Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival! As a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to work amidst some great brewers and other beer enthusiasts.
With support from brewers across Mississippi and the United States, the Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival is rapidly growing. The Festival is also a part of FestivalSouth and will occur during this two-week, city-wide celebration of arts and culture.
If you have questions about volunteering, email Jennifer Clark.
VOLUNTEER PERKSFood before the Festival starts, a festival shirt, time off from your shift to participate in the festival, the ability to work with great breweries and other volunteers, and a great experience at a fantastic event.
REQUIREMENTSAll volunteers must be at least 21 years of age. Most volunteer opportunities will require the volunteer to stand for lengths of time. A basic knowledge about craft beer is required for volunteers interested in assisting the brewery representatives. Otherwise, craft beer knowledge is not required.
ATTIREVolunteers must wear the provided t-shirt at all times when working, which you will receive at volunteer orientation. Wear pants or shorts that are not torn or tattered. Closed-toe, non-slip comfortable shoes are recommended.
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONThere will be detailed volunteer information emailed to all volunteers. There will also be a volunteer orientation before the Festival.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESVolunteers will be able to sign up for the tasks they are interested in volunteering for, as slots are available. Various tasks include event setup, takedown, and help during the event itself. Examples of volunteer opportunities during the event include brewery assistant, runner, housekeeping, ticket tent, info/tshirt tent, VIP tent, etc. Volunteers will have the opportunity to sign up for their preferred volunteer activity as long as slots are available.