Volunteer Roles & Opportunities

LEAF counts on Volunteers – YOU help create LEAF! Volunteers work in exchange for a Weekend Ticket [Fri-Sun w/ tent camping]. LEAF is lots of fun AND, you are committing to working your assigned shifts. Take pride in being a volunteer by reading all the info.

THANK YOU! 

Download the Volunteer Roles & Opportunities as a (.pdf)


DURING THE FESTIVAL ROLES

CHILDCARE 

Location: Elfhaven. 

Job Duties: Work with the childcare staff to provide a safe and friendly environment for the kids. Playing games,coloring and reading stories to the youth are just a few activities you will be required to do. 

CONCESSIONS 

Location: The Tavern, The Ship, The Barn or Eden Hall 

Job Duties: You will be selling a variety of drinks to the festival goers including sodas, beer and wine. 

Special Requirements: Must be detail oriented and good with numbers, handling money and dealing with crowds of people in a pressure situation.  You will be given a brief training link upon acceptance to this position. 

FIRST AID 

Location: Coca Cola stop by the tennis courts 

Job Duties: You will be working with the camp doctors to help with lost and found, minor accidents and lost children. 

Special Requirements: Medical background required. 

FLOATER 

Location: Volunteer Headquarters at the Boathouse. 

Job Duties: This is the open slot where you could end up doing just about anything. We have floaters to help in case someone does not show up for a shift or if we need extra help. 

Special Requirements: Flexible and willing to help LEAF with whatever necessary. 

KITCHEN 

Location: Eden Hall. 

Job Duties: Food preparation and serving food. 

Special Requirements: Must wear closed-toe shoes & a hat. Food service experience helpful. Food safety certification helpful, but not required. 

LEAF SCHOOLS & STREETS 

Location: Leaf Schools & Streets Global Outpost 

Job Descriptions: LEAF Schools & Streets Check-in, Global Outpost Tent, Stage Hands. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to selling raffle tickets, answering questions, survey administration after performances with both youth and adults, checking youth performers in at Gate Check-in, taking donations, welcoming groups upon arrival to festival grounds and checking in participants.

Special Requirements: * Be able to lift up to 15lbs, be familiar with the goals of LEAF Schools & Streets. 

FAMILY ADVENTURE 

Location: LEAFlet Kids Villages around the Festival grounds 

Job Duties: Wide variety of Job Opportunities. Kids market, assist with face painting, managing crowds / waiting lines, blowing bubbles, playing with shaving cream, many other games and crafts, helping children play with instruments, stage / kids area setup /takedown, stage hand duties, performer hospitality and general maintenance of Leaflet Kids Village areas. 

Special Requirements:  MUST like kids, use APPROPRIATE language and be able to work shift with minimal supervision AND unaccompanied by dependent children. 

PARKING 

Location: Meet at Gate 3 

Job Duties: You will be helping with our traffic control and keeping people going in the right direction. 

Special Requirements: Must be able to give directions to public and stand in all weather conditions. Wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions and good shoes (no sandals) 

ZOOM TEAM 

Location: Gate 3 

Job Duties: Driving shuttles to transport patrons, performers. 

Special Requirements: Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Familiarity with the area. 


PRE-FESTIVAL ROLES

STREET TEAM 

When:  The months preceding LEAF Festival 

Location: Anywhere. 

Job Duties: Hang promotional materials and promote LEAF Community Arts on social media websites in a respectable way that represents LEAF. 

Special Requirements:  Must have Facebook, respectful of others, a LEAFy attitude 

BUILDDANCE FLOOR  

When:  Monday before LEAF Festival 

Location: Brookside Dance Hall. 

Special Requirements: Must be able to handle heavy lifting.  Bring work gloves if you have them. Wear good shoes, no sandals please. Not for those with back problems. 

SET-UPLEAF FESTIVAL 

When:  Monday to Thursday BEFORE LEAF Festival 

Location: Meet at LEAF office, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC. 

Special Requirements: Must be able to handle heavy lifting. Bring work gloves if you have them. Wear good shoes, no sandals please. Be sure to check the weather report and dress appropriately. Food is not provided, so be sure to bring your lunch with you. Not for those with back problems. 


POST-FESTIVAL ROLES

BREAK DOWN DANCE FLOOR  

When:  Monday after LEAF Festival 

Location: Brookside Dance Hall 

Special Requirements: Must be able to handle heavy lifting. Bring work gloves if you have them. Wear good shoes, no sandals please. Not for those with back problems. 

CLEAN-UPLEAF FESTIVAL  

When:  Monday to Wednesday AFTER LEAF Festival 

Location: Meet at LEAF office, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC. 

Special Requirements: Must be able to handle heavy lifting. Bring work gloves if you have them. Wear good shoes, no sandals please. Be sure to check the weather report and dress appropriately. Food is not provided, so be sure to bring your lunch with you. Not for those with back problems