Friends of Homeless Animals

Barktoberfest 2018 - High School Students

Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) will be hosting our signature event at the Loudoun County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 6th.  This event helps to raise much needed funds to allow FOHA to continue its mission of rescuing homeless animals, and finding their "forever homes".

We have a number of volunteer opportunities for people in order to make our Barktoberfest signature fundraiser a success.  Set-up will start on Friday October 5th, and events will start Saturday, October 6th at 10am.  Clean-up will take place on Sunday, October 7th.

Location:  Loudoun County Fairgrounds:  17558 Dry Mill Road in Leesburg, VA

FOHA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) no-kill shelter dedicated to saving abandoned and abused cats and dogs.

If you are over 21, you can also sign up for slots on this sign up sheet.

Location: Loudoun County Fairgrounds

Created by:   Barktoberfest Volunteers
 
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Set-up

Friday 10/5/18 set-up team will be marking out vendor spots, decorating, distributing tables, setting up demonstration areas and cleaning. Lunch will be provided. Time frame is flexible.

10/05/2018 (Fri)
10:00am - 6:00pm (6)  

Vendor Setup

Vendor set-up team will be helping our vendors unload cars, directing them to their locations, and helping to get everyone ready for the opening bell as quickly as possible.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
7:00am - 10:00am (6)  

Auction Setup

Auction Setup (3) Auction set-up team will be setting up displays, unloading cars, cleaning, setting up tables and decorating.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
7:00am - 10:00am (3)  

Parking

Help direct parking in the three lots we'll be using for the event. There will be a team onsite giving your plenty of direction. Great opportunity to work on your tan!

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (6)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (6)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (6)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (6)  

Admissions

Admissions teams will be working at all of the entrances to the event collecting donations and getting visitors to sign waivers.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
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12:55pm - 4:00pm (4)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (4)  

FOHA Booth

At the FOHA booth, we'll be selling t-shirts, answering questions about the shelter and adoption process, and making the FOHA alumni dogs that stop by feel special. This is a great location to people watch and enjoy the dog contests.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (3)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (3)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (3)  

Water Stations

IMPORTANT POSITION ALERT! The VIP team handling the water stations will be monitoring and refilling water bowls and kiddie pools for our thirsty pups. This is a great duty for the day because you get to walk around and catch all of the action

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (2)  

Clean-up

Help us clean up after our awesome event! This time frame is flexible.

10/07/2018 (Sun)
8:00am - 5:00pm (10)  

Demonstrations

The demonstrations team will be hanging out with the professional dogs and handlers while they do their demonstrations. You'll help with managing the lines of participants, and anything else the demonstration teams might need help with.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (3)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (3)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (3)  

Kid's Games

Volunteers helping at the kids games will show kids how to play, hand out prizes, and have fun helping us raise money!

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (10)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (10)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (10)  

Floating Helpers

Floating volunteers will go where they are needed most.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (2)  

Silent Auction

The silent auction team will be working indoors with our online raffle items, answering questions and helping people bid on items. You'll be sharing a room with our cute adoptable cats.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  

Glow Dog Glow

Glow Dog Glow is a fun run / walk with your dog! Volunteers helping with this will be positioned around the course directing people through the neon track!

10/06/2018 (Sat)
6:55pm - 10:00pm (6)  

Raffle Ticket Sales

"Tickets! Get your Tickets!" - help us raise money for our shelter by selling tickets for our raffle item! Your home base will be with the auction team and cat area.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  

Photography

Volunteer will need to provide their own equipment, and photos should be made accessible to FOHA via a drop box.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (2)  

Clean-up Duty

Poop scoopers needed! It isn't glamorous, but very important. Stations will be available throughout the fair grounds.

10/06/2018 (Sat)
10:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
12:55pm - 4:00pm (2)  
3:55pm - 7:00pm (2)  
6:55pm - 10:00pm (2)  


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