Volunteer at the 4-H Fair

Welcome Volunteers!

The Morris County 4-H Fair is a huge event and almost entirely put together by volunteers like you. THANK YOU! It takes many helpful Heads, Hearts, Hands, and Helpers. This page has information on what volunteer jobs and opportunities are needed.

Set-up Weekend - Sign-up

The Fair gets set-up the weekend before it opens. This is an exiting and fun time to share with fellow 4-H'ers and other supporters. All 4-H Families and friends are invited!

  • Saturday, July 16 -- 9-2pm

  • Sunday, July 17 -- 9-2pm

Fair shifts - Sign-up

This is where you will find the link to put your name down in a time slot to help as a hay ride ticket seller, fair announcer, ... All kinds of shifts are needed to run the fair. Shift will be needed during the Fair hours:

  • Thursday, July 21 -- 5-10pm

  • Friday July 22 -- 11-10pm

  • Saturday July 23 -- 11-10pm

  • Sunday July 24 -- 11-4pm

Hands-on activities for Children's Fun Station / Cloverbud Corner

We are looking for activity leaders at the Children's Fun Station / Cloverbud Corner. If you have something you would like to share at the Fair with our visiting families and young 4-H members, feel free to contact the 4-H Office or Fair Committee (see below). Examples of activities are: drop-in story time for an hour, a simple craft, playing a big board game, ... There are still many available timeslots: Fun Station signup Here

Take-down - Sign-up

The take-down starts right after the fair ends on Sunday, July 24 at 4pm and continues for the next three days (Monday - Wednesday, July 25-27).

  • Sunday, July 24 -- 4-8pm

  • Monday, July 25 -- 8-8pm

  • Tuesday, July 26 -- 8-8pm

  • Wednesday, July 27 -- 8-12pm

All are great opportunities for students to earn volunteer hours, for individuals, groups, or companies to have a fun and meaningful team activity and give your gift of time to the community.

The link to the signup is: tinyurl.com/462xhkc6.

Sign up HERE

If you are a volunteer with a Fair job and need something in order to do that job (extra tables, chairs, electricity, access to water, fridge space, ...) - discuss the details with the Fair Manager then fill out the Facilities Request Form and send it to morris4h@njaes.rutgers.edu


Questions, ideas, suggestions? Contact the Morris County 4-H Office and Fair Committee at morris4h@njaes.rutgers.edu or 973-285-8301.