PERFORMERS

complete list of 2017 performers

SCHEDULE

2017 Performer Schedule

VOLUNTEERS

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TICKET INFO

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PRE/POST FESTIVAL CREWS

All volunteers must commit a minimum of 40 hours on pre/post festival crews.

FESTIVAL SUPPORT - FULL

The CREW: This crew is the helping hand to the staff of the festival.  It is for those who love the administrative world, and can handle a variety of tasks.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Reception coverage
  • Photocopying, word processing and other related office duties
  • Assist with special projects
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Daytime availability
PUBLICATIONS - FULL

The CREW: This crew is responsible for the sought after festival weekend gem, the program book!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Writing biographies, using material provided and checking internet websites if needed
  • Obtaining material from contributors
  • Editing & proofreading
  • Writing additional materials as required
  • Working alongside other volunteers to
  • Create layout and content for the book
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices, equipment & desktop publishing
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong editing, layout and print experience
SITE NIGHTHAWKS

The CREW: This crew works after the sun goes down to ensure there is no mischief or shenanigans on festival site after hours.  They serve presence on site - no “security guard” stuff required! {Shifts include two prior to the Festival, one during, and a Nighthawk shift or site teardown shift afterward.}

The JOB:
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  • Providing a safe and secure festival site
  • Working AFTER HOURS SHIFTS

The MUSTS:

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Be comfortable working overnight shifts
  • Be comfortable working alone
  • Previous security experience (asset)

SIGNAGE - FULL

The CREW: This crew is the festival’s “wayfinding” extraordinaire.  They place signage effectively so patrons can navigate the festival site with ease.  Aside from not getting people lost, this work typically occurs in advance of festival opening so you have the full weekend to enjoy it.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Creating and manufacturing signs for the festival
  • Implementing and installing existing signage on site
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Graphic or signage creation experience
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting

SITE PRODUCTION - FULL

The CREW: The is the crew that is for the “jack of all trades” or for those who are hands on folk!  Our Site crew is responsible for building the small village that is our home during festival weekend.  They also help out with odd jobs required for year round maintenance.

The JOB:
  • Set up and teardown of site, tasks include:
    • scaffolding, electrical, lighting, tents and fences
  • Hauling equipment and materials to and from the warehouse
  • Perform trade-related duties throughout:
    • carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and welding

The MUSTS:

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract (asset)
  • Trades experience (asset)
  • First Aid/CPR and WHIMIS training (asset)
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SITE KITCHEN - FULL

The CREW: It is a lot of work building a small village over the span of a few weeks.  This crew makes sure that everyone is fed and happy throughout the pre-festival process.

The JOB:
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  • Cook and prepare food
  • Washing dishes
  • Cleaning general Site Kitchen and eating area
  • Maintain water and juice for the Site crew during pre and post festival

The MUSTS:

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Training and/or experience in the preparation of meals for large groups (asset)
SITE KITCHEN - SOUS CREW

The CREW: This crew's focus is on prep for the Festival Kitchen. Before thousands of meals are served during the Festival, there's lots of set up and sanitizing... with some delicious food from site kitchen available along the way!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Sanitize and clean festival kitchen equipment
  • Set up prep, service and cooking areas
  • Assist site kitchen as necessary
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Food and beverage handling (asset)
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
SITE SCHLEPPER - FULL

The CREW: Our schleppers are the muscles of the festival.  They transport construction materials around the festival site and handle general site preparation.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Transporting materials throughout the festival grounds with the use of a golf cart
    • Some off site deliveries & pick-ups, as required
  • A minimum of 25 years of age
  • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract
  • Ability to drive safely with potential distractions
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting

FESTIVAL WEEKEND crews

Volunteers must commit a minimum of 20 hours during the festival.

