Children & Families of Iowa

2019 Kidsfest, Presented by Veridian Credit Union

Children & Families of Iowa's (CFI) Kidsfest, presented by Veridian Credit Union, is the largest children's festival in the state of Iowa. Proceeds benefit CFI, a private, nonprofit human services organization that is dedicated to restoring hope, building futures, and changing lives for thousands of Iowans each year. Funds raised help to provide individuals with the services they need to navigate times of crisis and help them lead healthy lives.

Volunteers are needed to assist exhibitors, help with games and activities, face paint, goodie bags, and assist with other various activities during this two-day event.

Volunteers need to be at least 14 years old.

Please sign up for one opportunity per shift - Multiple registrations by the same volunteer will be deleted.

Volunteers may be reassigned as needs change during the event. 

If any special accommodations are needed, please email [email protected] prior to signing up.

Kidsfest will be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds' Varied Industries building on:

Friday, January 18th - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, January 19th - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Created by:   CFI Foundation
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CST) Available Slot
01/18/2019 (Fri.) Iowa State Fairgrounds' Varied Industries Building  5:30pm - 9:00pm  

Booth Assistant (10)

Booth Assistant (10) Help staff a booth for Children & Families of Iowa or one of the exhibitors, visit with attendees, hand out giveaway items, samples or do an activity with attendees

 
5 of 10 slots filled
Ardith Bhinu
High school student interested to assist the booth
Ayanna Minnihan
Satina Ishibwami
Karleen Derry
Nashai Simpson

Costume Characters (5)

Wear assigned costumes, maintain character -*Must be able to fit into costumes, please email [email protected] for size guidelines and details

 
All slots filled
rachel VBM
Yevheniia Symakova
Nuraiym Nurgazieva
Zhibek Kashkaeva
Oraliz Mondragon

General Volunteer (8)

Fill in where needed and serve as a relief volunteer

 
6 of 8 slots filled
Melany Murillo
Lou Barmish
Alicia Hale (2)
Koo Mo
Amaal Idris

Kids' Hairy Tales Spa (3)

Help kids pick out their "spa package," make change, monitor line

 
All slots filled
Grace Dong
Korina Valles
Cassandra Rose

North Door Attendant (2)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 

Photographer Assistant (2)

Assist CFI's staff with photography, and help fill out waivers

 
All slots filled
Addy Franklin
Lauren England

Princess Attendant (2)

Assist princesses and help manage the meet and greet line

 
All slots filled
Lisa Arndt (2)
Izabella Arndt + Lisa Arndt

Safe-T-Kidz

Assist in the Safe-T-Kidz booth

 
Monique Harris
This would be a good thing for me

SE Door Attendant (4)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 
All slots filled
Gayla Nesbitt
Donna Lakham
Shelley Hill (2)
Self and son

Stage Monitor (2)

Keep area clean and organized, keep performances on schedule, keep attendees off of the stage

 
All slots filled
Rania Hashim (2)
Ann Thuku

Super Hero Assistant (2)

Assist hero's as needed and help manage the meet and greet line

 
All slots filled
Anissa Bourfeacq (2)
My daughter and I both would like to volunteer. She is 17

Toddler Town (4)

Help with craft areas, coloring, and tattoos

 
All slots filled
Mirzeta Sabic (2)
sarah haselhuhn
Jyotika Sharma

Toddler Town Game and Bounce House Monitors (7)

Assist children with games and monitor bounce houses

 
6 of 7 slots filled
Dawn Gentsch (2)
Walter & Meghan
Dan Pham
Chloe Faux
Alexandria Hamilton
Jordyne Webb

Costume Character Assistant (5)

Assist the characters for stage performances, crowd control, photo opportunities, entering and exiting the floor area.

