Sunday, June 13, 2021

Become a Student Volunteer with SYAC

Are you a high school student living in Southlake or attending CISD? Would you enjoy learning more about the City of Southlake, attending City events and earning volunteer hours? Then you should fill out an SYAC application today!

SYAC members will meet on the first Monday of each month at 4:15 p.m. at Southlake Town Hall.

SYAC is accepting applications through October 1, 2018. View and print the application.

What is SYAC? The Southlake Youth Action Commission is a group aimed at teaching students more about their local government. Commission members will meet with City leaders as well as attend City events and participate in volunteer opportunities.

If you’re a student and you’d like to learn more about what government looks like at the local level, SYAC is a great opportunity. Apply to join today!

Learn more about SYAC by visiting www.cityofsouthlake.com. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Cassie Tucker at (817) 748-8036.

Volunteers Needed for 12th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration

Just a few weeks away is the biggest annual event in Southlake in Town Square — get ready for Oktoberfest October 4-6! Presented by Texas Nissan of Grapevine and hosted by Southlake Chamber of Commerce, this year marks the festival’s 12th anniversary and volunteers are needed to help with operations and welcome the anticipated 50,000 people who will attend the three-day event from throughout the Metroplex.

Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day for both adults and teens in the following areas:

  • Ticket booths
  • Beer booths (must be over 21)
  • Children’s areas
  • Set up on Friday and Saturday

As an incentive to recruit volunteers, the Southlake Chamber of Commerce will give away an iPad Mini—courtesy of i5 webworks, a gaming system—courtesy of GameStop, and an eReader. Each volunteer’s name will be entered into the drawing for each shift they work; the more shifts you volunteer, the greater your chances to win! Winners will be announced at the conclusion of Oktoberfest (do not have to be present to win).

In addition, any company or organization that covers 10 or more volunteer shifts will receive on-site recognition and advertising opportunities.

Carroll ISD students who volunteer will receive volunteer credit for the event as well.  However, if the volunteer is under the age of 15, they must be accompanied by an adult volunteer.

Each volunteer will receive a free commemorative Oktoberfest t-shirt at the completion of their shift.

Both park and admission for Southlake Oktoberfest are free to the public. Hours of operation are Friday 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information or to register as a volunteer online, go to www.OktoberfestSouthlake.com.