Port Hope Fair Volunteer

(Port Hope and District Agricultural Society)

Position ID: V-CWD0166
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 03 Mar 2023

Opportunity Details: Port Hope Fair Volunteer

Contact Brenda Cunningham, Director, Port Hope and District Agricultural Society (Port Hope Fair); Email: volunteer@porthopefair.com

Here are some of the many opportunites for you at the Port Hope Fair and we're ready to match you with your interests. 

  • Set up/tear down crew - carry and set up display tables, attach skirting, put up temporary barriers, place ticket booths at entrances, place cement barriers on track
  • Gates/admission booth - sell tickets, apply wristbands
  • Beer tent - sell tickets or serve drinks, stock coolers.  Smart serve required to serve only
  • Parking attendants - direct cars to available parking
  • Assist with childrens events - pedal tractor pull, childrens pet show
  • Committee members  for Event/Entertainment, Promotion, Sponsorship, Recruitment, Site Planning
  • Section Heads  and helpers for display area (baking, canning, crafts, photography etc
  • Associate Directors




More Info Link https://www.porthopefair.com/
Benefits Meet new and inspiring people with a common interest in making your community better. Gain motivation and a sense of achievement while staying active and alert. Discover new interests and hobbies.
Clients Everyone! The general public
Ages 14 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Board of Directors ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Registration ; Seasonal Support (Fall) ; Security / Parking / Traffic
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance - Ability to work with cash in admission booth ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event ; The Port Hope Fair is September 15,16, and 17, 2023. Set up of the fair is Sept 11-14, and we tear down after fair closes Sept 17 and finish Sept 18.
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Day
Accessibility The outdoor fairgrounds are uneven ground and grass, so not easily navigated in all areas. There is designated parking and accessible building with accessible washroom.
Location Port Hope Town Park, 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope L1A 1A2
Number of Positions Cobourg ; Northumberland County ; Port Hope 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided - As required
Police Check Not Required
Start Date On or after 11 Sep 2023 and on or before 11 Sep 2023

Agency Details: Port Hope and District Agricultural Society

Office Phone 905-396-3247
E-Mail secretary@porthopefair.com
Website www.porthopefair.com
Address & Map
Town Park Recreation Centre, 62 McCaul St
Port Hope, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 283 
Port Hope, ON 
Canada L1A 3W4