People make their way past the many artists' booths during the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC)
Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Volunteer at Stone Mountain’s annual festival and get park perks

Stone Mountain Park is looking for volunteers to fill a variety of positions at its 51st annual Yellow Daisy Festival.

The festival at Georgia’s most popular attraction will take place Sept. 5-8, featuring more than 400 artists. There are over 200 opportunities for volunteers who want to help out and earn free perks from Stone Mountain.

Volunteers will get meals for the shifts they work and a festival T-shirt. They will also earn annual parking passes, attraction passes or park memberships, depending on the number of shifts worked.

Fall-themed artwork was on display at the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC)
Photo: STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Positions are offered at the festival’s arts, music and food areas.

“Positions require light work, walking and a friendly smile,” Stone Mountain Park said in a statement. “Greeters, photographers, gate attendants and help center representatives are needed as well as volunteers to help direct crafters and customers moving items in and out of the festival.”

To sign up, visit the park’s website. Volunteers must be able to attend a training session Thursday, Aug. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m., or Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

The festival itself is included with the cost of parking at Stone Mountain: $20 for a one-day pass or $40 for annual parking.

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