We are no longer accepting volunteers for 2019!


Please feel free to drop in during the festival, and ask at the Volunteer Green Room if we need more help.


If you have any questions, please contact us below.

Heart of the City Music and Arts Festival | Volunteer Skills & What to Expect

1) Information Booth

  • Duties: T-shirts/merchandise sales. Duties include telling people about the festival (line-ups, activities, workshops, etc.) and selling festival t-shirts and some merchandise.

  • Skills: Organized, friendly, helpful, responsible, direct, good communication

  • Perks: Tented area, always work in pairs, get to meet lots of new people!

2) Art Tent

  • Duties: Helping with crafts, cleaning art supplies, assisting the artists, face-painting, and dealing with young kids.

  • Skills: Super friendly, like to interact with all age groups, helpful, love art!

  • Perks: Tented area, learn new art projects, meet artists, showcase your great talents, lots of play (art = play)!

3) Green room

  • Duties: Greeting and accounting for artists and musicians.

  • Skills: Organized, can multi-task, comfortable in busy environment, informative, direct, good communication

  • Perks: Tented area, meet all volunteers, musicians, and artists, learn some ins and outs of festival organization!

4) Site/Perimeter Crew

  • Duties: Supervision of the park, walking around the perimeter.

  • Skills: Quiet, perceptive, friendly, helpful, takes initiative

  • Perks: get to see the whole festival, relax around the park, good for parents with kids, solo work (good for the quiet types)!

5) Stage Management

  • Duties: Coordination of acts, communication with musicians.

  • Skills: Organized, direct, good communication skills, great time-management

  • Perks: meet musicians, learn about stage tech, watch bands, learn organization skills!

6) Greeters/Program Distributors

  • Duties: Greet festival attendees, hand out programs with information about activities.

  • Skills: Friendly, helpful, good communications skills

  • Perks: Tented area, meet new people, good for parents with kids, relaxing position!

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Background Photos and gallery shots courtesy Paula E. Kirman.