Volunteer Positions

Volunteer registration for the 2019 Castro Street Fair is open!

If you or a friend would like to volunteer, please visit the Volunteer registration website to see what positions are available. All help is appreciated!

By signing up to be a volunteer at the Castro Street Fair you are accepting our Volunteer Agreement. All volunteers are required to read and accept to our Volunteer Agreement in order to participate as a volunteer at the Fair.


Entry Gates

You are the first face to the Fairgoers. Smile and be welcoming, show your energy and enthusiasm. Collect Suggested Donations. Remind people that all proceeds benefit local San Francisco Charities that serve their community. You should be able to stand for long periods during the day, enjoy the atmosphere, so that fairgoers will see that this is a fun event. Oh, and please make sure to check out our Training video before the fair!


Safety

Safety Volunteers play a critical role in ensuring the safety and enjoyment of everyone at the Castro Street Fair. Safety volunteers act as foot patrols throughout the Fair, answer questions for fairgoers, neighbors and merchants, as well as report any potential safety hazards to our Command Dispatch. Presence is a big part of this fun job that also allows you the opportunity to see some of the exhibits and vendors that the fair offers.


Information & Merchandise Booth

Assist with directions, information about the fair and sales of event T-shirts. Should have some sales experience but not a requirement. Strong people skills. Be able to handle multiple fair attendees and “rush” periods. Standing for extended periods.


Stage Setup

You will be asked to hang signs and assist with decoration of the performance stages, and assist as needed by the Entertainment coordinator. You should be able to stand, bend climb, and lift without limitations.


Stage Hands

You will be assisting the stage manager during the day and performances. You should be able to stand, bend climb, and lift without limitations. Due to the close proximity to the stages, you’ll be exposed to amplified sound during your shift.


Stage Breakdown

Assist in the removal of stage decor and area clean up / debris removal . This shift allow you to enjoy the day at the Fair, and then volunteer your hours as we close down the event.


Super Volunteer

You will be working directly with the Volunteer Team leadership. This is a great spot if you have worked the fair in different positions before. You must be able to lift, move, and assist with out any limitations.


Production Area

Loading and unloading trucks, assist in arranging gate collection areas, compile donation collection buckets, assemble collection gate signage, help set up areas as directed by Event Staff. You should be able to lift, move, and assist with out any limitations.


Please visit the Volunteer registration website to see what positions are available.