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Music In The Mountains Volunteer

Position Title: 

Music In The Mountains Volunteer

Reports To: 

Events Manager



Purgatory Resort is looking for hard-working, reliable volunteers to provide support for the Music In The Mountains festival. This is a fun, rewarding position for anyone who appreciates classical music.

Volunteers must be available for the 13 shifts listed below. Most shifts are 5 – 7 hours, with the occasional longer shift as noted.  Note that shifts include late evening and weekend work.

During performances, volunteers do have “down time” to enjoy the music.

Responsibilities include:

  • Setting up and maintaining the concert tent interior
  • Ensuring that the venue is ready and presentable for guests at each performance
  • Setting up chairs, tables, plants, podium, signage, etc.
  • Driving the golf cart to transport guests needing assistance
  • Sweeping the festival tent and removing trash after each performance
  • Interfacing with the Purgatory Resort kitchen staff on beverage issues for the festival tent
  • Assisting with setting up the bar in the festival tent
  • Assisting with making coffee for the tent
  • Ensuring that the festival tent has all necessary supplies such as bar towels, trash bags, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • Setting up the perimeter of the lawn seating area for each performance and taking down after the performance
  • Assisting with folding and stacking chairs after certain performances in preparation for special events
  • Resetting chairs and tables as needed for special events and performances

The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Excellent customer service
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Enthusiasm
  • Professionalism

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Qualified candidates should be dependable, punctual, hard-working, team players.

Most shifts require late evening work.


Experience working at events is desired but not required.

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

Depending on the event and assigned duties, materials and equipment may include, but are not limited to:

Tables, chairs, golf cart, and coffee makers.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Work will take place almost entirely at the Resort.

90% of the work will take place outside, however much of the work is inside the summer festival tent.

The position requires standing for several hours at a time, lifting, and carrying equipment up to 50 pounds.

This is a smoke-free environment.

Events may take place during periods of hot, cold, and rainy weather.


 The following are the required shifts for this position:

Date: Time:
Sunday, July 9


3 – 9pm
Monday, July 10 5 – 10pm
Tuesday, July 11 4 hours, TBD
Friday, July 14 5 – 10pm
Saturday, July 15 3:30 – 8:30pm
Sunday, July 16 3:30 – 10:30pm
Friday, July 21

(Pops Night)

3:30 – midnight
Saturday, July 22 7 – 10am; 3:30 – 10:30pm
Wednesday, July 26

(Musician BBQ)

4 – 9pm
Thursday, July 27 (Conservatory Gala) 4 – midnight
Friday, July 28 5 – 10pm
Saturday, July 29 3:30 – 8:30pm
Sunday, July 30 3:30 – 10:30pm


* Stay over at Resort that night if desired

** Could reset on Monday or Tuesday instead

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