Volunteer FAQ

“Our volunteers have a long legacy of supporting the DIY Festival. With our new virtual model, volunteers can continue to support local artisans, digitally assist and socialize with a diverse cyber community, make new friends and contribute to the success of one of their favorite organizations.” 

-- Tara Olson, Volunteer Coordinator

Become a Virtual Volunteer!


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the 12th Annual Craft Lake City® VIRTUAL DIY Festival® presented by Harmons! We would be thrilled to have you join our volunteer team as we pioneer a new model for DIY Festival by going VIRTUAL this year. In our new virtual Festival format, Utah’s creative community will be celebrated like never before and we are so excited you’d like to help! For the first time, creatives will have the opportunity to display their work in 3D, interactive, virtual galleries to audiences all over the world.

With this new virtual experience, we are looking for volunteers to help virtually using their home computer as Virtual Volunteer Ambassador Team members (read below for more information).




Unable to commit to a shift during the Virtual DIY Festival? No worries, we would still love to have you help spread the word about Craft Lake City and the Virtual DIY Festival on your social media pages! Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook! Make sure to also join our Volunteer FB page to keep updated on all info volunteer related!

Virtual Volunteer Ambassador


Without the virtual support from volunteers, our staff could not manage to ensure the Virtual 12th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival® Presented By Harmons remains a safe and inclusive environment for attendees and participants. By representing the organization through Craft Lake City’s virtual volunteer program as a Virtual Volunteer Ambassador, you will get to engage with a diverse creative cyber community and show support for local artisans safely from your own home! This is a great way to be more involved with Craft Lake City and help us further our mission of elevating the creative culture of the Utah Arts community. You will receive many thanks and smiles for your assistance, get a behind-the-scenes virtual experience of the Festival, interact with artisans, make new friends, and show your support of our local art economy.


The Virtual Volunteer Ambassador represents the organization as a personalized virtual avatar during the Craft Lake City Virtual DIY Festival August 7 – 9th.

Key Responsibilities:

• Representative of Craft Lake City as a personalized virtual avatar assigned to a gallery during a 2-hour shift during the Virtual DIY Festival

• Greet and interact with the participants as they virtually enter galleries

• Monitor the platform and alert Craft Lake City staff for any virtual trolls, offensive language and lewd comments

• Visit Craft Lake City YouTube Entertainment page and leave behind positive comments to increase performer recognition and attendee engagement

• Provide support and general information to artisans when necessary

• Promote the Virtual 12th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival on personal social media pages in advance and during the Virtual Festival

• Maintaining a safe and inclusive virtual environment during the event

• Have fun helping safely using personal laptop or desktop computer from home

Reports to:
Volunteer Coordinator

Length of appointment:
The Virtual Volunteer Ambassador assists for a minimum of a 2-hour shift during the Virtual Festival.

Time Commitment:
2-hour shift but you are welcome to volunteer for more than one!

An interest in creating meaningful experience between Craft Lake City and the community. Passion in helping the local makers movement and interest in promoting Craft Lake City’s mission. Pleasant manner, technologically savvy, dependability and ability to virtually engage with a wide diversity of individuals and age groups.

Training for this position is required. In addition, the Volunteer Coordinator and Craft Lake City staff will be available for questions and assistance during the Virtual DIY Festival.

Representing the organization through Craft Lake City’s virtual volunteer program is a fun way to engage with the community safely during the pandemic and share your passion for the arts. You will get a behind-the-scenes virtual experience of the Festival, engage with artisans, make new friends and support a positive virtual experience for both participants and attendees! Become a part of an innovative, new model of Festival attending that will help Craft Lake City reach a worldwide audience!

Join Our Virtual Volunteer Team Today!