CGAS RISER Found Festival

Volunteer at Found 2021!

Photo by Mat Simpson

Found is looking for a little help from our friends!

The excitement about getting back to in-person live performance is real, but so is the care, caution, and safety. This year’s Festival is going to be modified for reduced, mostly-outdoor audiences, masking, and more to keep our artists, audiences, and team safe.

We’d love to have you join us! We’re looking for a team of positive, COVID-conscious volunteers to connect our audiences and help us present four amazing days of art in unexpected places. Volunteers receive awesome perks, including a festival t-shirt, access to shows, and more.

We find ourselves in Amiskwaciwâskahikan (ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ) on Treaty 6 territory, traditional lands of the Cree, Nakota, Blackfoot, Dene, Saulteaux, Metis, and other indigenous peoples who have made this place home long before we settled here. For thousands of years, people have gathered here to share in story, community, and creative exchange.

We find ourselves thankful: thankful to play a small part in that long-standing tradition, a tradition carried on the shoulders of so many creators, builders, dreamers, agitators, and makers who came before us, and who will come long after us.

We find ourselves inspired: inspired by an evolving community of artists who passionately spark the magic that manifests when we surrender ourselves to the long summer days of this northern place.

We find ourselves grateful: grateful to everyone who rallies around this tiny but mighty Festival — the artists, the volunteers, the staff, the audience, the board, the mentors, the partners and sponsors, the funders, the believers. Found Festival exists because of you.