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Server/Cashier - The Works Art & Design Festival

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Recruiting Organization: The Works Art & Design Festival

The Works Patio is an all-ages area that allows the sale of alcoholic beverages to visitors over the age of 18 and includes musical performances on the Works Street Stage. Patio Bar volunteers exchange drink tickets for cash/card, uphold AGLC rules, and serve alcohol to festival Patrons. Depending on the number of patrons, cashier and server duties may be split.

The Works Art & Design Festival is the most unique, free event of its kind. It attracts artists, designers and patrons from around the world - boosting the city’s energy and imagination at the start of each summer. The 2023 Festival dates are July 7th-July 16.

Volunteers must be over the age of 18 and have or be or willing to get their Pro-Serve. Email or phone The Works volunteer department for more information on how The Works may be able to assist in getting your Pro-Serve certification! As this is a trusted position, volunteers must provide a personal reference or have a previous trusted connection to The Works.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Exchange cash or card for drink tickets, input information into cash register, and check IDs. This includes handling money, using a cash register, and assisting with cash outs. Serve beverages to customers.
  • Enforcing AGLC and Patio rules and regulations. This includes observing patrons, refusing service, informing your Patio team to help if needed, ensuring alcoholic beverages do not leave the Patio area, checking and re-checking ID’s, and using personal discretion.
  • Assist with set-up and routine clean-up in The Patio when required. Specifically, during daily opening and closing shifts.
  • Work as a team to complete duty of care and enforce AGLC regulations. This looks like communicating in some form, and backing up your fellow volunteer or coworker when enforcing AGLC regulations
  • Respond or re-direct questions that patrons may have about the festival or musical performances on the Works Street Stage.

Skills and Assets

  • Have or be willing to obtain your Pro-Serve certification.
  • Comfort being approached by and communicating in some way to the public.
  • Comfort asserting AGLC regulations is required.
  • Ability to work and communicate as a team is required.
  • Note: While chairs and regular breaks will be provided, the ability to have a wide range of motion and perform repetitive movements to grab and pour drinks is required.
  • While chairs and regular breaks will be provided, the ability to have a wide range of motion and perform repetitive movements is required

Time Required:

  • Typical volunteer shifts are 3-4 hours in length including a 30-minute break. Accommodation can be arranged.
  • We ask our volunteers to commit to a minimum of 3 shifts. Accommodation can be arranged.
  • Attendance to a 1.5-hour in-person orientation is mandatory, however there will be multiple held to allow for differing schedules. Accommodation can also be arranged.

Apply directly by going to:

To see a full list of volunteer positions go on our website:

Contact us through


Phone: 780.426.2122 (ext. 230)

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Fee Amount: None

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