Volunteer with LEAF!
Want to give back to the community? Love the idea of supporting arts education in Western North Carolina and globally?
LEAF Loves & Appreciates Its Volunteers!
Volunteers impact LEAF Community Arts by:
Supporting the 1st Annual LEAF Downtown AVL | Serving on a team for LEAF Festival
LEAF Festival – Volunteer Overview
LEAF Festival – Volunteer Roles
VOLUNTEER = Work 10 hours in exchange for a Weekend Ticket (Fri 9am – Sun 7pm) that includes overnight tent camping. Culinary Passport is not included. 10 hours are completed at Festival, unless prior arrangements have been made for pre- or post-Festival shifts with the Volunteer Director. Shifts are 5 hours each.
STAR VOLUNTEER = Work 20 hours in exchange for a Weekend PLUS Ticket (Thurs 6pm – Sun 7pm) + Culinary Passport. Star Volunteers must have previously volunteered and be in good standing. Shifts are 5-10 hours each.
LEAF Downtown AVL – Volunteer Overview
It takes many hearts and hands to build an event like LEAF Downtown AVL & this is a key fundraiser for our arts education programs in Western North Carolina. Please apply on this page (once applications open) or e-mail your questions to volunteers@theLEAF.org.
LEAF DOWNTOWN VOLUNTEER EXPECTATIONS
Commit to working 4 hour shifts (Choose as many as you would like).
Arrive at least 15minutes early to check-in & Be LEAFy.
If no show- one gets bad karma & looses option to volunteer at future LEAF events.
Fulfill all committed to shifts (if you can’t then have a friend replace you).
**Concessions volunteer must complete online certification/training.
NO DRINKING unless off duty & out of LEAF t-shirt.
No smoking & No dogs (Asheville Parks & Rec rules!).
LEAF DOWNTOWN VOLUNTEER SWAG
1 shift: LEAF Downtown Volunteer T-Shirt & LEAF Pin
2 shifts: T-Shirt + 2 Beverage Tokens
3+ shifts: T-Shirt +Beverages +LEAF To Go gift & Stickers
2. Your application link is emailed to you within 48 hours.
3. Application is considered complete when one of the following conditions apply:
- You are 21 yrs or over – have completed all fields and submitted deposit due via check or credit card (online).
- You are under 21 yrs – have completed all fields; submitted deposit due via check or credit card (online); and submitted two references and a letter of recommendation from an employer or administrator.
Volunteers will be accepted on a rolling basis, in other words until all roles are filled!
Spring LEAF Festival – May 12-15
Fall LEAF Festival – October 20-23
Looking for a more long-term way to contribute time? Consider a LEAF Internship:
LEAF is a great way to complete college internships. Whether it’s for a summer, semester or year LEAF offers students the opportunity to work directly with the staff who organize the arts education programs, fundraisers and festivals. Internship focus areas include but are not limited to:
LEAF Schools & Streets • LEAF International • Marketing • Special Event Planning • Development • Arts Management • Communication
LEAF will work with students and professors to best accommodate both the organization and students needs. Interested interns please contact info@theLEAF.org for an intern application.