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We take volunteers to major UK festivals, helping deliver vital festival services and inspiring others to support our work.

 

Festivals

Applications to volunteer with WaterAid at festivals in 2020 are now closed. But you can register your interest in volunteering at festivals in 2021 by completing our volunteering application form.

Please note that Glastonbury 2020 has been cancelled. Read our full statement on Glastonbury 2020 here >

If you have applied to volunteer with WaterAid at other 2020 festivals, we will be in touch with an update soon.

Our volunteers deliver a range of water and sanitation services to help keep them running smoothly. See where we're going below:

Latitude

Location: Henham Park, Suffolk
Festival dates: 16 - 19 July 2020

Camp Bestival

Location: Lulworth Castle, Dorset
Festival dates: 30 July - 2 August 2020

Boomtown Fair

Location: Matterley Estate, Hampshire
Festival dates: 12 - 16 August 2020

Green Man

Location: Brecon Beacons, Wales
Festival dates: 20 - 23 August 2020

Shambala

Location: Northamptonshire
Festival dates: 27 - 30 August 2020

Roles

We cover a range of services at festivals, from keeping festival goers hydrated with refills, our very own Good Loos and helping keep the festival clean for everyone.

Glastonbury has a wider set of roles, some of which are available only at Glastonbury.

Good Loos

Available at: Latitude, Camp Bestival and Shambala

WaterAid’s Good Loos are back for a third year running! Our Good Loos provide festivals with a unique toilet experience, bringing environmentally friendly, sustainable and memorable toilets with a chill out and engagement area. Volunteers will be keeping these composting toilets clean between uses, engaging with festivalgoers about WaterAid’s work, and taking donations from those who use the loos.

A volunteer at Latitude festival cleaning WaterAid's Good Loos
WaterAid/Victoria Kirby
Litter Picking

Available at: Boomtown

Our brilliant Litter Pickers help keep festivals clean and tidy, ensuring that as much waste as possible is sent for recycling and making the festival a cleaner and greener place for everyone.

WaterAid volunteers Emma and June litter picking at Boomtown festival
WaterAid/Billy Barraclough
Eco-Shower Cleaning

Available at: Green Man

Our wonderful team of eco shower cleaners move between shower blocks, cleaning and tidying the showers to ensure they are ready for the next person to use. We will also have a team of attendants who will ensure the changing rooms are kept tidy and look after a WaterAid engagement area giving festival goers more information about our work.

A WaterAid volunteer cleans the eco showers at green Man festival
WaterAid/Neal Wallace

Contact us

You can also join our WaterAid Festival Volunteering Facebook page for all the latest updates on volunteering with WaterAid in 2020.

If you have any questions about festival volunteering check out our FAQs page, or contact the Festivals team. We’ll be happy to help!

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7793 4594