Volunteer - Ames Downtown: Entertainment, Food, and Culture in Ames, Iowa
Main Street Cultural District

Volunteer

There are many opportunities to get involved with the Main Street Cultural District. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the MSCD office at 515.233.3472, or events@amesdowntown.org. 

Current Opportunities

Saturdays, May 4 - September 28 - Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

The Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market depends upon the support of dedicated volunteers. We need volunteers every Saturday (May 4-September 28) to help with set-up and tear-down, visitor counting, manning the info booth, and helping with the cooking demonstrations. Volunteering at the AMSFM is a great way to get involved in the community and show your support for local farms and small business. Please consider giving your time with us this year. To sign up, call the Main Street Cultural District office at 515.233.3472, or email at events@amesdowntown.org.

Here are the volunteer positions available:

-Set-up Crew (2 needed every week 5/5-10/27, at 5-6:30am)

-Attendance Recorder (4 needed once a month, May to September, 8-10am and 10am-12pm)

-Info Booth (1 needed every week 5/5-10/27, 8am-12pm)

-Cooking Demo (1 needed every week 5/5-10/27, 9:30am-11am)

-Tear-down crew (2 needed every week 5/5-10/27, at 12-1:30pm)

Volunteers will have access to parking directly behind businesses south of Main Street. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt to wear during the market. Check in at Tom Evans Plaza.

July 4 - 4th of July Parade and Festival

Each year, the Main Street Cultural District depends upon the support of outstanding volunteers to make the 4th of July Parade and Festival a success. Volunteers are need to watch barricades, help with children's activities, and parade line up. All volunteers will have a prime parade viewing location and a free t-shirt. For more information on how to get involved contat the Ames Main Street Cultural District at 515-233-3472 or email the events coordinator at events@amesdowntown.org.

October 12- Oktoberfest

The Annual Oktoberfest in Downtown Ames  heavily depends on the support of volunteers.  We will be needing volunteers on October  12th to make this outdoor event feauturing live polka music, delicious food, and good beer a success. Volunterring your time is a great way to get involved in the community, more information on volunteer opportnites will come as the event approaches. To sign up or to get more information please call the Ames Main Street Cultural District at 515-233-3472 or email the event coordinator at events@amesdowntown.org.   

A few of the annual activities that require the support of volunteers include: 

Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market

 ArtWalk

Cleanup Projects

4th of July Parade and Festival

Downtown Sitdown Benches

MusicWalk

Oktoberfest

Snow Magic

MSCD Committees

 


 

 

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