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First Night Akron Volunteers

Join our team by becoming a First Night Akron volunteer!

Your assistance will ensure that First Night is a meaningful and joyous arts experience for all our guests! Volunteer as a family, with a group of friends, or by yourself.

Each volunteer will receive FREE admission to First Night with special volunteer credentials, so you can enjoy the evening while you’re not volunteering!

If you would like more information about volunteering at First Night, or to volunteer before or after New Year’s Eve, call Jane Startzman at 330-535-3179 or send an email to

Become a First Night volunteer and have a happy New Year!

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The electronic online application is the preferred method

Click here to fill out an online application to volunteer at First Night Akron 2015 on Wednesday, December 31 (coming soon).

Download the First Night 2015 Volunteer Application (coming soon).