Would you like to Volunteer towards The Worcester Show?

Do you enjoy being creative? Would you like to be involved in the preparations prior to The Worcester Show? We have a range of volunteering opportunities to suit all interests, in skills and experiences. We’d love to see the community adding a personal touch to the event, for example ; painted signs using reclaimed wood, flags, artistic touches. See below for the list of volunteer opportunities followed by the Volunteer Form below. We’d love to see you get involved.

If you would like to join the Friends of Worcester Show group and help create some of the visual aspects of the show please feel free to get in contact with us.

General Information

  • Volunteers will receive a lunch voucher and regular breaks
  • Roles requiring someone in post for the whole day will be broken into shifts
  • All volunteers will be expected to meet the volunteer coordinator for a brief site orientation, and general introduction before they undertake their role.

From 1 August

Volunteer RoleDescriptionRequirements
Resident Notification VolunteerHand delivering notices to approx. 350 residents.None
Signage VolunteerErecting temporary notices in the park and car parkNone
Set Up Assistant (Thursday 11th August)Marking out the site;
Moving equipment;
Erecting gazebos.
Physically able for heavy lifting.
Set Up Assistant (Friday 12th August)Craft and Floral Marquee table setup;
Parking cones setup;
Photo boards setup;
Cycle compound setup;
Temporary barriers setup;
Market Street setup.
Physically able for possible heavy lifting, reaching and carrying.
Take Down Assistant (Monday 15th August)Dismantling gazebos;
Loading vans;
Moving fencing and bins.
Physically able for heavy lifting.

Saturday 13 August

Volunteer RoleDescriptionRequirements
Show RunnerVariety of tasks to ensure Saturday Judging runs smoothlyPhysically able to be moving around the Show on foot for periods of time.
PhotographerLiaise with Committee to capture the judging within the Craft Marquee as a record of the day and to be used for promotional purposes.Competent DSLR user;
Need own DSLR camera.
Marquee Receptionist (Craft Marquee)Greeting exhibitors and handing out exhibitor cards;
Answering questions.
None
StewardDirecting exhibitors and stall holders on and off site.Physically able to stand for periods of time.
Judges Assistant (Craft Marquee)Supporting each judge and writing comment cards.Legible handwriting.
Marquee Assistant (Craft Marquee)Troubleshooting during staging;
Arranging certificates and medals.
Physically able for possible heavy lifting.

Sunday 14 August

Volunteer RoleDescriptionRequirements
PhotographerLiaise with Committee to capture Show throughout the day including judging, stallholders, exhibitors, entertainers and crowds as a record of the day and to be used for promotional purposes.Competent DSLR user;
Need own DSLR camera.
Show RunnerVariety of tasks to ensure Show day runs smoothly.Physically able to be moving around the Show on foot for periods of time.
Marquee Receptionist (Floral Marquee)Greeting exhibitors and handing out exhibitor cards;
Answering questions.
None.
StewardDirecting exhibitors and stall holders on and off site.Physically able to stand for periods of time.
Judges Assistant (Floral Marquee)Supporting each judge and writing comment cards.Legible handwriting.
Marquee Security StewardWorking with Marquee staff to ensure security of exhibits.Physically able to stand for periods of time and move quickly if needed.
Marquee Assistant (Floral Marquee)Troubleshooting during staging.Physically able for possible heavy lifting.
Marquee Assistant (Craft Marquee)Displaying Photography exhibits;
Pre-opening marquee check.
Physically able for possible heavy lifting and reaching.
Dog Show Ring AssistantWorking with the Dog Show staff assisting with put-up/take-down of the ring, registering dogs and general help throughout the day.Physically able for possible heavy lifting and reaching. Must like dogs.