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The Download Dog Squad Needs YOU!

Want to get involved with the UK’s premier rock and metal festival? Volunteer with Hotbox Events at Download ’19, and get to see the likes of Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool, while loading up your CV with awesome skills.

what’s in it for me?

Well, have you seen the line-up?! But if that’s not enough for you, listen up. Volunteering with us will mean you make loads of new mates and get a ton of work experience in the live event industry, that’ll look great on your CV. Not to mention you’ll get to camp in the staff campsite – with its own toilets, cafe and showers! – with all your new pals.

what will i be doing?

Volunteers get involved with all kinds of stuff on site, including:

  • Providing information including directions, facilities, and performances, to ensure the festival goers have the best weekend possible.
  • Working on the festival’s campsites, arenas, on gates, fire towers, and wristband exchanges.
  • Being proactive and alert to any potential problems e.g a build-up of litter or faulty facilities.
  • Promoting crime awareness and crime prevention to the public.
  • Helping festival goers carry their belongings and pitch their tents.
  • Working with onsite teams to ensure medical, fire and security issues are dealt with promptly and safely.
  • Helping to prevent overcrowding and on hand to monitor crowd safety.
  • Assisting the public to create an environment where they feel safe.

Every volunteer works just 3 x 8 hour shifts – and when you’re not working, you’re free to enjoy the festival however you want!


sign me up!

Awesome! Head on over to Hotbox Events to find out more, or go straight to the volunteer application. You can also drop the team an email at [email protected]