Festivals are a lot of work – we all know that. And when you add 500+ volunteers to the mix it can be a bit tricky to navigate work flow. With over 20 different departments and several hundred volunteer workers there’s so many permutations of shift assignments you can allocate. So how do you make sure you keep a flexible work team to ensure your event flows smoothly with the rapid changes that may arise onsite?
We all know that a lot of work goes into putting together an event volunteer team - time spent recruiting, gathering shifts and deciding where and when volunteers are needed, scheduling volunteers based on their unique details, and communication, communication, communication!!! At the end of all this, wouldn't it be nice if volunteers actually showed up to their assigned shifts!! Here are a few ways you can help make that happen: