Come Out & Volunteer

Volunteering allows a unique way to experience the NHC events.

Our diverse, dynamic teams provide great practical experience, a chance to meet new people, and allow our volunteers to give back to our communities.

New Hope Celebrates is a volunteer driven organization. We have a need for year-round volunteers!

Pride Festival, High Heel Drag Race and special event volunteers who each play an important part in running all aspects of our events.

Our year-round volunteers are usually committee members or Team Leaders, each with their own focus. Team Members commit to 2-5 hours a week, increasing as we get closer to the festival, to support NHC events community-based, logistics, volunteer management, and communications needs.

Our weekend volunteers, who work during the main festival weekend, help make Pride happen at the select locations around town. Weekend volunteers commit to at least 1-2 four-hour shifts, and are able to experience multiple aspects of our events. Volunteers will be given T-Shirts, free passes to attend our events. Students may receive a letter of completion of community service.

Volunteer Opportunities


Team Leaders & Committees

Are you a problem solver? Our Team Leaders set up the infrastructure of the Pride Festival, check in volunteers, help with public safety, and set up and breakdown our Events.

Crowd Engagement

Do you thrive under pressure? Our parade, marches, greeters, and donations stations need you to help out!

Pride Parade Crew

The annual PrideFest is our main event – Volunteers will be needed to assist with parade application and set up, safety along the parade route, set up and break-down.

Pride Fair Crew

Volunteers are needed for vendor check-in, set-up and break down. T-shirt & Product Sales, Admission Greeters.

High Heel Drag Race

Volunteers are needed for vendor check-in, set-up and break down. T-shirt & Product Sales, Admission Greeters.

New Hope Celebrates History Projects

Students and volunteers are needed to support activities and events associated with our web-based archive dedicated to the preservation, celebration and sharing of New Hope’s Gay history and living community.

The New Hope Celebrates PrideFest is May 2020 and the support from our volunteers is vital to our success! Last year we had over 100 volunteers help us throughout the week and we are looking for EVEN more support this year. Please complete the form below and we will be in touch soon! If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]

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