The dates for this year’s Corn Hill Arts Festival are Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9 2023. If you are new to the neighborhood and are wondering how this will impact you or are interested in volunteering, please email Bill Belecz, Festival Chair: [email protected].
If you are interested in volunteering, there are several opportunities to join the Festival Management Team.
Health, Safety, and Transportation Committee
This committee is looking for barricade, roving, and security booth volunteers to ensure that all CHAF visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience. This team works hand-in-hand with the Rochester Police Department and other CHAF volunteers to monitor the festival for safety and security concerns. Available shifts are 2 to 4 hours. For more information please contact Christina Felsen, [email protected]
Sanitation Committee Chair
This role is responsible for soliciting and contracting with refuse removal and bathroom (a.k.a. “porta-potties”) vendors for the festival. In addition to contracting; placement, volunteer coordination, and onsite availability for setup and problem resolution is required. The current committee chair would like to train a qualified candidate for the 2023 festival and transition the role of committee chair in 2024. A commitment of 2-3 years in this role is required.
Food Committee Chair
This important role is responsible for soliciting and contracting with food vendors for the festival. Food vendor placement and addressing related needs (electric, ice, etc.) is also part of this role. The current committee chair would like to train a qualified candidate for the 2023 festival and transition the role of committee chair in 2024. The role requires a time commitment prior to and during the two days of the festival. A commitment of 2-3 years in this role is required.
Festival Assistant Chair
Robin Plummer will be moving into the role of Festival Chair for the 2024 Festival. She is looking for anyone interested in serving as co-chair starting with the 2024 Festival. Work would begin late summer 2023. Experience volunteering with the festival is preferred. A commitment of four years is requested – two years as Assistant Chair followed by two years as Chair. This role requires a significant commitment of time throughout the year but varies depending on the time of year. Onsite availability is required the week leading up to the festival as well as the two days of the festival.
In this role you will work with the Corn Hill Arts Festival Chair and FMT members in identifying volunteer needs and soliciting and filling volunteer positions.