ACCESS - FULL

The CREW: This crew is happy to greet and provide assistance to patrons with disabilities or any others who may require special festival services.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Greeting and guiding patrons with disabilities and their caregivers
  • Manage access area(s)

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Be able to push a wheelchair, at the request of the patron
  • Experience / training with persons with disabilities (asset)

ADMINISTRATION - FULL

The CREW: This crew is for the accountant in all of us.  If you are organized, good with numbers and have a keen eye for detail, you will feel right at home with the Admin crew.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Handle incoming cash
  • Cash reconciliation and data entry on computer
  • Prepare and distribute cash floats
  • Prepare bank deposit forms
  • Complete forms for security firm for delivery and pick up of cash

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Cash-handling
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Experience in bookkeeping, accounting, banking, or payroll (asset)
  • Security clearance will be required
AIRPORT - FULL

The CREW: For those who love to drive, the routes are scenic and the company is appreciative.  This crew is the first contact for our festival guests arriving by plane, and offers unique experience outside of the festival grounds!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Operate a 15 passenger van
  • Shuttle festival guests to and from YEG and downtown
  • Assist with travel items
  • Identifying guests and taking a welcoming initiative
  • Interact with festival guests

 

  • A minimum of 25 years of age
  • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract
  • Ability to drive safely with potential distractions
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Be ok sitting for periods of time
BEER GARDEN SERVICE - FULL - Beer Security still accepting applications.

The CREW: Many happy memories are made in the beer garden, and these are the crews that help it all happen.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
The sub crews include:

  • Bar - Taking tickets, pouring beers, tapping kegs, setting up and the closing bar (FULL)
  • Environment (FULL) - Keeping the beer garden clean and maintaining recycling
  • Ticket Sales (FULL) - Selling tickets while maintaining and accounting for cash sales

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  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Cash-handling
  • Must have or be willing to obtain ProServe and ProTect
BIKE LOCK-UP - FULL

The CREW: The festival prides itself on its green initiatives, and as such, we love supporting alternate ways to access the site.  This crew helps make it possible for patrons and volunteers to safely leave their bicycle nearby during festival hours, so that they can go and enjoy the music.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Set up and teardown of the Bike Lock Up area
  • Tag bicycles
  • Count and record numbers of bikes on an hourly basis
  • Maintain security of the site via walkabouts

 

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Green initiative Crew
BOX OFFICE  - FULL

The CREW: You help to supply patrons with that joyful little piece of paper that grants them access to everyone’s favourite weekend of the summer!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Distribute pre-purchased passes as required
  • Provide requested information to the public
  • Account for shift cash-outs
  • Help manage tickets overall
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Cash-handling
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Background check required
COMMUNICATIONS - FULL

The CREW: Ever wonder how our crews work so well together?  Well, there ability to communicate quickly and effectively is a huge contributing factor.  This crew is responsible for supplying, maintaining and training volunteers for the use communication devices used during festival weekend.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Set-up of site communication centre
  • Receive and return of communications equipment
  • Take inventory and label devices
  • Instruct people on the proper use of radios and cell phones
  • Maintain the radios and cell phones
  • Dispatch radios and cell phones for the weekend
  • Distribute radio channel and site phone number lists
  • Ensure all radios and spare batteries are charged and ready
  • Ensure all equipment is signed in and out properly

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
CONCESSIONS - FULL

The CREW: One thing the festival is renowned for is its amazing selection of food!  This crew helps liaise between the festival and the concessionaires.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Set up and teardown of concession area
  • Maintaining security of area, between pedestrian and vehicle traffic
  • Administration and customer service
  • Ensuring the adherence to:
    • Health and Safety Regulations, power consumption, water usage, water disposal, loading and unloading

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations and Festival (asset)
  • Each shift should have crew members with First Aid training
CRAFTS - FULL

The CREW: The festival is fortunate enough to exhibit the talents of local and talented craft vendors.  This crew assists the selection of the vendors and ensures that on festival weekend their products can shine!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Attend pre-festival jury sessions to determine which craft applications will be approved
  • Provide input on policy decisions
  • Set up and take down of tables
  • During Festival Weekend, provide liaison support between the Festival and craft vendors
  • Provide information to patrons and vendors.

 

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Knowledge of arts and crafts
ENVIROPOWER - YOUTH CREW  - FULL

The CREW: This team of youth makes Gallagher looks brand new each morning following the show {Friday through Monday}. For shift times and other information, visit our Enviropower page.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Make the hill spotless
  • Work MORNING SHIFTS
  • Have fun!

