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Volunteer Program

Terms and Conditions

All Volunteers are representatives of the Common Ground Music Festival and must abide by all policies, rules and regulations of the festival and venue while supporting the Common Ground Music Festival. Volunteer roles include no monetary compensation. Failure to perform duties as expected and required may result in dismissal from the Volunteer program.

 

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer, no exceptions.

Volunteers are required to work at least two (2), six (6)-hour shifts throughout the event. In other words, you must commit to a minimum of twelve (12) hours of work. Of course, we can always use your help with additional time prior to and during the event, so please let your Team Leader know if you are interested.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free entry for the Volunteer ONLY after completing first assigned shift.
  • Refreshments and a meal during scheduled shifts.
  • A Volunteer T-Shirt to wear while on shift and keep as a memento.
  • A commemorative Common Ground Festival volunteer pin.
  • Inclusion in the Kick-off/Training Session Wednesday, June 1st at 6PM (The Lansing Center).
  • Use of the Volunteer Hospitality Tent during your volunteer shift(s).
  • 10% discount on all Festival tickets, while supplies last. You must submit and complete your registration prior to June 1, 2016 in order to receive Volunteer admission pricing.
  • Opportunity to win prizes during scheduled shifts at the Volunteer Hospitality Tent.

News & Updates

Jan
20
Band Submissions for the 2017 Common Ground Music Festival are now open. Bands can apply to play via SonicBids by April 28th, 2017. Press Kits mailed or emailed directly to the Common Ground staff will not be considered for placement on the Festival… Read More
Nov
29
Common Ground Music Festival celebrates 18 years; Thursday, July 6th – Sunday, July 9th, 2017. Superstar Toby Keith has been announced as the Festival headliner for Friday, July 7th. The familiar maxim of the triple threat – singer, songwriter, m… Read More
Jul
19
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