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Volunteer Coordinator Job Description


Coordinates with: Operations Manager

Job Scope: Seasonal – May 15 – August 15

To cycle between Part time and Full time as needed

Salary:$15.00 per hour (DOE)


  • Recruit and Schedule all volunteers for the fair
  • Establish a viable system for logging volunteers and their hours.
  • Track volunteer hours
  • Work with all areas of the Fair to complete Volunteer Needs Assessment
  • Compile a contact list for volunteers and keep current
  • Create descriptions for each job volunteers are needed
  • Train volunteers for all areas within the fair
  • Communicate with volunteers, supervisors and Fair Management to maximize capabilities
  • Responsible for volunteer recognition
  • Work with Operations Manager to ensure that expenses and income are within budget
  • Work with Social Media Coordinator to orchestrate outreach as needed
  • Provide completed files (i.e. Budget, Evaluations) and suggestions for improvements (Wrap up report) regarding entertainment to Operations Manager when required
  • Prepare necessary reports for annual audit as needed for volunteer information
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Write newsletter selections regarding volunteers as requested
  • Must have a genuine interest in the well-being of the Fair


  • Excellent customer service
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people.
  • Event planning & coordination.
  • Requires sense of humor, energetic personality, mature demeanor and pleasant attitude.
  • Be organized and have good attention to details.
  • Be a team player, self-motivated and able to work without much supervision (consistently exercise good judgment).
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Willingness to be flexible and work under intense pressure at time.
  • Write newsletter sections regarding volunteering as requested.
  • Ability to organize and work effectively with others.
  • Ability to be flexible and multi-task.
  • Genuine interest in the TVSFA.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • College Degree preferred.

The Tanana Valley State Fair Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

If you are interested in this job, please send your resume to: TVSFA1800 College Rd.Fairbanks, AK. 99709 or email resumes to: operations@tvsfa.org

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