Work with Us…..

 work-with-us2The UK’s First Music Festival Kids Club Is Recruiting Volunteers Now!

Do you love FESTIVALS and working with Kids?

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about working with children. Both male and females who are hard-working full of energy with a caring and professional nature. You must be an experienced camper.

We are going to the BEST festival on offer this summer. We hit the road with Camp Bestival and then head Wilderness, Green Man, Harvest at Jimmy’s, Alex James presents Harvest and the End of the Road and you can be part the team too!!

WHAT IS BOUTIQUE BABYSITTING?

Boutique Babysitting is the UK’s first supervised kids club designed for festivals and the events industry.

We provide a fully supervised ‘Kids Club Under Canvas’ experience with studio, stage, production, wardrobe and a chill out zone. Where children 2-8 years old can create their very own mini festival.

We have positions available in the following areas with amazing volunteer packages on offer and If you looking to gain experience in any of the following areas give us a call we are happy to chat we don’t bite!!

WHO WE NEED

Kids Club Crew Leaders

  • Must be over 21
  • Able to communicate positively with parents’ children and staff
  • Inspire and motivate the crew and kids
  • Have initiative
  • Design and coordinate kids club activities
  • Reinforce Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Have a PGCE in teaching, NVQ level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Have a enhanced CRB certificate
  • First Aid certificate is desirable
  • Knowledgeable in approach to behaviour management
  • Skilled at keeping efficient and accurate record of plans and routines

Kids Club Crew

  • Must be over 18
  • Have a PGCE in teaching or a NVQ level 2 in childcare or equivalent
  • Have a current enhanced CRB certificate
  • Be a team player
  • Confidently supervise and care for 2-8 year old children
  • Able to inspire and motivate children to interact with each other with festival fun games
  • Skilled at settling children in to a new environment
  • Have initiative
  • First Aid certificate is desirable

Kids Club Pied Pipers Brand Ambassadors

  • Must be over 21
  • Experience working with children
  • Good organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic and out going
  • Great customer service skills
  • Computer skills
  • Marketing experience in the childcare industry is ideal
  • Confidence to showcase the ‘Kids Club Under Canvas’ experience to parents & children
  • Hard working

Kids Club Production and Creative Crew

  • Must be over 18
  • Have experience working in the events industry
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Have the strength and stamina for manual labour
  • Have and understanding of logistics and production management
  • Be creative and have a can do approach
  • Show initiative
  • Experience in set design

 

WHAT WE OFFER OUR VOLUNTEER CREW

We have two FANTASTIC options for you to choice from

package 1

In exchange for 25 hours of  your time we have this amazing volunteer package that you’ll love and get you into the festival spirit.

We’ll give you

  • A crew festival pass worth £155
  • Staff camping area with crew loos and shower facilities
  • Breakfast provided each day you work
  • £15 food expense
  • A travel allowance worth £40
  • Appropriate training crew
  • Access to short cuts around the festival
  • Boutique Babysitting T-shirt to wear at the Kids Club
  • Opportunities to put your creative thinking cap on and show off your musical talents
  • Get behind the scenes experience working in the festival industry
  • Meet loads of like-minded out door music loving people
  • The opportunity to work with the UK’s first festival mobile Kids Club
  • The chance to explore the festival and see the best band, comedy and literature line ups as soon as you walk out of the Kids Club Under Canvas HQ’s

Package 2

In exchange for 15 hours of your time from Friday evening till late Sunday night we will give you

  • Your  Crew festival pass worth £155
  • Appropriate training crew
  • Access to short cuts around the festival
  • Boutique Babysitting T-shirt to wear at the Kids Club
  • Opportunities to put your creative thinking cap on and show off your musical talents
  • Get behind the scenes experience working in the festival industry
  • Meet loads of like-minded out door music loving people
  • The opportunity to work with the UK’s first festival mobile Kids Club
  • The chance to explore the festival and see the best band, comedy and literature line ups as soon as you walk out of the Kids Club Under Canvas HQ’s

 

WHEN YOU WORK

All our crew must be available to work a minimum of two festivals between July and September 2011

Option 1

25 hour package

You will be required to work 25 hours across the weekend each of the teams work different hours over the long weekend in exchange for our crew package. Leaving you with plenty of time to explore the festival in your FREE time.

The crew welcome BBQ at 8pm on Thursday evening and the induction meeting on Friday morning at 10am are both compulsory if you do not attend your position will be with held. You are required to be on site from Thursday evening until Monday afternoon for each festival. Production crew are required to travel down with selina on the wednesday afternoon.

Option 2

15 hour package

You will be required to work 15 hours across the weekend though you have the flexabilit to arrive later on the friday and leave earlier on the sunday

A £150 bond is required to secure and guarantee your position for each festival. The Bond must be paid 1 week after you have been invited to join the team to secure your position. Your position will be confirmed on a first come fist served basis. Bonds will be returned in October 2011.

(If you do not have a current CRB certificate you can apply for a volunteers enhanced CRB through us)

You can download the job profiles below

Kids Club Crew Managers (Leaders)

Kid Club Key Worker Crew (Crew)

Kids Club Brand Ambassador/Receptionist (Pied Pipers)

Kids Club Production and Creative Assistant Crew (Production Crew)

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: ONGOING

Phone interviews go for 1 hour and meet ups are held in london. You can down load your application form below

Application form

Application Form Guidance

Equal Opportunities Policy

So what are you waiting for download your application form by clicking on the application form and email it along with scanned copies of you ID, CV and current CRB certificate.

Email your application to work@boutiquebabysitting.com

(in the subject section of your email please put your name and the position you are applying for please send your documents in word or as a PDF)

We can’t wait to see your applications

Yipee festival season is here!!!

Places are filling up fast!! We already have a great team of teachers, Nursery teachers and nanny already to go with their instruments tuned, fairy wings straighted and their squeakie clean wellie all ready to roll!!

Good Luck!!!