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Special Events Volunteer


The City of Fort Collins hosts a number of events throughout the year with the goal of engaging the community in fun, family-friendly experiences. Special events generally consist of activity booths, educational activities, vendor sales, music, etc. Special Event Volunteers will assist with all aspects of event management including set up/tear down, hosting booths, running activities, assisting with refreshments, and/or offering shuttle service. Due to the similarity of Special Events, volunteers can move easily between departments for a wide variety of experiences.

Time Commitment:

Most public events happen on weekends.

Shifts generally last 2-4 hours, volunteers may select one or multiple shifts

Volunteer Benefits:
  • Free transportation on Transfort while active as a City volunteer
  • Opportunity to work with dedicated staff and volunteers
  • Opportunity to work with and inform community members
  • Gain professional experience to add to your resume

Will vary based on department and events.

Community Volunteer - Neighborhoods, Field Work - One Day Service Project, Community Volunteer - Special Events, Community Volunteer - Youth, Community Volunteer - Public Meetings, Community Volunteer - Kid-Friendly, Admin - Admin/Data, Education - Arts & Culture
Visual Arts (Drawing, Painting, Illustration), Event Planning, Spanish-Speaking, Marketing/Public Relations

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Sue Schafer