Each year we’ve asked hundreds of friends and fans to help put on Maha, and you’ve answered the call. That’s pretty incredible, because without you, these events couldn’t happen.

Whether you’re new to the group or coming back for more, here’s everything you need to know about volunteering at Maha.

Volunteer shifts open each year in the spring. Watch this page for important 2020 dates. 



A free pass to the music festival (for volunteering shifts on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) or a free pass to the conference (for volunteering shifts on Thursday)

A Maha volunteer T-shirt, highly coveted and oh-so fashionable

Early access to next year’s volunteer shifts, so you can grab the one you want

An exclusive invite to next year’s Lineup Announcement Party for Volunteers

All the warm-and-fuzzies knowing you’ve helped a local nonprofit bring thousands of people together to have a freaking wonderful time


The 2020 shift sign-up will open to the general public this spring.

If you were a volunteer in 2019, you get early access to sign-ups. Check your inbox a few weeks before the general public signup opens for the special link.

Our volunteer platform, Volunteer Local, makes everything automatic and easy: signing up and selecting your shift, changing your shift, or canceling your shift can all be done online until the portal closes a few days before the events start. After that, you’ll need to contact us directly at volunteer@mahafestival.com to make changes or cancel your registration. Once you sign up for a shift, you can access the platform here

Throughout the summer you’ll receive important shift information via email, so make sure you open and read messages from Maha!

Starting the Monday before Maha Festival, you’ll be asked to securely input your credit or debit card information into our online volunteer portal. Your bank will hold $35 for that week only, and after you attend your shift, the bank will release the $35. If you don’t show up to your shift, you will be charged for this amount.


Available Wednesday through Sunday, you can choose from the following jobs:

Artist Hospitality
Bar Back / Product Runner
Boulevard Backpack Rover
Charging Station / Lost & Found Attendant
Conference Attendant
Conference Registration/Information Desk
Conference Set Up
Conference Tear Down
Ferris Wheel Concierge
Festival Floater
Festival Wrap Up / Reset, Tear Down, and Clean Up
Greeter / Concierge
ID Station Wristbander
Laughs, Snaps & Tunes Tent Monitor
Media Tent Monitor
Opening Night Assistant
Recycling Monitor
Shopping Specialist
Thirst Quencher
Ticket Scanner / Welcome Crew
VIP Attendant
Will Call / Attendee Check In


Check the Volunteering FAQs for more details.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Shoot a message to volunteer@mahafestival.com.




Check back here in the spring for the 2020 signup link!