Volunteers

Lancaster Roots & Blues - March 9th, 10th, & 11th

Be a part of

the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival

Please join us as a volunteer for the Fifth Annual Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival! Volunteering for the festival is a great way to not only bring an amazing festival to Downtown Lancaster, but you will also be able to enjoy the festivities and earn a free general admission ticket for each shift you participate! Email Volunteer Coordinator Jeff Thal for more information: jeff.rootsandblues@gmail.com

Volunteering Benefits:
1 2018 Volunteer T-Shirt
1 General Admission Ticket for each shift you participate (usually 4-5 hours) (You can use your ticket any day of the festival or give your complimentary ticket to a friend/family member!)
1 Parking pass for the day you Volunteer
1 Meal

Below are the descriptions of the volunteer positions we are in need to fill. There will be several venue locations (not all venues will be participation all 3 days) which are listed as follows: Convention Center, Chameleon Club, The Village, Tellus 360, The Elks Lodge, 26 East, The Sugar Tank, Zoetropolis.

Lead Volunteer: Must be available Friday, Saturday & Sunday to manage volunteers, meal breaks, distribution of supplies, etc. Will receive meal vouchers for all dates, parking passes and two all-event general admission passes.

Green Room Manager: Directly responsible for the care of the artists’ needs and the area where artists will prepare or rest after performance. Assist in providing food, beverages, towels, green-room maintenance, etc. GR manager reports to the stage manager at each venue.

Loader: Must be able to lift 50 pounds and handle equipment with extreme care. Work is both indoors and outdoors. Reports to lead volunteer and stage manager at venue. Must have a willing attitude and have respect for artists and their equipment.

Merchandising: Volunteers will be located at the Convention-Center administrative location, staffing the main merchandising location and controlling Festival merchandise

Runner: Volunteer will be at the disposal of the Administrative facility manager, assisting in the movement of merchandise, marketing materials, and other necessary tasks from location to location during the festival

Technical Assistant: Must have some knowledge of musical equipment, PA systems, and electrical equipment. Will lend assistance to artists as needed. Reports to Stage Manager and sound techs. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Ticketing Agent: Will be volunteering at the Convention Center, handling pickup and purchase of tickets on cash and credit-card basis. Must be comfortable working with computer apps, tracking sales & money, and high-volume customer traffic.

Usher/Security: Assists patrons with directions and crowd flow. maintains security of performance area entrances to ensure patrons have proper entry credentials. During peak ticket sales times, assists Ticketing Agent with credentials distribution.

Floater: Rotates throughout venue to assist Lead Volunteers as needs arise. may be asked to perform multiple tasks, which may include lifting up to 40 pounds. Will rotate positions to offer breaks to other volunteers as directed by Lead Volunteer.