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!

Gates Donations:
Work with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to encourage attendees to donate and hand out stickers at the fair entrances. Great position for cheerleaders! Dressing up and being silly is fully encouraged. Requires standing for the duration of the shift.
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Merchandise:
Everybody loves Folsom gear! Help fair-goers get all the swag their hearts’ desire, including tickets for the hottest dance party of the Folsom weekend (Magnitude), and answer FAQs about the fair as needed. Retail experience a plus +.
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Executive Assistant:
Help with the crucial logistics by providing direct support to the Folsom Street Events President to get the fair started right! Will require managing multiple tasks concurrently, making quick decisions, walking the fairgrounds, and some light lifting.
6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
5:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Treasury Runner:
Money collector $$. Help the treasury by traveling throughout the fairgrounds collecting fair donations and delivering them back to the Treasury for counting. Must be able to walk around and navigate large crowds through the fair.
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Treasury Counter:
Money counter $$! Behind the scenes, inside, seated shift helping to carefully count all the incoming cash from all around the fair.
11:45 AM – 3:45 PM
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Security:
Be the eyes and ears of the fair. Help support a safe and fun environment for the fair-goers of Folsom. Look super cool and official with a two-way radio and flashy reflective vest while helping with street closures, securing the fair perimeter, and appropriately addressing safety concerns.
5:00 AM – 9:30 AM
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
**1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
**1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
**6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Green Team:
Yay recycling!! Help man the recycling stations around the fair encouraging fair-goers to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost! Help us get as close to a zero-waste fair as possible. 
5:30 AM – 10:00 AM
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
**2:00 PM – 6:30 PM
**6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Supply Truck:
Backbone of the fair set-up crew! Help distribute chairs, tables, and other exciting supplies throughout the fair to keep everything running smoothly. Lifting required.
5:30 AM – 9:30 AM
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
**5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Set-Up: Help set-up the fair grounds. Unload trucks and lift or push heavy objects. Gloves will be provided.

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Breakdown: The most important job! Restore the fairgrounds to a clean and empty street. Break down headquarters, sweep, move tables, and load trucks. May require heavy lifting. Gloves will be provided.

**5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Beverages:
Help set up/take down our super popular beverage booths. Beverages are big money makers and a good booth is crucial to success. Be a part of that success! Heavy lifting required.
6:30 AM – 10:30 AM
**6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Entertainment – DEVIANTS Stage: 
Folsom’s world-class DJs and dancers draw huge crowds to the dance stage. Help keep fair-goers happy and entertained by helping with DEVIANTS stage set up/take down and keeping things running smoothly for maximum safe fun. Heavy lifting may be required.
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

Exhibitors:
Help our successful exhibitors set up/take down and manage their awesome booths for a great fair day! Lifting required.
4:00 AM – 8:00 AM
7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
**5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Hospitality:
Volunteer support! Help create a comfortable place for volunteers to relax, get some grub, and recharge for their shifts. Involves food service and some clean-up.
4:30 AM – 8:00 AM
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Coat Check:
Coats and bags police. Watch over volunteer effects while they’re working hard at their shifts. Sitting and shaded position.
4:30 AM – 8:00 AM
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Registration:
Be the first to welcome volunteers to their shifts at the fair! Check-in volunteers, hand out their name badges and direct them to their shift supervisors for a smoothly run fair. Some standing may be required.
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:
Jack of all trades. The super flexible volunteers who fill-in where needed. A mystery box of fun all over the fair.
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
12:09 PM – 4:00 PM
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Entertainment – MAGNITUDE Stage:
Folsom’s world-class DJs and dancers draw huge crowds to the dance stage. Help keep fair-goers happy and entertained by helping with MAGNITUDE stage set up/take down and keeping things running smoothly for maximum safe fun. Heavy lifting may be required.
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 – MAIN Stage:
Folsom’s world-class DJs and dancers draw huge crowds to the dance stage. Help keep fair-goers happy and entertained by helping with MAIN stage set up/take down and keeping things running smoothly for maximum safe fun. Heavy lifting may be required.
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

Artist’s Area:
Erotic Artist’s Area support – ooo! Help with set-up/take-down and management of the Artist Areas to keep things flowing smoothly. Lifting required.
7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

 

THERE IS NO IN-PERSON TRAINING THIS YEAR (except for Security Newbies SORRY!)!!!!! All shifts will be required to complete a short and sweet online training before Fair-Day and THAT’S IT!