Volunteer at the 2018 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Where would the Jacksonville Jazz Festival be without its volunteers?

It is no secret that the Jacksonville Jazz Festival is coming – every year, like clockwork, for the past 38 years. What people may not know is what makes the festival “tick.” It’s volunteers! Without the countless donated hours from hundreds of volunteers each year, the festival would not be the tradition it is today.

Volunteers are involved in every aspect of the festival. From making sure VIP is looking stellar and setting up the merchandise store to driving performers to stages and guiding attendees. There is a role for everyone looking to be a part of this iconic downtown event.

This being said! What are you waiting for? Join us and be a part of Jacksonville Jazz Festival history. Come make memories!

Jacksonville Jazz Festival Volunteer Groups:

Guest Services Squad

This group of volunteers is our feet on the ground, front-facing A-team. As a squad member, we will count on you to provide event information, directions, answer simple questions, and distribute materials. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, answering phones in the Event Command Center, staffing Guest Services booths throughout the festival, and event check-in at various festival areas.

Activity Level: 3/5

Three Key Traits: Friendly, Good Communication, and Outgoing


Jazz Ambassadors

This group of volunteers will directly assist staff during the event with various components of the festival – like a type of liaison. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, set-up and assist in the Official Jazz Store, assist with the 2nd Line Jazz Parade line-up, and act Jazz Marketplace guide.

Activity Level: 4/5

Three Key Traits: Friendly, Organized, and Motivator


Festival Hosts

This group of volunteers will facilitate an up-scale experience for festival attendees and performers. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, VIP check-in and care and behind-the-scenes concierge.

Activity Level: 5/5

Three Key Traits: Positive, Friendly, Attentive


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