Thank you for taking the time to apply for mjf2023. Our volunteers play a crucial and valued role during the festival, often as first point of contact for artists and audiences. Please fill out the form below and a member of the team will be in touch shortly after the application deadline on Monday 17 April at 9AM. Unfortunately, we are unable to consider any applications made after this time. 

If you have any questions or need help with the form, please feel free to drop our Festival & Programmes Assistant, Ola Brewster, an email – ola@manchesterjazz.com 

Volunteer Sign-up Form 2023

  • Contact Details

  • (you need to be at least 18 years old to apply)
    Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

  • Role you are applying for:

    mjf volunteers play a crucial and valued role during mjf, often as first point of contact for artists and audiences. While we don't have may opportunities to volunteer at this years festival, please let us know which area you are interested in and we can hopefully find a position for you!

  • Please provide your availability from 19 - 28 May 2023 Hours may vary dependent on the role but are generally in line with programme timings. You can view the mjf2023 programme timings in more detail on our website: https://manchesterjazz.com/mjf2023-festival/ We are looking for volunteers who can commit to multiple shifts so please provide ALL of your availability for the time period below (we won't book you in to volunteer for every shift you provide availability for below, and will consult with you before confirming your schedule)
  • We are currently looking into what uniform we may offer to our volunteers for mjf 2023. Please let us know your size.

  • Emergency Contact Details

  • Dietary Requirements

  • During your volunteering, we will provide one free meal per shift. As such, please do let us know of any dietary requirements.

  • Health

  • In order to help ensure your safety whilst volunteering, please provide details of any health issues and/ or access requirements, that you feel we should be aware of:

  • Criminal Convictions

    Have you any unspent criminal convictions or bind-overs, or any cautions, warnings or reprimands? (Please note that the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 allows some convictions to be considered spent after a set period of time. We do not need to know about convictions that are spent.). Any information given in this section of the form will be treated as confidential.

  • If you have answered yes, please provide details of your criminal record in the box below. If you would prefer to discuss this with a member of staff, please also state this below and a member of the team will be in touch.

    Any personal information you give to us will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations.

  • If so, please provide details of these convictions.

  • Data Protection:

    All data collected through the volunteer application process is stored for the duration of the festival. This data will be used for reporting purposes as requested by the festival’s sponsors. All personal data will be anonymised and used for internal use only when putting together the festival rotas and contacting you. To read about how we comply with GDPR please read out privacy policy.

  • You will now be redirected to a short equal opportunities form, and then your application is complete!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.