Appalachian HorrorFest 2024 is looking for fellow horror lovers to volunteer for the upcoming festival! AHF will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2024, featuring some of the region’s finest storytellers and musical guests. We are looking for positive, energetic, and willing people to get involved in a busy environment.

Volunteers are an essential part of our festival. We can’t do this without your help! We recognize the value of our volunteers and provide benefits to thank them for their dedication. We have opportunities for almost any area of interest. As a volunteer with Appalachian HorrorFest 2024, you will be matched with an opportunity that suits your interests and skills. Areas you may volunteer for include:

Hospitality and Information Volunteers

A forward-facing customer service role involving assisting volunteers, staff, storytellers, musicians, festival attendees, and special guests with information concerning the festival.  Low physical demand.


Runners handle communication, errands, and other tasks between teams.  Medium physical demand.

Ticketing Volunteers

A forward-facing customer service role, acting as the first point of contact for the festival on the event day.  Duties include greeting attendees, ticket sales, queue management, assistance at the box office, ticket collection/authentication, and providing accurate event information.  Low physical demand.


A forward-facing customer service role involved helping attendees navigate the festival’s venue.  Medium physical demand.


Stagehands assist with the logistical planning, preparation, execution, and oversight of the show.  Responsibilities include preparing the venue and stage for the event.  Medium physical demand

For new volunteers, please plan on attending our volunteer orientations (date and time TBD and will be scheduled closer to the festival). Orientations usually last one hour. In exchange for your volunteer commitment, you receive complimentary admission into the event, concessions credit, and a festival swag bag.

Thank you for your interest in the Appalachian HorrorFest 2024 Volunteer Program!  If you want to become a volunteer, please click the online application button below after reading this information page.