 
2 of 5 slots filled
Monique Harris
This will be good for me
Faith Gbarjolo
I may have to leave sooner than 9:00pm

Visual Display Monitor (2)

Check on cardboard displays and banners across the building to maintain their proper position and condition

 

Family Flag Booth (6)

Help families paint a custom flag - Must be able to stand for four hours

 
2 of 6 slots filled
William Tam
Kaydee Tam

Inflatable Monitor (24)

Monitor inflatables, line control, and maintain kids' safety

 
1 of 24 slots filled
Abraham Schaecher

Veridian Credit Union (2)

Assist at Veridian Credit Union's booth

 
All slots filled
Michelle Henderson
Pair with Antwon Johnson
Antwon Johnson
Pair with Michelle Henderson

Safety Patrol (2)

Walk around the venue, keep the Kidsfest rest area, clean, pick up litter, report any issues to CFI staff

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Noor Ahmed

Hyvee Area (30)

Help in the HyVee Town - Assist with booths, games, etc.

 
26 of 30 slots filled
Kelly Betts (3)
Ashton, Kelly & Ty
Alli Smith
Gracey Brown
Libby White
Tracy Jensen (3)
Allison, Abby
Gia Brichetto
Halle Van Roekel
Hannah Hughes
Cade Martin
Thomas Mathes
Christopher Boyle
Kyle Hegwood
Monique Harris (2)
This would be a good thing for me
Josie Hovey
Ada Chen
Tyler McCormac
Dominick Bonney-Quade
Marion Butts
Yevheniya Danylyuk
Olivia Hayes
Ashley Franke

Talent Rest Area (2)

Ensure safe changing area for entertainers and characters - Keep public out of area, pick up litter, and maintain cleanliness in area

 

Reading Area (2)

Read books aloud to attendees

 
All slots filled
Ryan Christensen
Priyasha Apte
01/19/2019 (Sat.) Iowa State Fairgrounds' Varied Industries Building  8:30am - 12:00pm  

Booth Assistant (10)

Booth Assistant (10) Help staff a booth for Children & Families of Iowa or one of the exhibitors, visit with attendees, hand out giveaway items, samples or do an activity with attendees

 
9 of 10 slots filled
Mayela Chaidez
Estrella Gonzalez
Leigha Cooperwood
Halle Van Roekel
Gia Brichetto (2)
Hannah Hughes
Hannah Blackford
Hannah Hackman
Tsheten Tamang

Costume Characters (5)

Wear assigned costumes, maintain character -*Must be able to fit into costumes, please email [email protected] for size guidelines and details

 
All slots filled
rachel VBM
Cing Mang
Yevheniia Symakova
Natalie Gonzalez
Stacy Earley

General Volunteer (8)

Fill in where needed and serve as a relief volunteer

 
7 of 8 slots filled
Dylan Travis
Brenda Dao
Emma Blind
Eileen Merino
Avery Abbas (3)

Kids' Hairy Tales Spa (3)

Help kids pick out their "spa package," make change, monitor line

 
All slots filled
Ilda Sivac (2)
Erica Thomas
Haylee Smith

North Door Attendant (2)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Kim Brumfield

Photographer Assistant (2)

Assist CFI's staff with photography, and help fill out waivers

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Grace Dong

Princess Attendant (2)

Assist princesses and help manage the meet and greet line

 
All slots filled
Maizy Criss
Silver Cord
Karley Plumb

Safe-T-Kidz

Assist in the Safe-T-Kidz booth

 

SE Door Attendant (4)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 
All slots filled
Vona Currier (2)
Vona and Larry Currier
Alena Longnecker
Mikayla Gibson

Stage Monitor (2)

Keep area clean and organized, keep performances on schedule, keep attendees off of the stage

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Libby White

Super Hero Assistant (2)

Assist hero's as needed and help manage the meet and greet line

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Thomas Hathaway

Toddler Town (4)

Help with craft areas, coloring, and tattoos

 
All slots filled
Hannah Par (2)
sarah haselhuhn
Jyotika Sharma

Toddler Town Game and Bounce House Monitors (7)

Assist children with games and monitor bounce houses

 
All slots filled
Nikitha Nallure (3)
Dan Pham
Carolina Mendoza
Caitlyn Saturno
Kristal Currier

Costume Character Assistant (5)

Assist the characters for stage performances, crowd control, photo opportunities, entering and exiting the floor area.

