Ohfishal Volunteer Registration

Like our salmon, the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival is returning home in 2021! Join the celebration by becoming a valued 2021 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 also welcome to sign-up for multiple volunteer opportunities.

We look forward to having you be part of our 2021 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
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 guide vendors during load-in by locating their assigned booth and/or answering questions. Be a pivotal part of getting over 500 vendors safely set-up before Salmon Days begins. Volunteers should be: at least 18 years old, friendly, able to work well under pressure, 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 close down the Festival by directing vendors to their booths for tear down. With over 500 vendors, directing traffic and helping vendors ensures everyone gets home safely at the close of Salmon Days. Volunteers should be: at least 18 years old, friendly, able to work well under pressure, read a map and problem solve.
12 of 16 available
Get a unique window-shopping experience as you monitor booths and relieve artists when they need you most - when mother nature calls. Must be at least 18 years old.
Interact and be on the lookout for vendors requiring a Booth Sitter and keep a vendor booth safe while they take breaks or grab lunch.
5 of 6 available
Get a unique window-shopping experience as you monitor booths and relieve artists when they need you most - when mother nature calls. Must be at least 18 years old.
Interact and be on the lookout for vendors requiring a Booth Sitter and keep a vendor booth safe while they take breaks or grab lunch.
4 of 6 available
Get a unique window-shopping experience as you monitor booths and relieve artists when they need you most - when mother nature calls. Must be at least 18 years old.
Interact and be on the lookout for vendors requiring a Booth Sitter and keep a vendor booth safe while they take breaks or grab lunch.
4 of 6 available
Get a unique window-shopping experience as you monitor booths and relieve artists when they need you most - when mother nature calls. Must be at least 18 years old.
Interact and be on the lookout for vendors requiring a Booth Sitter and keep a vendor booth safe while they take breaks or grab lunch.
4 of 6 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 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
Help work the covered shuttle booth at the Community Center to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
1 of 3 available
Help work the covered shuttle booth at the Community Center to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
2 of 3 available
Help work the covered shuttle booth at La-Z-Boy to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
3 of 3 available
Help work the covered shuttle booth at La-Z-Boy to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
3 of 3 available
Help work the covered shuttle booth at La-Z-Boy to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
2 of 3 available
Help work the covered shuttle booth at La-Z-Boy to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
2 of 3 available
Help work the covered shuttle booth at La-Z-Boy to assist arriving and departing festival-goers. Collect cash and card payments (you must be at least 18 years old to handle money), operate Square point-of-sale readers, check on how our bus drivers are doing, help answer questions about the festival, and, of course, have lots and lots of fun!
Engage with visitors, collect shuttle fares, manage lines, and engage with bus drivers. Volunteers should be friendly, familiar with handling money, able to work well under pressure, and familiar with Issaquah.
1 of 3 available
Ensure that the Salmon Days spawnsors are welcomed and have everything needed for a successful Salmon Days. Professionally and gratefully present goodie bags and refreshments to spawnsors and thank them for ohfishally supporting Salmon Days this year.
Ensure all official sponsor needs are met and deliver refreshments and goodie bags to sponsor booths. Volunteers should be friendly and enthusiastic while maintaining a professional image.
1 of 5 available
Help guide our volunteers at Headquarters.
Check-in volunteers, answer questions, hand-out volunteer shirts and other needed supplies and assist as needed at HQ. Volunteers should be friendly & enthusiastic, familiar with Issaquah, able to work well under pressure, and able to problem solve.
1 of 2 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.
3 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.
3 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.
6 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.
2 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.
8 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.
14 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

2021 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 2021 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.

I understand I cannot volunteer if I have been diagnosed with COVID-19 (have not recovered or are still within the required 14-day quarantine), had symptoms of COVID-19 (within the last 24 hours), or had contact with a person that has or is suspected to have COVID-19 (within the last 14 days).

PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE:

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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