FAFO’s Volunteer Opportunities & Application


Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to the volunteer sign-up page. Sign up yourself, your family and friends to help at the Ocala Arts Festival or Symphony Under the Stars. There are many ways to get involved!

Before or after your volunteer duty, allow time to take in the festival. Visit artists’ booths, tour the Student art show, enjoy the entertainment, try festival foods, or just enjoy Historic Downtown Ocala!

Here are some of the ways you can help!

Artists: Help artists set up their booth as requested by the artist.

Artist Donation Collections: Help gather donated art from artists when they arrive at the show.

Artist Party: Set up, serve and clean up while mingling with the artists.

Artist Hospitality: Help set up snacks, replenish and clean up while visiting with the artists.

Artist Breakfast: Set up, serve and clean up breakfast out in the crisp morning air.

Artist Booth Sitting: Cover booths for artists while they take a break or get a bite to eat.

Children’s Art Activities: Assist young artists as they create “make and take” art projects.

Student Art Show: Help set up and take down art display boards. Assist teachers with displaying student art. Answer questions and direct the public during show hours.

Entertainment: Assist entertainers, stage crew, and sound booth.

Information Booth: Hand out festival programs and direct visitors.

Parking: Help attend parking lots, direct visitors.

Site Set-up: Help set up tables, chairs, and displays in the main tents before the show.

Site Amenities: Distribute trash cans and recycling boxes throughout the festival site. Help close the show, gather cans and recycling, fold tables and chairs.

On-Site: Volunteers will check in with FAFO Board member at Information tent to receive credit.

Please fill out and submit the online Volunteer Application and we will contact you.




Thank you for supporting the Arts in your Community!

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Please fill out this application for consideration as a volunteer for all FAFO Events

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Please list your preferred volunteer assignments below:

A FAFO Board member will  contact you prior to the event with additional details. Please do not hesitate to contact the FAFO office if you have any  questions. FAFO hours are limited and email communication is best. You can reach us at fafoocala@gmail.com