Be a volunteer for First Night 2019

Celebrate the new year and participate in a wonderful community event at the same time! First Night is Northampton's biggest party of the year and an important annual fundraiser for the Northampton Arts Council. We need your help to make it happen.

What's involved? It's a commitment for several hours on Monday, December 31, 2018. You will be asked to volunteer for one of three shifts: 1:00 to 5:00pm or 4:30 to 8:30pm (including a break for the fireworks) or 8:00 to 11:00pm. We are also seeking a limited number of experienced site managers and volunteers available at 11:30 am to staff Theatre 14 at Smith College. If interested, please indicate in the preference area of the form below. Your hours of commitment will be adjusted accordingly.

During your shift, you will be assigned to work at one of the performance venues located throughout downtown. When you're not on duty, you can take in the entertainment with your complimentary First Night button or enjoy warmth and hospitality at our private volunteer headquarters located at TBD.

Please complete the following form and submit the information via this website. Or if you prefer, you can print the form and mail it to First Night Volunteers, Northampton Arts Council, Memorial Hall, 240 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060.

If you are having difficulty using this form, please email us at

Volunteer Form

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Have you been a First Night Volunteer before?
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