Borneo Jazz Looking For More Volunteers

The 9th edition of Borneo Jazz is set to take place in Miri, Sarawak and volunteers are still needed to ensure a successful event.

The festival will be held on 9 – 10 May and will feature various kind of Jazz music from around the world. The festival willalso feature arts and craft bazaar which will represent the unique cultures of the people in Borneo.

Every year, Borneo Jazz is powered by the volunteers that come from various background of individuals or groups to run the activities. Within the festival, volunteers will be assigned to variousdivisions such as technical and operational, logistic as well as marketing the festival. The volunteer program is designed to provide an overall understanding of the operational aspects of the festivals in order to ensure the success of the musical events organized by Sarawak Tourism Board.

Those interested to volunteer during Borneo Jazz 2014 may register from the Borneo Jazz website at www.jazzborneo.com. The completed volunteer application form must be submitted to mona@sarawaktourism.com for processing. The successful applicants will later be notified via email or telephone.

The Borneo Jazz volunteer program provides a learning platform for all the volunteers. Although ideal attributes will vary from role to role, all volunteers must be able to conduct themselves in line with the Festival’s core values, which is integrity and teamwork.

The festival organizer will provide T-shirts to be worn while on duty. The volunteers will be assigned to perform duties on shift, which covers day or night festival program. The volunteers maybe needed to run the selected management areas a few days before the festival starts in order to ensure festival readiness.

STB has also opportunities to volunteer at other events in Kuching, the Borneo World Music Expo (BWME) to be held on the 16-18 June, the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) to be held on 20-22 June and theAsia Music Festival on 9-10 October in Miri. The application for all events is made through its respective websites at www.borneomusicexpo.com, www.rwmf.net and www.asiamusicfestival.net

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