“Ohfishal” Volunteer Registration

Here's a great opportunity to RISE with our salmon in 2019 by becoming a valued 2019 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 2019 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
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
3 of 6 available
Work 'behind the scenes' outside of festival hours to help the Festival run smoothly for our wonderful vendors.
Mark the streets for booth setup, vendor load-in to help vendors locate their assigned spot, be a pivotal part of getting over 500 vendors home safely at the close of Salmon Days. Volunteers should be: at least 18 years old, friendly, familiar with Issaquah, able to work well under pressure, read a map and problem solve.
3 of 12 available
Assist 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 1 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 2-3, 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
Help keep the Festival current running smoothly by placing parking restriction signs and other directional signs.
Place parking restriction signs onto streets, lots, and parks. Volunteers should be physically fit, familiar with Issaquah, able to work well under pressure, read a map and problem solve. Meet at the Train Depot
5 of 10 available
Help visitors raise a glass by volunteering at the Wine Tasting. There will be multiple wine vendors onsite and volunteers in this area will help within the Wine Tasting footprint.
Check in visitors, work with Wine Garden vendors, check IDs, watch entry/exits, manage cashless payment, & occasionally serve alcohol. Volunteers must be 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.
2 of 4 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.
10 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.
4 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.
10 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.
13 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
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 2019 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, 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.

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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