TeamDescription
City Planning
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You know how when you get to Combustia, all the neighborhoods are laid out, and the theme camps placed, and someone has gone through and considered what each neighborhood needs most, and how it all fits together?

That's city planning! Most of their contribution is before the burn - registering theme camps, studying maps, and then running around with surveying tools and tapes to map it all out on the ground.
(GrEAtLy) Greeters - Education - Acculturation - LNT
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One team with many parts!

Greeters: These are the folks that greetyou upon entry and help educate you on the 10+ principles, make sure you have everything you need before heading in, and ensure that virgins get their proper greeting. Great costumes, educational games, important information, and really fun people can all be found at the greeters station. These smiling faces are your welcome home and how you know that you have arrived in Combustia.

Education and Acculturation: Ignite is special by being a space for skill shares and workshops that Burners bring to the community. The idea of “Learn and Burn” is one of the big parts of Combustia, with first time burners and children welcome to participate. Cultural points are important to relay to fresh faces. The GrEAtLy team is there to talk to newcomers, answer questions, and begin the fun.

LNT (Leave No Trace): Not only is LNT an important principle, it's also part of this team at Ignite. This team shares the ownership of making sure we as a community are not only educated about how to not leave a trace, but ensures that every trace is removed at the end of the event. LNT isn't just some fancy talk we burners spout off about, it really is a way of life at burns. It is everyone's responsibility to pick up everything from the grounds that isn't naturally there. The simple way to do this is NEVER let it hit the ground in the first place. Butts from cigarettes, glitter, pieces of plastic, waste food, greywater, feathers, whatever you might drop... DON'T. If it came to the burn with you, it must go home with you, no exceptions, no matter how small.
Effigy Build Team
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The Effigy Team is responsible for your Effigy that burns Saturday night. This may include on site and off site volunteer shifts!
Sanctuary
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Sanctuary is a quiet respite for overwhelmed burners. Sleep deprivation, overstimulation, drama in camp, relationship issues, and other things can push us to our breaking points, and sometimes comfort can’t be found in camp. We offer a dry, quiet, mellow place with volunteers who are ready to listen and offer support however it is needed, whether that's talking through things, having a quiet place to rest, or just be in the presence of people who will keep an eye on you until you come back to connection with your surroundings.
First Aid and Logistics
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Boo Boos and Walkie Talkies! Ignite! First Aid and Logistics are combining super powers and you can be part of this super squad. Your shift will involve signing out radios and assisting your fellow burners with their basic first aid needs.
Signage
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Help the city create, print, and set out all the signage that keeps everyone informed. Everything from creating the amazing graphic design, to making the signage POP, to setting out the actual signs. The earlier volunteer spots will obviously be more involved with the creative process. The later volunteers will help "sign-up" the village. Do Both! You can sign up for multiple spots so get involved early and see it through.
Rangers
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Rangers patrol the grounds in uniform (Ranger shirt) with walkie-talkies and act as the first line of communication between participants and EMS, Sanctuary and Security. Each shift is 4 hours long. Shift sign in is at the Ranger Station & is available online a week before the burn. The Rangers are dedicated to the safety of the citizens of Combustia and its environs by addressing situations within the community that might otherwise require outside intervention. Must have completed Ranger Training in the past 2 years at Transformus, Ignite, or any of our offsite trainings. Additional Ranger Training will be available onsite at Ignite! at the main building. Rangers must be clean and sober during their shift (able to talk to outside authorities) and in your Ranger Costume (dressed to talk to outside authorities).
Department of Public Works (DPW)
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The Ignite! Department of Public Works (DPW) is the group that plans, builds, and takes down the basic infrastructure of our temporary community.
Department of Mutant Transport (DMT)
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The Department of Mutant Transport strives to get you and your necessities to your campsite post haste. If you want to help us take this and that to here and there, please sign up. If you can back up a trailer, please sign up for the Gator. If you would feel more comfortable driving a 6-seater golf cart, let us know.
Gate
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Gate team takes tickets and waivers in exchange for shiny wristbands for entry into the event. The first smiling faces welcoming everyone home!!
Illuminaughty
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Illuminaughty lights the night with dramatic flair! Please join our mysterious, masked procession as we hang lanterns to illuminate the land of Ignite!
Parking/Traffic
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Parking/Traffic Team gets all of the cars parked as quickly and efficiently as possible. You may even get to hold a flashy wand. A FLASHY WAND.
PIMPs
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Volunteer with PIMPs - we keep yo' Playforms strong! Playforms are one of the things that make Ignite! so unique and you can be part of making that magic happen! Shift duties will include: checking in with Playform hosts, hanging out at the PIMPs station and answering questions about Playforms and whatever else comes up, and touring Combustia all town crier style letting folks know what Playforms are coming up.
Fire Response Team
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FRT inspects fire flame effects and Check Theme Camps with fire pits. Also, critical to all our safety, FRT manages all our Effigy, Temple, and Friday night Art burns. some shifts require FIreFighter gear.
Spark Scouts
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Sparks Scouts is a newly formed group for Ignite! which will organize activities for burners under the age of 18 where they will learn about the 11 principles as well as how to become a successful burner (pitch tents, cook, build fires, learn flow or other arts, etc.). We will help these wee ones participate fully while creating a network of safe, empowered non-adult burners.
11th Principle: Consent
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The 11th Principle: Consent team is devoted to exploring and addressing the boundaries of consent at burns and within social settings. We work to provide educational tools and experiences to all burners throughout the event. As a team, we encourage communication above all and want to ensure that all burners feel comfortable with expressing their limits and asking for clarification.