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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

It takes community spirit to put on the Virginia International Tattoo!

We invite you to join the Virginia Arts Festival through volunteering for the Virginia International Tattoo and help us make the magic happen! We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available during the Festival that are filled by hundreds of supportive Hampton Roads community members who provide countless hours of their time during the Tattoo. We’d love to have you join us!

There are a variety of volunteer positions that will accommodate the busiest of schedules and also provide opportunities for the young to the young-at-heart. Groups and families can volunteer together. Most of our positions are for 18 years of age and older; however, we have a few positions for families and those who are 13 years of age and older.

Interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities? 
Fill out this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/vitvolunteers
or contact Jennifer Hafner at jhafner@vafest.org or call 757-282-2803.

Here are some examples of positions needed:

Drivers/Liaisons:                        
Transport performers and equipment via 15 passenger van or box truck to and from performances/lodging/meals; pick up/drop off rental vehicles

Arena Dresser:                 
Sort fabric; hang and iron flags, banners, and curtains

Prop Builder:                                    
Assist a team in building various props, platforms, and stands

Stage Hands/ Curtain Puller:     

  • Operate curtains as required for performers entering/exiting floor
  • Assist with moving props and equipment on and off stage
  • Must be available for ALL rehearsals/show times listed below

Backstage Setup:                            
Set up tables, folding chairs, pipe & drape curtains, and signs backstage

  • Great for families

Performer Hospitality:                 
Assist with “Around Town” set up, answering questions about sightseeing, restaurants, and helping with merchandise. Also help maintaining security of venue by verifying credential at entrances.

Breakfast Servers:          
Help with set up, clean up, and breakdown of buffet breakfast service.

Hullabaloo Education Tent:       
Assist in the Hullabaloo kid zone area with kids friendly crafts, activities, and games.

  • Great for families

VIT America Pipe Band Competition:    
Set up of bleachers, chairs, bike racks, banners, etc. Assist competing bands entering/exiting performance area and assisting judges as needed. 

DrumLine Battle:                            
Set up/breakdown of banners, assist performers entering/exiting performance area, and assisting judges as needed. 

Hullabaloo & Highland Games:               
Set up/breakdown tables, chairs, flags and signs on Scope Plaza. Assist food and merchandise vendors during load in/out.