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Volunteer opportunities and application coming soon!


We are always looking for brave souls to assist us at the Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest and Mermaid Splash! We are working on making this event our most successful yet, but we absolutely cannot do it without YOU! Volunteering for the festival is a great opportunity to have fun and work behind-the-scenes at one of the hottest events in Boynton Beach.


-Kids Zones: Volunteers will assist with the unique and interactive activities that are offered in one of two kids zones at the event. Responsibilities will include line management, ticket distribution, booth helper, and replenishing supplies. Volunteers will be in some sun and do some standing - but they are sure to have lots of fun!

-Vendor Relations: Volunteers are our first line of support for the vendors. They assemble and distribute “Welcome Packets”, assist with load-in/load- out and serve as booth-sitters. Volunteers with lots of stamina, a winning smile, and a helpful attitude will work best in this role.

-Information Booths: We are happy to answer any questions you may have about Pirate Fest 2019. You will be distributing event maps and schedules, as well as assisting event patrons complete feedback surveys. Missing children and lost persons are reunited here and this is as well also a drop off for all Lost and Found items and First Aid services.

-Marketing Ambassadors: Help us spread the word by offering these services: Volunteers will pass out brochures, giveaways, hold signs promoting the event and answer guests questions.

-Treasure Hunt: Volunteers will help organize the hunt by providing maps and answering any questions from participants. Patrons are eligible for prizes which they can redeem at this booth once they completed the hunt.

-Set-up & Break Down: You’ve been building your muscles; now put them to work by joining our set-up and breakdown team. Pirate Fest is a huge event and we need extra hands to successfully set-up and breakdown the event. Volunteers will assist with setting up the décor, stocking the information booth, placing signage, and more. Many hands make light work, so feel free to recruit some friends to join the team too!


For the love of your community, pirates, mermaids, and all things fun! Plus some sweet perks!


  • Food and drinks at the volunteer hospitality area
  • Official Pirate Fest t-shirt and pin
  • Community service hours are available for eligible volunteers


Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Any volunteer under the age of 18, must have their parent or legal guardian sign the required Waiver of Liability and Indemnification Form.


If you are requesting to be a volunteer in any area other than “roaming character” we recommend that you dress as comfortable as possible. We provide the t-shirt* and the rest is up to you. Please keep in mind that the weather in South Florida is incredibly unpredictable, so dress accordingly. Also, this is a rain or shine event that takes place 100% outdoors. We recommend comfortable shoes that are closed toed.

*Every volunteer will receive an official Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash t-shirt. We ask that no alcoholic beverages are consumed while wearing the t-shirt during the event.


The event takes place on East Ocean Avenue, between Seacrest Blvd. and Federal Hwy. Upon arrival to the event you should go to the volunteer check in area (the location will be provided to you prior to the event). Upon check in you will receive your t-shirt and shift assignment.


There are a variety of volunteer shifts available before, during, and after the event.


If you would like to join our team please contact: Debbie Johnson at Johnsonbbcra@gmail.com.

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