Richmond Main Street Initiative
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, California 94801


Call for Volunteers: Concert Helpers Wanted!

Concert Helpers Wanted!


Are you a fan of live music and outdoor concerts? Do you like working behind-the-scenes at events? If you answered “yes” then helping out at our 16th annual Music on the Main summer concerts is for you!



Event Dates: Wednesday, July 26 & Wednesday, August 23

Event Time: 5pm – 7:30pm

Volunteers Needed: 3pm – 8:30pm (2 shifts: 3pm – 6pm & 6pm – 8:30pm)


Volunteers will help with setting up, running, and cleaning-up after the event. Activities may include tasks related to: Venue Set-Up; Making Produce Bags; Managing Vendor & Volunteer Check-In; Monitoring Traffic & Parking; Conducting Surveys; Hosting Youth Zone Activities & Giveaway Stations; Backstage Manager; Venue Clean-Up.


Additional Details, Requirements & Preferences

  • No prior experience needed. Orientation and training provided onsite by staff.
  • Small groups or pairs encouraged! Community service hours honored.
  • Minimum Participation: 2 hours, please; 3 hours preferred.
  • Minimum Age: 16, unless accompanied by guardian or approved by event coordinator
  • Interests: Community, Arts & Culture, Special Events, Youth
  • Skills: Customer service, Bilingual language (English/Spanish, English/Chinese) a plus; Ability to stand for extended periods of time and/or lift 30 pounds preferred.


Sign-up online here.

For more information: Contact Alicia, or (510) 236-4049

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For the past two weeks we've told you that we have some exciting news to share and now we’re happy to finally share it!   Downtown Richmond has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Partners in Preservation Vote Your Main Street program! Your vote will help us win a Downtown Richmond beautification grant to support the restoration of the Market Square Mall Marquee.  The campaign kicks off today and runs through October 31. Join us by voting #VoteYourMainStreet at!   How it Works: Anyone can vote *tell your friends, family, and anyone else you know!* You can vote up to 5 times per day.  Go to EVERY DAY and vote Downtown Richmond! Only the Top 10 most-voted-for projects will receive funding. Join us on at 322 Harbour Way on Saturday, October 7th from 11am – 3pm for a special pop-up event at Market Square Mall!