Okanogan Family Barter Faire would not be possible without our Volunteers! Volunteering with the Barter Faire is a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded individuals, learn new things and contribute to the success of the Faire we all love. There is also the potential to earn Faire membership hours, meals during Faire and an exclusive Faire volunteer T-shirt.

Volunteering at Barter Faire does not automatically equal an entry ticket. Volunteering for an entry ticket typically applies to coordinators and volunteers who have met a minimum hour requirement prior to Faire.

If you would like to be considered as a volunteer, please fill out this form.

We have various work parties on the land throughout the year and work party volunteer opportunities the three weekends leading up to Faire.

At Faire we have limited opportunities for new volunteers and each area coordinator does their own recruiting.

If you’ve volunteered in the past, please reach out to your area coordinator. If you are new to volunteering at Faire, please come as an attendee this year and ask any of our coordinators about volunteering for next year’s Faire. You can also email us at VolunteerBarterFaire@gmail.com

During the event, for those looking to lend a helping hand, you can always stop by the Volunteer Bus, near the Gate, and find out about volunteer opportunities available for the day.

Volunteering Pre-and Post-Event
Access to the Faire Site during setup and cleanup is limited to the setup and cleanup crews, staff and volunteers. Please do not show up early, you will not be able to enter the Faire Site early.

Volunteer Kitchen
People with restaurant/catering experience are needed before, during and after the Faire to prepare good wholesome meals for our volunteers. Meal service ranges from 150 to 400 people being served.
Experience is preferred and a food handlers card is required.
If you’re interested in volunteering in our Kitchen, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at: gingersoxie152@gmail.com
Preference given to those who have worked with us in the past.

Youthtopia and Youthtopia North are unsupervised play areas, where adults must be accompanied by a child.
Volunteers with previous experience working with children are needed during the faire to conduct crafting workshops and story times, along with playground monitors. If you are interested in volunteering in the kid’s area, please contact our Youthtopia Coordinator at: flutteronbysister@gmail.com
On Sunday morning, we need volunteers to help prepare the children for the annual Peace Parade. Costume donations are always appreciated.


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