Welcome to volunteer at Side by Side!
Sign-up for 2023 is open. Thanks for wanting to help!
The information on this page applies both for those volunteering by themselves and those who are a part of our corporate collaborations. Are you curious about the volunteer opportunities at Side by Side for companies and organizations? Feel free to email email@example.com and we'll tell you more!
NB! To volunteer at Side by Side, you need to understand and speak some Swedish. Most communication will be in Swedish.
For the camp to be a once in a lifetime experience for all our participants, we need help from many people who contribute with their commitment, time, hands and heart. Therefore, we welcome volunteers to help with a variety of tasks during a few of the camp days.
Our volunteers eat lunch and dinner free of charge and get to experience concerts during camp.
Being a Volunteer
Being a volunteer can involve a variety of tasks. The Side by Side camp is taking place simultaneously at many different locations near the Concert Hall and we need volunteers at all locations. Our goal is that each volunteer belongs to one of the Side by Side locations and does all or most of their volunteer sessions there. We will schedule you at the location where you are most needed at the times you have indicated you can attend. Duties vary depending on location.
Examples of tasks:
You will have a supervisor on hand to give you instructions.
We strive to create 4-hour sessions for volunteers. In order for everything to work as well as possible for you, for your supervisor and for the participants, we want you to participate as a volunteer in at least two 4-hour shifts during the Side by Side week, and preferably more. In your registration, state how many shifts you would like to take.
Most of the 4-hour shifts will be sometime between 9am and 5pm, but we also need some volunteers before 9am and after 5pm each day. We will not schedule any volunteer for more than eight hours per day. The days we need the most volunteers are Friday June 16–Tuesday June 20.
If you register by April 28 at the latest, you will receive a proposed schedule that you will be able to decide on. It will be sent out in early May. If you register late, you will receive your schedule at the beginning of June.
Regular registration is open 1/2 – 28/4 (February 1–April 28)
Your contribution is valuable and one of the cornerstones of the camp!
Being a volunteer has both benefits and responsibilities.
As a volunteer, you get the opportunity to free of charge:
We expect you to:
Regular sign-up is open 1/2–28/4. After that, it is possible to make a late registration, but then there is less chance that you will get the passports you most want. Late registration is open until 28/5. Please note that the sign-up form is in Swedish.
You who register as a private person click on the button below. You who register from one of the companies we collaborate with will receive your booking link from the contact person there. If you are unsure whether you have an agreement on volunteer work or wish to know more about those opportunities, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcome to the volunteer meeting for this year's Side by Side on Wednesday May 10 at 18.00-19.30. The meeting is held in the Viktor Rydberg Hall in the Concert Hall. (Entrance through the stage entrance from Viktor Rydbergsgatan). We will tell you about Side by Side, about this year's camp and about what volunteering means. You do not need to pre-register for the meeting,
Thanks for wanting to help.
Sign-up is open February 3–April 3. After that you are welcome to do a late sign-up, but the chances of getting the shifts you want will decrease with time.
A warm welcome to this year's pre-Side by Side volunteer meetings.The meetings are held in Viktor Rydbergsalen in the Gothenburg Concert Hall. (Enter through the stage/reception entrance from Viktor Rydbergsgatan.) We will tell you a bit about Side by Side as a concept, the particulars of this year's camp and what volunteering will entail this year.
Come to the meeting or the part of the meeting that suits you. No need to notify beforehand.
Monday May 11 Volunteer Meeting 1
5-5.45 pm — general information about Side by Side for you who have not participated before5.45-6 pm — coffee6-6.45 pm — information about Side by Side 2020 for everyone volunteering this year6.45-7.30 pm — possibility to ask questions and to sign up for more volunteer shifts
Wednesday June 10 Volunteer Meeting 2
7-7.45 pm — brief information about Side by Side 20207.45-8.30 pm — possibility to ask questions and to sign up for the last volunteer shifts
As a Side by Side volunteer, we would love it if you would join the Volunteer’s Choir! It presents a great opportunity to get to know the other volunteers and have some fun together on the days leading up to the camp.
