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Volunteering for three hours will get you free admission for the day.

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Project North Volunteers

General Info

Arrival: Please arrive 15 minutes before your shift. 

Check In Location / Volunteer Base: ArtStart Office 68 S. Stevens Street - Across the street from McDonalds. You will be able to leave items in the offices if you would like.

Admission to Festival: At Check In you will receive your festival wristband and a volunteer badge. 

Festival grounds: You will receive a festival map at check in and you will be directed where to report.

Shift completion: After you have been relieved from your shift by the next volunteer. Please report back to ArtStart to turn in your volunteer badge and gather your belongings if left in the office. 

What to Bring: You shouldn’t need to bring anything to your shift but it is a great idea to bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated (remember the festival has a zero waste policy and a discardable plastic ban). Licensed Bartenders please bring a copy of your license unless Ashley already has it.

What to Wear: Comfortable and appropriate clothes based on weather. Walking shoes and layers are a great idea.

Contact Person: Ashley McLaughlin at ArtStart 715-362-4328, amclaughlin@artstartrhinelander.org

Contact During Festival: 715-365-4328 call for questions, concerns, help, ect. 

Emergency: call 911

Volunteer Positions

Bartending

ArtStart Indoor Bar: 5 oz Wine and Bottle Beer, 2 bartenders
(68 S. Stevens St. across from McDonalds, main level)

  • Bartender Unlicensed*: Serve beverages. Take payment. Restock as needed.
  • Bartender Licensed**: Serve beverage. Take payment. Restock as needed.

ArtStart Outdoor Bar: Tap Beer, 4-5 bartenders
(68 S. Stevens St. across from McDonalds, behind building in parking lot)

  • Bartender Unlicensed*: Serve beverages. Take payment. Change kegs as needed. 
  • Bartender Licensed**: Serve beverage. Take payment. Change kegs as needed. 

Beer Garden: Tap Beer, 2-4 bartenders
(Davenport Street by Masonic Lodge)

  • Bartender Unlicensed*: Serve beverages. Take payment. Change kegs as needed. 
  • Bartender Licensed**: Serve beverage. Take payment. Change kegs as needed. 

*Bartender Unlicensed: It is your responsibility to check ID’s of anyone who appears to be under the age of 21 even if they have a wristband. Do not serve anyone who appears to be intoxicated. 

**Bartender Licensed: Licensed bartenders must remain within sight of the bar. If you must leave the bar for any reason, please contact Ashley for another licensed bartender to relieve you before you leave. Check ID’s of anyone who appears to be under the age of 21 even if they have a wristband. Do not serve anyone who appears to be intoxicated. 

Ticket Sales

Ticket Sales Cashier at Gate #1:
(Intersection of King and South Brown Street, by Mel’s Trading Post)
Help attendees purchase a ticket or checkin online ticket purchasers and attach wristband(s). Cash and Credit Card accepted. Give festival guide to attendees. 

Ticket Sales Cashier at Gate #2:
(Intersection of Davenport Street and Stevens Street)
Help attendees purchase a ticket or checkin online ticket purchasers and attach wristband(s). Cash and Credit Card accepted. Give festival guide to attendees. 

Security

Security at Main Stage:
(King Street, next to ArtStart)
Check Wristbands, help staff as needed, ensure area is clean and secure. If there is an emergency, call 911 and inform staff.

Security on Grounds:
(King Street, South Stevens Street, WXPR, Eco-Village, Masonic Lodge)
Check Wristbands, help staff as needed, ensure area is clean and secure. If there is an emergency, call 911 and inform staff.

Security at Masonic Lodge:
(23 E. Davenport Street)
Check Wristbands, help staff as needed, ensure area is clean and secure. If there is an emergency, call 911 and inform staff.

Security at WXPR:
(28 N. Stevens Street)
Check Wristbands, help staff as needed, ensure area is clean and secure. If there is an emergency, call 911 and inform staff.

Other

Site Volunteer at Main Stage:
(King Street)
Check Wristbands, help staff as needed, ensure area is clean and secure. 

Site Volunteer at ArtStart:
(68 S. Stevens Street, Across from McDonalds)
Check Wristbands, help staff as needed, ensure area is clean and secure.

Kids Tent Volunteer:
(ArtStart Outdoor Stage, 68 S. Stevens Street)
Help as needed with projects at the kids tent. Supervise children's games. Clean area as needed. 

Green Team:
(Throughout Festival Grounds)
Help keep festival grounds clean by picking up debris, emptying recycle, trash, and compost bins, and informing the audience of recycle vs. compostable. 

  • List of recyclables: glass bottles, plastics, plastic Project North cups
  • List of compostable: food scraps, eco-products from food vendors