Ohfishal Volunteer Registration

Like our salmon, the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival is returning home in 2022! Join the celebration by becoming a valued 2022 Ohfishal Salmon Days Festival and community volunteer!

Be sure to read job descriptions as some positions require a minimum age, heavy lifting and/or extensive walking. You are welcome to sign-up for multiple volunteer opportunities.  Please check back often as new posistions become available.

We look forward to having you be part of our 2022 Festival family during our community's most-loved, family friendly annual event, and...remember to invite and pass on to your family and friends!

Position Description Responsibilities Shifts
This postition is offered to Corporate Teams Only. Enjoy helping others who come to the family-friendly Beer Garden. With the relaxed ambience and tv's airing games, volunteers in this area will have a blast while assisting visitors.
Check in visitors, work with Beer Garden vendors, check IDs, manage cashless payment, & serve alcohol. Volunteers must be members of the Chamber of Commerce, at least 21 years old, friendly, familiar with handling cash, good verbal skills, able to work well under pressure, and able to lift 20 lbs. Promotion: As members of the Chamber, businesses are encouraged to put together a team of 6 or more and take an entire shift in the Beer Garden. In exchange, the business may wear their own promotional Gear and promote their business!
1 of 8 available
This postition is offered to Corporate Teams Only. Enjoy helping others who come to the family-friendly Beer Garden. With the relaxed ambience and tv's airing games, volunteers in this area will have a blast while assisting visitors.
Check in visitors, work with Beer Garden vendors, check IDs, manage cashless payment, & serve alcohol. Volunteers must be members of the Chamber of Commerce, at least 21 years old, friendly, familiar with handling cash, good verbal skills, able to work well under pressure, and able to lift 20 lbs. Promotion: As members of the Chamber, businesses are encouraged to put together a team of 6 or more and take an entire shift in the Beer Garden. In exchange, the business may wear their own promotional Gear and promote their business!
3 of 8 available
Beer Garden Sales and Service - must be over 21 Chamber members are encouraged to put together a team and in turn, promote the business by being able to wear your own promotional gear and hand a banner. All other interested adults may apply as well.
Serve water, wine and beer. Check ID's, take cash or square transactions
2 of 8 available
Work 'behind the scenes' outside of festival hours to help the Festival run smoothly for our wonderful vendors. Check-In is located at: The Train Depot.
Help prepare the City of Issaquah for the Festival by marking the streets for our vendor booths. Volunteers should be: at least 18 years old, friendly, familiar with Issaquah, read a map and problem solve.
3 of 15 available
Work 'behind the scenes' outside of festival hours to help the Festival run smoothly for our wonderful vendors. Check-In is located at: HQ at the Senior Center.
Help vendors get to their booth location. Volunteers should be at least 18 years old, friendly, familiar with Issaquah, read a map and problem solve.
11 of 22 available
Work 'behind the scenes' outside of festival hours to help the Festival run smoothly for our wonderful vendors. Check-In is located at: HQ at the Senior Center.
Help vendors depart the festival. Volunteers should be at least 18 years old, friendly, familiar with Issaquah, read a map and problem solve.
11 of 16 available
Assist vendors with load-in on the 'kid-driven' Field of Fun that offers activities, booths, and food & entertainment specifically targeted for the little ones.
Assist with tasks on the entire field by managing vendors & activities during load in & out, get supplies to where it needs to go, problem solve and ensure that activities run smoothly for all the kids. Volunteers should be flexible, friendly & enthusiastic, and keep up with kids!
1 of 1 available
Assist vendors with load-in on the 'kid-driven' Field of Fun that offers activities, booths, and food & entertainment specifically targeted for the little ones.
Assist with tasks on the entire field by managing vendors & activities during load in & out, get supplies to where it needs to go, problem solve and ensure that activities run smoothly for all the kids. Volunteers should be flexible, friendly & enthusiastic, physically fit, and able to work well under pressure.
1 of 4 available
Be at the heart of it all and be the first to "respawn'd" to the most pressing issues! Floater volunteers help ALL our teams as issues occur. Must be at least 18 years old.
Fill in at different areas, run supplies to others who need it, and pretty much help out anywhere and everywhere we need help as they occur. Volunteers should be friendly & enthusiastic, physically fit (may be strenuous- able to lift 15 lbs, though not a requirement), familiar w/Issaquah, able to work well under pressure, read a map and problem solve.
2 of 4 available
