World’s Fair Pavilion, Forest Park




• Gain a greater sense of purpose

• Develop growth

• Make a connection in a unique way

• Achieve satisfaction by helping the community

• Meet people who share similar interests, abilities, and ideals

• Make it personal by reinforcing their interests and ideology


Interested in being involved in the festival?

We are seeking volunteer groups and individuals to help us from Thursday evening, May 24th to Monday night, May 28th. The volunteer age begins at 16 year olds. All volunteers under the age of 18 must have written parental permission on our volunteer application.



Volunteers are needed during the following days and times:

(many other positions are available)

Thursday, May 24th, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

• Friday, May 25th, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

• Saturday, May 26th, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

• Sunday, May 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

• Monday, May 28th, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.


ALL volunteers must attend at least one mandatory orientation session. Returning volunteers are also REQUIRED to attend.

(RSVP is required):


Saturday, APRIL 28, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Washington University Alumni House, 6510 Wallace Drive, St. Louis, MO 63105 --- *Take Forsyth Blvd., (between Skinker & Big Bend Blvds.), turn South on Wallace Drive


Saturday, MAY 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Centene Center for the Arts, 3547 Olive St., 4th Floor, St. Louis, MO 63103


Thursday, May 24, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

World’s Fair Pavilion 1904 Concourse Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146 (Forest Park)


Complete and return the volunteer application to:

African Heritage Association

3547 Olive Street, Suite 301, St. Louis, MO 63103.


OR APPLY ONLINE ( See fillable form to right)


If you have any questions or need more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact us by email at: or call 314.329.8788

You must be 16 years or older to volunteer.





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Please Note: It is understood and agreed by anyone submitting a volunteer application that neither the African Heritage Association of STL nor anyone associated with the St. Louis African Arts Festival shall be liable for any physical injury or property damage or loss during the Festival. Further, volunteers agree to hold harmless and indemnify the African Heritage Association of STL, the St. Louis African Arts Festival Committees, its members or the City of St. Louis for any claims and/or damages that may arise as a result of volunteer participation in the Festival. It is further understood that all pictures taken are for the promotion of the Festival only.

Volunteers can sign up to help out and supporters any way during the festival weekend. Sign up and get noticed by volunteering in your community!


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