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Birdfest (BF) takes place indoors and out, rain or shine. These volunteer roles often mean you will be outside in the elements, please wear weather appropriate clothing, hats, and close-toed shoes. Most shifts are in 2 hour increments, unless otherwise noted. If you’d like to sign up for more time than 2 hours, any additional time would be appreciated.
We are currently looking for help with:
Friday, October 6th:
This set-up job requires brains, brawn, and a team player attitude. Volunteers will assist the BF Committee members by helping them set up tents, information booths, garbage and recycling bins, carry tables, chairs, and more! Setting out signs for traffic detours, “No parking” signs, and location specific signage. Please wear close-toed shoes.
Greeters are the heart of our Festival. Greeters staff our information booths and make sure every patron is acknowledged while entering or exiting the BF Festival location. Greeters hand out Schedule of Events, help navigate Festival information and point people in the right direction. This position is for individuals who are friendly and embody the spirit of BF. A typical greeter shift is 2 -3 hours and requires the ability to stand for a majority of the shift. A greeter shift is rain or shine and always takes place outdoors, please dress accordingly.
This fundraising job lets you be a part of the action! Volunteers are roaming around the festivals three main locations interacting with people and collecting donations. Volunteers should be interactive, animated, enthusiastic about BF and the work of the Friends group. A script will be provided to aid in the story of the Friends group. Most times donations will be collected before and/or after an event. A Friends membership brochure will also be available for anyone interested in more information about the Friends group.
Friends Information Booth Attendant
Are you a customer service oriented individual? Volunteers at this booth will be the hub for all information. Handing out Schedule of Events, answering questions, signing people up to become a Friends member, signing in volunteers and giving directions. Volunteers should be interactive, animated, and enthusiastic about BF.
Children’s Activities Volunteer
Work with a team of volunteers to assist children and parents at the various activities, games and crafts set up for children of all ages. Help out in town at Overlook Park or at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse!
Kayak Check-in Assistant
This volunteer job lets you be a part of the action! Help Ridgefield Kayak employees check in BFBG guests and get them ready for their kayaking tour.
Sunday October 8th, 5pm and on:
This tear-down job requires brains, brawn, and a team player attitude. Volunteers will assist the BF Committee members by helping them tear-down tents, garbage and recycling bins, carry tables, chairs, and more! Taking down signs for traffic detours and taking down “No parking” signs. You will need to wear close-toed shoes and bring your own work gloves.