2019 Festival Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS Make the SCDH Festival Possible!!

Become part of the team - Saturday, Sep 21st, 2019
Join the wonderful group of people in service to SCDH. 
You choose the job and the amount of time you can give. 
You are needed and appreciated.

Call Bobbi Adler at 714/534-2855 to sign-up.   

Sample Tune:
"Turkey in the Straw” 
Performed by Doug Thomson on fretted dulcimer
with his own design of a Fretted Dulcimer Hammer
with Jim Cope on fiddle (from When Pigs Fly) From Doug's CD
'Winter is Gone'
As presented in Dulcimer Players News Summer 2010 CD.
Doug invented the Banjo-Mer. Visit his booth at the SCDH Festival.

Click Below

to see complete checklist and to 
print out & mail to SCDH for volunteer coordinator.



TIME Information



Parking Lot Monitors:

8 - 10 am

Need Someone 8-9 am and 9-10 am.


Large Instrument Drop Off:

8 - 10 am

Curbside, front of sanctuary. Check in instruments, carts, same upper level as almost all workshops (not those in Choir Room or for all-day jamming in Fellowship Hall). Elevator access to lower floor.


Registration Desk:

8 - 10 am

Greet attendees.  Collect fees.  Assure Insurance waiver is signed.  Distribute schedule.  Fill out lunch menu form. SCDH Sponsor?  Email list? Give directions. Distribute packets to teachers.


Workshop Monitors:

1-2+ hours; varies

Assist teachers as necessary.  Distribute feedback forms at end of workshop.  Report needs or concerns to the SCDH booth and wait for assistance.


Can participate in workshops, too.


Set-Up Crew:

Friday Afternoon & 7:00 - 9:00 am Saturday

Coordinated by Jim Romano and Bob Palmer.  Move tables, chairs, etc in various locations.  Set up banners.  These folks are physically well , and REALLY needed!


Take-Down Crew AND Clean-Up Crew:

3:30 - 7:00 pm

Opposite of Set-Up.  The more hands, the better.  We leave the Church and all facilities in pristine condition.


Kitchen Crew:

All day; pick a slot

Sets up and sells breakfast, lunch and reception.

7 am start

SCDH Booth:

8 am- 4 pm; pick a slot

"Nerve center" of the Fest.  Information, SCDH items for sale. Message and communication station.


Instrument, Cart, Storage:

3:30-4:00  & 6:00-6:30 pm

Concert Stage Manager & Assistants:

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Assure all necessary equipment not handled by performers or Sound Tech is in place, including fans. Monitor schedule to assure Concert begins & ends on time.  Coordinate with emcee.  Provide assistance to performers, emcee.  Assure safety on stage and respectful, appropriate use of the Sanctuary.



See   OPPORTUNITY DRAWINGS   website page for details.



To help check in,  organize, display donated items and ASSIST AT CONCERT - in the DISTRIBUTION of ITEMS.  Ticket sales, too!


Examples - music accessories, music books, CDs, gift cards, homemade or handmade items, plants, travel items, tote bags, gift baskets, something appropriate for our festival!


Fall theme, donations that can also be included in the drawings (Scarecrow kids, baskets of artificial or real flowers, plants, - all must be free-standing and appropriate to use in the Sanctuary).