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Help be a part of making our fun family festivals happen! A great way to be involved and be a part of these fun events.

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1901 Northwest Blvd 1901 Northwest Boulevard Upper Arlington, OH 43212

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KidsLinked Family Festivals - Volunteer Opportunities

This is a special opportunity to volunteer to be a part of our fun family festivals! Great way to give back and engage with families as make these events possible.

Areas to Volunteer

We are seeking volunteer help in any of the following areas:

  • Event Check-In: Helping with families get into the event
  • Bounce Park: supervising a bounce item (must be 18 or older)
  • Carnival Games: Be a part of our carnival game area! Ability to run a game and have fun interacting with all the families!
  • Event Stage & Contests: Help with the stage area and with contests (could be items such as Water balloon toss, coloring contest, costume contest, and various seasonal contests)
  • Activity Area: Can include items such as Mystery Prize Wheel, Lollipop game, Plinko Game, Cotton Candy, or Popcorn area
  • Run Support: Some events have a race. This would include start/finish help, course management, or helping with a prize area
  • Character Breakfast: A few events have character breakfast were families get to eat pancakes and have a fun meet & great with princess & superhero's!

How it works:

Most of our events are 3 hours in length, with 3 events 6 hours long. Shift Options requests:

  • 1st Shift: This will start 1 hour before the event, and the first 1.5 hours for of a 3 hour event or 3 hours of a 6 hour event
  • 2nd Shift: This will start 1.25 hours after the start of the event, and will continue till 1 hour after the event for a 3 hour event or start 2.5 hours after the starting time for of a 6 hour event (and then end 1 hour after the event).
  • Entire Event: Starts 1 hour prior to the start of the event and ends 1 hour after the end of the event

What you receive for volunteering:

  • $10 Dave & Busters Gift Card
  • 3 Carnival Game Tickets (for current or future event)
  • 1 Bounce Park Pass (for current or future event)
  • Free breakfast (when applicable)

How to Sign-up to Volunteer:

  1. Click on "Register".
  2. Select preferred item (s) to volunteer.
  3. Select event (s) you would like to volunteer (see list of events, dates below).

Terexa Dawson will reach out to coordinate your involvement (feel free to reach out to her at

Events Opportunities (see list of events you can volunteer for below:

  • Columbus Children's Festival: 6/18/2022 (10AM-4PM, SportsOhio - Dublin)
  • Westerville Back to School Bash: 7/15/2022 (5-8PM Westerville North High School)
  • Columbus Back to School Bash: 7/17/2022 (Noon-3PM, Eastland)
  • Pickerington Back to School Bash: 7/23/22 (11AM - 2PM - PYAA Park in Pickerington)
  • Ohio Fall Kick-Off Soccer Tournament: 8/13/2022 (8AM - 5PM, Canal Winchester Middle School)
  • Grove City Back to School Bash: 8/18/2022 (5-8PM, Grove City United Methodist Church)
  • Powell Back to School Bash: 8/20/2022 (9AM - Noon, New Hope Church)
  • Oktoberfest - Family Day: 9/11/2022 (Noon-5PM, Ohio Expo Center)
  • Delaware Treatfest: 10/2/2022 (1-4PM, Buckeye Valley High School)
  • Olentangy & Worthington Treatfest: 10/15/2022 (11AM-2PM, Marcus Theatre Worthington)
  • Newark Treatfest: 10/23/2022 (Noon-3PM, Canal Market District)
  • Columbus STEM & Arts Expo: 11/6/2022 (Noon-6PM, Polaris Mall)
  • Lancaster Winterfest: 11/11/2022 (5PM-8PM, Lancaster)
  • Canal Winchester Winterfest / Pet Expo: 11/18/2022 (5PM-8PM, X Church)
  • Westerville Winterfest: 12/11/2022 (Noon-3PM, Otterbein University)
  • Run the Lights: 12/17/2022 (5AM-7AM, Delaware State Park)

We hope you can be a part of these fun events! Check out more details about our latest events by visiting Please share with anyone you know that is interested in being a part of our fun family festivals!