  • Acting as a point of contact between the artists teams, Papaya Fest and the venue during the event. 
  • Meeting and greeting artists and production teams
  • Accommodation maintenance and organisation

Production Support:

  • Work closely with our team and the artists to help set up everything for festival including dressing and decorating the two venues. 
  • Gain excellent insight into stage and production management and meet the artists taking part. 

Performance and Front of House: 

  • Assist in welcoming the audience to our shows, ensuring everyone is well looked after and has a positive experience. 
  • Be involved in various aspects of putting on a production, including looking after the artists, assisting the venue manager and helping with the box office. 
  • Gain excellent insight into how a theatre is run and get a chance to watch the shows. 
  • Adhering to, and assisting with Health and Safety guidelines relevant to the venue. 

Promotion, Documentation & Evaluation: 

  • Communicate directly with the public and our audiences in order to promote the festival, encourage people to join our mailing list and buy tickets for our shows. 
  • Capturing audience feedback and responses through evaluation and questionnaires. 
  • Providing social media insights – photos, thoughts and comments.
  • Fliering shows and key events leading up to  festival

Why volunteer for Papaya Fest? 

  • Free tickets to shows (subject to availability)
  • Gain valuable experience on your CV by helping make a festival happen
  • Opportunity to meet other artists/arts professionals and network
  • Great way to socialise and meet new people

We will be able to cover reasonable travel expenses and will provide refreshments.

Apply by: Monday 2nd October

Send a short email to [email protected] telling us a little about yourself and what you would like to get out of volunteering for Papaya Fest. 



The Wardrobe Theatre & Old Market Assembly



Contact Details

Tamsin Hurtado Clarke
[email protected]

Opportunity title: Volunteer for Papaya Fest – brand new Anglo-Latinx theatre & music festival in Bristol
Expiry Date: 2019-10-02T00:00:00+01:00