Why Volunteer With Us?

Are you wondering whether you are qualified enough?  Or maybe whether you’re over-qualified?  The Capital Fair is happy to welcome all types of volunteers, from high school students, to working professionals, to busy moms, or retirees! Keep browsing to find out what kinds of positions are available to you, or just send us a message on Facebook and we can chat about it!


  • Free fair entry

  • Free meals
  • Work Experience
  • Highschool volunteer hours
  • Networking
  • The chance to build skills and become a member of the Board of Directors

What to Expect

  • Orientation provided prior to Fair opening

  • 4 hour shifts

  • 3 shifts minimum

  • Volunteers matched to ideal position

  • COVID safety protocols enforced

apply now!

Entertainment Assistant

  • This position will start a few months prior to the fair
  • Gather information and research potential entertainment acts
  • Reply to emails

Hospitality Assistant

  • Ensure trailer is cleaned
  • Stock fridge and support beer tent
  • Assist cleaning of grounds (i.e. cleaning tables and picking up trash)
  • Requirements: Smart serve preferred

Stage Hands

  • Guide entertainers to stage area
  • Assist with carrying equipment
  • Assist sound crew
  • Requirements: Must be at least 16, be able to drive a golf cart and lift 20lbs

Kid's Tent

  • Helping children with crafts
  • Tidying up the area and restocking supplies
  • Encouraging children with their art work
  • Requirements: Be friendly, patient, helpful and enjoy spending time around children

Exit Surveyor

  • Greet guests upon entering the fair
  • Approach guests and ask them to complete a survey

Athletic Competition Assistant

  • Assist the Heavy Athletics competition by measuring, grabbing weights, directing guests to the right area and cheering along
  • Requirements: Must be able to lift 12-16lbs weights

Dance Competition Assistant

  • Assist with the logistics of the Dance Competition
  • Bringing scores to judges, lining dancers up and passing out prizes

Opening Ceremonies

  • Assist with set up and take down of the opening ceremonies
  • Set up and take down tables and chairs
  • Hang decorations

Volunteer at Large

Not sure what position you want to volunteer in? As a Volunteer at Large you will be placed wherever extra help is needed that day.

Grounds Maintenance

  • Routinely disinfect commonly touched surfaces
  • Restock hand sanitizing stations


  • Introduce acts on stage
  • Must be able to think on your feet


  • Welcome guests to the Fair
  • Respond to questions or direct guests as appropriate