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Be a Volunteer & Join Team

SUMAQ 2022!


We love our volunteers and it looks great on your resume! If you’d like to become a volunteer for our event please fill out our volunteer form and we’ll contact you shortly! Join our SUMAQ team as an Event Support or Event Leader Volunteer at the 2022 Peruvian Food Festival.

Event Support & Leadership Volunteers manage registration, guest experience, assist guest chefs, materials prep, and set up for all general events at SUMAQ. No experience is required for Event Support roles but some experience may be required for Leadership roles.



Rules & Regulations of SUMAQ Volunteers:

  • All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

  • All volunteers are required to complete a minimum of 4 hours. 

  • Volunteers must be on time for all assigned shifts.

  • Any cancellations must be at least 24-hours in advance.

  • Volunteers are required to wear closed-toe shoes to all shifts.

  • You DO NOT need to separately purchase a ticket to be a volunteer. We will NOT reimburse any festival tickets purchased before you applied to volunteer.


"The Perks" SUMAQ Volunteers Will Receive:

  • 2 additional festival tickets

  • That tingly good feeling when you know you are contributing to our mission of spreading the love for Peruvian food and culture!

  • A chance to interact with members of Team SUMAQ

  • A chance to meet the celebrities and top chefs


Shift Schedules:

Shifts may vary depending on your availability. 


Friday, August 26th: anytime between 12pm-10pm.

Saturday, August 27th: anytime between 9am-10pm.

Sunday, August 28th: anytime between 9am-10pm.


Want to Work With a Friend?

When you are signing up online your friend can sign up as well. Make sure to let us know in the additional comments box and we’ll notify you if there is availability.


After Submitting Application:

Once we receive and review your application, if you are accepted into the volunteer program, you will receive more specific information about the shifts available. Please note that Volunteers should arrive for their shift 25 minutes prior to their shift start time so that they may be checked in and receive their shirts. All volunteers must also check out with the volunteer coordinator after their shift is completed.



Please write to with the subject line “SUMAQ Volunteers”

or call us at 516.422.2718.

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