Big plans are in the works for the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival in May of 2013.
The 2012 festival was a phenomenal success, many thanks to the amazing Volunteers! The festival would not be so fantastic without you!
We need as many hands on deck to bring Vancouver to its knees with heart stopping, jaw dropping awesomeness that is Vancouver Burlesque. The entire community comes together once a year to put on a show. So lets do this thing! Its YOUR show!
How do you become a volunteer?
Please read the following information and then sign up using the form at the bottom of this page. We'll be in touch as soon as we can!
VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION LIST
Below is a list of the volunteers the festival needs.
VIBFA Merch Table -- Attending fundraisers and events, signing up new members, and selling VIBFA merch, promoting festival and sponsors
Street Team -- Postering and putting handbills throughout different locations in the city leading up to the festival
Swag Bags -- Assisting in stuffing the swag bags at a “stuffing party”
Front-of-House during Festival weekend
FOH Team Leader -- Check in volunteers for their shifts, facilitate ushers, greeters, cigarette girls, VIBFA table volunteers. Ensure volunteers have a point of contact for any questions or concerns throughout the festival. Be a festival ambassador demonstrating leadership and maintaining volunteer records
Ushers -- Located inside theatre, assist people finding seats, make sure no photo or video is taken, liaise with the venue staff for security
Greeters -- Located in lobby, pass out programs, answer questions, remind people no photo/video, set tone of excitement for the VIBFA
"Cigarette" Girls -- Located in the lobby during the show and inside the theatre before the show and during intermission. Selling VIBFA merch, reminding people in lobby to be respectful while show is taking place, handing out programs, directing people to VIBFA table
VIBFA Table -- Located in lobby, selling VIBFA merch and performer merch, VIBFA memberships, informing people about our sponsors
Floater -- Assist with all positions to cover unforeseen eventualities and provide "extra" hands
Artist Liaison -- Ensuring headliners and performers have everything they need before show. Assisting with costuming. Assisting performers to the stage