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The Fresno Dixieland Society - Sounds of Mardi Gras 2020 will be held at the DoubleTree in Fresno on Feb 6-7-8-9, 2020.  The festival is not far off, and as always, we will need volunteers.  We prefer you submit your application electronically.  The application can also be filled, printed and mailed in.  We will need volunteers in all the usual positions:  door monitors, badge sales, band and hospitality  rooms.  No shifts are available on Thursday.  In exchange for volunteering, you will receive a same day wrist band for working 4 hrs on Friday  or 4 hrs on Saturday or 2 hrs on Sunday.  You will be given a DAY PASS for each day you work your assigned hours.  You can work as many days as you like but this depends upon shift availability.  First come first served.


The green VOLUNTEER APPLICATION button beloW will take you directly to the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM.  Please fill in all of the requested information.    Please do not volunteer unless you are certain you will be able to fulfill your assignment.  Volunteer passes do not include:  Thursday Pre-Dance, Band Meet and Greet, Wind Down Dinner or Wind Down Dance.









Volunteer Information:  Please fill in the blanks.  Name and phone are required.  Please include an eMail address if you have one.  We prefer to send you your assignment by eMail but will phone you if necessary. 


Number of Volunteer Days:  Indicate how many days you would like to work.  Select "1,2,3 or as many as needed".  If you request more than one day, you will be assigned multiple days on a first come first served basis. 


Volunteer Shift Availability:  Check all boxes that you are available to work.  


Name of Partner Volunteer:  If you are pairing up with someone such as your spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend and want to be scheduled during the same time or block, please provide the name of that person.  We will do our best to keep you together as much as possible.  VERY IMPORTANT:  Each of you must submit a separate Volunteer Application and include each others name.  


Special Limitations:  If you have special needs or limitations such as a walker, wheelchair, limitations to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time, please let us know.  We want to assign you, whenever possible, to an area that is comfortable for you.  

In Case of Emergency:  Please provide the name and info of someone to contact in case of an emergency.  In case of an emergency, we will phone, text and eMail that person.  

Volunteer Agreement:  Please confirm that you agree to accept your assignment based on this application.  You are agreeing to fulfill your assignment in exchange for a day pass. 

CAPTCHA:  CAPTCHA is one way we hope to prevent spammers.  You simply enter all the letters as they appear into the space provided. 

SUBMIT or PRINT FORM:  To submit your volunteer application electronically simply click on the SUBMIT button.  To mail in your form by regular post, click the PRINT FORM button and mail your completed form to: 


FDS Sounds of Mardi Gras - 2020

Volunteer Committee

PO Box  16399

Fresno, CA  93755


Linda:  209.534.1924

Thank you for helping FDS continue to keeping our wonderful festival alive and bringing our music to you.  We will be contacting everyone by email or phone in January with your assignment.  Any other questions call Linda.






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