Volunteer Opportunities

Help us bring the world to Plano, and get community service hours! You and your organization can be involved in many ways, from joining a committee to serving a two-hour shift at the event. We need help in all of the Festival areas, such as the food court, children’s workshops, booths, Zero Waste program, Fitness and Wellness Fair, and others.
  • ~ Shifts are 2 hours
  • ~ Volunteers can sign up for multiple shifts
  • ~ Community service credit hours will be given for all hours worked

Shift dates, times and responsibilities are described on the > Sign-Up pages, please click on the underlined links below:

> General Volunteers Sign-Up — Shifts available from 6:30am to 6:00pm on the day of the event, October 14th. Several shifts are available for pre-event setup on Friday, October 13th at Haggard Park from 4 to 6pm.

> Fitness and Wellness Fair Sign-Up — Shifts available from 7am to 5pm, helping set up, run, and tear down the various health booths and fitness demos. Interpreters for Spanish, Russian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Farsi and Mandarin Chinese are needed from 10am to 1pm. Wellness Fair is in the Courtyard Theater, next to Haggard Park, and runs from 10am to 1pm.

> Green Ambassador Sign-UpOur award-winning Zero Waste program has helped divert 86% of festival waste from landfill! Shifts available from 10am to 6pm, setting up waste stations, helping visitors sort their trash and educating them about recycling. Must attend a training session, more  information is coming soon (see Sign-Up page for details).

 

Click here for our 2017  Volunteer letter in pdf format
Volunteer letter in doc format
For questions, email us at info@planointernationalfestival.org