Volunteers needed for Summer Festival of the Arts

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The 19th annual Summer Festival of the Arts, scheduled for July 8 and 9 at and around Youngstown State University, is seeking volunteers.

Volunteers are needed for artist registration, information booths, in the children's hands-on art tent, for technical assistance at performance sites and at the Festival of Nations international area, among others. Various shifts are available. Each volunteer receives a Festival tee shirt, cold water and reserved free parking.

"Each year our volunteers are complimented on their knowledge, enthusiasm and professionalism,” said Lori Factor, Festival coordinator. “Our volunteers are crucial to the festival's success and offer a personal touch to make this event successful.”

Those needing service hours logged, such as that for National Honor Society, sorority or fraternity service, may also participate. Service verification forms will be completed.

Interested individuals or teachers advising service organizations may obtain an application by calling 330-941-2307, emailing lafactor@ysu.edu or logging on towww.ysu.edu/sfa for a downloadable form.