Volunteers Are Needed for OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival

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in Ocean Beach

Photo credit: OB Mainstreet Assoc.

Volunteer for the OB’s Annual Festival – Saturday, June 24, 2017

It’s the 38th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival, and volunteers are still needed.

From OB Mainstreet Association

PLEASE NOTE: Volunteer assignments have been sent to all our registered volunteers!

If you’d still like to lend a last-minute hand, please contact Isabel in the OBMA office (619-224-4906 or isabel@oceanbeachsandiego.com) so we can find a place for you.

Current volunteers, please contact Isabel with any questions about your volunteer service.

Volunteer Information

  • Positions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis and fill up quickly! Register ASAP for your first-choice position.
  • Each volunteer must fill out a separate application.
  • If your availability changes, please let us know as soon as possible. Contact Isabel in the OBMA office (619-224-4906 or isabel@oceanbeachsandiego.com) with any changes.
  • Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Minors (ages 14-18) must be accompanied by an adult (one adult per minor).
  • Volunteers receive free water during their shifts and a coveted Official Volunteer Event T-Shirt. We ask that you please wear your t-shirt during your volunteer shift.
  • NEW THIS YEAR: All volunteers must check in 20 minutes prior to your shift start time at the OBMA office, 1868 Bacon St, Suite A. You will receive your t-shirt at check-in.

Job Descriptions

Over 200 volunteers, including our core group of Special Event committee members and area captains, make the Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off the wonderful community event it is! We are currently recruiting for the following positions for this year’s event:

  • Merchandise Booths: sell merchandise, calculate change, etc. Available shifts: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Chili Tickets: sell Chili Cook-Off tasting tickets, calculate change, etc. This position does not involve serving chili. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Committee Chili: serve Committee Chili, take tickets. This position does not involve handling cash. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Community Mural: sell squares, distribute paint, and assist mural painters. Available shifts: 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Check-In/Traffic Control: assist vendors with booth locations and direct traffic. Time: 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Setup: place tables and chairs, general setup. Time: 5 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Breakdown: general event breakdown. Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Rock & Roll San Diego Area: assist at the Rock & Roll San Diego experiential music area in the center of the fair. Available shifts: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Volunteer Application – go here.

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