Volunteer with us!

For 169 years, the Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo has served the community with the intent to provide a timeless county fair experience to folks from all over. With over 40,000 visitors in four days, not only do we want to provide a unique experience, but also the opportunity to give back to the community that supports us each year. As part of the “Friends of the Fair” volunteer team, you will receive more than just a few service hours. Join our 2023 team TODAY!

Backstage Posse

As part of the 2023 Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo Backstage Posse, you’ll get a look into life behind the stage, work around performing artists at the Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo, and get VIP seats to the concerts! You will also get to enjoy free fair admission, lunch on us, and get a free volunteer T-shirt! Your time may require, but is not limited to:

  • Unloading tour bus
  • Unloading equipment trailers
  • Carrying equipment boxes
  • Adjusting lighting
  • Sound Check
  • Setting up speakers and instruments
  • Packing up equipment after concert

It is important Backstage Posse volunteers understand this job may require heavy lifting and/or a great deal of effort or endurance. We ask that potential applicants please solemnly consider this before applying.

Volunteers must be approved through volunteer coordinator and have submitted Google Form before signing up. View the application HERE:

2023 Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo Backstage Posse Volunteer Application

“Friend of the Fair” General Volunteer

When you serve as a “Friend of the Fair” at the Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo, you’re more than just a helping hand. Year-round we work tirelessly to plan and prepare for August, and we couldn’t serve our patrons without you! It takes an army, but luckily we have a generous size staff to handle most of the heavy lifting – however there tends to be a few things here we need help with.

Volunteer positions include, but are not limited to:

  • Scanning tickets
  • Stamping hands
  • Selling tickets
  • Helping backstage
  • Checking bathrooms
  • Working the information booth
  • Helping in the office
  • Selling performing artist merchandise

All volunteers will be supplied a volunteer T-shirt, water and have the option to enjoy a lunch on us!

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