VOLUNTEER

Please email the coordinator for the particular opportunity you are interested in and let them know if you can work Friday, Saturday or Sunday or both/all days. Some opportunities require certain skills but most do not. You must be 18 years or older to volunteer and asked not to drink alcohol during the course of your shifts. Most shifts are in four hour increments.

Admissions Gate: Saturday and Sunday shifts available
Admissions Director: Tom Ridpath
Volunteer Contact: tridpath@earthlink.net
Duties include: Collecting paypal receipts and handstamping guests on entrance. Also looking for Gate Monitors to help guide people through the entrance and make sure they are stamped/have badges.

People interested in volunteering can sign up at the following SignUpGenius link: Austin Celtic Festival Admissions Booth Volunteers or email Tom Ridpath

Facilities Volunteers: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday shifts available.
Facilities Director: Bala Silkenson
Volunteer Contact: balasilk@gmail.com
Duties include general gopher duties like posting signs, banners, getting grounds ready, directing facilities vendors, etc. Facility also has shifts on Friday and Monday for setup and takedown so that they do not miss any of the weekend festivities.

People interested in volunteering can sign up at the following SignUpGenius link: Austin Celtic Festival Facilities Volunteers or email Bala Silkenson

Facilities Project Management Volunteers: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday shifts available.
Facilities Project Manager: Nicole Boedeker
Volunteer Contact: nboedeke@gmail.com
Duties include festival appearance maintenance including installing banners and signage around festival grounds on Monday in conjunction with the Facilities Manager and his crew, continued surveyance of the festival grounds and stages for appearance and upkeep throughout the festival along with general festival duties that might arise. These volunteers should have good mobility for working on ladders and able to walk around park grounds when needed. Monday removal of signage and prepare for storage

People interested in volunteering can sign up at the following SignUpGenius link: Production Volunteers 2017 or email Nicole Boedeker

Stage Managers: Saturday and Sunday shifts available.
ALL SHIFTS IN THE AREA ARE NOW TAKEN, PLEASE SEE ANOTHER AREA
Stage Manager Director: John Dinnen
Volunteer Contact: acfstagemanagers@gmail.com
Duties include: Helping bands on to the stage, helping with small PA system (on some stages), setting up audience area for stage and keeping stage and audience area clean. Keeping band performance time and being available for band needs like water, towels, etc.

Vendor Area: Friday, Saturday and Sunday shifts available.
Vendor Director: Roland Romo
Volunteer Contact: acfvendors@gmail.com
Help the director care for and address needs of vendors at the festival. Help guide them in the right direction to their assigned areas, answer their questions.

People interested in volunteering can sign up at the following SignUpGenius link: Vendor Volunteers 2017 or email Roland Romo

ACF Booth and Volunteer Check-in Booth: Friday, Saturday and Sunday shifts available.
Merchandise Director: Deannie Hammers
Volunteer Contact: mhamm50@gmail.com
Duties include: Friday booth setup, Cash handling and sell of ACF t-shirts and products and answer general questions from audience members as well as pointing volunteers to their coordinators as they arrive and giving them their badges.

People interested in volunteering can sign up at the following SignUpGenius link: Merchandise Booth Volunteers 2017 or email Deannie Hammers

Animal Volunteers: Friday, Saturday and Sunday shifts available.
ALL SHIFTS IN THE AREA ARE NOW TAKEN, PLEASE SEE ANOTHER AREA
Contact our Animal Director: Rhonda Treadaway
Volunteer Contact: celticanimals@gmail.com
Duties include assisting with animal guests of the festival including checking in animals at the front gate, helping organize the Celtic dog parade, directing dog and rescue groups to their assigned area and maintaining water availability, etc.