Wake Forest Downtown
339 Brooks St
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Join the Excitement: Become a Volunteer!

Are you passionate about cars, food, and community events? Here's your chance to be part of something extraordinary! The Cars & Carnivores Street Festival seeks enthusiastic volunteers to make this event an unforgettable experience.

Why Volunteer with Us?

  • Be at the heart of an exciting street festival celebrating cars and cuisine.
  • Enjoy exclusive perks – receive a complimentary volunteer T-shirt to commemorate your involvement.
  • Indulge in delectable delights with complimentary breakfast and lunch as our token of appreciation for your dedicated support.
  • Contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of downtown Wake Forest.
  • Connect with fellow car enthusiasts and food lovers.
  • Gain valuable event management and teamwork experience.
  • Make a positive impact on our community.


Volunteer Job Opportunities:

  1. Event Setup and Take Down: The Event Setup Crew plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless preparation of our event. Their responsibilities include unloading and organizing equipment and supplies, setting up booths, tents, and signage following the event layout, arranging seating areas and decorations to enhance the overall atmosphere, and assisting vendors with booth setup. The team also prioritizes safety by ensuring that all necessary measures are in place to guarantee attendees a secure and enjoyable experience.
  2. Steak Cook-Off Support Team:  The Steak Cook-Off Support Team plays a crucial role in the success of the cook-off event by assisting the Steak Cook-off Association Representative. Their duties involve providing essential support to ensure the seamless execution of the competition. This includes coordinating contestant arrivals, assisting with set-up, ensuring compliance with competition guidelines, and managing any logistical needs during the event. The team's dedication contributes to the overall efficiency and enjoyment of the Steak Cook-off, enhancing the experience for both participants and spectators alike.
  3. Car Show Support Team: The Car Show Support Team plays a vital role in orchestrating the smooth flow of the event by directing classic cars to designated parking spots and efficiently managing car traffic. Their duties include coordinating the orderly arrival of vehicles, ensuring adherence to the event layout, and providing clear guidance to participants. This team is essential for maintaining a well-organized and visually appealing showcase of classic cars, contributing significantly to the car show attendees' overall success and positive experience.
  4. Food Sales Team: The Food Sales Team plays a pivotal role in the event's success by managing a diverse and attractive menu, ensuring efficient and friendly customer service, and implementing a streamlined ordering system. Their responsibilities encompass maintaining high hygiene and food safety standards, creating visually appealing presentations, and managing inventory to prevent shortages or wastage. By offering promotions, gathering customer feedback, and providing allergen information, the team enhances the overall customer experience. Additionally, they focus on waste reduction, implement staff training programs, and engage with the community to build positive relationships and contribute to the event's success.
  5. Information Booth: The Information Booth Team serves as the knowledge hub for event attendees. Their duties include promptly responding to attendee inquiries, offering comprehensive event details, and distributing essential materials such as programs, maps, and promotional items. Additionally, the team is crucial in assisting with lost and found items, ensuring a helpful and supportive environment. Their commitment extends to maintaining an organized information booth area, facilitating a smooth flow of information, and enhancing the overall attendee experience.
  6. Clean-Up Crew: The Clean-Up Crew takes charge of the post-event phase, diligently breaking down and packing event equipment and supplies. They meticulously handle trash disposal and recycling, ensuring that it is done in an environmentally responsible manner. The team is committed to leaving the venue in excellent condition collaborating with vendors to clear their spaces efficiently. Additionally, they coordinate with local waste management to ensure proper and sustainable disposal practices are followed, contributing to the overall cleanliness and tidiness of the event space.


How to Volunteer:

Select a Volunteer Job Opportunity by clicking the 'Volunteer Jobs' button or choosing from the shift options on the right side of this page. Share your contact information and click submit. Our volunteer coordinator will reach out with further details. 


Volunteer Training:

We are excited to announce that a comprehensive training session for all volunteers will be conducted the night before the event, scheduled from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This training will equip volunteers with the necessary information and skills to ensure a successful and smooth event. During the session, volunteers will receive their event T-shirts, and there will be ample opportunity to address any questions or concerns. We highly encourage all volunteers to attend this training to enhance their understanding of their roles and responsibilities, fostering a collaborative and well-prepared team for the upcoming festivities.


Be part of the Cars & Carnivores Street Festival success story! Join us in creating lasting memories for our community. We look forward to welcoming you to the volunteer team!


Volunteer Job Opportunities


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