Volunteer at Festivals with Greenpeace's Deposit Return Scheme

Volunteer with Greenpeace's Deposit Return Scheme @ Download, Wireless, Latitude, V North/South and Leeds 2017

This year, Greenpeace will be delivering a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) at several festivals around the UK. We're looking for some keen, engaged and enthusiastic volunteers to join us. If you are interested please keep reading for more information and for the festival dates.

What you get being part of the Greenpeace crew:

- Crew camping

- 2x meals a day

- Subsidised travel (up to £20)

- Working with the best crew onsite!!



You must be onsite for the duration of the dates listed below and willing to work up to 8 hours per day.

Before applying, please ensure you are definitely available for the dates and can get to site (or the train station nearest the site) in good time.

We will require a reference from either your network co-ordinator (if you are apart of a Greenpeace Local Group) or from an employer/tutor. Please check with your referee in advance that we may contact them.


Roles Include:

- Joint-supervising a team

- Interacting with cup-collectors and calculating cups collected

- Engaging with festival goers about Greenpeace's anti-plastic campaign


Personal Attributes:

- Flexibitlity: We are a small team and expect everyone to work together to deliver the best possible service.

- Commitment to Greenpeace’s vision and core values. You will be representing Greenpeace and it is important that your enthusiastic and a good communicator.

- Self-motivation and the ability to remain calm, focused and positive in both fast-paced situations and quiet periods.

- Willingness to muck-in and go the extra mile to help create a warm, welcoming and fun environment in our DRS tents


The Dates:

- Download Festival (Donington Park) – Thursday 8th June - Monday 12th June

- Wireless Festival (Finsbury Park, London) - Friday 7th July – Sunday 9th July

- Latitude Festival (Suffolk) - Thursday 13th July - Monday 17th July

- V Festival North (Staffordshire) / V Festival South (Chelmsford) Friday 18th - Monday 21st August

- Leeds Festival: Thursday 24th August - Monday 28th August


NB: You must be over the age of 18.


Interested?  Apply now!