APOGAEA 2022: PORTALS
June 9 - 11, 2022
The Portals Have Closed...
See you in 2023!
Apogaea is made entirely out of volunteer dedication and love. We are hundreds of volunteers, working and playing together year-round and during the event to produce Apogaea’s infrastructure. Event Volunteers make up the main force, aided by Sparks and Ignition steering groups. As volunteers we enjoy an opportunity to participate, make friends, play, learn and practice a variety of skills!
Volunteer Roles At Apogaea
Introduce participants to our culture and values
Communicate the happenings by producing: survival guide, WWWW, graphics, video, photography and more!
Provide guidance and support to department leads
Provide safety services to participants
Ensure that volunteer operation is going smoothly, fill in any needed role
Serve coffee at center camp
Ensure participant safety by directing art car traffic
Set up, maintain and tear down physical infrastructure: roads, structures, porto potties, generators, fire barrels and other equipment
Maintain perimeter and fire safety at fire performances
Check in the arriving participants
Welcome and guide participants upon arrival
Serve ice at the event
Answer various participant questions
Light the lamps at night and recharge batteries during the day
Direct parking to maximize flat space for humans and tents
Coordinate the placement of main things at the event
Ensure safety of participants by constructive means
Coordinate the volunteer force operations
Coordinate activities for youth during the event
Open Ignition & Sparks Roles
Join Ignition and Sparks steering groups! These roles are responsible for smooth event operation and year-round projects. To apply for an open role, fill out the form below!
Open Ignition Roles
Open to experienced DPW Leads and properly trained volunteers, contact [email protected] for info and Volunteer Database password.
The Internal Communications & Collaborations lead is responsible for working with the various department leads to find, document, and implement tools and processes to improve communications and collaboration. This includes, but is not limited to the wiki, discussion groups/forums, task & date tracking, and contact management solutions.
Produces surveys, the census, ember report collection, and elections. Uses Google Forms. Collects and shares results of voting and surveys.
This lead will work directly with the Volunteer Department Lead to define each year’s specific requirements and provide support for the Volunteer Database.
As Apogaea grows, so does our document archive, the Apo Wiki. We’ve worked hard to get things cleaned up and organized, but we’re looking for someone to help maintain our documentation into infinity and beyond. Primarily, this role will involve making updates and managing content.
Open Sparks Roles
The Art Fair Kitten is a Spark level position within CATS. You will be responsible for planning and organizing the annual Apogaea Art Fair which takes place sometime in March or April. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): securing a venue, recruiting and registering artists who wish to participate, advertising the event to the community, setup/tear down the day of, etc.
Open Ignition & Spark PositionsThank you for your interest in Apogaea! Please fill out the form below and one of our volunteers will be in touch as soon as possible.
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