Volunteer

Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival relies on volunteer support to make the festival a success.

Register to Volunteer


Volunteer Perks

Festival volunteers receive the following for the hours they complete:

  • Dinner for volunteers working during the 6:00 p.m. shift on Friday & Saturday
  • Lunch for volunteers working during the 12 p.m. shifts on Saturday & Sunday

Work up to 4 hours (Total Volunteer Perk Value: $65):

  • One T-Shirt
  • One Event Hang tag for parking close to the festival and free island entrance for the day of shift

Work 8 plus total hours (Total Volunteer Perk Value: $95):

  • One T-Shirt
  • One Event Hang tag for parking close to the festival and free island entrance for the day of shift
  • One Festival Poster
  • Goody Bag

Work 12 plus total hours (Total Volunteer Perk Value: $165):

  • One T-Shirt
  • One Event Hang tag for parking close to the festival and free island entrance for the day of shift
  • One Festival Poster
  • Goody Bag
  • Your choice of One Amenities Pass or One Entrance to Craft Brew Festival
  • Eligible for the “Volunteer of the Year” awards

Hangtags, parking instructions and a festival map will be mailed prior to the event. Shirts will be picked up first day of volunteering at the Information/Volunteer Tent. All other items will be received after final volunteer shift is complete at the Information/Volunteer Tent.

Please join us as we make the Shrimp & Grits Festival an exceptional experience for Jekyll Island, the Golden Isles, and all of Georgia.

*Reminder: Hangtags will get you on the island all day the day of your shift only. Come early or stay late the day of your shift to enjoy everything the 2019 Shrimp & Grits Festival has to offer!

**All volunteers that work at least 4 hours will receive a volunteer shirt. However, correct T-shirt sizes are only guaranteed to volunteers that signup by July 30, 2019. Anyone signing up after this deadline will receive a shirt as close to their specified size as possible.