If you love acoustic music and are willing to devote a few hours of your time, please consider becoming a GLAMA volunteer*.
Volunteers pitch in before, during, and after events – answering questions about GLAMA, taking tickets, meeting performers and helping out backstage as needed. Interested? Email email@example.com and provide your contact information. A volunteer coordinator will get in touch to discuss your availability and interest in one or more of the volunteer jobs. Below are the Cooper’s Glen Music Festival volunteer job descriptions. All volunteers working a 4 hour shift receive a full weekend pass to the festival.
Door Monitor: Stationed at concert and workshop entrance areas to ensure attendees have festival wrist bands; additional tasks including handing out and collecting surveys from attendees.
Performer CD and Product Sales: Responsible for inventory, sales, and record-keeping for performer products during concert hours.
Volunteer & Information: Provide festival information such as location, direction and times of events; also responsible for volunteer and performer check-in.
Green Room Attendant: Responsible for greeting performers and maintaining a private space for performance warm-up as well as providing directions to state area, and securing performer equipment during performance times.
Ticket Sales: Ticket attendants will be responsible for selling tickets and receiving money; dispensing wrist bands; issuing parking discounted tickets and answering questions regarding the festival.
GLAMA Table: Responsible for selling and answering questions regarding the benefits of having a GLAMA membership. In addition, you are selling raffle tickets for prizes offered at the festival.
Festival Set-Up: Responsible for getting to the festival site early in the day on Friday to help set up tables and signage; set up the stage area; and assist with the setting up of the sound systems.
Festival Break-Down: At the conclusion of the Saturday evening performances, you will assist the sound personnel in breaking down speakers, cables, microphones, and loading them into the truck; as well as collecting and packing away all signage and festival banners.
Roamer: As a roamer, you will be available to assist other volunteers if help is needed or to relieve a volunteer for a short period of time. You may be asked to fill in where needed if a volunteer is unable to work an assigned shift.
Instrument Check room: The instrument check room attendant will receive instruments being checked in with the owner’s name and phone number and provide a secure area for these instruments until the owner returns to retrieve them.
*Volunteers receive free admission to events, although they may work outside of show areas during the first set.
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