Volunteer Signup

We are so excited that you’re interested in volunteering with Uprise Circus. Questions? Email outreach@uprisecircus.org.



at least 18 years old

able to pass a background check


attend six 2-hr trainings

have ongoing/future availability Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings to volunteer and train
Note: during summer we host everything in the evenings due to heat


interested in making an impact in the lives of local youth

provide a $50 contribution
Please note this is waived for BIPOC; this helps to offset your background check cost + 12 hours of training.

Training Agenda

  • Introduction to social circus and the Uprise Circus community
  • Organization rules, roles, and responsibilities
  • Rigging basics and safety
  • Ensuring participant safety and tackling emergencies
  • Youth engagement and behavioral management
  • Flying trapeze training and how to teach the process

2024 Training dates

  • Jan 21

    10a - noon

    Training 1

  • Jan 28

    10a - noon

    Training 2

  • Feb 11

    10a - noon

    Training 3

  • Feb 18

    10a - noon

    Training 4

  • Feb 25

    10a - noon

    Training 5

  • Mar 3

    10a - noon

    Training 6


Send completed forms and questions to outreach@uprisecircus.org
  • Background Check

    Complete with signature, then email

  • Employment Application

    Complete with signature, then email

  • Drivers License

    Email a photo of the front of your drivers license

  • $50 Donation

    As a gesture of your commitment to the mission of Uprise Circus we ask that you make a donation of $50 to cover your onboarding costs.
    Please note this is waived for BIPOC, simply mention it in your paperwork return email

    Alternatively you may fundraise the $50 by