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Join the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023

Updated: Jun 8, 2023


Event Name: Sonic Bloom 2023
Date: Thursday June 15th to Sunday, June 18th, 2023
Location: Hummingbird Ranch in Spanish Peaks Country, Colorado

Event Information

We're excited to announce that Harm Reduction Circle will be participating in Sonic Bloom 2023 later this month and we are looking for multiple individuals who are passionate about harm reduction and able join us as we assemble the Harm Reduction Team for this remarkable event! Sonic Bloom 2023 will celebrate its 16th annual festival from June 15 to June 18, 2023 at the breathtaking Hummingbird Ranch in Spanish Peaks Country, Colorado. This all-ages extravaganza brings together art, music, performances, yoga, workshops, and installations, creating a one-of-a-kind experience in the pristine wilderness of Colorado.


Attendees can indulge in four nights of free walk-in tent camping while immersing themselves in a diverse range of music, workshops, yoga classes, speakers, art installations, interactive zones, and live performances. This family-friendly festival offers free admission for kids 12 and under, discounted tickets for ages 13-16, and an array of amenities such as showers, massages, cafes, & more.

Sonic Bloom fosters a sense of social consciousness, community, and collective creation, where participants can come together for an unforgettable weekend. Full-festival pass holders also gain access to family camping passes, ADA accessibility, as well as services like a general store, full bar, food vending, craft vending, and art galleries. Sonic Bloom 2023 promises an immersive and diverse adventure in the heart of Colorado's awe-inspiring wilderness. To discover more about Sonic Bloom and buy ticket, visit their website by Clicking Here.


Our dedicated Harm Reduction Team is committed to reducing the risks associated with drug use and promoting safer partying practices. We employ evidence-based harm reduction strategies that prioritize education, prevention, and intervention to safeguard the well-being of all festival-goers. By joining us, you'll play a crucial role in establishing a safe and inclusive environment for all festival-goers. Harm Reduction Circle is actively seeking passionate individuals to provide life-saving education, supplies, and on-the-ground support, ensuring an unforgettable and secure festival experience.


Benefits of Volunteering

By joining the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, you’ll be provided with....


1 GA Festival Pass: ($333 value): 4-nights of free walk-in tent camping, free drinking water all weekend (bring a reusable bottle), all the music, workshops, yoga classes, speakers, art installations, interactive zones, immersive environments & live performances you can absorb.


1 Parking Pass: ($55 value) Standard Vehicle (20′ Or Less) Allows You To Park Your Car In The General Parking Area For The Duration Of The Event. This Pass Allows You To Park & Walk To The Campgrounds (1/4 Mile) No Camping In Or Next To Your Vehicle.


1 Meal Per Shift: wel'll provide a meal voucher either just before or just after each shift.


Getting involved with the Harm Reduction Team allows you to become part of a passionate community dedicated to fostering a safe and inclusive festival environment. It opens doors to meaningful connections, lasting friendships, and collaboration with like-minded individuals who share a common goal. The Sonic Bloom community provides a unique space for networking opportunities that can extend beyond the festival itself. We have already confirmed our attendance and are working closely with the organizers of Sonic Bloom to finalize last-minute details regarding the accommodations being provided to our Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023. Those who are approved to join us will receive email updates as they become available. Stay tuned!


**Have you Volunteered with us Before?: To be part of the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, you must submit your application using our Google Form titled Sonic Bloom: Harm Reduction Team Application. Please note that we will not be utilizing the Inner Circle Volunteer Hub for Sonic Bloom 2023.



Responsibilities and Duties

We have been given the important task of creating a welcoming and safe space for festival attendees. Our primary focus is on prioritizing the well-being and comfort of all guests, ensuring they have an enjoyable and secure festival experience. One of our main priorities is to distribute essential harm reduction supplies, such as condoms and earplugs. By providing these items, we promote safer practices and help prevent potential risks associated with sexual health and hearing damage. We believe that empowering attendees with these resources enables them to make responsible decisions and take care of their well-being.


In addition, we provide support for guests who may feel overwhelmed or experience emotional and psychological distress. We are trained to consult with medical professionals as needed and offer assistance to individuals in crisis. Furthermore, we offer drug checking services and accurate drug education to promote informed decision-making among festival-goers. We also distribute Narcan and provide overdose response training, equipping attendees with the knowledge and tools to respond effectively to overdose emergencies.

