How do I apply to be a volunteer at this event?
If you are a previous Jayco Herald Sun Tour volunteer you will be able to login and register your interest for 2017 JHST Volunteer Team.
To get involved for the first time in 2017, complete a registration process here
I am having trouble completing my application form, how can I get assistance?
If you are having trouble with your application please email firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the workforce team will be in contact within 48hours.
Is every member of our Club/Group required to complete a registration form?
Yes. Every member of your Club/Group who wishes to volunteer is required to complete an individual registration form. There is a question which asks you to supply your Club/Group name.
Can I apply if I don’t have previous volunteer experience?
That’s okay, we are looking for friendly, outgoing people to join the team to help stage the 2017 Jayco Herald Sun Tour. You just need to:
• Enjoy helping people
• Be friendly and approachable
• Be reliable
• Be positive
• Adhere to the Volunteer Terms and Conditions when you submit your application
When do I need to be available to be a Volunteer?
Volunteers are required between Wednesday 1st February to Sunday 8th February 2017. You don’t need to be available for the duration of the tour, if you want to come along for a day or two you are more than welcome.
I have signed up to a shift and have not yet received a confirmation email or receipt?
Check to see that your confirmation email has not been intercepted by your email spam filter i.e. placed in your “Trash” folder.
Add email@example.com to your contacts to ensure that this doesn’t get missed.
Will accommodation be provided for volunteers?
No. The Jayco Herald Sun Tour organisers will not cover the cost of accommodation for volunteers. Each volunteer is responsible for arranging their own accommodation requirements.
How do I get to and from my shift?
All volunteers are responsible for their own transport requirements to and from Workforce check-in. Check out Public Transport Victoria for information.
When selecting your shifts please ensure you select YES if you require transport from Workforce check-in to your volunteer post.
I will be driving to my shift, is there parking available?
Parking will be available for volunteers at each check in location. Locations will be specified in your workforce documentation.
Am I required to go to Workforce Check-in or can I go straight to my position?
You are required to go to your allocated Workforce Check-in location at each stage of the tour so we can ensure that you are fully equipped for the day, this inlcudes collection of uniform, accreditation, additional briefing notes and your snack or lunch pack. Once you have completed check-in you can go directly to your position via bike, walking, car or if transport is required we have workforce shuttles.
What will volunteers receive to perform their role?
We will provide you with a ‘Workforce Kit’ which includes:
• Catering ++
• Role specific equipment (where required)
** Shifts 4+hours will receive a lunch pack. Shifts under 4 hours will receive a snack pack.
What meals are provided?
Dependent on the duration of your shift you will either be provided with a snack pack (>4 hour shift) or a lunch pack (<4 hours) while on your rostered shifts. We will also keep you hydrated with water.
As we try our hardest to cover all dietary requirements we have limitations on what can be provided.
• Gluten Free
Will there be training for volunteers?
Role Specific Training (online)- Will be available through the volunteer portal Rosterfy.
Shift briefings (in-person)- Mandatory attend a briefing prior to your shift start, the briefing will cover off meeting your shift supervisor, on the job training and provide any additional information