Volunteer Information: Satchmo SummerFest 2016

**Occurring August 5-7, 2016, the 16th annual Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron will require community volunteers in a variety of roles throughout the festival weekend. Volunteer schedule and sign-up is NOW OPEN!!! Click here to go to our volunteer calendar and sign-up page

If you have a group you would like to sign up for Satchmo SummerFest in August 2016, or have any questions about becoming a volunteer with French Quarter Festivals, Inc., please sign up for E-letter mailing list at the top of the page or e-mail the volunteer coordinator at volunteer@fqfi.org and our team will get back to you.

Volunteer Requirements

  • All volunteers must be 16 years and older.
  • All volunteers will be required to sign a release waiver either online or at the checkin booth on the festival grounds.
  • All volunteers working in a beverage booth must be 21 or older and will be required to read & sign the LA Responsible Alcohol Vendor Handbook. For more information regarding alcohol guidelines in Louisiana, visit the ATC website here.
  • All volunteers must abide by the following Volunteer Guidelines.
    • Printable version of Volunteer Guidelines can be downloaded below:


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Satchmo SummerFest Volunteer Maps

16th Annual Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron – Festival Grounds

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Satchmo Volunteer Perks

Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one shift (of up to 5 hours) and will receive:

  • A limited edition collectible volunteer t-shirt, to be worn while volunteering.
  • $10 in food tickets for each volunteer, per completed shift.
  • Free admission to the Satchmo SummerFest grounds for the day of your shift.
  • Loads of appreciation from the community & Festival Staff and the satisfaction of a job well done!

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