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Our Expo Volunteers Really Make A Difference!

The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo has benefited from the efforts of very large number of volunteers from all walks of life during its 49 year history.  Our Expo volunteer family gathers once a year to bring together ideas, activities and event operations that add to the magic and to the success of the second largest aviation event in the United States. 

Come and help us make the magic happen, we have all types of opportunities for you to stretch your wings!  Experience is needed for some activities... and some only require determination to get the job done.  We are anxious to hear from you, please complete the Expo Volunteer Form below to get the process started.

We have many operational areas to choose from... A few of our operational areas are noted below... If you don't see something here that interests you, don't worry, we have a longer list!

  • Auto Parking
  • Convention Safety
  • Military Hospitality
  • Transportation
  • Security
  • Gift Shop
  • Media
  • Admissions
  • Airshow Ops
  • Guest Support
  • Handicap Svc.
  • Aircraft Judging
  • International Vis.
  • Education Prog.
  • Workshops
  • Evening Programs

Become a SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In Volunteer!

Join the team of 3,500 volunteers that ensure the annual SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo is a fundraising success. Share your talents, interests and time while making new friends. Depending on the number of hours served, volunteers are eligible to receive special awards as well as an invitation to the Taildragger Party, a celebration of the efforts of all the Expo volunteers. Returning volunteers are eligible for free camping during the event.

What are your interests?  Do you like working with people, does working outside have an appeal?  Would working around aircraft or on the airshow team be a dream come true?  Are you a behind-the-scene kind of volunteer, do you like working with kids… is education your thing?  We even have a few jobs that come with air conditioning.  Join us and have the time of your life!

Once your application is received we will begin the placement process.  Chairmen who are in need of volunteers who meet with your desired volunteer goals will be provided your contact information.  Your volunteer efforts will be coordinated through a particular chairman and/or our Volunteer office.  Please contact Robin McFarland, Director of Volunteers – 863-904-4044 for more information.

Our volunteer opportunities are limitless!

Tell us about your interests and availability by completing the application below and our Volunteer Director will match you with the perfect opportunity to fit your lifestyle!  Fill out the form below or send an email to volunteer@flysnf.org

There’s so much to do at the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus!!

  • Our annual premiere fundraising event, SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, is one of the largest aviation events in the world!
  • Our campus is host to over 100 events including festivals, car shows, dog shows, BBQ competitions and more.
  • We have 200 acres of Florida landscape and multi-purpose venues that support a myriad of event experiences.
  • Our Florida Air Museum is Florida’s Official Aviation Museum and Education Center.
  • We encourage student interactions in everything we do!
  • We engage more than 50,000 students annually through our education outreach programs, both onsite and in the community.
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SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to preserve and enhance the future of flight through world-class events, inspiring and educating people of all ages. Year-round events, including the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo which is one of the world’s largest of its kind, raise funds for the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE). SUN ‘n FUN annually raises funding for ACE enabling the delivery of STEM-related and aerospace education programs engaging over 50,000 youth each year. Additionally, ACE manages numerous aerospace scholarships.  

Fly-In Ambassador Program

We are offering everyone with a passion for aviation a chance to join us (with bragging rights) on a mission to tell the world about our annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo.

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Sign-up to be an Expo volunteer

Volunteers are our most valuable resource! Would you like to join our volunteer family? We have many opportunities that may interest you, so please fill out the form below and let us know what they are and we will take it from there. We appreciate your time, talents, and willingness to share them.

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Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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