Volunteer Job Descriptions
Telephone Volunteers. Ask folk club members to help put on the event (25).
publicity. Post flyers and contact people interested in music events.
vendors about coming to the festival; ask them to place an advertisement
in the festival program (1 coordinator)
check instruments in and out & keep them safe. Requires 2 people
per shift. Opens at 11:45am each morning until 7pm; Saturday evening
9:00 pm - 9:30pm and 10:30 pm - 11pm; Sunday evening shifts 8pm
- 8:30pm and 9:30pm-10pm. Shifts are one hour in length, except the
evening slots. The instrument check coordinator will be responsible
for checking at the beginning of each shift to make sure that the volunteers
have shown up for their slot and will need
to set up/take down the room at the beginning and end of festival (2
coordinators; 30 one-hour shifts).
Festival setup: Help set up the school
for the festival: mapping & labeling tables & desks & chairs
to be moved, putting up signs, setting up tables, assisting sound crew,
moving desks out of rooms, etc. Setup begins at 9am on Saturday morning
and goes until noon. (Need folks for 2-hour shifts.)
Festival teardown: Three people
who will go through the rooms and halls to make sure the place is in
good order on Saturday evening. At 6pm Sunday, approx. 6 strong people
will put the workshop rooms back into classroom formation. At 10pm
Sunday, about 6-8 people will assist in cleaning up the main hall and
dance hall, including taking down the sound equipment. Slots last about
1 hour or less, depending on the number of people who can help out.
(3 people on Saturday evening, 6 people at 6pm Sunday, 8 people at
Folk club table (information and product
sales). Hand out literature, sell t-shirts, books, SFFMC memberships,
tapes and CDs. Be able to provide information on the club as well as
the festival itself (where are bathrooms, workshops, etc). 12 one-hour
shifts per day, 4 people per shift.
donation cans during the festival. Coordinated by folk club table (1
person per day).
Emcee Open Mic. Introduces
acts & fills in as necessary. Should know how to run the sound
system. The open mike coordinator must be available throughout the
day to make sure that the slots are filled (2 coordinators, 10 one-hour
Sound Engineers. Needed
to control sound boards for stage performers and for the gyms used for
dance workshops. Loans of equipment and setup also welcome!
Main Stage. Introduces
acts & fills in as necessary.
as parking lot attendant behind school. Check for parking permits.
The parking coordinator will set up the lot to ensure that the largest
of vehicles can park. (2 coordinators, 12 one-hour shifts)
the children's craft activities at the craft table on the first floor.
(6 two-hour shifts)