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Nebraska State Fair Volunteer Program

Volunteers are a very vital part of the success of the Nebraska State Fair. The dedication and service that our volunteers put forward pay huge dividends to the success and momentum for future State Fairs. The Nebraska State Fair cannot function without a strong volunteer base. From hospitality to helping out with educational and children's programs, there truly is something for everyone who wishes to be a part of the Nebraska State Fair.

Who We Are

Nebraska State Fair volunteers will come from all walks of life and have a variety of interests and talents. Some of our volunteers will be retired, some will be in school, some will be stay-at-home moms and some will travel from the surrounding communities. The one thing that they all have in common is a big smile! Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age or be assigned to work with a parent or guardian or involved in a group with adequate supervision.

What We Do

Nebraska State Fair volunteers provide support during the Fair and during the move-in days immediately prior to the Fair. Each volunteer shift will be four (4) hours in duration. The option to sign up for multiple shifts is available and encouraged! However, shifts cannot overlap or be counted as two at one time. Free Fair gate admission will be provided for your daily commitment. Volunteer opportunities are available for all special skills and preferences.

A comprehensive, mandatory training program will be held for all volunteers. The Nebraska State Fair wants to ensure that you are fully comfortable and knowledgeable regarding your volunteer duties. Volunteers will learn about their respective job duties as well as receiving an overview of the Fair itself. During the training sessions, volunteers also receive their official Nebraska State Fair volunteer shirt to wear during the Fair.

Benefits

Those who volunteer will receive free Fair gate admission for the daily commitment. Volunteers who make a commitment of 20+ hours receive two (2) single admission passes to be used at the volunteer's leisure, plus an exclusive volunteer service provider lapel pin. Also, the volunteer will receive a FREE official volunteer souvenir shirt. And last but not least, enjoy the fellowship of a great group of people!

Quotes

See what the 2017 Volunteers had to say about what they enjoyed most about their experience!
“I liked interacting with the guests!”
“Everything.”
“Flexibility of schedule and training sessions.”
“Heard some great entertainment while volunteering at Open Class Stage area.”
“Being with the other volunteers and meeting new people.”
“Sharing my excitement for the Nebraska State Fair.”
“There was a lot of energy!”

CLICK HERE to be a volunteer!

Volunteer Coordinator

Courtney Liermann
Grand Island Chamber
309 West Second Street
P.O. Box 1486
Grand Island, NE 68802
308.382.9210
clierman@gichamber.com

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