Riverfest would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our 2800+ community volunteers.
ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ARE FILLED AT THIS TIME.
If you signed up to volunteer, please check your email.
All individuals who were selected were notified by email from firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately, several were not selected, as the time slots they chose were not available.
Thank you to all who applied.
For your volunteer time you will receive:
- Free Weekend Admission to Riverfest
- A Free Volunteer T-Shirt from Riverfest and Delta Dental
- A chance to win some great prizes from Best Buy if you complete your shift(s)!
- Special Recognition to organizations who staff an area for a full day or the entire weekend.
- That Great Feeling of Giving Back!
For more information, please go to the Info & Benefits page.
Your presence for your scheduled shifts is absolutely necessary in order for the festival to run smoothly. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY IF YOUR SCHEDULE MUST CHANGE. This needs to be done at least a week before the event. During the week of the festival the volunteer coordinator is not available to take phone calls or reschedule shifts.
KidZone - KidZone volunteers work in the KidZone area where they assist children with crafts, supervise kids games, and do face-painting. KidZone volunteers must be at least 14 years old. International Village – International Village volunteers assist children with crafts and supervise kids games in the Family Zone at Heifer International. International Village volunteers must be at least 14 years old.
Wristband/ID Volunteers – Wristband/ID volunteers work in the Midsouth Ford Dealer Drink Responsibly, Drive Responsibly ID stations where they check festival-goer IDs and provide wristbands to those who are 21 and older for the purchase of alcoholic beverages. These volunteers must be 21 years old. Beverage Tent Volunteers – Beverage volunteers are responsible for selling beverage products to festival-goers. The majority of the beverage volunteers must be at least 21 and wear the official Riverfest Adult Beverage ID wristband for that day. BRING YOUR ID!!! Volunteers cannot sell alcoholic beverages to any person without the proper wristband. Volunteers may not give away beer or soft drinks to a festival-goer without collecting the correct number of RiverMoney tickets. Tent Captains and security officers will be monitoring this activity closely. Volunteers MAY NOT consume alcohol while serving festival-goers. Police and ABC officers will be monitoring this activity as well. Recycling Volunteers – Hand out recycling bags to festival goers to collect recyclables and handle the exchange of recyclables for t-shirts, hats and other goodies; collect recyclable materials from the festival grounds each night after the festival has ended and return them to the recycling location. Green Team – Assist Committee gather aluminum cans around the Bud Light Stage and the Coors Light / Arkansas Federal Credit Union Amphitheatre after final performances conclude each night. Sponsor Assistant – Assists large sponsors in grilling, preparation, and selling of their specialty food products. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.