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Smithsonian Folklife Festival Volunteering

On-site, Volunteer must be in or near Washington, DC

Details

Start Date:
June 22, 2024
10:00 AM EDT
End Date:
July 3, 2024
8:00 PM EDT
Time Commitment:A few hours per week
Recurrence:Recurring
Participation:
Wheelchair Accessible

Description

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Volunteering

Register to volunteer at festival.si.edu/volunteer. We welcome volunteers of all ages, and you are welcome to walk-up and volunteer day-of. Opportunities include: sustainability, foodways, gardening, pre/post festival setup, skateboarding assistance, program aids, information booth running, and more.

At the 2024 Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall, Indigenous artists and makers, professional chefs and home cooks, musicians, dancers, athletes, and storytellers will demonstrate the depth of multigenerational traditions as well as new, innovative approaches to cultural expression.

Join a circle of celebration with stories, songs, and dance. Experience ancestral foods like the Three Sisters (beans, corn, and squash) and inventive, sustainable cuisine. Learn stories that underlie Indigenous sports and games. Hear how Indigenous youth are reclaiming their languages through spoken-word and hip-hop. Explore traditional arts that flourish in their connections to place and environmental knowledge.

Register to volunteer at festival.si.edu/volunteer. We welcome volunteers of all ages, and you are welcome to walk-up and volunteer day-of. Opportunities include: sustainability, foodways, gardening, pre/post festival setup, skateboarding…

Location

On-site

National Mall

600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20597, USA
Directions

Takes place on the National Mall between 4th and 7th streets, as well as inside the National Museum of the American Indian.

How to Apply

Instructions are at the linked website as well. Go to vol.si.edu and click "Find New Opportunities." Type "festival" into the search bar, and choose the opportunity you prefer. You are welcome to walk-up and volunteer on the days of the festival, but it is recommended to apply in advance to get the responsibilities you'd prefer.

Instructions are at the linked website as well. Go to vol.si.edu and click "Find New Opportunities." Type "festival" into the search bar, and choose the opportunity you prefer. You are…

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