Festival Volunteers

Volunteers are Needed Before, During and After Festival of Trees

Please come just us as a volunteer and get into the spirit of the season while helping Kennedy Krieger help others. Volunteers are needed for all phases of the three-day event, including set-up and breakdown.

Volunteer Opportunities BEFORE Festival of Trees include: tree set-up, holiday decorating of the Festival, laying snow, preparing crafts, and many other activites. Learn More

Volunteer Opportunities DURING Festival of Trees include: Santa's helper, carousel ticket tacker, craft assembly area, interactive games, program distribution, and many other activites. Learn More

Register to Become a Volunteer

Available shifts during the event are as follows: 

Friday, November 28
7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 29
7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 30
9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. until 6:15 p.m.

Volunteer Opportunities AFTER Festival of Trees include: breakdown, tree packing, inventory, distribution of trees and gingerbread houses, and many other activities. Learn More

If you have any questions on how you can volunteer, please call the Kennedy Krieger Institute Development Department at (443) 923-7300.  

This is a great opportunity to get in those required community service hours for graduation!!!


Kennedy Krieger Employees Volunteer Opportunities

We rely on the help of Kennedy Krieger employees to make Festival of Trees possible. Some of the unique volunteer opportunities we offer to Kennedy Krieger employees and their friends and family are:

  • Activity Booth- where attendees purchase their tickets for children’s activities
  • Sales Gazebo- where attendees purchase trees, wreaths, and gingerbread houses
  • Information Booth- where attendees can ask general information questions and pick up event programs
  • Raffle – where attendees purchase raffle tickets
  • Silent Auction- you are on hand to watch over the auction items, answer any questions, and assist with sales

To find out more about Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees 2014, you can email festivaloftrees@kennedykrieger.org with any questions you may have.  Keep an eye out for more specific emails about how you can get involved in volunteering at this year’s Festival of Trees.