Apply to Volunteer

Applications to join us as a volunteer at Wilderness 2022 will open a little later in the year, stayed tuned!

For all of you who joined us as part of the 2021 team, thank you so much, we hope you enjoyed your time with us as much as we loved having you as part of the team. Those of you that completed your full weekend of volunteering should now have received your returned deposit, if you haven’t please email and we will check this for you.

Wilderness Volunteers

Our volunteers are instrumental in making Wilderness into what it is. We offer lots of opportunities, across our departments, to give you amazing first hand experience of what it’s like to work on a festival. Roles include:

Programming Assistants & Gate Greeters

Assisting the Programming Team with various tasks across the festival venues, including but not limited to, liaising with performers and crew on arrival to offer directions and advice backstage, stage resets, venue assisting, artist riders and artist liaison.

Info Tent Team

Engaging with people from all parts of the festival, providing an important directory service and hub for enquiries and gaining in-depth knowledge of the festival as a whole.

Build Crew

Working alongside the Production and Creative Production teams to help build the festival.

Wellbeing Team

Ranging from reception to info and venue staff, this is a great role for anyone with an interest in wellbeing and, in particular, large-scale wellbeing events and how they’re organised.

Banquet Team

With a line-up as important as our music, get first-hand experience of what it takes to deliver fine-dining to a mass audience, outside the regular restaurant setting.

Programme Sellers

Perfect for those volunteering as a pair, engaging with festivalgoers selling our programmes across site.

Green Team

Join our Sustainability Team and get an inside look at how we are making steps to protect our home and do our part to make festivals more sustainable for the future.


Welcoming our wonderful festivalgoers from the moment they arrive.

Accessibility Team

Gain a unique insight into how accessibility is approached and dealt with at large scale music events by joining our incredible Accessibility Team as a committed, responsible and focused volunteer who will help make sure that all our accessibility customers have an amazing experience at Wilderness.