OPEN planning committee POSITIONS
The Flurry Festival is run by a hard-working committed team of volunteers dedicated to keeping traditional dance and music alive and well in our community. We're looking for people of like-mind, who are able to attend monthly meetings (usually in Colonie, NY), can work independently, as well as interact with a 30-person committee, and who are comfortable overseeing a volunteer crew, if required (contacting, scheduling, training).
Computer/internet access is required for communication and using the committee database. We prefer local residents of the Capital District/Saratoga Region (i.e. for meetings, and ease of travel to festival, in case of bad weather.)
For jobs that require public contact via phone/email -- we ask that you be able to receive email and/or phone calls, and respond to questions from the public in a timely manner.
What do you get in return?
- Two Full-Weekend passes (one for you, one for a guest).
- A room (you pay) at the Hilton Hotel *if position requires you to be working at the Flurry.*
- A way to be part of -- and help others enjoy -- one of the biggest and best dance & music festivals on the East Coast.
A more complete job description of the position(s) below is available upon request, and/or at interview.
1) "AT DOOR" TICKET SALES Crew Chief/Co-Manager
Duties: (Prior Crew Chiefs will train for 2014.) Coordinate on-site ticket sales for the festival. Purchase and preparation of wristband tickets; supply tickets to pre-festival sales crew; organize, train and manage ticket sales crew (25 volunteers) for on-site ticket sales; produce a ticket sales report after the festival. Works with Admin. Director, other Ticket Sales Crew Chief, and various committee members.
Requirements: LOCAL to Capital Region. Dependable, detail-oriented, able to learn ticket process and train volunteers on register (register experience not required - will train).
Time Involvement: Approx. 100hrs (50 pre-, 50-festival/post-festival. Usually Nov.- Feb. Works the festival weekend, but can schedule volunteers so you have time to go to events.
If interested, contact _
IN GENERAL: If you are interested in joining the committee and no position is listed above (or none of the above fit your interests), please contact
_ to see what opportunities there may be for you.
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn about the behind the scenes action of the festival, or just want to lend a hand here and there, and be called upon if needed, there are many opportunities for you! (See our volunteer page or contact the Admin Director.)