Volunteer roles and shifts vary depending on the position. Volunteers can apply to various positions as long as it fits with their availability. Note that those applying for the Volunteer Leader positions cannot volunteer as Festival Volunteers, but are required to volunteer for a minimum of 4 hours during pre-festival events.
ARTSIDEOUT requires reliable volunteers who can make consistent commitment to the team. Please consider your availability and carefully review the commitment guidelines for each program as outlined below, as well as for the specified position as outlined in the Volunteer Manual.
Outreach Volunteers partake in activities that serve to spread the word about ARTSIDEOUT off-campus, including events in other universities, high schools, and in the general community. ArtSideOut also initiates other on-campus projects throughout the year and are always looking for volunteers to help out!
Opportunities will be made available approximately 1 week prior to a volunteer shift through the ARTSIDEOUT volunteer mailing list and the ARTSIDEOUT volunteer facebook group. Please refer to the Application page for information on how to be added to the mailing list and the facebook group.
We’re excited to welcome high school volunteers this year! Youth Volunteers are high school students or students under 18 years of age and whose roles and limited to outreach and other pre-festival events.
Volunteer Leader positions are limited to past ARTSIDEOUT volunteers. They will be assigned a specific group of volunteers on the day of the festival. Leaders will require extensive dedication to the festival, with tasks that include pre- and post-festival leadership responsibilities and availability on the festival day.
All Volunteer Leaders must be at least 18 years of age, and are required to complete relevant training sessions and at least5 hours of volunteer hoursover the summer to enhance skills learned in training prior to the festival.