Be a Participant On & Offsite

Since its inception in 1986, Burning Man‘s very existence has depended upon on people generously gifting their time, energy, and resources to make the event happen. No matter your skills or interests, there's a way for you to participate in the creation and manifestation of Burning Man, both at the events and through all year-round activities in your area.

You'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions about volunteering in the Volunteer FAQ. It's important to note that, unlike most mainstream festivals, volunteering for Burning Man is not typically associated with any material reward or ticket; as a community-driven event operating in the spirit of the Ten Principles, volunteering is a form of participation, gifting and civic responsibility.