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  • Be between the ages of 12 - 15
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • GREEN initiative crew
FACE PAINTERS - FULL

The CREW: Ever see the adorable and creatively painted faces walking around the festival site, and wonder where they came from?  Well, you have this crew to thank!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Organizing of face painting for patrons during the festival

 

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in face painting or other artistic experience
  • Experience working with children
  • First Aid and CPR are assets
FAMILY - FULL

The CREW: The Festival prides itself on being family friendly, and these volunteers are the ones that make it happen year after year! This crew organizes and supervises our popular family area.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Supervise the games area
  • Ensure games are age-appropriate and that there is no overcrowding
  • Participate in storytelling, crafts and air games
  • Supervise wading pool

 

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Experience and training in crafts, storytelling and child care (assets)
  • First Aid and CPR (assets)
FESTIVAL KITCHEN - FULL

The CREW: Bon appetite! Keep thousands of volunteers and performers from happy and fed.  This amazing crew slices, dices, stirs and mixes its way to successful meals for all to enjoy while often singing!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
The sub crews include:

  • Beverage (FULL)
  • Commissary (FULL)
  • Dessert (FULL)
  • Environment (FULL)
  • KP (Kitchen Patrol) (FULL)
  • Main Course (FULL)
  • Platters  (FULL)
  • Salad (FULL)
  • Serving Line (FULL)
  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • A love for high energy and community filled environments
  • Be comfortable with repetitive work
  • Cooking and hospitality experience (asset)

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FIRST AID - FULL

The CREW: Accidents happen.  Luckily our trained professionals who volunteer on the First Aid crew, make sure that medical attention is provided as needed, ensuring a safe and happy festival site!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Administering first aid
  • Assessment of condition and contacting ambulance, if required
  • Prepare incident reports on all non-routine events

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Specialized medical training and certification in one of the following:
    • Medical Doctor, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
GREETINGS - FULL

The CREW: This crew is the “warm welcome” of the festival!  They can be found running the lottery, maintaining the line ups for site access and greeting the park and ride patrons as they arrive to the festival site.  These volunteers are high energy individuals who get people excited about the festival!

The JOB:
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  • Organizing and maintaining the lottery line for the daily festival tarp run
  • Answering a multitude of festival questions
  • Assist patrons entering the festival grounds
  • Working with the public
  • Working EARLY MORNING SHIFTS

The MUSTS:

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Be available for early morning shifts
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Love high energy and social situations
GREEN TEAM - FULL

The CREW: Are you passionate about green initiatives?  Share your passion with festival attendees and help us reduce the festival’s impact on the environment by promoting our compost program and other initiatives.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Promoting and maintaining the festival’s composting program
  • Working alongside a shift leader
  • Have fun!

 

  • A minimum age of 16
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • GREEN initiative crew
HOTEL HOSPITALITY - FULL

The CREW: Our festival is world renowned for the hospitality we show our guests.  This crew plays an integral part in maintaining this reputation.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Greeting guests and visiting media at the hotel's Performer Hospitality Suite
  • Cross-referencing provided lists to ensure appropriate accreditation
  • Providing necessary materials and information for festival weekend
  • Ability to identify guests and provide a welcoming environment
  • Keep Hospitality Suite in order
  • Update bulletin board with daily press releases and reviews
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Cash-handling
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Professionalism
  • Food and beverage training (asset)
  • Some driving may be required
INFORMATION - FULL

The CREW: There are always questions, and this crew is here to make sure they get answered!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Answer general questions from the public and volunteers regarding the Festival
  • Assist lost children (or parents)
  • Provide a message board
  • Attend to lost and found items
  • Record comments / concerns / complaints from the public
  • Sell program books
  • Distribute hearing impaired devices and braille programs where needed

 

  • A minimum age 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Cash-handling
  • Knowledge of Festival site and procedures
INSTRUMENT LOCK-UP - FULL

The CREW: It says it in the name, locking up instruments is this crew’s game.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Responsible for tagging and storing instruments on site
  • Maintaining a level of security in the lock up area
  • Working in a friendly and efficient manner

 

  • A minimum age 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Ability to climb stairs up to 100 times per shift
MEDIA - FULL

The CREW: Festival weekend always proves to be ‘a buzz’, with lots of media personnel trying to capture the action.  The Media crew acts as the middle man, making sure all the magic is captured in an appropriate and controlled manner.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Arrange individual interviews with media
  • Set up performer news conferences
  • Serve as "chair" at the news conferences
  • Answer questions about the Festival from media, performers and public
  • Set up media area
  • Help manage social media during the Festival

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Knowledge of Festival procedures and policies
  • Background in media communications or public affairs
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting (during set up and teardown)
MUSIC & MERCHANDISE - FULL

The CREW: Who doesn’t want to take home a little memorabilia?  This crew helps our patrons get their hands on the yearly Folk Fest t-shirt or the album of their favourite artist!

