Want to volunteer?
Use the contact form or send an email to volunteer@wildoatsandnotes.com.

Please indicate a preferred area, previous experience and time you would be willing to commit

Special ticket pricing dependent on time commitment and duties. Please inquire!

We will do our best to accommodate your wishes but also please appreciate our needs may be in other areas. Thanks for your understanding!

Volunteer Benefits

  • A beautiful Wild Oats and Notes Volunteer Tee shirt!
  • After-fest Volunteer party with live music! Includes food and drinks.
  • Access to camping choices as early as Wednesday! A full day before public access.
  • Behind the scenes involvement in one of the coolest little Festivals in Western Canada!
  • The success of the festival results in continuing our support for the Tofield School Music Program. Without our support, this program would not exist. And without you, the volunteers, we cannot succeed

Positions Required

Front Gate

  • Welcome attendees!
  • Taking and/or selling tickets, affixing wristbands
  • Checking in performers
  • Shifts are typically 2 – 4 hours beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Site Prep – Pre and Post Festival

  • Clearing brush, deadfall, trees
  • Mowing and whipper snipping
  • Could be day or two of work in April or May doing heavier clearing with chain saws
  • Another few days in June to do brush and grass c
  • Another day or 2 in late June to do final mowing and cleanup
  • Setup temporary structures which could include event tents, stage area
  • Post Festival: Take down temporary structures. Help with festival/camping area clean up (collecting garbage, cans, etc.) Tear down and box up festival goods for storage
  • Various shifts. Must be physically able. Pickup truck and/or tools would be a bonus!
  • 30 hours helping out in this area will get you a free weekend pass!

Performer Accommodation

  • Clean and tidy performer RV accommodation that are provided by the festival
  • Ensure beds and units are ready for each incoming performer following the prescribed schedule
  • 3 or 4 drivers with trucks able to tow RVs to and from the festival. RV’s from ArrKann in West Edmonton
  • Shifts to be determined

General Store

  • Selling miscellaneous items; tee shirts, performer merchandise ice, etc.
  • Provide site information
  • Keep a balance of float and stock
  • Record all sales
  • Experience with Square Point of Sale would be an asset.
  • 2 – 4 hour shifts, noon to 11pm.


  • Welcoming attendees at front Gate
  • Directing campers to suitable available areas/sites
  • Guiding trailers/motor homes
  • Directing weekend and day parking
  • Monitoring and advising parking and camping availability
  • 2 – 4 hour shifts throughout the days of the festival


  • Serve and monitor food for performers and VIPs
  • Kitchen assistance and light cleaning duties
  • Pre-festival inventory, food prep and tables set-up
  • Post-festival inventory, take down and storage
  • 2 – 4 hour shifts to be determined

Backstage/Greenroom decoration and setup

  • Backstage/green room decorating!
  • Pre-festival set up and post fest-takedown
  • Materials, furnishings provided
  • Need your artistic touch!
  • 2 – 4 hour shifts

First Aid

  • RN’s, Paramedics, EMT’s, First aiders of any level
  • Provide minor help typical of camping/festival environments
  • Supplies and equipment provided
  • These 2 – 4 hours shifts will be on-call, via radio, only. You will not have to sit in the first aid shelter
  • There will be an on-call physician in attendance
  • For anything serious, Tofield hospital, 24 hour emergency and ambulance service is 10 minutes away