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The Boulder County Fair, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is looking for volunteers to help with the 2019 fair. We are looking for individuals and groups who would like to participate and become a part of an organization that has successfully hosted the Boulder County Fair for 150 years. Our success is due to the wonderful group of volunteers who help during the year with the planning stage, during the set-up and break-down of the fair, and during the fair itself. We have many committee member opportunities and we’re always looking for new volunteers.If you would like to serve or chair a committee please fill out below information.
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Help with recruitment of volunteers through social media, e-mail, newspaper and volunteer listing. Assist with orientation trainings .Assist with preparation of information and procedures for volunteers. Prepare volunteer work schedule. Provide relief where needed and any accommodations for special needs. Direct golf cart shuttle drivers to pick-up fair goers. Identify and assign team leads. Visit senior Centers and community events for volunteer recruitment speaking opportunities. Assist with and help coordinate Volunteer appreciation dinner
Assist with identifying and recruitment of new vendors. Review of applications for accuracy and compliance. Assist with vendor selection and assignment of vendor locations. Coordinate with fair office for setup of vendor booths.
Assist with set up for check-in and check-out of open class exhibits. Help superintendents with supply boxes, signage, displays set up and other services they need during the extent of the fair.
Work with load out and load in procedures and implementation. Communicate parking/load in and load out procedures and man the area. Help distribute signage for No Parking Zones and special events. Gas up Golf Carts, generators for Vendors. Chalk parking areas as needed.
Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month. Help with activities of the Committee comprised of Royalty (Queen and LIW) parents, Coordinator, Secretary, Treasurer. Adhere to Royalty Handbook and By-Laws.
Volunteers should be familiar with all aspects of rodeo and be comfortable working around livestock. Attend Rodeo meetings throughout year. Assist with Arena Prep, Slack and Rodeo Activities. Plan entertainment activities during the rodeo. Assist with stall Assignments for Rodeos, provide shavings for contestants.
Ensure the Fair Board, Fair Family and Royalty are entered. Handout flyers during Parade.Ensure parade entries have their correct banners.
Mexican Rodeo Committee
Assist with identifying vendors for rodeo. Identifying entertainment and assist with setting up children’s activities. Team with Fair Office on promoting event and help with new ways within community to be more inclusive.
Ag Education Committee
Assist with contacting and coordinating delivery and return of Ag Displays. Help with set up of Ag Displays and schedule for Ag educators. Coordinate with volunteers for daily cleanup and overseeing of displays to ensure material handouts are available.
Beverage Servers spend their time at the fair serving beer and other beverages in designated areas in fairgrounds.Teams work together to provide alcoholic beverages to patrons. Assists with set up and take down of beer area as needed.
Assist Fair Office staff with Band selection. Attend meetings throughout the year to review proposed bands. Assist with finalizing Band Schedule. Be willing to go listen to Bands perform for possibilities .Help with signage to promote bands.
Assist with gathering exhibits and logging items, display set up. Help with what should be included in displays/exhibits. Conduct a Historical Tour through Fair. Help Cross promotes the 15oth by identifying key groups, individuals or families who participated at the fair. Be willing to attend meetings throughout the year.
Jr. Livestock Volunteers Committee
Assists Superintendents with show duties including set up and tear down, assist with tag-ins. This is geared towards graduated 4-H/FFA members. Consists of hard working youth with a passion for livestock .Be a mentor to Jr. Fair Board exhibitors.