What You'll Do:Support the arts in Durham by volunteering at CenterFest Arts Festival! CenterFest draws over 30,000 guests each year to celebrate the arts and showcase a variety of local visual and performing artists.
Appropriate for group service projects
Must be 18 years or older
Details:Event Description: As Durham’s signature arts festival, CenterFest showcases juried visual artists from near and far, and fills multiple stages with music, dance, and more from local performers. Serious art shoppers will be dazzled by world-class ceramics, paintings, jewelry, fiber art, woodwork, and everything in between – much of it from Durham and Triangle-based creators. CenterFest happens because of people like you- each year, over 300 volunteers contribute to the effort of pulling this festival together. Take a look at each volunteer job description listed in the sign ups below, and pick the role(s) and time(s) that are most appealing to you. Please dress for the weather, drink lots of water, and have a great time! We will have optional volunteer information sessions at the Durham Arts Council on Wednesday, September 18th at 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM if you would like to familiarize yourself with the event before the day of the festival.
Position Description: Help direct artists and vendors as they arrive to set up. If you are assigned inside festival boundaries: remind artists and vendors that, in order to keep the traffic flowing and the aisles clear, they should unload their vehicle, then go park before setting up their booth.
If you are assigned on festival perimeter: Direct road traffic as instructed by CenterFest staff; check drivers printed parking pass and direct them to designated parking lot (instructions on back of pass).