The sub crews include:

  • Festival Product - FULL - Responsible for the Edmonton Folk Music Festival product
  • Performer Product - Responsible for the artists product FULL
  • Sales and Service Staff (SASS) - FULL - Responsible for the sales of the product 
The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Promote and sell merchandise within the store
  • Monitor stock and maintain related records
  • Provide good customer service
  • Operating the cash registers, credit card / debit machines (SASS)
  • Account for sales at end of shift (SASS)

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  • A minimum of 16 years of age (Festival & Performer Product)
  • A minimum of 18 years of age (SASS)
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Cash-handling
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
PARTY - FULL

The CREW: Be responsible for the epic parties that take place every year showing volunteers how much the Festival appreciates them. You could be one of the valued members of The Party crew whose sole responsibility is to organize and run parties folk fest volunteers will be raving about for years to come!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Help organize and run festival parties for volunteers and guests
  • Beverage service
  • Coat Check
  • Security
  • Interact with volunteers & festival guests
  • Working AFTER HOUR SHIFTS

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Cash-handling
  • ProServe (asset)
    • opportunities to complete Pro-Serve available through Festival
PERFORMER HOSPITALITY - FULL

The CREW: The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is world-renowned for its hospitality.  This crew ensures that we live up to our reputation.

The sub crews include:

  • Green Room
  • Reception & Concierge
  • Massage
The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Pre-festival shopping for specific purchases
  • Setting up the hospitality area
  • Maintaining food and beverage within the hospitality area
  • Answering general questions
  • Making specific arrangements, when necessary
  • Assisting with schedules and giving general directions
  • Ability to identify guests and provide a welcoming environment
  • Acting as an ambassador for the festival

 

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Cash-handling
  • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Professionalism
PERIMETER SUPPORT - YOUTH CREW - FULL

The CREW: At the Folk Fest, our volunteers have each other’s backs.  There are some positions that are away from the action, and require constant attending.  The Perimeter Support crew is there to make sure that these volunteers stay hydrated and comfortable.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Deliver beverages, snacks, messages and other required items to and from these crew members

 

  • Be between the ages of 16-17
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Some lifting may be required
PHOTOGRAPHY - FULL

The CREW: A picture is worth a thousand words, and luckily, we have thousands of pictures covering every year of the festival.  This crew is responsible for shooting our favourite festival moments so that we can relive them for years to come.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Follow a designated schedule and attend crew meetings as required
  • Create and edit slides and consult with other crews / volunteers (i.e., newsletter, publications, Festival Board and other staff

 

  • A minimum age 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Training and experience in photography
  • Professionalism
PLATE - FULL

The CREW: As another great green initiative, the festival uses a reusable plate system for all of the food served on site.  This well-oiled machine stays running because of our Plate crew.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Manage plate inventory (concession and festival kitchen plates)
  • Sell and refund plates to patrons
  • Sell plates to vendors
  • Deliver dirty plates to dishwasher
  • Wash plates in dishwasher

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  • A minimum 16 years of age (25 years for drivers)
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Food and beverage handling
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Cash-handling
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Green initiative Crew
PROGRAM BOOK SALES - FULL

The CREW: Extra! Extra!  Read all about who is playing where and when.  This crew distributes the sought after Program Book during the festival.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Maintain control the inventory of Program Books
  • Sell Program Books to patrons
  • Account for sales at end of shift
  • Greet patrons as they enter the site and promote program book sales
  • Youth volunteers assist Coordinator and crew members during busy periods by collecting meals and organizing program books and keeping track of sales

 

  • A minimum age 16 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Cash-handling
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
PUBLIC GATE - FULL

The CREW: The Public Gate crew is responsible for managing our North and South gates, and are generally the first volunteers patrons encounter when arriving at Gallagher Park. This crew represents the beginning of a great festival!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Taking tickets
  • Applying wristbands
  • Checking badges
  • Bag checks

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  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Cash-handling (tickets viewed as ‘cash’)
  • An attention to detail, ensuring that all tickets and passes are valid
RAFFLE - FULL

The CREW: Everyone is hoping to win “The Golden Tarp”, and you could be the one to sell the golden ticket!  This crew is in charge of the organization and distribution of the festival raffle tickets.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Maintain control of the inventory of raffle tickets
  • Sell raffle tickets to patrons at Raffle Tent and throughout the site
  • Account for sales at end of shift

 

  • A minimum age 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Cash-handling
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
SCHLEPPER - FULL

The CREW: This crew's primary responsibility is to move stage equipment, but it helps move any and all equipment and materials around the entire site and for any crew that requires such assistance.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Driving gear and other necessary materials, festival weekend
  • Working alongside various crews to ensure the transportation of needed materials

 

  • A minimum of 16 years of age
  • Drivers must be a minimum of 25 years
    • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
SECURITY

The CREW: The festival is lucky to have multiple security teams in place to keep festival patrons safe during festival weekend.

