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Join the Common Ground Country Fair Planning Team!

June 1, 2018

We would love to have you join us as we plan the Common Ground Country Fair. Every facet of the Fair is shepherded by volunteers who give their time and energy to this annual celebration of rural living. Scheduling talks, reviewing applications, managing parking lots … our coordinators come from every walk of life to organize and plan for the Fair throughout the year. They do so much to contribute to the design and production of this extraordinary celebration, and they are a great team of people to work with and know.
Throughout the Fair are areas in which we are looking for help and where you could make a difference. Please check the list and description of volunteer coordinator positions. Our current openings include these:

  • Alternative Transportation Co-Coordinator
  • Bicycle Valet Coordinator
  • Common Kitchen Apprentice
  • Compost and Recycling Apprentice
  • Livestock Gate Afternoon Coordinator
  • Livestock Speakers Tent Coordinator
  • Livestock Speakers/Demo Schedule Coordinator
  • Media Area Co-Coordinator
  • North Parking Co-Coordinators
  • South Parking Co-Coordinators
  • Parking Layout and Set-up Coordinators
  • Parking Shift Leaders
  • Poultry Speakers Tent Coordinator
  • Railcar Speakers Tent Coordinator
  • Railway Gate Coordinator
  • Volunteer T-shirt Set-Up Coordinator

As the Fair evolves, new opportunities arise. The above openings are at the top of our list, but perhaps you have suggestions to help with something we've missed. Either way, if you would like to take a leadership role in producing our big annual celebration, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Andrew Graham, MOFGA’s volunteer coordinator, at or 207-568-4142.

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