BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! is a world-class festival with outdoor performances in a beautiful setting. You'll have fun while helping in a variety of ways at our music, film, and dance performances. Volunteering contributes to the cultural life of your community, you’ll meet new people and work together to make something incredible happen.

Dedicated volunteers play an integral role in the staging of the festival. The time and assistance you contribute over the course of the summer will make this year's BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival the best yet! Meet one of our dedicated volunteers here and learn more about what it's like to spend your summer at the Bandshell.

Applications are now open for our 2021 season. Apply today.


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Volunteer FAQs

What is expected of me as a volunteer?

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is comprised of 25-35 performances during the months July, August, and September. Volunteers are asked to commit to 5 shifts throughout the season. Shifts are approximately 4 hours each. Your commitment to scheduled dates is important. The ideal volunteer has strong interpersonal skills and has the ability to work in a team environment, work well in crowds and in inclement weather. Other volunteer experience, especially in a venue, school or other large capacity facility is helpful. Bilingual is a plus.

What are the perks to being a volunteer?

Based on the number of shows you work, you will be rewarded with a wonderful range of incentives including reserved seats at shows, VIP wristbands, and more. Details about perks will be provided during the sign-up and orientation process.