Sometimes teams can find themselves short staffed. As Anything Goes, you fill the gaps when needed. You enjoy having a diverse range of tasks and you’re able to learn the basics of a job quickly. You’re able to quickly switch to new tasks or to wait patiently for your next assignment. Sound like you? This team needs you!
You love the land the festival is held on and want to help keep it clean and beautiful. This crew is enthusiastic about the farm and work hard to keep the festival grounds clean. Join this crew if you’re not afraid to get dirty, and love getting praise from partiers!
Creatives only! You enjoy creating beautiful farm decor and general labour is your middle name! Farm Dec Volunteers must have strong artistic abilities as well as building skills to decorate the farm outside of the stage areas.
This crew is made up of trained and experienced firefighters that are always on standby to keep us safe and are ready to respond at a moment’s notice. Do you have Volunteer or Forest Firefighter training or experience, if so this team is calling your name!
This crew runs from March-August! Each volunteer works for 1 week (Mon-Fri) and must have their own accommodation offsite if shifts are prior to regular pre-show dates. As a Food Processor, you’ll turn raw vegetables and meat from the farm into ingredients to be used in the Crew Kitchen and our offsite hotel. For this team, kitchen & food handling experience or food safe certification are considered assets but are not required. Must be willing to do some dirty work!
This crew starts in the Spring and works over different weekends and some weekdays, so locals are preferred. The crew is divided into food or flower gardens so be sure to mention in your application which you have more experience with. With the Garden team, you’ll be performing planting and harvesting duties to beautify the farm and provide food for the Crew Kitchen and offsite hotel. Landscaping & building experience an asset as this is a very physical job!
Includes Outreach, Sanctuary, Women’s Safe Space, ANKORS, Options for Sexual Health, and Camp Clean Beats. We are looking for trained healthcare or social services professionals with preference being given to those with psy-crisis training or those who have volunteered with harm reduction at other festivals. The Harm Reduction teams work together to provide care and resources to guests who are in need of a safe space, someone to talk to, or are simply interested in more information on Harm Reduction.
Does welcoming our staff and volunteers, helping them fill out paperwork, filing, giving people info about their shifts and being part of the heart of our operations sound good to you? You’ll be right at home working with the HR Crew! Excellent for those organized “people persons” with office experience.
You express love through food and you want to share that gift with the crew. In the kitchen, you’ll assist the chef & cooks with meal prep, serving/packaging meals, dishwashing and keeping the kitchen sparkly clean. Food is the fuel of the festival! Food Safe certification is an asset.
You are an MD, RN, LPN, PCP, EMT, EMR, OFA3 or MOA and are interested in caring for those in need of medical attention on site. If you would like to apply for this highly skilled team please fill out the ‘Medical Application’.
You’ll be a member of an outgoing crew of kind faces who get to officially welcome our guests to Shambhala’s front gate as a “decal fairy” or “scanner”. As a “decal fairy” you’ve got an important job to do – make sure every vehicle has a parking pass! You’ll sell parking passes and provide info about Parking and Camping to our guests. As a “scanner” you’ll scan tickets, collect early entry and re-entry fees and apply wristbands perfectly every time. Cool with standing for long periods of time? Friendly, efficient, highly accurate, and up for a little healthy competition amongst the team? We want you at Front Gate!
Parkingl volunteers assist staff with directing and keeping the flow of vehicle traffic moving in the parking and camping areas. This can be a challenging position (the days are hot, and the nights are cold), but it is also one of the most vital and integral roles to operating the festival safely and smoothly. Like keeping on your feet and interacting with others? This job is bound to keep you busy and forge new friendships.
Smile! You’re one of the first impressions people will have of Shambhala. You’ll check in crew, artists and their guests as well as will call customers using our festival database. You’re a computer whiz, think quickly on your feet, stay cool under pressure, and want to vibe off the excitement of all the fresh arrivals!
As an amBASSador of the festival, you are in the business of being informed and informing others of all things Shambhala. You may not have all the answers, but know who to talk to in order to help our guests with their questions. You are an advocate for the health and wellbeing of the farm and our guests. As you will require some general knowledge about the festival, you must have attended 2 or more years of Shambhala and have been on the crew at least once in recent years. You believe in the goodness Shambhala inspires in others and are passionate about spreading that message. “Happy Shambhala!”
Welcome to ShambhaLodging! You’ll be checking our guests into their ShambhaLodging site, helping them with any info they might need, keeping the Lodging area looking great and maybe even helping with some fun activities we have planned for our Lodgers. You’re outgoing, friendly and look forward to connecting with the Lodgers you’ll be helping. Pre/Post show positions involve setting up campsites and groundskeeping.
Lace up those work boots, and pull on those work gloves. You’re gonna get dirty! The site crew prepares the festival grounds for the arrival of thousands. It’s tough labour work that ranges from building things, repairing existing structures, tearing things down, cleaning things up, digging,- filling, etc. If you are currently working in the trades, or have the training and experience and find the thought of helping build this temporary city satisfying – we want you!
