What is Bounce Back?
Bounce Back is the volunteer program that supports the festival event and production in all departments! Enthusiastic volunteers are selected from hundreds of applicants to contribute their time to making the Bounce Festival experience seamless for the whole community.
Do you want to see what it is like to experience this spectacular event from the inside out? Do you want to directly participate in making a memorable experience for our guests? Apply to Bounce Back!
Bounce Back volunteers are required to work a minimum of 12 hours during the festival in exchange for a full weekend pass. Hours can be completed in one full 12 hour shift, or two 6 hour shifts, before, during, and after the event. If you think you are a fantastic fit for our Bounce Back program be sure to apply!
Everyone who is interested in being a volunteer must submit an application (form button at bottom of this page). Acceptance is via email. Deposit is required. Follow the instructions on the application form. If you do not receive a letter by May 31st, please email email@example.com to inquire about your status.
Once accepted as a Bounce Back volunteer team member, you will be required to submit a volunteer deposit to secure your spot. The deposit is equal to the cost of a festival weekend pass. Instructions on how to submit a volunteer deposit will be indicated in your reply letter. If you do not submit your deposit on time you will lose your volunteer placement. The full amount of the deposit will be reimbursed in full once you have completed 12 hours of volunteer service at The Bounce Festival.
Job openings for Volunteers will be offered in the following general areas.
Volunteers will work closely with our BounceARTS Program and Production Teams to connect the Bounce experience to the performers, press, media, and artists. Qualified applicants will have previous production, art gallery, or relevant experience in music, theater, and the arts. References will be required.
Volunteers greet all Bounce attendees and assist them with the check in and credentialing process for proper and efficient entry. Volunteers will be asked to direct traffic into the Box Office, handle ticket purchases and will call, check in volunteers, RV Pass Holders, Car Pass Holders, and Group Camping. Previous cash handling and customer service experience required. References will be required.Camp Placement: Volunteers help direct attendees, manage and oversee the various areas of the campgrounds such as General Camping, Walk-in Camping, Car Camping, Group Camping and RV only park. Camp Placement support will assist all attendees in finding their “home” for the weekend to ensure all Bouncers have a great time.
Volunteers will work with Bounce production, operation, and green teams during strike. Previous experience working breakdown is essential. The Bounce goal is to leave the venue in excellent condition, preferably better than when we arrived. Breakdown volunteers will need to be available on the Monday or Tuesday following the event.
Volunteers will work with our Environment Sustainability Director to ensure that we exceed the standard Leave No Trace expectations of Plumas County and the National Forestry Service. Our green team works to keep the Bounce beautiful and sustainable, while striving to look for innovative ways to green our event. Duties will include waste collection, transporting and sorting while informing the Bounce community about the recycling and waste systems. Green team Bouncers will be scheduled to work during and in some cases after the event based upon availability. As advocates for greening the event, you will encourage the Bounce participants to "Pack it Out!” and “Leave it Better.” The Bounce goes beyond the practices of Leave No Trace by actively practicing the 6 R's: Respect, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recycle, Restore!
Volunteers will assist in maintaining various areas such as Commissary, Staff Food Delivery, Bounce Concessions and VIP tents as needed. Essentially a runner for the Bounce Hospitality Director, flexibility and mobility is key. Expect to be engaged in a number of duties. Could require heavy lifting.
Volunteers work with parking management to keep traffic flowing and direct Bouncers to the appropriate parking and camping areas ensuring safe and secure placement of all vehicles. Essential to the Bounce experience, all parking volunteers are hosts, greeters, guides, and set the tone for the attendees once they arrive on the festival site. Enthusiastic and friendly volunteers should apply!
The Bounce Street Team is looking for some new faces! Connect with us on the application to get plugged in and share the latest from The Bounce Festival with your community. Work in exchange for a ticket, or out of the goodness of your vibe - you decide! Street Team Application is separate from the Volunteer Application. Sign up TODAY!
Think you are ready to apply to be a Volunteer?
Applications are LIVE!
Deadline to apply is May 24, 2013.