An alternate is a position that is essential to the Festival. They are there to cover any shortages in other areas or to catch anything that might have been missed. They require a great deal of flexibility and understanding as duties are always changing. The Volunteer Coordinator will direct alternates to areas of need.



  • Provide a short break or lunch break for stationary volunteers as needed
  • Assist with any festival activity that is short-staffed
  • Provide direction to the general public and race participants
  • Ensure that site remains free of litter (including tents that do not have stationary volunteers)
  • Keep an eye out for dangerous obstructions or safety issues
  • Ensure no vehicles enter the site
  • Ensure that there is no smoking on site
  • Walk and stand for lengthy periods of time