Volunteer With Us

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the first annual Peoria Pridefest. Thanks to volunteers like you we will make this a festival to remember!


Here are the roles we are looking to fill: 

  • Set up/Tear down Assistants - directing vendors, blocking off vendor spaces, taking down the water station and grounds pick-up.

  • Greeters - directing people to the entry way and passing out pride guides/or cards that tells people how to connect to the welcome guide online. Also provide crowd control.

  • Waste Control - Working with the park district to empty trash bins, keep festival areas tidy.

  • Vendor & Entertainment Hospitality - Folks to meet needs of vendors and entertainers and to help entertainment move equipment on and off stage.

  • Dispatch Assistant - Help within the dispatch office, responding to radio calls and directing those calls to appropriate staff. This position requires STRONG communication experience.

Perks of volunteering:


  • One T-Shirt to keep for all your hard work!      T-shirts must not be altered, cut, dyed, stained, or altered in any form or fashion while performing the duties of a volunteer.

  • One food ticket per shift, for use with any food vendor.

  • Water and snacks provided!

  • High-fives and THANK YOU’s from the entire Peoria Pridefest /One Voice Leadership Team! We truly appreciate all your hard work!

What should you expect when Volunteering:


  • Orientation is a REQUIREMENT. If you’re unable to attend, you are unable to volunteer.

  • Shifts are a minimum of 4 hours, with a 15-minute break.

  • Parking is not included.

  • Bring comfortable shoes for walking and standing.

  • Wear appropriate, work-related, yet comfortable clothing.

  • A secure place to store your belongings will not be available. Please do not bring excessive items along during your shift.

We are in search of Board and Committee Members!

Peoria Proud
PO box 3275 Peoria, IL



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