The sub crews include:

  • Beer Garden – Maintains AGLC standards in the beer garden
  • Liaison (FULL) – Roving patron liaison, who is outgoing & personable
  • Main Stage (FULL) – Secures backstage entrances
  • Front of Stage (FULL) – Secures the front of the main stage during performances
  • Music & Merch (FULL) – Loss prevention in the merch tents
  • Perimeter – Secures the fence line around the festival
  • Session Stage (FULL) – Secures the session stages during non-operational hours
  • Volunteer Gate (FULL) – Maintains the limited access festival entrances
The JOB: The MUSTS:
The JOB (overview of all positions):

  • Ensuring a safe festival environment

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  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Be comfortable with conflict resolution
  • Uphold a positive festival environment
SHUTTLE - FULL

The CREW: For those who love to drive, the routes are scenic and the company is appreciative.  This crew is a great way to share our wonderful city with the festival guests and volunteers, and to see Edmonton through their eyes.  This crew offers a unique experience outside of the festival grounds!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Operate a 15 passenger van
  • Shuttle festival guests and volunteers to and from downtown and site, throughout festival weekend
  • Assist with travel items
  • Interact with festival guests

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The MUSTS:

  • A minimum of 25 years of age
  • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive safely with potential distractions
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Be ok sitting for periods of time
SITE ENVIRONMENT - FULL

The CREW: Another great crew to promote our green initiatives; this crew is for those who like clean and green...and aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty, doing it.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Pick up and dispose of refuse and recyclables
  • Change garbage bags and trash receptacles

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Have a valid driver's licence with a clean driver's abstract
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • GREEN initiative Crew
STAGE - FULL

The CREW: This crew makes sure that everything is in its right place, so that the show can go on!

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Set up equipment and instruments including set changes
  • Ensure basic hospitality (i.e. water) is provided

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
TRAFFIC - FULL

The CREW: There is a lot going on in the Cloverdale community festival weekend, with everyone wanting to gain access to the site.  However, only certain authorized vehicles are able to drive into Cloverdale.  This crew ensures the regulation of this traffic.

The JOB:
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  • Direct traffic
  • Answering questions
  • Check for the appropriate parking and vehicle access into Cloverdale

The MUSTS:

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Attention to detail
VIDEO - FULL

The CREW: Lights, camera, action!  This is crew is responsible for producing the video of main stage performances, that are viewed throughout the hill.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Operate video cameras using tripods, studio mount and handheld equipment
  • Record switcher output to various VTR formats
  • Switch and direct video cameras for use on large screens and various VTR formats

 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Training and/or experience as a video camera operator, switcher and television director
VOLUNTEER PARKING - FULL

The CREW: As a volunteer, you are able to use a designated parking lot.  This crew helps everything run smoothly, making sure you get to your shift conveniently and on time.

The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Control the flow of traffic in and out of the parking lot
  • Mark parking lot
  • Control the flow of school buses to and from parking lot to site

 

  • A minimum age of 18 years of age (some youth as runners)
  • Physical labour; includes heavy lifting
  • Walking or standing for periods at a time
  • Must be available Thursday - Sunday, festival weekend
VOLUNTEER SERVICES - FULL

The CREW: We have a volunteer force of over 2,500!  Our volunteer services crew is there for our volunteers throughout the weekend, providing them with the hospitality and support they deserve.

The sub crews include:

  • Hospitality - Responsible for volunteer hospitality services
  • Locker - Responsible for the volunteer locker (storage and change areas)
The JOB: The MUSTS:
  • Distribution of:
    • Program books, t-shirts, badges and ID bracelets
  • Field general questions
  • Assist with communication between crew regarding shifts
  • Record comments / concerns / complaints from volunteers
  • Manage and maintain the volunteer locker
  • Liaise with volunteer managers
  • A minimum of 18 years of age (some youth as runners)
  • Working with the public; strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of technical devices & equipment
  • Attention to detail

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