Summer Festival seeks volunteers

The 15th annual Summer Festival of the Arts at Youngstown State University, scheduled for July 13 and 14 at and around Youngstown State University is seeking volunteers for the event.

Volunteers are needed for artist registration; information booths; in the children’s hands-on art tent; for technical assistance at performance sites and at the Festival of Nations international area, among others. Various shifts are available for the two-day event. Each volunteer receives a Festival tee shirt, cold water and reserved free parking.

“Each year our participants compliment our volunteer corps on their knowledge, enthusiasm and professionalism,” said Lori A. Factor, Festival coordinator. “Our volunteers are crucial to the festival’s success and offer a personal touch to make this event successful.”

Interested individuals or teachers advising service organizations may obtain an application by calling 330-941-2307, emailing or logging on to for a downloadable form.