Festival International Announces Volunteer Opportunities
Lafayette, LA – Festival International de Louisiane is actively looking for smiling faces to volunteer in a variety of positions during this year’s Festival, April 20-24, 2016. Festival International is known for the supporters and volunteers that keep it fun and free year after year. The organization relies on upwards of 2,500 volunteers to assure the event is a success.
“Volunteering is easy, fun and is a great way to help fuel the Festival, says Scott Feehan, Board President of Festival International. “It takes over 2,500 volunteer slots to put this event on and we need every single one of them. If you love this Festival as much as we do, please join the Festival family and volunteer this year. Most slots are only 3 hours and you also get a free Festival shirt!”
Festival International invites everyone to become a part of the Festival experience.
Registration is now open through the online Volunteer Center at www.festivalinternational.org/volunteer. Users can view all of the volunteer opportunities and register for the area and shift times of choice. The online system will allow individuals and groups to register, create their own schedule and track hours worked.
Volunteers are vital to the longevity and success of Festival year after year. Festival International is looking for a variety of volunteers to work in the following areas:
-Musicians’ Village Cafe
-Chevron Scène des Jeunes (Youth Area)
For more information on job descriptions, shifts, and how you can be a Festival Volunteer, please visit http://festivalinternational.org/supportfestival/volunteer/ or email: [email protected]
About Festival International de Louisiane
Formed in 1986, Festival International de Louisiane is a community-based, non-profit arts organization that provides a FREE family event celebrating the French cultural heritage of south Louisiana – primarily a combination of French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic influences. Celebrate the 30th year of Festival International de Louisiane April 20-24, 2016 in downtown Lafayette, LA. Please visit www.festivalinternational.org or call 337-232-8086 for more information.
Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts.