Beverage Dept. Volunteer Opportunities

Nottingham Festival Beverage Department is looking for friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service.

We have a variety of seasonal positions available. This is a chance to make new friends and build relationships that will last a lifetime. With so many positions to choose from, we are sure to have one that is right for you!

Available positions include: Pickle Sales, Soda Sales, Cashier, Ale Stand Beverage Sales, Ale Stand Management, Tapster, and more.

You must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for Soda and/or Pickle sales and at least 21 years of age for all Ale Stand positions.

Participants must be neatly groomed at all times and avoid extremes in jewelry, hairstyles and hair color. These guest contact positions require a period costume and no visible piercings other than ears.


We invite you to download, complete and email back to Beverage@NottinghamFestival.com the application found here: “Beverage Department Application”

Beverage Department

This person sells individual prepackaged pickles from a tray held by a neck strap, basket, wagon or cart. This is a costumed position. The Nottingham Festival does not provide costume. You must provide your own period-style closed toe footwear to be approved by Costume Dept.

Duties:

  • Interact creatively with customers while providing refreshments in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provide friendly and quality customer service
  • Knowledge of drink items and prices
  • Handling all cash register duties, including opening and closing of operations
  • Keep work area clean and orderly Restock merchandise
  • Handle minor customer complaints with skill and finesse

Qualifications:

  • MUST possess ability to be customer-service oriented, friendly and motivated to provide necessary information and assistance to our valued patrons
  • MUST poses basic math skills
  • Friendly and able to work well with others
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Meet company grooming standards

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working mostly outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to work around bees
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, lifting at least 20lbs, bending and walking
  • Must be able to work long shifts if necessary
  • Must have closed-toed, comfortable walking shoes (no tennis shoes!)

Beverage Department

This person sells individual non-alcoholic beverages from a tray held by a neck strap, basket, wagon or cart. This is a costumed position. The Nottingham Festival does not provide costume. You must provide your own period-style costume including closed-toe, comfortable walking footwear to be approved by Costume Dept.

Duties:

  • Interact creatively with customers while providing refreshments in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provide friendly and quality customer service
  • Knowledge of drink items and prices
  • Handling all cash register duties, including opening and closing of operations
  • Keep work area clean and orderly Restock merchandise
  • Handle minor customer complaints with skill and finesse

Qualifications:

  • MUST possess ability to be customer-service oriented, friendly and motivated to provide necessary information and assistance to our valued patrons
  • MUST poses basic math skills
  • Friendly and able to work well with others
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Meet company grooming standards

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working mostly outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to work around bees
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, lifting at least 20lbs, bending and walking
  • Must be able to work long shifts if necessary

Beverage Department

This position holder must be able to work at a fast pace and be professional at all times. This is a costumed position. The Nottingham Festival does not provide costume. You must provide your own period-style costume including closed-toe, comfortable walking footwear to be approved by Costume Dept.

Duties:

  • Interact creatively with customers using language from Elizabethan era
  • Maintain appropriate dress and behavior of time period
  • Provide friendly and quality customer service
  • Knowledge of drink prices
  • Handle all cash register duties, include opening and closing procedures
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer
  • Keep work area clean and orderly

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • MUST possess basic math skills
  • MUST successfully complete basic math skills test
  • MUST possess ability to be customer-service oriented, friendly and motivated to provide necessary information and assistance to our valued patrons
  • Have steady transportation
  • Friendly and able to work well with others
  • Meet company grooming standards

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working mostly outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Requires sitting for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work long shifts if necessary

Beverage Department

This is a costumed position. The Nottingham Festival does not provide costume. You must provide your own period-style costume including closed-toe, comfortable walking footwear to be approved by Costume Dept.

