Opportunity Village

OV Foundation - Events - If you need to register a group, please contact volunteers@opportunityvillage.org - 2019 Magical Forest Nightly Helpers - INDIVIDUALS

**If you are a group please email volunteers@opportunityvillage.org    If you are signing up as an individual, please use this link 2019 Magical Forest Volunteers **

Come help staff the Magical Forest, one of our most important (and most fun) fundraising events of the year! No special experience or skills required - just show up with a festive spirit and willingness to serve. 

Volunteer roles vary widely during this shift, and include things welcoming guests, serving lemonade and funnel cakes, acting as crossing guards for our Forest Express train, and operating our many attractions and rides. An auction-style role placement will happen at the beginning of each nightly shift. 

Age  Requirement

2019 Age Parameter for HallOVeen and Magical Forest:


Individuals age 14-17 may volunteer as long as each youth volunteer is accompanied by an adult who will stay with them through the entirety of the nightly shift. All volunteers under 18 must bring the Junior Permission Slip for each nightly shift.


Group Volunteers (ie: school or community groups)

Volunteers age 17+ who are coming with their group (ie: Key Clubs, NHS) may volunteer with advisor(s) present the entire shift at a ratio established by the Volunteer Manager.

               All volunteers under 18 must bring the Junior Permission Slip for each nightly shift.


Dress Code

Festive attire is welcome but please no face masks. Closed-toed shoes are required. We ask that tops have sleeves t-shirt length or longer, and pants are at least knee-length. Please dress for the weather wear warm layers! 


This event is located at our main campus at 6300 W Oakey Blvd. 


We share a parking lot with CSN which you can enter off of Torrey Pines. Look for signage for volunteer entry - if you see big green Magical Forest gates you are in the right place! 


What are the perks of volunteering at HallOVeen and Magical Forest? 

  • 2 general admission tickets to the Magical Forest to return as our Guest! 
  • Volunteer only Hydration station 
  • Discounts to local restaurants
  • $5 Gift certificate to the Opportunity Village Thrift Store 

Secure your volunteer group spot early! 

GROUP SIGNUP - Contact volunteers@opportunityvillage.org to change your profile to a group profile so you can sign up groups for volunteer opportunities.

This opportunity is not available for court-ordered community service credit.

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 24 total shifts) for this activity are as follows

Date Start Time End Time
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Friday, December 13, 2019 4:30 PM 10:30 PM
Saturday, December 14, 2019 4:30 PM 10:30 PM
Sunday, December 15, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Monday, December 16, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:30 PM 10:00 PM