Volunteer Job Descriptions:

Information Booth Volunteer (Manager and Assistant):  supports all Information Booth activities, including ticket and Fringe Button sales and accurate reporting. Answer and deal with any and all questions, queries or complaints.  Eligibility Requirements:  must have had previous supervisory/management experience, are good with people, highly competent, organized, good problem solvers, proficient on computers and spreadsheets, basic accounting knowledge, and good communicators.

Box Office Volunteer (Manager/Assistant):  supports Box Office Supervisor at a given venue, including ticket and Fringe Button sales and accurate reporting. Answers and deal with any and all questions, queries or complaints.  Eligibility Requirements:  must have had previous supervisory/management experience, are good with people, highly competent, organized, good problem solvers, proficient on computers and spreadsheets, basic accounting knowledge, and good communicators. Must be able to walk between venues in a timely fashion.

Usher:  takes tickets, show patrons where to sit, hands out programs, sits in on the shows to monitor patron activities, and assists in cleanup of venue after each performance.  They are under the direct supervision of the Venue Technician.

Fringe Ambassador:  roams between the mainstage venues... doing patron surveys, kibitzing with patrons, artists, and volunteers alike...generally having fun, working the lineups, and giving everyone a wonderful Fringe experience!

Concession Sales:  operates cash registers, pours and serves alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks at mainstage venues and at the Late Night Cabaret, and handles sale of Concession food items.  Eligibility Requirements:  Volunteers must be over 18. Cash handling experience is highly desirable.Must be able to walk between venues in a timely fashion.

Set up & Strike Crew: The setup and strike crew is made up of 4 different teams who work pre and post festival and/or pre and post event. Eligibility Requirements: Volunteers must be physically fit and not afraid of getting a little dirty!

Staffing booths at auxiliary events:  at events like Lilac Fest, Folk Fest, Sun n Salsa and others.  Staffing the Fringe booth, passing out Fringe programs and swag, answer questions, engaging with people, obtain sign ups for volunteering and for our e-newsletter, and informing people what a Fringe is.

Board member:  assists in the governance of the Calgary Fringe Festival Society, and with things like fundraising for the Society and setting up a succession plan.  (IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A BOARD MEMBER, PLEASE EMAIL MICHELE@CALGARYFRINGE.CA DIRECTLY).

Committee member: the ones that help take the Board policies and set them into action! Assists in the creating, development, and implementation of each area (example:  Volunteer Committee, Fundraising and Development, Advocacy), with things like developing procedure manuals and handbooks or e-newsletter editing. (IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A COMMITTEE MEMBER, PLEASE EMAIL MICHELE@CALGARYFRINGE.CA DIRECTLY).

Other: any other position of some fun and funky thing that you've always wanted to do.  The sky's the limit!  Let us know if there is something in particular that moves you that may not be listed in the other positions above.