As a volunteer, you would be working under the direction of a group leader in one or more of the following areas. Here is a general list of the duties you may need to perform in each of our sections:
ARTISAN SQUARE – Assist in the smooth set-up and take-down of tables, chairs and Festival displays, assist with operations of the Artisan Square and Trade Show.
ARTISTIC DIRECTION TEAM ASSISTANT – Assist with clerical duties as needed by the Artistic Direction Committee.
ARTIST VILLAGE CAMPSITE – Assist with hosting the Festival’s artists. Work includes site cleanup and assistance with breakfasts at the Artist Village.
BARTENDERS – Work at the out door bar located in the main tent by serving drinks and selling liquor tickets. Some shifts will include set up and clean up of the bar area.
BOX OFFICE – Work at one of our gates selling passes, and helping with general admission into the Festival site.
ENVIRONMENT – Help with Festival set-up and take-down, clean up at both the Festival site and the Artist Village campsite. This will include garbage pick-up and removal and running general errands as requested by the area group leader.
FINE ARTS SHOW – Assist with setting up the on-site art show. This will include setting up and taking down displays, hanging and displaying art and working on other small tasks with the goup.
FIRST AID – This position is for qualified first responders only. Work on-site/on-call shifts as scheduled. Assess medical issues for appropriate action and provide treatment within capabilities and make necessary referrals.
FOOD SERVICES – Prepare and serve food and beverages in our Green Room or at the Artist Village campsite while maintaining a clean area.
FUNDRAISING & SPONSORSHIPS – Assist with fundraising and sponsorship initiatives which may include speaking with potential sponsors, selling raffle tickets, helping with the Festival Book Store fundraiser and helping out at Concert Series events. Volunteers in this section will be working throughout the year as the need arises.
KIDS’ AREA – help plan, organize and execute kids’ activities in our kids’ area. If you have a talent that you would love to share with our younger visitors this area is for you.
MERCHANDISE – Help with display, security, marketing and tracking of Festival Merchandise in our on-site store, including operating and accounting for a cash float and offering assistance to the Box Office.
SECURITY – Includes day and night shifts at the festival site and or the Artist Village Campsite.
SITE SETUP & TAKE DOWN – Tasks include setup and take down of stages, tents, fencing, etc. This position is pre and post-Festival with help needed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the week of the Festival and again on the Monday and Tuesday following the Festival.
TRANSPORTATION – Drive the Festival’s artists between the Festival site and the Artist Village. A vehicle will be made available for your use.
Are we missing anything? The Fire and Water Music Festival’s strengths come from those of our volunteers. If you have a skill that you think we need, don’t be shy, contact us today.