Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers.

Sign up HERE and keep watching for the our 2016 Summer Festival opportunities to become available.

Once you have set up your basic profile you are considered a returning volunteer.  As a returning volunteer, you can CLICK HERE to login and save the site as a bookmark.    If you have forgotten your password you will have to select the ‘reset password’ option.  If you have forgotten or misplaced your username, or have any questions about logging in, email the Volunteer Coordinator.

Volunteer Opportunity Descriptions

please note: these are only some of the opportunities available.

Box Office

  • You are an integral part of delivering a positive impression to attendees by accurately answering questions pertaining to various performances and the festival as a whole.
  • You are punctual, detail-oriented, organized and may have previous Box Office or Customer Service experience.
  • You will stay informed of all confirmed performers for the Festival event
  • You are able to count and balance floats; maintain good records and document any discrepancies for our accountant to review.
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity
  • If required, you are able to attend and actively participate in a training session at our office (51 William Street – in the Byward Market)

House Manager

  • You are comfortable being the first point of contact for Artists, Patrons and Volunteers.
  • You are a leader and are comfortable delegating tasks to fellow Volunteers.
  • You are a multitasker who has Customer Service Experience
  • You will stay informed of all confirmed performers for the Festival event
  • You will work with the box office volunteer(s) at the end of the event to ensure accurate records are submitted; and document any discrepancies for our accountant to review.
  • You work well under pressure
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity
  • You are able to stand for long periods of time.
  • You are willing to mentor apprentice house managers.

Office Assistant

  • You are punctual, detail-oriented, organized and have previous Box Office or Customer Service experience.
  • You will stay informed of all confirmed performers for the Festival event
  • You enjoy working in an office environment performing various assigned duties.
  • You are able to work with little supervision.
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity

 

Photographer

  • You enjoy photography and have your own equipment 
  • You enjoy working in a festival environment both indoors and outdoors
  • You are willing to work with a shot list
  • You are able to edit and submit files with short turnaround times for marketing purposes
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity

 *Strict guidelines will have to be followed as any harmful posts made may result in legal action.

Videographer

  • You enjoy videography and have your own equipment 
  • You enjoy working in a festival environment both indoors and outdoors
  • You are willing to work with a shot list
  • You are able to edit and submit files with short turn around times for marketing purposes
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity.

*Strict guidelines will have to be followed as any harmful posts made may result in legal action.

Social Media Assistant

  • You understand and can use a broad range of popular social media platforms.
  • You have your own smartphone or other device and are comfortable using it. 
  • You are willing to work within the parameters set out by the Social Medica Coordinator to ensure appropriate images, language and #hashtags are posted 
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity

 *Strict guidelines will have to be followed as any harmful posts made may result in legal action

Stage Manager

  • You are comfortable being the first point of contact for Artists and Volunteers.
  • You are a leader and are comfortable delegating tasks to fellow Volunteers.
  • You are timely and organized and have some basic Technical and Stage Manager experience.
  • You are professional and can adapt to the varying needs of Artists and Volunteers as necessary. (eg. stage setup for different Artists)
  • You work well under pressure
  • You will stay informed of all confirmed performers.
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity.
  • You are able to stand for long periods of time.
  • You are willing to mentor apprentice stage managers

Stage Hand

  • You are capable of following direction
  • You are physically able to lift and carry up to 40lbs.
  • You enjoy interacting with the artists and are professional at all times.
  • You are able to work with little supervision
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity

Usher

  • You are an integral part of delivering a positive impression to attendees by answering questions pertaining to the festival.  
  • You are friendly, outgoing and respectful of diversity.
  • You are capable of following direction.
  • You work well with little supervision
  • You appreciate and respect generational diversity

 

For more information on volunteering with Music and Beyond please contact our Volunteer Coordinator