You've heard of a salmon run, but now you can be a salmon on the run! Be flexible and be the first to respawn'd to the most pressing issues that come up across the Festival. You'll be part of a team of 1-2, stationed at HQ. You'll have a radio and sometimes drive a "skippy."
Tasks range from making deliveries to intelligence gathering! Volunteers should be ready for anything, willing to pitch in, and able to problem solve. Must be able to lift 20 lbs and have a drivers license (to drive a golf cart).
2 of 2 available
Must be at least 18 years old. You've heard of a salmon run, but now you can be a salmon on the run! Be flexible and be the first to respawn'd to the most pressing issues that come up across the Festival. You'll be part of a team of 1-2, stationed at HQ. You'll have a radio and sometimes drive a "skippy."
Tasks range from making deliveries to intelligence gathering! Volunteers should be ready for anything, willing to pitch in, and able to problem solve. Must be able to lift 20 lbs and have a drivers license (to drive a golf cart).
2 of 2 available
Must be at least 18 years old. You've heard of a salmon run, but now you can be a salmon on the run! Be flexible and be the first to respawn'd to the most pressing issues that come up across the Festival. You'll be part of a team of 1-2, stationed at HQ. You'll have a radio and sometimes drive a "skippy."
Tasks range from making deliveries to intelligence gathering! Volunteers should be ready for anything, willing to pitch in, and able to problem solve. Must be able to lift 20 lbs and have a drivers license (to drive a golf cart).
1 of 1 available
Provide parking directions to incoming visitors and oversee the parking lot.
Oversee and manage the parking lot. This volunteer must be 18 or older and like people!
1 of 1 available
Help build the various signs needed during Salmon Days.
Volunteers should be physically fit since they will be assembling delineators and zip tieing no parking signs to them. Note: To accommodate students, this shift begins about a half hour after high school gets out. Meet at the Public Works Operations Yard located at: 670 1st Ave NE, Issaquah.
5 of 6 available
Provide parking directions to incoming visitors
Oversee and manage the parking lot. This volunteer must be 18 or older and like people!
1 of 1 available
This is a test position. Please do not apply
1 of 9 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
2 of 5 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
2 of 5 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
7 of 10 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
7 of 10 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
8 of 15 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
6 of 20 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
11 of 30 available
Be a part of the legendary Salmon Days XStream Team and help assemble, set-up, breakdown, problem solve, troubleshoot, and repair the festival. We are Festival Ninjas, working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
Use "MacGyver-like" mechanical skills, the ability to adapt to rapidly changing assignments, good physical fitness and stamina, and delight at diverse opportunities and challenges. Every school of fish needs a few members willing and able to handle XStream tasks, and that could be you, if you have the right stuff. XStream Team work begins the week before the festival and continues until the Monday after the festival. Some of our XStream Team members work multiple shifts over multiple days, others select a single shift. The XStream Team motto is: 'Semper Gumby, Always Flexible.' Responsibilities include pretty much anything. Volunteers should be able to work well under pressure, familiar with Issaquah, physically fit and able to lift 40 lbs.
8 of 10 available

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival

PARTICIPANT RELEASE OF LIABILITY

I am fully aware of the special dangers and risks inherent in the volunteer activity that I have signed up for through the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival for myself and/or my child(ren), including physical injury, loss, death, damage, or other consequences that may arise or result directly from the activity in which I and/or my child(ren) may participate. I hereby assume all risk of liability for injury, loss, death, damage, or other consequences. I also forever discharge and waive any right of recovery from, or to bring suit against, the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce, or City of Issaquah, and their responsive officers, officials, employees and volunteers, holding them harmless from any and all claims for any personal injury, loss, death, damage, or other consequences to myself and/or my child(ren) arising out of my and/or my child(ren)'s voluntary participation in an activity through the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, except for injuries and damages caused by the sole negligence of the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival.

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I, the undersigned participant and/or parent or guardian of the minor participants, give my permission to have photos/video tapes taken, without recompense, during the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival activities and used for publicity purposes.



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