“Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.”https://www.sxsw.com/about/
- All-Conference: May schedule hours on up to two crews. Work all hours around the Austin Convention Center and other official SXSW venues throughout SXSW EDU and SXSW.
- All-Conference Exclusive: The same as above except all hours are scheduled with one crew.
- Music Venue: Only work during the days and nights of the SXSW Music Festival. Must schedule all hours with one crew.
- For a list of crews, go here.
- Submit a volunteer application.
- Crew trainings required.
- Most crews are ages 16+ (under 18 with legal guardian permission). Due to venue restrictions, some are 21+.
- Volunteer time commitment ranges between 24 and 64+ hours.
To apply to be a volunteer, go to SXSW’s Volunteer page.
Or visit their homepage: https://www.sxsw.com/
Volunteer Opportunities by Interest
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- Other Opportunities
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