Sound Technician (1-2 position open)
Searching for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic sound technician for our Sonic Sound Celebration position. Help spread the vibrations and communication throughout the village by tending to the sound system at the gathering. This position is for someone who has experience with sound and speaker systems and feels confident and comfortable with a simple sound and stage set up. We don’t have an excessive or complicated sound system, but it’s a position that will require a daily presence at important times throughout the days on the stage and around the fire at morning announcements. This position is perfect for anyone that has experience with music performances, sound engineering, the music industry and general live music/ audio equipment.
Your points of communication : You will have a production team member as a point of contact (TBD), and be responsible for communication with all performing artists, the MC for daily raffle, and morning announcements around the fire.
Timeline: Sound technician is expected to be present and available throughout the duration of the gathering, arrive 6/14 and stay through 6/26. It will require about 1-2 hours of work per day during the gathering, plus about 3-4 hours during Saturday evening for the live performances.
Pre-gathering work: Meet the day before the gathering (Wednesday) to go over sound equipment and set up with Agustin and Mike, ensuring you have full knowledge of our equipment and set up.
During the gathering: Thursday afternoon set up microphone for opening ceremony and oversee ceremony sound. Each day you will meet Mea and team at morning fire to ensure microphone and speakers are set up and working for morning announcements. In the evenings be available at info booth to meet with the raffle MC and make sure they have access to the mic and speakers during the raffle. On Saturday evening, facilitate the Sonic Sound Celebration (6pm-9pm), overseeing the performance and ensuring the sound system is working and set up for all performers. Set up sound for Sunday night DJ and dance session making sure sound and lights are set up and working before the Angel Wash Ceremony begins. Facilitate sound for closing ceremony on Monday morning.
Post- gathering: N/A
Exchange: This position is a work exchange for free entry to the gathering and includes all meals throughout the session.
Event Cook (3 positions open)
Come work with the Spirit Weavers Nourishment Team
This is a FUN and demanding paid work position. We cook for 800 people twice daily, with a lunch served to 200 staff and volunteers. As kitchen staff, you must be able and willing to stand on your feet for 8-12 hours a day, lift 25-50# multiple times daily and maintain food safety at all times- all while having a sense of urgency, timeliness and ability to effectively communicate. This is a tight knit loving team that thrives on a positive work environment and engaging meaningfully as a collective. While we hope you are able to enjoy various aspects of the gathering through classes or workshops, this job is for those who are there to work first and foremost as food is a key and integral part of this gathering.
You must have culinary training and/or have cooked for groups 200+. Submit your resume, a cover letter and three work references to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please include which sessions you are interested in and what kind of time commitment you can make in your cover letter.
Your points of communication: You work directly with the Head Chef: Casandra Kelly + team. You will communicate with and help lead a team of work trade volunteers during your shifts.
Pre-gathering work: Meetings with Casandra + team via google meets for interview and to go over work flow before the gathering. Arrive prior to the gathering to set up the kitchen & prep for the coming weeks.
During the gathering: Kitchen staff arrive early and are expected to stay and work throughout the duration of the session (Sun, moon or both). Work shifts are 8-10 hours/day, and most kitchen staff work 7-9 shifts per session. You must commit to at least 1 full week (7days) per session. Commitment to both sessions is 14+ days, and will include 1.5 days off between sessions.
Post- gathering: A deep clean and winterization of the kitchen happens on the final day of the second session and for the entire following day. Kitchen staff stay onsite to help volunteers properly clean and close up the kitchen.
Exchange: This is a 1099/W 9 Independent Contract position paid by Spirit Weavers Gathering at a determined hourly rate. You will also have entry to both sessions of the gathering, including all meals, and a tent camping spot in kitchen camp.