Become a part of the CFA volunteer family

The Festival can’t happen without the help of volunteers. We rely volunteers to help with all aspects of the Festival, from office tasks to ushering to on-site support during events. The commitment can be as little as 4 hours and you choose your volunteer task based on your availability and interests.

It’s an opportunity to have fun through helping to make the arts available to all. Volunteers who help at Festival events receive a free t-shirt, free stand-by seating to ticketed events, invitation to the volunteer picnic in July, and other free gifts.

How to Volunteer

Complete volunteer survey

Complete our volunteer survey via the link below. This survey allows our volunteer team to assess your experience level and enter you into our volunteer database.

Wait for contact

Our volunteer coordinator will contact you with more information regarding upcoming training and discuss potential volunteer opportunities.

Attend volunteer training

Volunteers are required to attend our volunteer training session which discusses your procedures, guidelines, and the role training.

2022 Volunteer Opportunities

Spring Outdoor Launch

HCPSS Gifted and Talented Musician Event: May 15
Ushers, Information Booth, Ticket Sales

LakeFest: June 10-12
Artist Set-up/teardown, Artist Relief, Green Team, Information Booth, Merchandise Sales

Columbia Film Festival: June 15-18

July 4th Celebration at LakeFront
Information Booth, Merchandise Sales

Ad Hoc
Donor/Sponsor Events, Raffle Support, Check-in, Food Set-up/Refresh/Serving

Administrative Support
Folding T-shirts, Distributing Flyers, Printing/Cutting/Folding Materials

Volunteer Training Information Video

Click On This Link or Image Below to Watch the Columbia Festival of the Arts Volunteer Training Video. Free Registration is required on our Eventive Video Platform.

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