Interested in volunteering at FarmFest? Excellent! We are no longer taking volunteer information online for FarmFest 2018, but we’re still happy to put energetic, fun individuals to work on this awesome event. Check out the different options and please call PCO at (814) 422-0251 if you would like to volunteer.
Planning Committee – Help plan FarmFest! We need help in advance of the event (April-June) with general event planning.
Volunteer Coordinator – Seeking an individual who has preferably volunteered at FarmFest previously, to coordinate and communicate with all volunteers leading up to and during FarmFest.
Street Team – Leading up to FarmFest, June and July. Printing and hanging posters, passing out stickers, marching in summer parades, manning info booths at community events, spreading the good FarmFest word.
FarmFest Set-Up – Must be available Friday, July 27 and/or the morning of Saturday, July 28. Set up signs, tables, tents. Assist with prepping and organizing area.
Festival Volunteer Opportunities
Book Nook – Assist PCO staff with book sales and author readings.
Children’s Activities – Organize children’s parade, face painting, crafts and other activities.
FarmFest Assistant / Runner – Assist festival coordinator throughout festival to fill in at different areas – check on volunteers to give breaks, run for items if needed, fill in at various stations if short on volunteers.
FarmFest Welcome Gauntlet & Info Tent – Register and check in volunteers and attendees, provide meal ticket/VIP access and provide general information to festival attendees.
Parking – Volunteers staff two gates for entry into the Grange Fairgrounds, hand out maps, give general directions for parking, etc. Please consider signing up for a one-hour shift at the zero waste stations to complement your parking shift.
PCO Booth & Merchandise – General assistance in the Exhibit Hall. Sell festival items, band merchandise and books/products from presenters. Inventory, checking in products, and use cash register.
Peacekeeping & Water Crew – Patrolling fairgrounds to assist with safety and security. Ensure that water jugs are placed throughout the festival grounds and are always full. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Stage Crew – Assist sound personnel and bands before, after and between shows.
VIP / Hospitality Area – Assist entertainers, sponsors and speakers in the VIP area, keep VIP area clean and stocked.
Zero Waste Stations – Assist festival goers to properly sort waste, recycling and composting streams.
Post-Event Help Needed
Clean-Up Crew – Saturday night and/or Sunday morning. Taking down banners, tents and tables and other various tasks.