Duties:

  • Interact creatively with customers using language from Elizabethan era
  • Maintain appropriate dress and behavior of time period
  • Check ID’s for any patron under the age of 30
  • Aid patrons with extensive knowledge of prices and information on all beers and wines
  • Take and present customer orders with speed and accuracy
  • Provide friendly and quality customer service
  • Handle all cash register duties include opening and closing procedures
  • Answer questions and offer suggestions to patrons
  • Keep work area clean and orderly by assisting with restocking and maintaining inventory, cleaning countertops, etc.
  • Handle minor customer complaints

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bar service experience a plus, but not required
  • MUST have a current ABC Server Certificate
  • MUST have a current TB Test
  • Must poses basic math skills
  • MUST successfully complete basic math skills test
  • Accurately handles cash transactions
  • Adheres to alcohol awareness procedures for preventing patron intoxication
  • MUST possess ability to be customer-service oriented, friendly and motivated to provide necessary information and assistance to our valued patrons
  • Have steady transportation
  • Friendly and able to work well with others
  • Meet company grooming standards

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working mostly outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to work around bees
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, lifting 20lbs or more, bending and walking
  • Must be able to work long shifts if necessary

Beverage Department

This is a costumed position. The Nottingham Festival does not provide costume. You must provide your own period-style costume including closed-toe, comfortable walking footwear to be approved by Costume Dept.

Duties:

  • Opening and closing the Ale Stand each day; getting the stand ready for business each day
  • Assist with opening and/or closing inventory each day
  • Maintain appropriate dress and behavior of time period
  • Assist with pouring of drinks at various stands as necessary
  • When needed, provide friendly and quality customer service
  • Keep work area clean and orderly by restocking and maintaining inventory, wiping down cleaning all sticky surfaces, clean beer drainage, sweeping booth, cleaning countertops, etc.
  • Handle minor customer complaints
  • Load, store and transport 20lb bags of ice to various locations throughout the park
  • Lift and haul cases of drinks and boxes of supplies to various locations throughout the park
  • Change CO2 cylinders
  • Tap kegs as needed
  • Answer questions and offer suggestions to patrons

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bar service experience a plus, but not required
  • MUST have a current ABC Server Certificate
  • MUST have a current TB Test
  • Must possess ability to be customer-service oriented, friendly and motivated to provide necessary information and assistance to our valued patrons
  • Have steady transportation
  • Friendly and able to work well with others
  • Meet company grooming standards

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working mostly outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to work around bees
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, lifting 20lbs or more, bending and walking
  • Must be able to work long shifts if necessary

Beverage Department

This job requires the Manager to be onsite and in their assigned Ale Stand at least one and a half hours prior to festival opening and stay later at closing. This is a costumed position. The Nottingham Festival does not provide costume. You must provide your own period-style costume including closed-toe, comfortable walking footwear to be approved by Costume Dept.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete oversight and operation of the Ale Stand
  • Maintain complete and accurate inventories
  • Supervise and assist in setup and breakdown of Ale Stand
  • Supervise all stand volunteers
  • Oversee all cleanliness and sanitation of Ale Stand
  • Complete all inventory and order forms accurately
  • Verify any questionable Driver’s License, State ID, passport or Military ID

Duties:

  • Maintain appropriate dress and behavior of time period
  • Check ID’s for any patron under the age of 30
  • Provide friendly and quality customer service
  • Handle all cash register duties if necessary, including opening and closing procedures
  • Answer questions and offer suggestions to patrons
  • Handle customer complaints

Qualifications:

  • Possess leadership ability, a pleasant personality and appearance, be reliable and self sufficient
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bar service experience a plus, but not required
  • MUST have a current ABC Server Certificate
  • MUST have a current TB Test
  • Must possess basic math skills
  • MUST successfully complete basic math skills test
  • MUST possess ability to be customer-service oriented, friendly and motivated to provide necessary information and assistance to our valued patrons
  • Have steady transportation
  • Friendly and able to work well with others
  • Meet company grooming standards

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working mostly outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to work around bees
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, lifting 20lbs or more, bending and walking
  • Must be able to work long shifts