Brackendale Farmers Institute

Brackendale Farmers Institute Park 41976 Government Road Brackendale BC V0N 1H0
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THE BRACKENDALE FARMERS INSTITUTE and FALL FAIR
A not for profit organization with a strong emphasis on agriculture, community, and health.
With monthly meetings held the second Wednesday of each month, an annual FALL FAIR in early September and all year long outreach, the BFI provides opportunities for community support and connecting, education for farming, gardening and food preserving, marketing of local products, and family strengthening. Volunteering at the Fair is best for people who live in the Squamish area.

Current Volunteer Opportunities
2024 BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR EXHIBIT COMPETITION CHAIR PERSON
Committee Member / Coordination / Event Planning / Volunteer Coordination
Do you like to encourage inspiration and endeavors to create exhibit entries to be judged on a set standard of criteria? Do you like to meet people who have a special forte in a special skill and hav…
15-30 hours / yearly
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2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Activities Co-ordinator
Committee Member / Community Outreach / Coordination / Supervision / Volunteer Coordination
The 2024 Fall Fair promises to be another huge success. The activities coordinator will review traditional activities for repairs & maintenance, instigate new activities & help recruit volunteers re…
20-40 hours
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2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Activity Attendants: Zucchini Race Supervisors
Event Help / Event Planning / Supervision / Volunteer Coordination
The one and only famous Zucchini race track needs you! This is a coveted and special role as the zucchini race is sooooo popular. This activity brings participants out as novice racers and challenge…
10-20 hours
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2024 BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR EXHIBIT COMPETITION CLERKS
Committee Member / Event Help
• Work with Exhibition Clerk Coordinator. • There are six clerk roles. You will volunteer for one only. The focus of the Exhibits Competition is to showcase the public's achievements in h…
2-5 hours
2024 BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR EXHIBIT COMPETITION TALLY CLERKS
Event Help
• Work with Exhibition Competition Coordinator on the morning of the fall fair. Shift starts at 9:00 am. • Update tally sheets/system for tallying competitors’ points, • On receiving the judging fo…
3-4 hours
2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Activity Attendants: Sasquatch Cake Walk Supervisors
Supervision
Ready for fun? You will help set up and take down the game (sasquatch feet stepping boards, music, cake table). The participants walk around the path in time to music, which plays for a duration and …
2-8 hours
2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Activity Attendants: Tug of Rope Referrees
Supervision
The Tug of Rope is a fun group game. You will set up/ take down the equipment (rope and centre line ) and supervise the participants. Make sure the teams are evenly balanced so no one gets hurt.
4-8 hours
2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Volunteer Coordinator
Administration / Committee Member / Community Outreach / Coordination / Event Planning / Marketing / Mentoring / Peer Support / Program Manager / Public Speaking / Supervision / Volunteer Coordination / Writing
Volunteers make the Fall Fair! If you like action and engaging with people, this is a role for you! Your enthusiasm will be contagious, As vollie coordinator you will work from home and at the Br…
40-80 hours
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2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Teen Activities Coordinator
Community Outreach / Event Planning / Mentoring
As Teen Activities Coordinator your goal is to engage teens in a lifelong opportunity to participate in building community. You will: Collaborate with Activities and Volunteer coordinators. Recruit…
40-80 hours
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2024 BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR EXHIBIT COMPETITION TENT INSTALLERS
General Labour
• Help recruit additional tent installers. • Set up & take down of Exhibit Tent. • Set up & take down of Stage tent. • Proper cleaning of tents. • Load in storage of tents. • Attend BFI meetings…
8-20 hours / yearly
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2024 BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR EXHIBIT COMPETITION JUDGES
Event Help
• Work with Exhibition Competition Judge Coordinator • Have knowledge of the section and /or classes you have volunteered to judge • Ensure you read through the judge’s information package befor…
4-5 hours
2024 BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR DAY EXHIBIT TENT HOSTS
Event Help
• To protect the exhibits and answer any fall fair related questions
2-2 hours / yearly
2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Activity Attendants - Mini Golf Hosts
Supervision
Lots of Fun! Help set up/ take down the game. The mini golf course is a 9 hole wooden course with various fun obstacles. Children and adults alike enjoy the challenge of completing the 10 minute game…
4-8 hours
2024 Brackendale Fall Fair Activity Attendants: Petting Zoo Animal Guardians
Animal Care / Supervision
The popular petting zoo includes goats and kids. You will be supervising children while their parents watch on to ensure the animals are treated with respect and have sufficient clean water. You wil…
2-8 hours / yearly