Paid and volunteer opportunities at the Florida State Fair

10:58 AM, Jan 15, 2014   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- It takes an army of seasonal workers and volunteers to ensure the success of the Florida State Fair. 

From selling tickets to providing hospitality, there is something for everyone who wishes to be a part of the 2014 Florida State Fair.

A list of positions available and applications for paid employment at this year's Florida State Fair is available online and includes jobs like seasonal gate seller, barn worker, usher and much more. The deadline for paid applicants is January 17.

Volunteers also play a vital role at the Fair. Applicants must be at least 18 years old or accompanied by an adult. Depending on the number of hours donated, volunteers are compensated in one or more of the following ways:

  • Volunteer parking pass
  • Florida State Fair pin, t-shirt or hat/visor
  • Taste of Florida food bar meal ticket
  • Complimentary Florida State Fair ticket

Volunteers should go online for a list of volunteer opportunities, duties and to fill out an application. The deadline for volunteer applications is February 1.

All volunteers are required to attend a comprehensive, mandatory training session prior to the opening day of the Florida State Fair, which runs from February 6-17, 2014 in Tampa.

For additional information on the Florida State Fair, visit

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