Each year, more than 400 music-loving volunteers Help Make The Music Happen at Mile of Music. We are always in search of friendly, energetic and hard-working individuals to fill a variety of fun and important volunteer roles aimed at ensuring the festival runs smoothly.

In celebration of April being National Volunteer Month, we wanted to send a quick note to say thank you for volunteering your time at Mile of Music!
Whether you’ve volunteered at all 8 festivals, or recently joined us in 2021 (or anything in between), we appreciate each and every one of you and the relationships we’ve built with you!
We really are so lucky to have such a great band of volunteers. You are the heart and soul of our festival, and we appreciate your support! 🎶☺

Interested in large-group volunteer opportunities? Email [email protected] so we can get in touch with you!

Mile of Music Volunteer Sign-Up Steps – CLOSED FOR 2021:

Here are the steps to sign up to be a volunteer with Mile of Music!

  1. Click here to begin registration!
  2. Once on the registration page, you can browse openings by Job, Location, Date and Calendar by using the navigation tool in the upper righthand hand corner.
    1. To view the description, click “see description” next to the title and location for each job!
  3. Click the specific shift(s) for the job(s) you are interested in and scroll to the bottom of the page to fill out the brief, but required registration information.
    1. If you are looking to volunteer with someone, look for positions with 2+ spots available. You will need to register separately so we have the proper contact info and t-shirt size.
  4. Click “Complete Registration Here” to confirm your registration. You should receive a confirmation email with your shift information to the email you provided.
  5. Questions? Please email [email protected].

Mile 8 Volunteer Policies + Tips:

  • Due to reported issues at past festivals, drinking (alcohol) is not tolerated during volunteer shifts.
  • We ask that you only wear your volunteer shirt during your scheduled shift(s) and bring a change of clothes for after. Thank you!
  • You are welcome to bring a snack and non-alcoholic drinks to your shift!
  • Dress comfortably/for the weather during your shift. Comfortable shoes will make all the difference!
  • Please arrive for your shift 15 MINUTES EARLY so you can orient yourself to the role you are taking over and meet fellow volunteers/staff.
  • Remember: You are the face of Mile of Music for many attendees! Smile, be kind, be courteous and most of all, HAVE FUN!

Mile 8 (2021) Volunteer Roles*:

*Roles are subject to change. 

  • Artist Lounge
  • Beverage Sales (21+)
  • Festival HQ: Artist Check-In
  • Festival HQ: Music-Makers Check-In
  • Festival HQ: Volunteer Check-In
  • Festival Setup/Takedown
  • Mile of Music Merchandise Sales
  • Main Stage Artist/Stage Lead
  • Main Stage Assistant
  • Music-Makers/Volunteer Lounge Assistant
  • Main Stage Perimeter
  • Parking Attendant

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Mile of Music!
We truly couldn’t do it without YOU!

Thank you to the following organizations who helped us fill our most crucial volunteer shifts for 2021!

  • Appleton Downtown, Inc.
  • Appleton Area Hockey Association
  • Appleton North
  • Badger Elementary School (AASD)
  • Community Clothes Closet
  • Neenah Menasha Hockey
  • Provision Wealth Partners
  • Rockwell Automation

Interested in being on our volunteer list for year-round events? Send a message to [email protected].