Volunteer at Folsom Street Fair TOO


2018 FOLSOM STREET FAIR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

Volunteers are needed at Folsom Street Fair – the world’s biggest and most exciting leather/fetish street fair!

This fun leather/fetish street fair unites adult alternative lifestyle communities with safe venues for self-expression and exciting entertainment.

ALRP is once again a major beneficiary and we need as many volunteers as possible! First-time volunteers, Panel attorneys, and street fair stalwarts are encouraged to sign up. Come one, come all!!

By volunteering, you’ll have SO MUCH fun and ensure that ALRP is able to provide low-cost legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS.

 

GREAT PERKS for volunteers! At the Fair HQ, you will find:

  • Free food and beverages all day
  • Private restrooms with no lines
  • Free coat check (stash a costume or change of clothes)
  • Tables, chairs, and shade for relaxing

VOLUNTEER AT FOLSOM STREET FAIR!!

Folsom Street Fair is spread out over 13 city blocks on Folsom Street from 8th-13th St from 11:00am – 6:00pm on Sunday, September 30. Find out more about the event HERE.

If you (and a friend, or two, or five!) would like to volunteer, please contact ALRP Volunteer Coordinator Hannah Center at hannah@alrp.org or (415) 701-1200 ext. 303.

Please Include:
First & Last Name
Email Address
Cell Phone Number
Top THREE Volunteer Shift Choices

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS

Shifts marked with a ** star are worth DOUBLE credit. Please sign up for one of these if you are available!

Click HERE for full shift descriptions and more details

Gates Donations: Collect donations at the fair gates. 
– 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
– 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Gates Greeter: Greet fairgoers and encourage people to donate. 

– 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
– 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Gates Lead: Provide support to the Gates volunteers and keep a connection to HQ. 
– 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
– 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Gates Set-Up/Breakdown: Help set-up and breakdown the gates. 
– Set-Up: 5:30 AM – 10:30 AM
**Breakdown: 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Merchandise: Help sell Folsom swag and answer fair FAQs. 
– 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
– 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Treasury Counter: Count the cash collected at a secure location. 
– 11:45 AM – 3:45 PM
– 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Treasury Runner: Travel throughout the fair collecting cash to take back to the Treasury. 
– 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
– 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
– 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Security: Be the eyes and ears of the fair keeping a lookout for safety hazards. 
– 5:00 AM – 9:30 AM
– 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
– **1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
– **2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
– **6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Green Team: Keep the fair clean by manning the trash/recycling stations. 
– 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM
– 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
– **2:00 PM – 6:30 PM
– **5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Supply Truck: Help load/unload the supply truck of all the fair supplies. 
– 5:30 AM – 9:30 AM
– 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
– 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
– **5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Barricades Setup/Breakdown: Help move barricades around the fair as needed. 
– Set-Up: 5:30 AM – 10:00 AM
– **Breakdown: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Beverages: Help set-up and breakdown the beverage booths around the fair. 
– 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
– **6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Entertainment – Main Stage: Help set-up, breakdown, and support the Main entertainment stage. 
– 3:30 AM – 6:30 AM
– 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
– 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
– 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
– 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM
– 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Entertainment – Magnitude Stage: Help set-up, breakdown, and support the Magnitude entertainment stage. 
– 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
– 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
– 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
– 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM
– 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Exhibitors: Help set-up, breakdown, and support the exhibitor stations. 
– 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM
– 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
– 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
– 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Artists Area: Help keep the stage and vending areas of the Erotic Artist’s Area running smoothly.
– 
10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
– 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
– 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Hospitality: Support the volunteers on their breaks and help serve food to volunteers. 
– 5:30 AM – 9:30 AM
– 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
– 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
– 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
– 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Coat Check: Man the Volunteer Coat Check, keeping their belongings safe. 
– 3:00 AM – 7:00 AM
– 4:30 AM – 8:00 AM
– 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
– 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
– 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM
– 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

 

Registration: Greet, check-in, and dispatch volunteers to their shifts.
– 4:30 AM – 9:00 AM
– 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
– 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
– 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Floater: The extra pair of hands for everything and anything.  
– 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
– 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
– 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
– 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
– 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
– 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
– 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

ALL shifts require completing an online training EXCEPT for first-time Security volunteers. Newby Security volunteers are required to attend an In-Person Volunteer Orientation AND the complete online training. Sorry! 🙁