Vortex Festival: New Cultural District Celebration


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Thu Jul 28, 2016 09:30 AM - Sat Oct 22, 2016 03:00 PM


11999 Palm Dr.Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240


The Vortex Festival of Music & Art

This is the innaugural event or the Desert Hot Springs Art Zone(tm) our city's new cultural district. The date is October 22nd and the location is the old Visitors Center building on Palm Dr. and Pierson Blvd.

Outdoor Music Festival

The musical entertainment, produced by David Ross of the Coachella Valley Music Show and his star client, Calista Carradine, will be outside in the parking lot along with various vendors and food trucks.

Indoor Art Gallery Reception

The inside will be an art gallery exhibiting works by local artists, curated by Bernard Hoyes, who has just completed co-curating the "Visual Voice" exhibit at the Riverside Art Museum.

Immediate Volunteer Needs

We need 4 to 8 volunteers to start as soon as possible for help with:
  • fundraising
  • sponsorship research & appointment calls
  • general outreach and promotion

Promotions Team

As the event date draws nearer, we will need to coordinate marketing and social media efforts for heavy promotional activity during October. We need an unlimited number of folks to share, like, and comment on our blog posts and social media content.

Event Crews

We will also need crews for:

  • site prep (during the week prior to the event, 8 to 12 volunteers)
  • set up (the day before and the morning of th event, 10-15 volunteers)
  • safety, crowd control, information, sanitation, etc. (day of the event, 10-15 volunteers)
  • break down, clean up, etc. (day of the event, 10-15 volunteers)

Media & Tech Team

We may also have need for some volunteer media crew and technical staff. If you have experience or skills in these areas, please send us a link to your portfolio/resume/linkedin or behance profile and we will contact you if we have need of your work.

Thanks for your interest and please get in touch if you have further questions.


  • Data Entry
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • we are flexible, 4 hours/week at critical times
  • various depending on job
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