(*All applicants must be 18 by April 27, 2017. No applications will be processed for anyone under 18.)
Please read all rules and regulations carefully before submitting your application.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS – click here to read...
Notification of cancellation for MerleFest 2017 must be received by 5:00pm EST on April 10.First time volunteers must also send a $45 deposit via personal check which will be returned after successful completion of scheduled assignments.
New volunteers who cancel after that date or fail to successfully complete any volunteer shift, will have their deposit check cashed by MerleFest.
Neither new volunteers nor veterans who cancel any shift after April 10 will be considered for volunteer position at MerleFest 2018.
DEPOSIT POLICY - click here to read....
Anyone who has never worked as a MerleFest volunteer, or has failed to report to a scheduled volunteer position in previous years without notifying MerleFest, must send a personal check for $45 made out to MerleFest. Mail it to the address at the bottom of this application.
Applications will not be processed until the MerleFest Volunteer Coordinator has received the volunteer deposit. This check will be held until the final day of scheduled shifts.
The deposit check and volunteer gift may be picked up at Flattop’s Getaway after the successful completion of all scheduled shifts.
Checks not picked up will be shredded.
Only personal checks will be accepted. No cash, money orders, etc.
PHOTOGRAPH - click here to read...
All volunteers must send in a recent photograph.
You will have the opportunity to upload your photograph with this application in "Step 2." Otherwise, you may send it to us via mail or email. *You may view instructions on how to do this at the bottom of this application and again on the "Confirmation" page.
*By submitting this application you grant permission for publication of any photo or video in which you appear.
(*If you choose to upload your photo, this step must be completed before beginning Step 3. Otherwise, any information already entered below in Step 3 may be deleted when attaching your photo here. You may also choose to mail your photo after the application is submitted.)
*If you do wish to send your photo attached to this application, please use the following upload instructions. Otherwise, you may skip to Step 3.
Instructions: Click below to upload a current picture of yourself to be included with this application.
If possible, please rename the image to your "Full Name" (ex: My_Full_Name.jpg) before beginning this step. If you are unfamiliar with renaming images, we will do it for you after your application is uploaded.
After uploading your image, you will be returned to this page to finish filling out your application.
* Click here to proceed to the Upload Image Form Now or continue with the application.
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*You will receive your volunteer schedule by email or by mail within six to eight weeks.
*Please notify us of any changes to your mailing address or email address.
If you didn't submit a photograph with this application, all volunteers (veteran volunteers included) must send in a recent photograph within 2 weeks to one of the following:
By mail to the following address:
Attention: Volunteer Coordinator
PO Box 120
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application will not be processed until photo is received.