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Volunteer Today!

Volunteers are the backbone of our Greek Festival, providing essential support, expertise, and enthusiasm that are vital for its success. Without their dedication and contributions, the festival wouldn't be possible. We are immensely grateful for their involvement and commitment to making this event a memorable and enjoyable experience for all.  If you would like to join our dynamic team of volunteers, please sign up using the links below.

Volunteer areas are listed below in alphabetical order. 

Click on the name of the area/booth below and you will be taken to the Signup Genius page for that specific area/booth.  

If you want to browse more than one booth at a time, click this link to go straight to the Signup Genius page for the entire Festival.  On that web page each booth/area appears as a tab at the top of the page.  

Generally a "shift" is just two hours of your time.  Feel free to sign up for more than one shift!  And thank you for volunteering!  

Volunteers manage the entrance point, greet guests, take tickets, sell tickets, handle readmissions, act as the lost and found, distribute program books, and direct folks to EMTs if needed.  Also acts as liaison to Festival Management on guest services requests as needed.

A variety of tasks we need to accomplish prior to the festival - truly something for everyone here!  Pick the task most suited to you from the list.  Tasks are:  selling Program Book ads, soliciting Booth Sponsors, coordinating publicity and marketing efforts, social media posts and shares; picking up recycling and composting stations from the City of Encinitas, setting up those stations, and returning them to the City the Monday after the festival; and Pastitsio prep in Pappas Hall Kitchen.​


Volunteers serve alcoholic beverages, check IDs, and maintain a clean and organized bar area.​

Volunteers assist attendees in browsing and purchasing Greek literature, icons, and other items. 

Volunteers sell traditional Greek items such as bread, pasta, olive oil, canned goods, candy, etc. 

Volunteers assist in delivering food orders from kitchen stations to designated serving areas.  MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  

Volunteers prepare and serve frappes, a popular Greek iced coffee drink.

Volunteers cook, assemble and serve Gyros, a classic Greek dish consisting of meat, vegetables, and tzatziki sauce wrapped in pita bread.​

Volunteers sell American coffee and cook and serve Greek Coffee. 

Volunteers prepare and serve kid friendly food including sno-cones, hot dogs, chips, bagged cotton candy, and beverages. 

Volunteers manage access to the Kids jump zone, and supervise children to ensure their safety while in the fun zone.  

Volunteers assist with food preparation tasks such as chopping vegetables, marinating meats, cooking, and assembling various dishes.  MUST BE AT LEAST 16 years old.

Volunteers prepare and serve lokoumathes, a Greek pastry similar to doughnuts, typically served with honey and cinnamon.​

Volunteers assist with general event operations, including set up and delivery of register, booth support,  cleanup, crowd control, and logistical support.​ Setup is the Friday before the festival and the Saturday of the festival.  Booth support is throughout the festival.  Clean up is the Monday after the festival.

Volunteers serve a variety of traditional Greek pastries such as baklava, kataifi, and koulourakia.

Volunteers distribute, log and sell raffle tickets. 

Volunteers needed for food line servers, cashiers, and runners/re-stocking the serving lines. Ensure a pleasant dining experience for everyone.  All shifts are 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Sign up for more than one shift and for both days if possible.

Volunteers prepare and serve saganaki, a Greek appetizer of fried cheese flambéed at the booth.  

Volunteers prepare a salad served in the restaurant.  

Volunteers grill and serve skewers of souvlaki (grilled meat), loukaniko (Greek sausage), and feta fries (French fries topped with feta cheese and seasonings).

Volunteers prepare and serve tiropita (cheese-filled pastry) and spanakopita (spinach and feta-filled pastry).​

Welcome visitors to the church tours led by our priests.  Make sure no food or open beverage containers enter the church.  Guide people to restrooms, and facilitate safe entry and exit to the church.

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