Satchmo Summerfest 2011


Save the Dates:  August 2-5, 2012

THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers!

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Want to be a French Quarter Festival or Satchmo SummerFest Volunteer?

You’ll meet new people, have fun and support a great cause!  Volunteers are an essential part of our festivals!   This event would not be possible without people like you.  Volunteer Guidelines are posted on the right, look over them for more information about volunteering with Satchmo SummerFest!

What will I be doing as a festival volunteer?

There is a job for every interest at our festivals.  Volunteer positions include survey takers, positions in our beverage booths, merchandise booths, information booths, and children's area.  For more detailed descriptions of each job see the document on the right.  If you have questions or concerns about what volunteer positions will fit your needs best, please e-mail our Volunteer Coordinator

Want to Volunteer with a Group?

We love volunteer teams!  If you'd like to bring a group to volunteer, please be sure to sign up each member of your team. Group slots fill quickly, so the earlier the better!  Remember - all members of the group must successfully complete an online registration to participate as a volunteer.

Volunteer Requirements

  • All volunteers must be 16 years and older.
  • All Volunteers must sign a volunteer waiver online or upon check-in. 
  • All Volunteers must attend an orientation - exceptions are made for out-of-town volunteers.
  • All Volunteers serving alcohol must read & sign the LA Responsible Alcohol Vendor Handbook.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one shift of 3-5 hours (shifts vary) and will receive:

  • A limited edition collectible volunteer t-shirt to be worn while volunteering.
  • Food/beverage tickets for each volunteer who works a complete shift.
  • Loads of appreciation from the community & FQFI staff and the satisfaction of a job well done!

Volunteer Registration

Volunteer registration opens online approximately two months before the French Quarter Festival begins and one month before Satchmo SummerFest begins. If you are a former volunteer you should receive an email prior to registration opening.  Not yet on our list?  sign up for the VOLUNTEER EMAIL ALERT HERE!

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