Below is some information for you to review prior to you completing this application.
Xpand Fest is a community-driven outdoor street festival with music, arts and fun in the South Slope of Asheville, NC on June 9th. Xpand Fest is the signature event of Xpand Your Vision (XYV) an arts organizing nonprofit who believes that strengthening our community is the way to empower others cities, states and countries. One of the ways we will galvanize our festival attendees is through creatively presenting the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
These goals are designed for people and communities to come together to solve some of the most challenging problems facing our own town and the world today including responsible consumption and production, decent work and economic growth. It is in support of these goals that we encourage volunteers who align with these ideals to apply.
HOW TO APPLY TO VOLUNTEER:
STEP 1.Be sure to read through all of the information available.
STEP 2.Fill out the application below!
STEP 3.Confirm your application- (our volunteer coordinator will email you upon receipt of your application)
All volunteers will be assigned to a specific team and will work shifts in 4hr increments.
As part of the application, you’ll be able to notate which festival areas you are most interested in working on. While we can’t guarantee you’ll get your top choice, we will do our best to get you in a job that fits your interests.
STEP 4.Complete your training (if needed)!
Some volunteers (beer pourers, security) are required to take part in a mandatory training which involves watching a few videos and answering some basic questions about what you saw.All volunteers required to complete training will be required to complete the training before they can check-in on-site so be sure to get it done as soon as it gets sent out!
STEP 5.Get your schedule!
Schedules will be released at least two weeks prior to the event.This will allow you to know when you’re supposed to be working and give you an idea of what your free time at Xpand Fest will look like. What performances will you get to see? Which ones will you have to miss? All of that will be answered ahead of time so that if you have any issues, you can try and work it out.
STEP 6.Check in at Xpand Fest!!!
Information about times and where to check in will be sent to volunteers at least a week prior to the event.
STEP 7.Work your shifts!
Be sure to check-in 5-10 minutes early to each of your shifts.Check-in locations will vary depending on which volunteer job you are assigned to.All volunteers are expected to be on time, SOBER, and wearing appropriate clothing for their shift: