Volunteer at Green Festival

You’ll meet new people, have fun and support a great cause! Since 2002, amazing volunteers have enjoyed fun jobs at Green Festivals across the country. Volunteering at Green Festival is a rich and rewarding experience for people of all ages and backgrounds. Thanks in advance for sharing your time, energy, skills, enthusiasm and commitment!

Make a difference with us! Volunteer Registration for the 2015 New York and Washington DC Festivals is now open. 

To sign up for a volunteer shift please visit:

Download the New York City Volunteer Flyer
Download the Washington, D.C. Volunteer Flyer

There is a job for every interest at the Green Festival. Click here to see a list of Volunteer Job Descriptions. If you have questions, visit the Volunteer FAQ.

Is your question not answered in FAQ? Please e-mail volunteer@greenfestivals.org.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one 4.5 - 5 hour shift and receive:

  • Free access into the festival all weekend
  • An exclusive volunteer t-shirt
  • Free/optional memberships to Global Exchange and Green America - new members only (Check the membership boxes when you register)
  • 10% discount at the Green America and Global Exchange stores
  • Snacks and relaxation in the Volunteer Lounge
  • An amazing networking opportunity and a fun, rewarding experience!

A few important things to know about volunteering:

Volunteering with a Group

If you'd like to bring a group to volunteer, please contact volunteer@greenfestivals.org to arrange a group volunteer reservation.

Volunteers Under Age 18

  • All volunteers must be 10 years and older. Volunteers aged 10 to 16 years must volunteer with a parent, guardian or adult over the age of 18 at all times.
  • All Volunteers under age 18 must have a volunteer waiver. Visit the volunteer registration website 2 months prior to each event to download the waiver.

Other Notes:

Volunteers who are hearing impaired, deaf, or handicapped are encouraged to volunteer. If you have questions or concerns about what volunteer positions will fit your needs best, please e-mail volunteer@greenfestivals.org.

Questions?: Contact the National Volunteer Manager by email volunteer@greenfestivals.org or by phone at 828-333-9415.

Thank you for being a part of our amazing team of Green Festival volunteers!