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Theme Zone Assistant

Job Title: Theme Zone Assistant

Location: Fairford, Gloucestershire

Job Type: Volunteer

About Us:

We are a Charitable Trust Enterprise that promotes the Royal Air Force, to support its people now and into the future and to encourage air-mindedness and the aviation-related education of youth.

We achieve this, primarily, through the staging of the Royal International Air Tattoo, the Royal Air Force Concerts and the giving of grants to satisfy the Trust's objects.

About the role:

The Theme Zone assistant is a part of a team who are onsite pre and during the show to carry out various duties on the showground to assist the volunteer manager. This could include helping put out furniture, decorating the marquee or area, helping traders into their location, tidying up at the end of day, and potentially assisting the exhibitors in the zone.

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly, confident people who are prepared to be hands on and will enjoy engaging with our visitors. Volunteers are asked to commit to 4 days from Thursday 18 July to Sunday 21 July 2019 for the Vintage Village and 3 days from Friday 19 July to Sunday 21 July 2018 for the Activity Zone.


Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the setup of the zone before show opens (on site 1 day or 2 days before)
  • Assisting traders or exhibitors on site 
  • Give visitors information and directions
  • Helping to keep the zone tidy and attractive for visitors
  • Securing the area at the end of each day ready for trading or displays following day

Why volunteer to be part of this team?

  • Be part of a prestigious international event
  • Great opportunity to gain new skills and experience
  • Two complimentary tickets for the Air Tattoo to give to family or friends
  • Invitation to the end of show 'Salute' party with other volunteers and aircrew
  • Great experience, meet new friends and like-minded people
  • Team polo shirt provided
  • Accommodation (bunk rooms or campsite) provided if not local
  • Three meals a day
  • Brilliant experience, meet new friends and like-minded people

Next Steps:

Interested applicants should complete an application form which can be found HERE.

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