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Volunteer for the Festival

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The Festival needs your help, requiring  10-14 volunteers each night to assist the front of house duties before the production and during intermission. To sign up to help the Festival, please fill out the Volunteer Form.

 2013 Volunteer Sign Up Sheet

Include the dates that you are available and how many nights you wish to volunteer.  You may e-mail the document to Elizabeth Cooper at the Festival office at ecooper@kcshakes.org, or fax 816.531.1911

Corporate and Company Group Volunteers

Groups are encouraged to volunteer one or more nights for the Festival!  You can reserve your date for 10-14 individuals from your company or group to volunteer in the park.  Volunteering as a group is a great team building activity and being outdoors in the park is an enjoyable evening of community service.  Groups are recognized from the stage, and are able to wear company t-shirts and/or logos while volunteering.

Group Volunteer Coordinators should have their volunteers fill out the Volunteer Form.  You can fax the information to the Festival office at 816.531.1911

 2013 Volunteer Sign Up Sheet

Please include the Group Name under the Company line as well as mark the night you have signed up to volunteer.  To book a night for your volunteer group, please contact the Festival office at 816.531.7728

What to expect when Volunteering for the Festival

Volunteers should arrive at Southmoreland Park by 5:30p.m. on your chosen night(s). Parking is available for those who are assisting the Festival on Oak Street right which is located directly next to the park. Please look for the volunteer entrance which is located inside of the front gate and check in with the Volunteer Coordinator. After check-in,  job assignments and instructions will be given.  There is no prior training needed beforehand.  Most volunteer jobs are finished by (9:00p.m.-9:30p.m.) Some jobs are finished by the time the show begins.  If volunteers would like to stay and watch the play, seating is provided.