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Volunteer applications for Breathe 2023 are now closed.
For any inquiries please email:

Volunteer Categories

  • Front Gate: Welcoming, Shuttle Driving and Orientation
  • Facilities, Sanitation, and Compost Management
  • Meal Tent
  • Raffle and Merchandise
  • A/V Tech and Power Systems (Prior experience required, please be detailed in application)
  • Medical Team and Lifeguard (Prior experience required, please be detailed in application)
  • Peace Holders (Some shifts extend after 12AM)
  • Fire Spinning Supervisors (Prior experience required, please be detailed in application)
  • Setup and Breakdown Crew (Setup begins 7am Tuesday July 11, Takedown ends afternoon Monday July 17)
  • Rigging and Activities Setup | Applications for the 2023 Rigging Team are now closed

Prior experience is not always required.

If you have expertise in any area please let us know so we can place you accordingly!

Before agreeing to volunteer it is mandatory to read and agree to our:


Code of Conduct

How much time will I be asked to serve?
9 Hours
Is there a discounted ticket for volunteers?
YES – A Non-Refundable $90 Facilities Ticket

Volunteers will receive a link to purchase a $90 Facilities Ticket to the festival. This is a Full Event Pass. The $90 Facilities Ticket and any extra donation helps to keep the festival financially stable, while helping to grow and accommodate all parts of BREATHE. If $90 does not align with your current financial situation please contact us and let us know.

What’s included as a volunteer?
  • Access to all classes minus the business incubator
  • Camping
  • Parking in the overnight parking field
  • Festival T-Shirt 


Volunteers just like attendees will be responsible for bringing their own food and anything else needed to camp. There will be a community kitchen with basic cooking essentials such as grills, utensils, etc..

What are the shifts like? Do I need any prior experience?

There is no experience required to volunteer in most areas, in fact we urge all first time BREATHERS to volunteer. We have heard so many stories where people had the most connection with new people through their volunteer time. 


Each volunteer will be scheduled to one area.  Depending on the area each shift will look a little different. You can expect to help out with general tasks like selling raffle tickets, orienting guests at the front gate, keeping the community kitchen clean and tidy, waste/compost maintenance etc. 


If you have any experience in the areas you are passionate about, elaborate as much as possible in the application, especially if you are applying to volunteer in the Medical and Lifeguard, Fire Spinning, or for the Slackline Rigging. Only volunteers with prior experience will be accepted for those areas.

When is the deadline for applying and purchasing the $90 Facilities Ticket?

More info coming soon.

All volunteers are expected to pay their $90 ticket within 2 weeks of being approved to be a volunteer. We will not hold spots for anyone that has not paid or worked out an agreement with the coordinator.

Can I cancel?


Absolutely! We totally understand that life happens and that might prevent you from making it to Breathe. We urge you to let us know ASAP if something comes up.

When should I plan on arriving and checking in?

All volunteers are allowed to arrive starting Thursday, July 13th in the morning no earlier than 10 am. The exception to this rule is anyone who is working an early morning shift on Thursday and anyone who is an approved volunteer for Set-Up.  If you have any questions about this or are traveling with a group where your volunteer shifts vary, send us an email and we will figure out a solution!

Is there an age requirement to volunteer?

​You must be 18 years old or accompanied by your legal guardian. 

Can I refund / exchange a BREATHE ticket already purchased for a volunteer ticket?
Unfortunately not

Sounds great. What are the next steps?

If you have read this page in its entirety and understand what is expected, the next step is to fill out the Volunteer Application Form


After filling out the form you will be contacted by a Breathe team member with confirmation details.


Feel free to reach out to with any questions!
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