How to Volunteer

We want UCity Lights Winter Fest to run as smoothly as possible and to provide a great experience for everyone involved. Our volunteers play a big part in helping to make that happen! We rely on the hard work and dedication of volunteers to make our event a success.

What you need to know

Volunteers should be prepared to work in an outdoor environment and will need to dress according to the weather. All volunteers who complete their shift(s) will receive swag from University City Partners at the Information Booth near the event entrance by The Wine Vault. If you have any questions regarding volunteering, please email us at

You must be 18 years or older

Can friends work together?

Please note in your application that you would like to work alongside a friend. We will make every effort to honor all requests. It may not be possible to work in the same department or at the same position post, but shift times will be similar so that free time is similar, and friends can enjoy time off together.

Can I be guaranteed a specific work department?

We cannot guarantee specific assignments.

When are schedules released?

We will aim to release your work schedule within one week of the event.

Can I be guaranteed a specific work department?

We cannot guarantee specific assignments.

If water or food provided while on shift?

A water station will be available – food will not. Make sure to eat before your shift. No breaks for meals are provided during shifts. Feel free to bring snacks or whatever you need to maintain the best attitude during your shift.

What should workers bring to each shift?

Bring water and snacks. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Please complete the form below to let us know you are interested in volunteering. A staff person will be in touch with you with the next steps.

Please confirm that you are the Legal Age (Are you over 18 years of age or will you by accompanied be a parent ir guardian?)(Required)
Please select your T-shirt size(Required)