Volunteer

VOLUNTEER
WITH US

Volunteer

VOLUNTEER WITH US

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Become A Volunteer
& Make A Difference Today!

For SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) our success depends on the passion of volunteers to share their experience, skills and abilities of all kinds. What began as a small gathering of pilots over four decades ago, SUN ‘n FUN has dramatically grown, hosting events year-round on our Expo Campus with proceeds benefiting ACE. Due in large part to the dedication of our volunteers, ACE has emerged as a nationally recognized leader in STEM-related and aerospace education through our various learning centers, outreach programs, summer camps and scholarships aimed at preparing students for tomorrow’s aerospace challenges. 

You don’t need to be a Jet Pilot or Rocket Scientist to make an impact! Our volunteers come from all walks of life and have talents of all kinds including:

  • Administrators
  • Airplane Mechanics
  • Carpenters
  • Educators
  • Electricians
  • Event Planners
  • Gardeners
  • IT Specialists
  • Office Support
  • Painters
  • Photographers
  • Plumbers
  • Pilots…of course!
  • Welders
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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 Tail Dragger 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.

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 over $2M for ACE enabling the delivery of STEM-related and aerospace education programs engaging over 50,000 youth each year. Additionally, ACE manages and allocates up to $445K/year in aerospace scholarships.  

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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Local Ambassador Program

We would like to build a team of local volunteers who can assist us with promoting “All Things SUN ‘n FUN” in the Central Florida area.

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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