The choir meets at the Concert Hall on the evenings of Wednesday June 10, Thursday June 11 and Friday June 12, and performs on the Main Stage at the Concert Hall on the evening of June 13, during Opening Concert.
Amanda is a mezzo soprano and together with her norm creative opera company Man Must Sing she has created works such as the chamber opera Akvarium. Together with Utomjordiska she created the show Witch, Bitch, Temptress,
From February 3, you will be able to sign up as a volunteer through our website. In the sign-up form you should also state which days you'lI be able to take shifts. We would love it if you could do at least four four-hour shifts during the Side by Side week, and preferably more. You sign up for VOLUNTEERS’ CHOIR at the same time as well.
Please contact production coordinator Karin Samuelson at email@example.com if you have any questions about doing volunteer work for Side by Side.
We really appreciate that you want to make Side by Side the experience of a lifetime for our participants. Sign-ups are closed for 2019. If you have any questions, please contact our point person Rickard at firstname.lastname@example.org
AMANDA FLODIN & TORE SUNESSON
Tore is a trained music teacher, an experienced pianist and a member of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Vocal Ensamble. Since 1990 he sings and tours with the Vocal Quartet VOX.
For the camp to be a once in a lifetime experience for all our participants, we need help from many people to contribute with their commitment, time, hands and heart. Therefore, we welcome volunteers to help with a variety of tasks during one or more of the camp days.
Our volunteers eat lunch and dinner free of charge, get to experience concerts during the camp and have the opportunity to sing in our VOLUNTEERS' CHOIR.
Being a volunteer might for example mean:- to prepare rehearsal locations with chairs and stands- to help out with serving lunch and dinner- to carry, load and drive our transports
- to shepherd participants to and from different locations
How to sign up
Follow the link and fill out the form. The second sign-up period is open April 4-May 17.
Choose the location where you prefer to volunteer. Also choose an alternative location. Feel free to comment your choices. If you wish to be a transport volunteer, please still choose locations and also mark the checkbox ”I´d like to drive a car or lorry”. Only a regular license is needed.
Select ALL times when you can volunteer. You can select both daytime and evening shifts on the same day even if they overlap. If you can only volunteer during part of the day, you can still select the time and comment in the field below which times you will be available. Also state how many 4-hour shifts you would consider doing per day and in total during the camp period and please mention if there are other things that may affect your participation.
If you state in your sign-up that you would like to join the VOLUNTEERS' CHOIR we will keep this in mind during scheduling.
The second sign-up period is open April 4-May 17.
For you who want to experience Side by Side as a volunteer
For the camp to be a once in a lifetime experience for all our participants, we need help from many people to contribute with their commitment, time, hands and heart. Therefore, we welcome volunteers to help with a variety of tasks throughout the camp.
As a volunteer at Side by Side you might for example:Prepare rehearsal sites with chairs and standsHelp out with serving lunch and dinnerCarry, load and drive our transportsHelp out with administrative work at our registryHelp participants in many different ways including guiding between and inside rehearsal and concert sites
VOLUNTEERS' CHOIR - Our volunteers' own choir
The VOLUNTEERS´ CHOIR meet before the other participants begin their camp. This gives you the opportunity to both sing in a choir during Side by Side and work as a volunteer. VOLUNTEERS´ CHOIR will just like the previous years sing at the grand Festival Concert! You can sign up for the VOLUNTEERS´ CHOIR when you register as a volunteer.
Sign up between February 1th - April 1th.
Volunteer at Side by Side
For the camp to be a once in a lifetime experience for all our participants, we need help from many people to contribute with their commitment, time, hands and heart. Therefore, we welcome volunteers to help with a variety of tasks throughout the camp. Aiming for a smoother experience, during the spring all signatories will be contacted and asked to provide available times and preferable tasks.
Wednesday 13th June - Saturday 15th June (four afternoons/evenings)
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