Please email Megan Nefzger at email@example.com with any questions or concerns as you complete this application!
Exhibit Assistant: Assist with 4-H building preperation and clean up (9am-5pm, August 7) and entering, judging and displaying of exhibits during pre-fair days (8am-5pm, August 8-9)
Communications Assistant: Assist participants in communication events: Educational Presentations, Working Exhibits, and Share-the- Fun (7:30am-5pm, August 10-19)
Day Exhibit Host: Supervise exhibit area, answer questions, or complete tasks/activities as assigned (8:30am-5pm, August 10-20)
Evening Exhibit Host: Supervise exhibit area, answer questions, or complete tasks/activities as assigned (4:45pm-9pm, August 10-19)
Check- In Assistant: Assist with entry and check in of exhibits from counties (August 7, 4pm-7pm) and/or (August 8, 8am-5 pm)
Check-Out Assistant: Assist with exhibits exiting the building with counties (August 20, 6-9 pm/ August 21, 8am- 12noon)
Hands on Activitities Assistant: Half day option available. Assist with daily hands on learning. Topics will vary by the day (August 10-19, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm)
4-H Office Assistant: Assist with daily clercical in the 4-H Building Office. May inclide minor data entry, answering the telephone, answering questions from the public. (August 7-20, 8am-5pm)
If you have an interest in volunteering for a special event, select the event(s) below.
Description of Special Events:
Awardrobe Clothing Event: Individuals must be energetic, organized, and dependable to assist in the event! Volunteers will need to narrate the event, as well as complete other tasks. Those assiting with both days will be provided with lodging. (August 10th-11th, 8am-6pm. Location TBD.)
Robotics Challenge: Record scores, set-up/tear-down, announce results and assist as needed (August 13th and 14th, 7am-1pm)
Global Citizenship Day: Assist with display set up, service activity & general event assistance (August 15th, 8am-4pm)
Hall of Fame: Announce recipients, set-up/tear-down, check-in and other tasks as needed (August 20, 1:30-5pm)
Thank you for applying to volunteer at the 2017 Iowa State Fair! It is because of dedicated supporters like you we can have such a great State Fair! If you have any questions, feel free to email Megan Nefzger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If accepted you will recieve confirmation of your volunteer status in the upcoming weeks.
Additionally-- please print and complete the Housing Code and Conduct, Housing Permission Form, and Driving Permission form at:
Send to: State Fair Volunteers, Extension 4-H Youth Development ISU, 1259 Stange Rd, Ames IA 50011 within two weeks of submitting your online application.