Volunteers are needed to help at the LGBTQ Pride Booth at the New York State Fair (8/22 to 9/3) and for Pride Day, Friday August 24.  This is a great chance to support the LGBTQ community, meet new people and enjoy the New York State Fair! 

For 2018 the schedule at the Booth begins on Wednesday August 22 and runs every day to Monday September 3. The Booth is open from 10 am to 10 pm, except September 3, when the closing time is 9 pm. 

In addition to the shifts at the Booth, we need volunteers to help with the storage setup, on Sunday August 19th from 2 to 4 pm, setup of the booth on Tuesday August 21 from 1 to 5 pm, and break down of the booth on Tuesday September 4 from 11 am to 12 noon.

We also need volunteers for Pride Day Information Fair, Friday August 24, for set up from 8 am to 10 am, and for shifts from 11 am to 1 pm, 1 pm to 4 pm, 4 pm to 7 pm, and breakdown at 7 pm. The schedule of shifts follows, you can download the schedule by clicking on the down arrow in the upper right corner. 

Volunteer opportunities before and after the Fair, all at the Center of Progress Building: 
Storage setup Sunday, August 19, 2 to 4 pm                need 4 volunteers
Booth setup Tuesday, August 21, 1 to 5 pm                need 6 volunteers
Booth breakdown Tuesday, September 4, 11 am to 12 noon     need 2 volunteers

Pride Day volunteer opportunities, Pride day, Friday August 24
Pride Day setup         8 am to 10 am need 6 volunteers

Pride Day Information Fair
staff FAIRNY table 10 am to 1 pm         need 2 volunteers 
staff FAIRNY table   1 pm to 4 pm   need 2 volunteers
staff FAIRNY table           4 pm to 7 pm need 2 volunteers
Info Fair breakdown   7 pm to 8 pm       need 4 volunteers
Empire Theater               12 noon to 3 pm                                     need 2 volunteers
Empire Theater                 3 pm to 6 pm                                        need 2 volunteers
Daily Parade   6 pm to 7 pm need 6 volunteers

LGBTQ Booth 
volunteers to help with shifts at the Booth, please see the schedule below: 

If you would like to volunteer, please email us at our volunteer sign up email: fairny@fairny.org

Volunteers for the shifts at the booth are provided with admission tickets and a parking pass, for Pride Day we provide volunteers with admission tickets. 

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You can download the schedule or print it by clicking on the arrow on the upper right corner of the file.