VOLUNTEER CODE OF ETHICS

Northern Lights Festival Volunteer Application - CODE OF ETHICS

 

Northern Lights Festival is very pleased to have volunteers commit their time to help make our festival a great success. Their efforts, and those of many, many others, are a part of a larger effort to achieve our mission which is: to engage the world in the heritage and culture of Northern BC.


As with any event of this scale, there must be guidelines to follow. Please read on for a summary of expected volunteer practices and behaviours at the festival.

You have the right to:

  • A free main stage concert night

  • A volunteer t-shirt

  • Invitation to volunteer-only events

  • Information about festival policies and procedures

  • Recognition as a volunteer

  • Appreciation for the contribution you make


We Expect You To:

  • Adhere to this Code of Ethics

  • Volunteer a minimum of 8 hours

  • Attend on-site volunteer orientation

  • Be aware of the time commitment and responsibilities of your task(s) prior to accepting a role, and honour that commitment

  • Be on time for all meetings and activities associated with your task(s)

  • Inform your Crew Chief quickly if you are unable to meet any of your responsibilities

  • Ask a Crew Chief if you don’t know the answer to a question, and report problems to any Crew Chief or Volunteer Coordinator

  • Wear your conference t-shirt with pride during all your shifts. This identifies you as a volunteer and representative of the festival to attendees.

  • Be courteous and helpful to anyone who needs your assistance


Please Note:

  • Be a responsible and enthusiastic Northern Lights Festival and Fort Nelson ambassador

  • Do not commit illegal, violent or unsafe acts

  • Do not show up intoxicated to your volunteer shift

  • Unfortunately, children are not allowed to accompany you during your shift

  • Treat everyone at the festival and volunteer camp with respect. No abusive language.

  • Keep confidential any information that Northern Lights Festival has entrusted to you

  • Don’t transfer your ticket to anyone else