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We are excited that you are interested in supporting the Noisy Waters Mural Festival. We are looking for outstanding volunteers to join our events team and help produce one of the fastest-growing mural festivals in North America.

Seeking the following Volunteer positions:

  • Production Assistant 

  • Aloha/Artist Care

  • Paint Technician

  • Set Design/Build

  • Artist Market Manager

  • Art Angel (security)

  • Promotions & Special Activations

  • Libations Coordinator

  • Housing for our traveling artists!

Volunteering for the Noisy Waters Mural Festival involves: 

  • Working with our event staff to support activations

  • Hosting guests and sharing information about the festival

  • Interacting with artists and patrons to make them feel at home. This involves attending to the upkeep and security of the artist's lounge

  • Support in the upkeep and appearance of the event space

Volunteer perks include:

  • Free meal during your volunteer shift

  • Festival swag

  • Behind-the-scenes access to what goes into creating one of Bellingham's favorite summer festivals

  • Connecting with like-minded people who are interested in the arts and the creation of accessible, inclusive, events in Bellingham

  • An excellent way to get in front of opportunities with Paper Whale, am expanding arts agency

Festival Dates: August 16 - 18, 2024

Locations: Various locations around Bellingham, WA.




About the organization:

Noisy Waters Mural Festival is produced by Paper Whale, an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to artistic and cultural development in our city. We create experiences that connect people through art.


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