2017 Paid Staff Application


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Shambhala has a lot of great paid staff opportunities. We are happy that you are interested in joining our team. Paid positions are targeted to those that wish to work throughout the entire festival. If you are looking for less of a time commitment in exchange for admission to the festival, you may be more interested in our volunteer application.

Please check our Crew FAQ for answers to common questions about working at Shambhala Music Festival.

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Please select five personal traits from the list below that best describe you.

2017 job list

Returning Crew: You will most likely be reassigned to the team you worked with last year. If you are interested in applying to work with a different crew, please indicate which one(s) from the list of available crews above. We cannot guarantee that we will have room on the crews that you choose, please check your team assignment when you receive your welcome letter to confirm which crew you have been assigned to.

* We do our best to accommodate people's shift preferences however we cannot guarantee that you will be scheduled at your preferred time

Note: This must be a headshot of you. You are allowed to wear a hat, but please no dark sunglasses or masks. We must be able to identify you based on the photo provided. Photos that do not meet this criteria, or are considered to be inappropriate by our HR staff will be rejected.

Files must be no larger than 8MB

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Payment Information

All crew are required to pay a total amount of $420 upon applying for a position at Shambhala. This amount consists of a $395 REFUNDABLE deposit, and a $25 fee ($23.81 + GST). The $25 fee is non-refundable.

Certain eligible returning crew will be provided with a promotional code entitling them to apply without needing to pay a fee, or deposit. If you have received a promotional code from us, choose the "Promotional Code" payment method from the dropdown menu below and enter the code in the appropriate field.

Upon submitting your application, you will be redirected to PayPal in order to pay your application fee and deposit. Once your application has been approved, you will receive further instructions at the email address specified during the application process.

I have read, and agree to, the terms & conditions *

If you have any other questions, please check out our working at Shambhala FAQ or email our HR department