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    Get closer to the action. Volunteer!


    Festival International de Louisiane salutes the strong community spirit, generous hearts and abiding patience of the Festival Volunteers. Without the 2,000+ volunteers each year, this event could not take place.

    Our thanks to Envirochem for sponsoring the Official 2014 Volunteer T-shirt.

    Have questions? Need clarification?

    Drop us an email at We promise to respond within 48 hours. Thanks for you patience, this email address is checked by volunteers!


    Volunteer Opportunities

    Artist Hospitality

    Help us help the artists of festival! You will be in charge of leading the hospitality team to ensure all artists and guests are greeted with a warm smile and hot meal. 

    Baby Care Center

    Help to make the Festival experience easier for parents with young children by introducing them to our new changing, nursing, and feeding tent near Scene Lafayette General Fais Do Do. We ask that Baby Care Center volunteers be female and meet the minimum age requirement of 18 years old.

    Beverage/Liquor Booths - Restricted

    Did you know that beverage sales are one of the major fundraisers of Festival? Beverage and liquor booth volunteers take tickets, serve drinks, and help keep Festival free! All volunteer are required to be 18 years old.

    La Boutique

    Help share the Festival International name by staffing the booths where all the stellar 2014 Festival merchandise & artist CDs will be sold.

    LIME - Louisiana International Music Exchange

    Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME) presented by Festival International de Louisiane and Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission is a mixer style event, designed specifically for Acadiana area musicians to share their music with prominent music presenters and talent buyers from all over the world. LIME also acts as a networking event for visiting music buyers who attend Festival International.

    Marche du Monde Hospitality

    Welcome festival goers to the world’s market. Help vendors restock their booths and engage curious customers.

    Marche des Arts Hospitality

    Welcome festival goers to our Marche des Arts area, filled with an abundance of creative and eye catching art and experience being surrounded by the world’s finest art and artists.

    Media Center Restricted

    Without you, it would be difficult to make sure that all our media guests are well taken care of and properly credentialed. Help guarantee every inch of this amazing festival is covered!


    Festival is FREE and we aim to keep it that way. One way we raise money is by selling the Official Cloisonné pin. Help staff the kiosks where pins are sold and ensure Festival stays free for years to come!


    Got what it takes to be our backbone? It will be your job to assist the production crews to set up and tear down all the kiosks, tents, booths, and all other installments. Court-ordered community service credit will be given for volunteering on the Production Crew.


    Taking care of the trash ourselves saves Festival a lot of money that we can put toward the music. Court-ordered community service credit will be given for volunteering on the Sanitation Crew.

    Chevron Scene des Jeunes

    Do you get a kick out of seeing a kid smile?  Here you will help with children learn to make one of the four free crafts that will be offered and putting that precious smile on a young face.  No craft experience required we’ll show you everything you need to know, so come join the fun! We also need help setting up and tearing down Chevron Scéne des Jeunes- a GREAT way for groups to volunteer together.


    Security volunteers are in charge of checking the badges of everyone who wants to go backstage. Don't worry- police officers are ready to handle any actual security situations.


    All beverages are bought by purchasing tickets from our designated booths. If you have great customer service skills and experience handling money our ticket booths are a perfect fit. Ticket sales are also a great place to volunteer if you have any physical restrictions and need to stay off your feet. All volunteers are required to be 18 years old.


    Help transport artists to and from festival. Volunteers must be 18 years old, have a valid drivers license, be able to volunteer full or half days, and must be able to drive a passenger van.

    Volunteer Center

    Be the volunteer supporting the volunteers! Help with check-in, hand out official Festival t-shirts, and provide them with up-to-date information and refreshments.



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