The Illinois State Fair is seeking volunteers to help staff information booths. The information booths are located at various locations throughout the fairgrounds. Workers are needed from 10-3 or 3-8. You can volunteer three days or all ten days. The fair is held August 8th-18th. Workers are provided with all the information needed to answer questions by fairgoers as well as gate and parking passes, and State Fair t-shirts. A training workshop will be held on August 7th at 1:00pm at the Emmerson Building. Volunteers are also needed in the State Fair Museum.
- The 2013 Illinois State Fair will be held August 8th-18th.
- Volunteers are needed in several areas including;
- Information Booths: Staff information booth; assist fair-goers. Six Information Booths are located at the Illinois State Fair. Information booths are conveniently located across from the north end of the Grandstand, on Main Street at the four-way stop, south of the pedestrian tunnel, at the three way stop near the Livestock Center at the end of Central Avenue, Gate 2 at Peoria Rd and Sangamon Avenue and near the entrance of the Main Gate. 10-3 or 3-8
- Illinois State Fair Museum; Greet fair-goers and help introduce the museum. Located in the Grandstand. 10-3 or 3-7
- Office assistant in the EmersonBuilding in the State Fair office. 10-2
- Floaters; Upon arrival for volunteer assignment, assist where needed.
- ExpositionBuilding: Greet fair-goers and provide daily schedules. 10-3 or 3-7.
- Greeters at gates 1 and 2 ( Sangamon Ave). 10-3 or 3-7
- Water sales at the museum 10-3 or 3-8.
- Water sales at various locations on the fairgrounds 10-3 or 3-7.
- Setting up the museum (under the Grandstand) 11-2 any day July -August .
- Check out the Illinois State Fair web-site at: http://www.agr.state.il.us/isf
- Minimum of 15 hours of total time needed from volunteers. Of course, you can volunteer for additional hours.
- Free State Fair T-shirt, free admission and parking.
- Training workshop to be held on August: 7th at 1:00. (not mandatory, about 1 hour)
- Download an application at www.agr.state.il.us/isf/volunteerap.pdf
- For additional information or questions, please contact Dennis Morris at 217-782-0777.