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2015 Winthrop R&B Festival


The Winthrop Music Association needs volunteers who are responsible and willing to work. It is with hard work and dedication of the volunteers that we are able to put on this great festival. To all that have previously volunteered the WMA sends a huge THANK YOU. We look forward to continued support from all the good people who believe in and love the blues. For volunteering 10-12 hours of your time you will receive free admission to the festival and a camp spot if needed.

Please submit this completed online form (or if you prefer, download the form, complete and attach to an email then send to If accepted you will hear from us about your duties and possible schedule. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!

We accept volunteer applications until all positions are filled. Please note that we fill volunteer positions on a first-come, first-serve basis, so the earlier you submit your application the better your chances of obtaining the position you prefer.

Acceptance notice begins in the middle of June.

- Must be at least18 years of age.
- Must be at least 21 years of age to work in the beer garden
- You will need to provide picture ID
- You agree to hold WMA, the festival, or anyone involved with the festival harmless for any injury or illness that happens during the festival event.
- You agree to conduct yourself in a responsible and dignified manner at all times.
- You agree to abide by the rules of the festival.
- You agree to work at least 10-12 hours over the three-day weekend of the festival.


FIRST AID TENT - Need qualfied staff with a minimum First Aid Card and AED Certified - must show proof. Please indicate FIRST AID in Position Desired

Groundskeepers(help empty recycle/trash)
Front Gate - limited positions
(starts Thursday)

Name *


Address *

Street Address

Address Line 2


State / Province / Region

Postal / Zip Code

Phone Number *

Best time to reach you:
 Between 8 and 10 a.m. 
 Between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. 
 Between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. 
 Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. 
 Between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. 
 After 6 p.m. 
Email *
Position Desired: *
Dates Available: *
WDL# OR SS#: *
Age: *
Past WBF volunteer experience? Comments:
Emergency Contact: *
Please provide a name and phone number.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
If yes please explain:
Are you a registered sex offender?

'I Agree' (Please Read Carefully)
I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival volunteer. By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.

I recognize that, as a volunteer I represent Winthrop Music Association/Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival to the public. I will be clean and sober when conducting business as a representative of Winthrop Music Association/Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival.

If I am accepted as a volunteer, I agree to the following:
-To satisfactorily complete my scheduled shifts.
-To arrive on time to my scheduled shifts.
- At NO TIME will I be under the influence of alcohol or drugs during my shifts.
-To be an ambassador of good will for the festival and to treat festival patrons with respect and courtesy.

If my volunteer service includes driving an automobile, I acknowledge that i have both a driver's license and automobile liability insurance policy as required by state law. I agree to maintain my license and insurance for my entire tenure as a volunteer for the organization. I am knowledgeable of and agree to abide by local and state traffice laws. I agree not to drive while under the influence of alcohol and/orother intoxicating substances.

I understand if I fail to meet any of the above requirements it may result in the forfeiture of my festival pass.

Upon acceptance as a volunteer I agree to notify the volunteer coordinator by no later than July 1, 2015 if I find I am unable to participate.

I understand that neither the Winthrop Music Association nor any of its officers, employees, or volunteers shall be held liable for any claims seeking damages for personal injury or property damage that may arise out of my participation as a volunteer for the festival. I further agree to indemnify the Winthrop Music Association, its officers, employees, volunteers harmless on account of any such claims.

Do you agree with the terms and conditions? *
 Yes, I agree. 
Signature: *
Date *

If you purchased a ticket or camping pass and successfully completed volunteer shifts:

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Person confirming shifts worked
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