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Volunteer Shifts

HQ

This buzzing hub of positive, enthusiastic, and dependable volunteers will be responsible for holding down the fort at HQ, providing on-going support to our volunteers at the event, and facilitating shift changes between departments. If someone can’t find their volunteer group? The HQ connect you! A volunteer misses their shift? No problem! HQ has got you covered! Someone shows up and wants to volunteer? HQ will plug you in!

INFRASTRUCTURE & LOGISTICS

Building.. setting up…tearing down and making sure we are cleaning up as we go. Are you ready to pitch in? It takes a village and we’d appreciate your help.

Curation

The Curation team assists with supporting all camps and other curated spaces at Catharsis to ensure they are successful and compliant with all CotM guidelines and requirements. The group of volunteers also supports scheduled events during Catharsis and check in artists arriving on the National Mall.

PERMITTING & SAFETY

Permitting & Safety team ensures that Catharsis on the Mall is compliant with all permitting requirements of the National Park Service and that all activities are being conducted safely for participants and the public.

Ambassadors and Guides

We are a team of volunteers who welcome, orient, and guide attendees through Catharsis! We get curious passerby excited to explore the space and we help people have a great time during the event! Join us to create the mixing bowl on the Mall, informing and enchanting passersby and participants alike. Want to be the face and friendliness of Catharsis? These are the roles for you!

APPLICATIONS

Volunteer

Fire Performers

Closed

Catharsis Grant Application

CLOSED

Live Painter and Art Gallery

Closed

Media Mecca

Closed

Workshop & Presenter

CLOSED

Theme Camps

CLOSED

Musicians & DJ’s

CLOSED

Art Submissions

CLOSED

Temple & Effigy

CLOSED

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