 

Visual Display Monitor (2)

Check on cardboard displays and banners across the building to maintain their proper position and condition

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Atalie Harne

Family Flag Booth (6)

Help families paint a custom flag - Must be able to stand for four hours

 
All slots filled
Katherine Currier (2)
Brittney Jess (2)
William Tam
Kaydee Tam

Inflatable Monitor (24)

Monitor inflatables, line control, and maintain kids' safety

 
13 of 24 slots filled
Megan Osterhaus (10)
youth at PACE working towards completing community service hours
Sachlin Kaur
Maggie Vonderheid
Abraham Schaecher

Veridian Credit Union (2)

Assist at Veridian Credit Union's booth

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Crystal Whitacre

Safety Patrol (2)

Walk around the venue, keep the Kidsfest rest area, clean, pick up litter, report any issues to CFI staff

 
All slots filled
Amanda Altena
Matt Monfils

Hyvee Area (30)

Help in the HyVee Town - Assist with booths, games, etc.

 
19 of 30 slots filled
Aryan Prajapati
Max Stoaks
Alli Smith
Connor Liu
Dawn Gentsch (2)
Walter & Meghan
Lorrie Trogdon (2)
+ Chris Boat
Baylee Chrismore (2)
Maddie Turnis
Cade Martin
Thomas Mathes
Kyle Hegwood
Ada Chen
Gurleen Kaur
Aline Teixeira
Olivia Hayes
Lexi Gootee
Ashley Franke

Talent Rest Area (2)

Ensure safe changing area for entertainers and characters - Keep public out of area, pick up litter, and maintain cleanliness in area

 

Reading Area (2)

Read books aloud to attendees

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Rebecca Rasmussen
Iowa State Fairground's Varied Industries Building  11:45am - 3:00pm  

Booth Assistant (10)

Booth Assistant (10) Help staff a booth for Children & Families of Iowa or one of the exhibitors, visit with attendees, hand out giveaway items, samples or do an activity with attendees

 
3 of 10 slots filled
Cael Fitch
Rose Berber (2)

Costume Characters (5)

Wear assigned costumes, maintain character -*Must be able to fit into costumes, please email [email protected] for size guidelines and details

 
2 of 5 slots filled
rachel VBM
Faith Gbarjolo
I wear size small in garments & 7.5 in shoes

General Volunteer (8)

Fill in where needed and serve as a relief volunteer

 
4 of 8 slots filled
Susana Penate
Lori Baldwin
Bailey Crow
Can not make it at this time
Lu Meh

Kids' Hairy Tales Spa (3)

Help kids pick out their "spa package," make change, monitor line

 
1 of 3 slots filled
Sarah Mitchell

North Door Attendant (2)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Kim Brumfield

Photographer Assistant (2)

Assist CFI's staff with photography, and help fill out waivers

 

Princess Attendant (2)

Assist princesses and help manage the meet and greet line

 

Safe-T-Kidz

Assist in the Safe-T-Kidz booth

 

SE Door Attendant (4)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Megan Shores

Stage Monitor (2)

Keep area clean and organized, keep performances on schedule, keep attendees off of the stage

 

Super Hero Assistant (2)

Assist hero's as needed and help manage the meet and greet line

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Thomas Hathaway

Toddler Town (4)

Help with craft areas, coloring, and tattoos

 
3 of 4 slots filled
kelsey lipovac
Yevheniia Symakova
Mystique Baccam

Toddler Town Game and Bounce House Monitors (7)

Assist children with games and monitor bounce houses

 
4 of 7 slots filled
Nikitha Nallure (3)
Sean Morrow

Costume Character Assistant (5)

Assist the characters for stage performances, crowd control, photo opportunities, entering and exiting the floor area.

 

Visual Display Monitor (2)

Check on cardboard displays and banners across the building to maintain their proper position and condition

 

Family Flag Booth (6)

Help families paint a custom flag - Must be able to stand for four hours

 
4 of 6 slots filled
Hannah Par (2)
Erin & Rachel Bohlender (2)
Erin and Rachel Bohlender

Inflatable Monitor (24)

Monitor inflatables, line control, and maintain kids' safety

 
2 of 24 slots filled
Sachlin Kaur (2)

Veridian Credit Union (2)

Assist at Veridian Credit Union's booth

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Brock Stiles

Safety Patrol (2)

Walk around the venue, keep the Kidsfest rest area, clean, pick up litter, report any issues to CFI staff

 
All slots filled
Miguel Mercado
Star Mendez

Hyvee Area (30)

Help in the HyVee Town - Assist with booths, games, etc.

