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Volunteer for the Festival

It's Free Because of Me!

The Festival needs your help, requiring 10-14 volunteers each night to assist the front of house duties before the production and during intermission. To sign up to help the Festival or for more information, please email Elizabeth Cooper at ecooper@kcshakes.org or call 816-531-7728.

 

Corporate and Company Group Volunteers

Groups are encouraged to volunteer one or more nights for the Festival!  Volunteering as a group is a great team building activity and being outdoors in the park is an enjoyable evening of community service.  Groups are recognized from the stage, and are able to wear company t-shirts and/or logos while volunteering.

Group Volunteer Coordinators please call or email Elizabeth Cooper at ecooper@kcshakes.org or 816-531-7728 to discuss available dates and to reseve your night in the park!

What to expect when Volunteering for the Festival

Volunteers should arrive at Southmoreland Park by 5:30p.m. on your chosen night(s). Parking is available for those who are assisting the Festival on Oak Street or Warwick Street which are located directly next to the park. Please look for the volunteer entrance which is located inside of the front gate and check in with the Volunteer Coordinator. After check-in,  job assignments and instructions will be given.  There is no prior training needed beforehand.  Most volunteer jobs are finished by 9:00p.m.-9:30p.m. Some jobs are finished by the time the show begins.  If volunteers would like to stay and watch the play, seating is provided.