Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Grant Park Music Festival is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

General Manager
Director of Development

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Volunteer Opportunities

Festival Volunteers

Festival volunteers welcome and assist patrons at information areas throughout the park during concerts and open rehearsals by distributing program books and audience surveys, answering patrons’ questions, and helping with front of house set-up and clean-up. Volunteers are also invited to assist with projects in the administrative office and at other special events.


Docents are volunteers who commit to studying detailed aspects of the Festival, Millennium Park, and classical music. Docents attend a series of pre-season learning opportunities and assist with leading discussions at open rehearsals and other events during the summer. Prospective docents must go through an application and interview process to join the program. The application process takes place in the fall each year.

For more information about being a volunteer please contact Joseph Fernicola at joseph.fernicola@gpmf.org.