The Volunteer Team Behind Bluesfest (and CityFolk)

We are as excited as you to start welcoming new volunteers for this year’s festival!

Let the weather be the only surprise this season! ☀️💨🌦 Please carefully read each job description that interests you to see the job expectations and requirements.

50/50 RAFFLE (14-17)(18+)

Were you born to roam the fields of CityFolk? Do you want to help us raise money for our music education initiatives? If so, the 50/50 Raffle team needs your energy and enthusiasm to sell tickets and make this year’s draw a success!

 

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Beer Tents (18+)

Are you quick on your feet and like staying on your toes? Do you work well with others and excel at two-way communication with a variety of other team members? If you answered ‘YES!’ to all of these questions, join our Beer Tents team where you’ll sign up to sling suds and other cool refreshments for our thirsty patrons.

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Beverage Cashiers (18+)

Do you have Smart Serve AND a finely-tuned set of observation skills? Can you find the line between firm and fair? Then we’ve got a place for you on the Cashiers team, where you’ll ensure our festival-goers get their ice cold beverages in an orderly manner!

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Customer Support (Box Office, Info Booth & Accessibility)(14-17)(18+)

This team combines Accessibility, Info Booth, and Ticket Help volunteers and combines a trove of festival knowledge! As part of our Customer Support crew, you will be responsible for welcoming patrons, answering questions and helping people get around the site.

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FLOATERS (14-17) (18+)

This is a great place to start for new volunteers as it’s a taste of a bunch of different crews! This crew is essential as it supports all other crews onsite that are short-handed at various points during the festival. Sometimes the crew will be very busy while at other times, there may be a bit of waiting for the next assignment.

Don’t know which team to join? Jack-of-all trades? Try Floaters to experience different CityFolk Crews. 

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Gates (14-17)(18+)

Always wanted to be at the front-line of a giant festival? If you are a natural leader who’s calm in the face of chaos, consider the Gates team, and welcome our guests into this great festival!

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general store (14-17)(18+)

The General Store professionally displays and sells festival merchandise throughout the festival.

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Green Team (14-17)(18+)

Are you green-minded? If so, this crew is for you! As an integral part of the festival’s green initiatives, this
crew acts as environmental ambassadors for the festival by working hard to keep the festival clean of
garbage, managing our recycling and composting programs, and spreading the green message.

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Hôtel Casino Lac-Leamy Suites and VIP Zone (18+)

We have merged our two onsite VIP areas into one team to provide patrons with the best streamlined VIP experience possible during their time at CityFolk. Located near TD Stage, our Casino Lac-Leamy Suites have private access to seating, bar, catering, and washroom facilities, and an amazing team of volunteers who know how to make the VIP experience unique for every patron.

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site services (18+)

Site Services is responsible for managing pre-festival inventory and purchasing, daily on-site dispatch, delivery, pick-up, providing labour for site set-up, and post-festival inventory and storage. 

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Volunteer Admin (18+)

This crew assists each department with any request or inquiries they may have during the festival! Volunteers are responsible for general administrative duties, such as answering telephones, responding to festival-related questions and managing the festival Lost & Found.

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Welcome Centre (14-17) (18+)

This crew of experienced CityFolk volunteers acts as the ‘welcome, info booth, and refreshment’ location for all festival volunteers. The crew answers volunteer-specific questions, helps connect volunteers with their Crew Leaders, provides a bag check for the volunteer team, and provides refreshments for all volunteers.

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** Subject to change

The Volunteer Team Behind Bluesfest