Volunteering at the Barrie Fair
Calling all Volunteers!
Volunteering with the Essa & District Agricultural Society is rewarding! We have many opportunities for volunteers young and old.
Are you a high school student looking to obtain your community hours? We can help you with that!
We need volunteers in all areas listed below!
People to man the Silent Auction Booth – Everyday of the fair during opening hours (typically closes at 9pm)
People to help set up the show office for the competition on Thursday August 24th from 3:30 – 4:30
– Keeping show ring clean
Holstein Show – Wednesday 5:30-10:30
Jersey Show- Thursday 1pm-4pm
4H Day – Beef Friday 1pm-5pm
Herefords – Saturday 1pm-5pm
Angus / Charolais – Sunday 10am – 5pm
Clean out the wash stalls nightly
Clean out the barn on Friday night
Needed throughout the fair to give ribbons out at the various events
Make sure all volunteers sign in
Make sure radios are returned at the end of the day
Make sure judges cards get back to the office for events
Drive the water truck on the track in-between events
Rabbits and Poultry Tent
Set up tables
Clean area on Saturday after Rabbits move out
Prior to the Fair
We can use help the week prior to the fair for set up
Need to make sure only trailers and livestock trailers are parked in trailer parking – NO CAMPERS NO CARS – This position is mostly required SATURDAY AND SUNDAY of the fair – it is a VERY BUSY TIME!
Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer
1. Connects you to others
2. Helps you make new friends
3. Increase your social skills
4. Good for the mind and body
5. Increase self-confidence
6. Combat depression
7. Stay physically fit
8. Provide Career Experience
9. Teach you valuable job skills
10. Brings fun and fulfillment!!!!
Please email us at Admin@essaagriplex.ca with the title “ESSA AGRIPLEX VOLUNTEER” and your name for Volunteer Opportunities!
Or give us a call at 705-726-1200. We look forward to hearing from you!