Timber! - Volunteer Information

Pre-Event Requirements: Please review the alcohol safety information listed below before your shift.

Can't make it?: Please let us know by emailing volunteer@theworldisfun.org - it will help us plan accordingly.

Where to go: Timber Outdoor Music Festival is held in Told MacDonald Park in Carnation, Washington. Our camping area is located at Carnation Tree Farm, 3861 Tolt Ave, Carnation, WA 98014. The tree farm entrance is one road away from the main entrance to Told MacDonald Park. When you arrive at the tree farm, park near the barn and then walk to the campsite following the signs for TWIF Camp. You will need to check in at TWIF Camp to obtain your campsite information and festival pass.

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Is there parking? Yes, there is parking available at the barn.

When to go: You will want to arrive on-site at the time of your scheduled shift. If you cannot remember the shift time that you registered for, you can look for your shift confirmation from Universe or email volunteer@theworldisfun.org. If you arrive late for your volunteer shift, we may not be able to accommodate you.

How to find us: TWIF Camp is located at the Tree Farm. This is adjacent to the general camping area for Timber. Although we are not in the main camp area, we will all be camping together in an area that has extra amenities. Upon arrival, someone from TWIF will be there to greet you and give you your festival pass.

TWIF Lead: We have a TWIF Lead at every event to lead the volunteer group. They will be your go-to person for everything you need during the event. Your TWIF Leads will be:

What to bring: You must have proper identification with you to volunteer.
Other items that you will likely need for camping: a tent, sleeping bag, bug spray, water bottle, swimwear. Nice to haves would include: camp chairs, camp mats, battery phone charger, etc.. This will be car camping and you will be camping relatively close to where you are parked. The festival also has in and out access and the lovely downtown area of Carnation is just steps away so if you have last minute needs, the store is a 3 minute walk.

The Menu: We will have the following menu available for everyone at TWIF Camp:

  • THURSDAY DINNER: Sausages (v available), Asian Coleslaw (v), Baked Potatoes (v)
  • THURSDAY SNACK: Cowboy Caviar (v), Smores, Popcorn
  • FRIDAY BREAKFAST: Breakfast Burritos (v available), OJ, Apples, Bananas
  • FRIDAY LUNCH: Sandwiches, Pasta Salad, Chips
  • FRIDAY DINNER: Grilled Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Grilled Corn, Banana Pudding
  • FRIDAY SNACKS: 7 layer dip, Smores, Popcorn
  • SATURDAY BREAKFAST: Breakfast Burritos (v available), OJ, Apples, Bananas
  • SATURDAY LUNCH: Sandwiches, Tabouleh, Chips
  • SATURDAY DINNER: Chili, Corn Bread
  • SATURDAY SNACKS: White Bean & Artichoke Dip (v), Smores, Popcorn
  • SUNDAY BREAKFAST: Breakfast Burritos (v available), OJ, Apples, Bananas

What to wear: It can be hot during the day and cold at night - so please bring appropriate clothing. You will be given a TWIF t-shirt to wear during your volunteer shift - you are welcome to wear whatever you choose when not behind the bar.

Will we be inside or outside? outside

Can I bring a friend? Shifts are currently full for this event but if you have a friend that wants to join you, please have them email volunteer@theworldisfun.org and if we have any cancellations we will fo our best to accommodate them.

How does this help? Proceeds from this event go to the Benevolent Guild!

Perks: In exchange for volunteering during your two scheduled beer pouring shifts, you will be given a camping and festival pass for the full weekend plus access to the special TWIF volunteer accommodations. We will be providing food at the TWIF Camp and lots of tasty beverages.

Age Requirement: 21+

Documentation: Upon request, we will gladly supply you with documentation for your volunteer hours for work or school purposes. We do NOT, however, provide court documentation. We do not believe that volunteering is a punishment and under no circumstances will we provide documentation for court-ordered community service.

Training: Our team will be there to show you everything you need to know upon arrival!

This event will have alcohol. Volunteers are permitted to pour alcohol at this event without a Class 12/MAST permit. However, as a volunteer, you are still expected to know and follow the rules and regulations are put in place by the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board.  We are all responsible responsible for enforcing these rules and regulations to ensure the safety of all involved and not jeopardize the the nonprofit's ability to secure a Special Occasion Liquor License in the future. It is possible you may not like the rules and regulations and if this is the case, we ask you to set aside your disagreement and comply with all of these rules and regulations so we can ensure the safety of all involved. You could be legally fined if you do not follow the below rules and laws.

We do ask that you please review this quick alcohol safety video before your shift.


As per Washington State Liquor Laws drinking before or during a shift is not allowed and this will be strictly enforced. Please realize that if a liquor control agent sees anyone drinking and then returning to volunteering, that person and the event will be fined. Drinking behind the booth is against the law. Liquor Control Board Agents frequently visit these types of events to enforce these rules.

Giving away beer will not be tolerated. It is illegal. You must collect one token for every beer pour. If you or a volunteer are seen giving away beer you will be pulled from table.

Intoxicated Guests: Please do not serve intoxicated people. You make the ultimate decision on whether to serve a person. If you need help let your brewery area manager know and they will call for a back-up if needed.


If you fail to follow these rules, you will be asked to leave the event and will be ineligible to participate in future events.