Applications for paid employment for the 2019 Clean Vibes national event season will be posted here in early February.
Year-Round Part-Time Crew Members are needed for our new SF Bay Area Local Crew. Join Clean Vibes in providing our unparalleled waste management and recycling services in the country’s most waste progressive cities at some of the BEST events in the region. Positions begin as early as January with more shifts and positions opening up in March.
No experience necessary, but we expect a positive attitude and willingness to learn new tasks.
If you are interested in volunteering with Clean Vibes in 2019, please read the information below and visit the Clean Vibes Event Registration Page. Please remember the you should NOT purchase a ticket from an event website or other ticketing outlet if you are planning on volunteering with Clean Vibes. We typically operate our own system and are unable to issue refunds for tickets that have already been purchased or purchased seperate from Clean Vibes.
Join Clean Vibes as a Volunteer and help spread the clean vibe at your favorite festival! Clean Vibes is dedicated to educating fans about recycling and the importance of environmental stewardship. We believe that every person can make a difference and we rely on dedicated volunteers who are interested in inspiring others. To be a volunteer you must work a set amount of hours - usually a total of 4-10 hours/day within a specific shift time is required. Volunteer shifts are usually during and/or after the show, we do not often offer pre-festival opportunities. Please refer to the descriptions below to learn about the types of volunteer opportunities we offer.
There is no "acceptance period" for volunteers with Clean Vibes. You may apply for any open event and you are automatically accepted!
Benefits of volunteering include:
Additional benefits (depending on the event) MAY Include:
Once you have visited the Clean Vibes Volunteer Registration Webpage, you will be able to read which positions are available for each event and register to attend as a Clean Vibes Volunteer.
These are the types of volunteer opportunities we offer:
While the exact times and number of hours will vary by event, During Show Volunteers are normally required to work one 4 to 7 hour shift on each day of the festival. They will spend their shift assisting the Clean Vibes crew in picking up loose litter on the ground and cleaning the concert area in preparation for continued entertainment.
This position requires bending and stooping as well as lifting bags of refuse and recycling. Depending on the event, During
Show Volunteers may spend a portion of their shift sorting recycling and/or compost and distributing bags to campers.
While the exact times and number of hours will vary by event, Nightly After Show Clean-up Volunteers are normally required to work one 4 to 6 hour shift at the conclusion of a daily, non-camping event.
They will spend their shift assisting the Clean Vibes crew in picking up loose litter on the ground and cleaning the concert area after the fans have left the area. This position requires A LOT of bending and stooping as well as lifting bags of refuse and recycling.
Looking for an opportunity to volunteer but still be able to enjoy the ENTIRE event uninterrupted? Post Event Clean-up could be your key! Post Event Volunteers are normally required to work two 8 to 10 hour shifts after the conclusion of the entire event. These volunteers will assist the Clean Vibes crew in picking up loose litter on the ground and consolidating piles. This position requires bending and stooping as well as lifting bags of refuse and recycling. Depending on the event, Post Event Volunteers may spend a portion of their shifts sorting recycling and/or compost.
At select events we offer positions for what we call our Trash Talker® Volunteers. Clean Vibes Trash Talker® Volunteers are an integral part of the waste diversion process and are required to work a daily shift during the festival that is normally 5 to 6 hours. Volunteers will staff waste reclamation centers located throughout the festival grounds and encourage festival attendees to dispose of their waste in the appropriate receptacles - recycling, compost, or landfill. These volunteers will have the opportunity to interact directly with the festival attendees to promote environmental responsibility.
The Clean Vibes Trading Post (CVTP), a 501(c)3 non-profit, works in partnership with Clean Vibes, LLC. When available, we offer volunteer positions to assist the Trading Post in several areas. Volunteers work alongside existing Trading Post crew members to educate festival attendees about the event waste diversion efforts and engage fans to participate in the program. When available, we offer positions for volunteers in the Clean Vibes Trading Post booth. These volunteers work alongside the Trading Post crew members to educate patrons about the non-profit program and engage fans in the diversion process. We seek volunteers with experience or education in environmental studies, community engagement or non-profit programs.
*BE AWARE! Each position requires some level of physical activity, often in summer heat conditions. Each position also involves interaction with festival food and beverage waste. Some clean-up volunteers have been surprised at the amount of walking, bending over and stooping that is required of them for the clean-up volunteer positions. Some Trash Talker® Volunteers have been surprised that standing in one place can be tiring on your legs. We encourage all volunteers to arrive for their shift a little early and do some light stretching to get ready!
Please refer to the descriptions for each event and the positions available on the Clean Vibes Volunteer Registration Page.
All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age at time of registration. Some events require volunteers to be at least 21, please see event listings for specific age requirements.
Please note that you DO NOT need to purchase a ticket to any event for which you are registered as a Clean Vibes volunteer. Your successful deposit ensures your admission to the event. In MOST cases we will not be mailing tickets, Volunteers will check-in at a predetermined place on site to obtain credentials. We are NOT able to refund any ticket that has been previously purchased!