You have an impeccable driving record and “Safety” is your middle name. You get to transport our precious cargo (crew and talent) around the festival site via golf cart; Shambha-Taxi Driver! Taxi drivers need to be already familiar with the farm and have a friendly disposition. You must also have First Aid Level 1 or 2.
This is a special crew of Food Logistics volunteers who work in the “Reefer truck” (refrigeration truck, silly) area assisting the Manager and Food Vendors with accessing vendor supplies. If you are quick and organized, and maybe even have warehousing or shelf stocking experience, let us know! A forklift certificate is an asset but not a requirement of this position!
The most important job at showtime, and one of the highest valued (and paid!) positions. This crew maintains the supplies and cleanliness of the port-o-potties, as well as assists the Septic Driver with their rounds.
Do you have sales or cashier experience? Are you outgoing and personable? Maybe one of the beverage kiosks is for you. Keeping people refreshed across the farm, saving one dehydrated soul at a time, you will be an oasis for the masses. Although beverages are the main focus, the kiosks now include other small merchandise items as well
Burgers made from the very cows that once grazed the Salmo River Ranch? Check! The focus here is local, and we need experienced cooks, cashiers and attendants in the ranks. If you have experience working with grills and/or working in the food industry and want to put your skills to work, come work with us! Food safe is an asset..
Interested in the business side of the festival? In and amongst all the fun – somebody has to do the paperwork. Why not join the Business team? If you have previous experience in areas like bookkeeping/accounting, payroll or banking we’d love to have you! Come put your professional skills to work for something wild!
Shambhala’s official Coffee House featuring our very own locally roasted organic Oso Negro blend! You’re an experienced cashier/server or barista, skilled in the field of all things coffee. Coffee aka “Farm Fuel” is an essential service at Shambhala, so get ready to be everyone’s best friend!nd!
You have experience working with radios, knowledge of the Shambhala festival site and are organized. You are able to communicate clearly and can multitask easily. Previous dispatch experience? You may be a candidate for our Production or Emergency dispatch!
You’re a nutritional enthusiast, keen to serve up some deliciousness at Shambhala’s official fresh fruit smoothie bar. Offering quality refreshments this service is in peak demand during the event. Excited about fresh flavors? Natural desire to nourish others? This is the spot for you!
Ice Ice Baby! This is a simple, but busy job with a need to either quickly and accurately handle cash and keep the line moving at a steady rate or be able to constantly move heavy bags of ice.
You’re a cook or sous-chef and have lots of experience working in a kitchen. You will be working alongside the chef preparing and serving fresh quality food for all the crew to keep them nourished and energized. Food is the fuel of the festival! Food Safe certification is preferred.
There’s nothing like a cold, refreshing glass of lemonade on a hot day. Serve up fresh lemonade flavoured with fresh berries & herbs grown on the Salmo River Ranch! If you have cashier/customer service or food & beverage experience this is the team for you!
As Mill Gate staff, you’ll be a member of an outgoing crew of kind faces who get to officially welcome our guests to Shambhala at the front gate! You’ll scan tickets, collect early entry and re-entry fees and apply wristbands perfectly every time. Cool with standing for long periods of time? Friendly, efficient, highly accurate, and up for a little healthy competition amongst the team? We want you at Mill Gate!
Wanna help serve up delicious pulled pork raised right here on the Salmo River Ranch? The focus here is local, and we need experienced cooks, cashiers and attendants in the ranks. If you have experience working in the food industry and want to put your skills to work, come work with us! Food safe is an asset.
As Parking Staff you’ll be keeping the flow of vehicle traffic moving in the parking and camping areas – keeping cars parked efficiently, roadways clear, directing traffic and monitoring the drop zone. This can be a challenging position (the days are hot, and the nights are cold), but it is also one of the most vital and integral roles to operating the festival safely and smoothly. Like keeping on your feet and interacting with others? This job is bound to keep you busy and forge new friendships.ships.
Keen to serve up some deliciousness at Shambhala’s fresh Pasta bar? We need experienced cooks, cashiers and attendants for the Pasta Joint. If you have experience working in the food industry and want to put your skills to work, this is your team! Food safe is an asset.
Lots of sales experience? Organized and familiar with a till? Have a knack for selling stuff? Why not join us as a cashier at one of our shops? We need people at the Beatique (Shambhala merch store), General Store & Showers.
If you have experience working in event security and have a current security workers license, join us in keeping the festival safe and secure. If you are not currently licensed but you are interested in event security and becoming licensed please indicate this on your application.
As a Stagekeeper, you’ll be stationed at one of the stages checking wristbands and providing access control as well as being a friendly face for guests who need info. Working with Security in the Stage areas, you’ll be an extra set of eyes and ears for potential safety or first aid concerns. Shifts are 12 hours.
You have an impeccable driving record and “Safety” is your middle name. We need drivers both on and off site for deliveries of supplies and people. If you are an experienced heavy equipment operator and are comfortable driving large vehicles and/or busses in crowds and have a Class 2 or 3 license, please let us know!