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Sign up to volunteer at the 2017 Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade!

Come join a great group of volunteers as we plan and organize for this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade! We’re looking for volunteers of all ages, all skill levels and all backgrounds for the festival and parade, slated this year for August 26 and August 27, 2017. Our volunteers are some of the hardest working in the Carolinas. Year after year, they execute a large number of tasks needed to ensure the success of our annual festival and parade as well as other programs. Returning volunteers will find many changes this year that we hope will excite and energize the entire community. Be sure to sign up today, and then stay tuned for an awesome volunteer recruitment and appreciation event coming up soon!

Volunteer opportunities include assistance with:
• set-up and tear-down
• ticket sales and merchandising
• vendor load-in
• family and kids zone
• bartending
• parade staffing
• and more!

Click here to sign up to volunteer at the festival and parade!

Click the link above or button below to view all of our available volunteer positions, slots and roles for this year’s festival and parade! You’ll have an opportunity to read a bit about each role before signing up!

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

If you have any questions or want more information, please email us at volunteer@charlottepride.org.


FREE Volunteer Appreciation & Recruitment Event: Thursday, Aug. 17

Thursday, Aug. 17, 6:30-8pm
Birdsong Brewing Co.
1016 N Davidson St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28206

The Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade is just around the corner and we want to give a big special thank you to all our past volunteers who make each year a success!

Bring your friends and new volunteers to learn more about how you can help make the festival and parade even bigger and better than before! We’ll have info on tons of volunteer opportunities at the festival and parade, scheduled for Aug. 26-27.

Hosted by the awesome folks at Birdsong Brewing Co.! Come out and enjoy complimentary beer and pizza!

Click here to RSVP on Facebook!


Why should I volunteer?

First and foremost, it’s fun! You can meet new people while showing support for the LGBT community, and the festival is a great place to network!

What kind of volunteer work is needed?

Marketing: Help the Charlotte Pride distribute posters, brochures and Pride Guides in Charlotte and other various publicity tasks.

Community events: Help us organize and staff various events in the weeks and months leading up to the festival and parade, including our Pride Week events.

Pride festival/parade set-up: Help set up tables, chairs, tents, banners/signage, decorations and assist other vendors in setting up their exhibits, and assist in setting up the parade.

During the festival: Various volunteer areas are needed during festival hours, including:

  • Meet and greet teams
  • Beverage teams*
  • Green/clean teams
  • Partners in Peace
  • Hospitality
  • Other areas, including entertainment, finance, VIP area and more.

* All beverage team volunteers must be 21 years of age or older. Bar tending, serving, or festival beer experience is preferred.

Festival strike-down: Strike-down tables, chairs, tents, banners/signage, decorations and assist other vendors in setting up their exhibits.

Have Questions? Want to volunteer?

If you are interested in your organization working to support Charlotte Pride events or you would like to volunteer individually, we would love to have you on our team.

If you have any questions or want more information, please email us at volunteer@charlottepride.org.

Last updated: July 23, 2017