We ensure that essential items such as water, electrolytes, sunscreen, sunglasses, & other hygiene products are readily available to attendees. This helps maintain their physical well-being and ensures they have access to necessary supplies throughout the event. Our team organizes daily workshops covering various topics to provide education and empower festival-goers with valuable knowledge. These workshops cover a range of subjects related to harm reduction and aim to inform and engage attendees in meaningful discussions. Additionally, we collaborate with festival organizers, artists, and influencers to raise awareness about harm reduction practices and promote a culture of safety and well-being at Sonic Bloom 2023.


Overall, our responsibilities and duties as the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023 encompass creating a safe and inclusive environment, distributing essential supplies, offering support to individuals in distress, providing drug education and checking services, promoting overdose prevention, collaborating with stakeholders, and organizing informative workshops. Our dedicated efforts contribute to the overall safety, health, and positive experience of everyone attending the festival.



Training and Support

If you are approved to join the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, you will receive an onboarding within 48 hours. We’ll provide instructions to access our shared Google Drive containing a magnitude of training materials including a customized Guidebook for Sonic Bloom 2023, printable version of our training documents, copies of the brochures & info cards we will distribute during the event. Utilizing the documents on our shared drive provide the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill their roles effectively and ensure the safety and well-being of festival attendees.

For questions regarding training or support available to the Harm Reduction Team, please reach out to Team Supervisors at sonicbloom@harmreductioncircle.org



Application Process

Step 1: Review the full details about our attendance at Sonic Bloom 2023 on a blog post titled “Join the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023”. This is where you'll locate most up-to-date information if you're considering volunteering with us!


Step 2: Submit an application which contains a pre-screening questionnaire which takes approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 at 12:00pm MT



We carefully review each application within 48 hours. If your application is approved, you will receive an onboarding email within the same 48-hour timeframe. We carefully consider various factors during the evaluation process, including experience, enthusiasm, passion, commitment, and tenacity. While experience is highly desired, we believe that these other qualities are equally important in creating a positive and inclusive experience at Sonic Bloom 2023.


If you have any questions or need further clarification regarding your application, please feel free to reach out to the Team Supervisors for Sonic Bloom 2023 by emailing sonicbloom@harmreductioncircle.org


**Have you Volunteered with us Before?: To be part of the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, you must submit your application using our Google Form titled Sonic Bloom: Harm Reduction Team Application. Please note that we will not be utilizing the Inner Circle Volunteer Hub for Sonic Bloom 2023.



Don't Wait to Apply! It Will Literally Be Too Late!

Applications are open to the community & we encourge anyone to apply! Volunteering with the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023 is a transformative experience that allows you to make a real impact in creating a safe and inclusive environment for festival-goers. By joining our team, you become an essential part of our mission to reduce harm, promote well-being, and empower individuals to make informed choices. Your dedication and commitment will directly support the safety and well-being of festival attendees, fostering a culture of care, acceptance, and education.

We invite you to take the next step and apply to join the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom. By becoming a volunteer, you become part of a passionate community committed to creating a positive and transformative festival experience for all. Together, we can make a lasting impact and help shape a culture of harm reduction and well-being.


Don't miss this opportunity to be part of something meaningful. Visit our website, read the full details about the application process, and complete our Google Form titled "Sonic Bloom: Harm Reduction Team Application" Remember, submit your application before the deadline on Tuesday, June 13th, 2023, at 12:00pm MT


For questions regarding the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, please reach out to Team Supervisors at sonicbloom@harmreductioncircle.org


What Can I Expect if I'm Approved?

After submitting your application to join the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, our team will carefully review it within 48 hours. If your application is approved, you will receive an onboarding email within the same 48-hour timeframe. This email will provide you with detailed instructions and access to our shared Google Drive, which contains a wealth of training materials to prepare you for your role at the event.


Once you receive the onboarding email and gain access to the training materials, you can expect to find a our Policy & Procedure handbook with information relevant to everyone in our organization. You'll also be provided with the customized "Sonic Bloom: Guidebook for the Harm Reduction Team". This guidebook will provide you with all the essential information you need, including important details about the festival, harm reduction strategies, guidelines, & protocols specifically for Sonic Bloom 2023. Additionally, you will have access to printable versions of our training documents, as well as copies of the brochures and informational cards that will be distributed during the event.

BYOSchedule: We allow volunteers the flexibility to choose your schedule based on 6-hour time slots that are not yet claimed. This means you can choose from any of the available 6-hour time slot that works best for you. We value your commitment and want to ensure that you have the opportunity to contribute while also considering your availability and preferences.


Questions?

For questions regarding the Harm Reduction Team at Sonic Bloom 2023, please reach out to Team Supervisors at sonicbloom@harmreductioncircle.org

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