Apply to Volunteer

Applications to Volunteer at Wilderness 2021 are now closed!

We’ve been delighted to see such an overwhelming response to our applications this year. Thank you so much to all of you that have applied and paid your deposit to join us, we cannot wait to have you! If you have not paid your deposit already, we are no longer accepting further deposit payments. You will receive more information soon about what you’ll be doing at the festival.

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:

Gate Greeter

Liaising with performers and crew on arrival to offer directions and advice.

Programming Assistants

Assisting the Programming Team with various tasks across the festival venues, including but not limited to, backstage work, stage resets, artist riders and artist liaison.

Info Tent Staff

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 Staff

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 Staff

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 norm of its regular setting.

Programme Sellers

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

Accessibility Volunteers

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. Applications for this will open separately later in 2021. 

2020 Volunteer Deposits

If you paid your volunteer deposit for Wilderness 2020, you should have already received an email from our team with regards to this. Please check your junk folder if you cannot find this and if you are still unable to find it please email us on