Mobilize Festival Teams
A simple low cost way to mobilise festival teams.
Volunteers are essential for every festival and large event’s success. From early planning to the event itself and the cleanup afterwards.
Organisations like Festival Angels and Street Pastors bring hundreds of trained and experienced volunteers on teams that have a huge impact on helping keep everyone young and old safe, warm, dry, and healthy, and hopefully avoiding issues that will spoil their experience.
Brightlynk is a simple low cost way for teams of volunteers to provide updates to coordinators, administrators, and team leaders, without having to pay the Costs of SMS or the delays of Emails.
1. Team members enter activity updates and requests
Using smartphones, tablets, and laptops
Updating Encounter and Patrol log entries with smartphones
Brightlynk Encounters is a simple and ultra low cost way for team members to use their smartphones to add notes about encounters helping people, solving problems, and completing patrols so that admins, coordinators, and other team members can instantly see activities.
Members can easily update their locations with a button click with their smartphone.
Team leaders can add special requests to administrators and coordinators, and update the location of assembly points for pre-patrol briefings , and confirm who is on duty and who is not.
Team members update their location and activities
Members may have debrief meetings to collect notes times and locations, or each member may enter their encounters and patrol log notes the following day.
Administrators and Coordinators play an essential support role for teams on the frontline. They may on-site, working from home, or at a central support location. As long as they have internet connectivity and a laptop, tablet, or smartphone, they can view their dashboard.
All updates and requests are instantly viewable by as they are entered by team members. They show on a map if the team member clicks to allow.
Location can be vitally important. Team members can click to provide their location on their smartphone, and that location will appear on the map view with their encounter and patrol log updates.
3. Google sheets with encounter and Patrol update data
Every update and request is instantly captured onto a google sheet that the Administrator controls and can use to finalise formatting for impact and outcome reports, and simply share in spreadsheet form to others on their management distribution list as needed.