 
11 of 30 slots filled
Aryan Prajapati
Max Stoaks
Holly Cam
Cade Martin
Thomas Mathes
Ada Chen
Olivia Hayes
Lexi Gootee
Jennifer Church
Haylee Smith
Ashley Franke

Talent Rest Area (2)

Ensure safe changing area for entertainers and characters - Keep public out of area, pick up litter, and maintain cleanliness in area

 

Reading Area (2)

Read books aloud to attendees

 
2:45pm - 6:00pm  

Booth Assistant (10)

Booth Assistant (10) Help staff a booth for Children & Families of Iowa or one of the exhibitors, visit with attendees, hand out giveaway items, samples or do an activity with attendees

 
3 of 10 slots filled
Ayanna Minnihan
Elena Gonzalez
Ann Jarnagin

Costume Characters (5)

Wear assigned costumes, maintain character -*Must be able to fit into costumes, please email [email protected] for size guidelines and details

 
1 of 5 slots filled
rachel VBM

General Volunteer (8)

Fill in where needed and serve as a relief volunteer

 
2 of 8 slots filled
Bailey Crow (2)
Can not make it at this time

Kids' Hairy Tales Spa (3)

Help kids pick out their "spa package," make change, monitor line

 
All slots filled
Hannah Par (2)
Yevheniia Symakova

North Door Attendant (2)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 
All slots filled
Emina Oglecevac (2)

Photographer Assistant (2)

Assist CFI's staff with photography, and help fill out waivers

 
All slots filled
Niharika Pathuri (2)
Niharika Pathuri & Janaki Kondety

Princess Attendant (2)

Assist princesses and help manage the meet and greet line

 

Safe-T-Kidz

Assist in the Safe-T-Kidz booth

 

SE Door Attendant (4)

Monitor door, hand out bags and other items to attendees

 

Stage Monitor (2)

Keep area clean and organized, keep performances on schedule, keep attendees off of the stage

 
All slots filled
Rania Hashim (2)
Ann Thuku

Super Hero Assistant (2)

Assist hero's as needed and help manage the meet and greet line

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Thomas Hathaway

Toddler Town (4)

Help with craft areas, coloring, and tattoos

 
2 of 4 slots filled
Amela Hrkic (2)
w/ Amos Hunter

Toddler Town Game and Bounce House Monitors (7)

Assist children with games and monitor bounce houses

 
1 of 7 slots filled
Sean Morrow

Costume Character Assistant (5)

Assist the characters for stage performances, crowd control, photo opportunities, entering and exiting the floor area.

 

Visual Display Monitor (2)

Check on cardboard displays and banners across the building to maintain their proper position and condition

 

Family Flag Booth (6)

Help families paint a custom flag - Must be able to stand for four hours

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Erin & Rachel Bohlender (2)
Erin and Rachel Bohlender

Inflatable Monitor (24)

Monitor inflatables, line control, and maintain kids' safety

 
2 of 24 slots filled
Sachlin Kaur (2)

Veridian Credit Union (2)

Assist at Veridian Credit Union's booth

 

Safety Patrol (2)

Walk around the venue, keep the Kidsfest rest area, clean, pick up litter, report any issues to CFI staff

 

Hyvee Area (30)

Help in the HyVee Town - Assist with booths, games, etc.

 
19 of 30 slots filled
sai lukka
Aryan Prajapati
Max Stoaks
Gracey Brown
Alli Smith
gaurab khadka
Saketh Mahavadi
Macie Gay (2)
Cade Martin
Ada Chen
Olivia Hayes
Lexi Gootee
Marion Butts
Ashley Franke
Tyler McCormac (2)
And Dominick Bonney-Quade
Hayden McCormac
Maiya Schminkey

Talent Rest Area (2)

Ensure safe changing area for entertainers and characters - Keep public out of area, pick up litter, and maintain cleanliness in area

 

Reading Area (2)

Read books aloud to attendees

 


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