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Boston Calling

Boston, MA, United States

May 25+26, 2013

Event Info

Volunteer at Boston Calling in exchange for your ticket to the festival!  Work with your friends, request to be scheduled around your favorite performances and in addition to a weekend ticket - a Boston Calling t-shirt (supplies limiting) and an incredible behind-the-scenes adventure! 

Event Details at a Glance

All volunteers are applying to be General Volunteers.  A small number of volunteers will be selected for PreFestival and PostFestival work.  In order to be considered for these categories, select in your application that you are available for work Pre or Post Festival.  Those selected for Pre or Post Festival will receive a notification email.  If you do not receive a notification email, you are a General Volunteer and will be working during the festival May 25+26, 2013.

You must be 18 years or older to volunteer.

Work Requirement - 12 hours

This is the average minimum – some work a little more, some a little less.

PreFestival - May 22 - May 24 - a total of 20.0 hours

PostFestival - May 27 - May 28 - a total of 20.0 hours

Order Processing Fee - $10.00 (nonrefundable)

Refundable Deposit - $155.00

This deposit is required to lock in your volunteer spot and will be refunded after work assignments have been completed in compliance with Work Exchange Team and Boston CallingBoston Calling rules and regulations.  See FAQ for cancellation schedule and fees.

Check In Date – Friday May 24th between 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  We will not be open from 9AM - 1PM.

General Volunteers - All volunteers working during the festival must be check in by Friday May 24th between 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

PreFestival - Volunteers are required to sign in on Thursday May 22nd by 8:30 AM.

PostFesival - Volunteers may check in with General Volunteers on Friday May 24th between 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM., or anytime after gates open to the public, but must come by the WET Tent with ID to get their WET Credentials by 5:00 PM on Saturday.  See FAQ for details.

Steps to Volunteering

1. Read the FAQ - The FAQ addresses more information about volunteering, including important rules and regulations regarding your deposit.

2. Order Processing Fee -Pay the $10.00 order processing fee.

3. Submit Application - Be sure to tell us your skills and preferred departments as we use this information when putting together your schedule.

4. Put Down Deposit & Sign Waiver In order to secure a volunteer spot, a refundable deposit of $155.00 and a signed waiver are required.  Once the deposit has been submitted, you will be able to select friends to work with (you must be connected with facebook to access this feature).  The deposit is our insurance that you will work. Please see all applicable terms below as well as FAQ for cancellation fees and how to ensure your deposit is refunded to you following May 25+26, 2013.

5. Check Email - Be sure to accept emails from  Important information will be delivered to the email address you provide.

6. Watch My Events Section you can check application and deposit status here.  When available, schedules will be posted here as well (some events require that we wait to release schedules until you check in at the event).

Ready to Apply?


Click the FAQ button at the top of this page to read through the FAQ, then click the application to enter your details!



Get all the facts in the FAQ.

Steps to Confirm Work Position