Our Volunteers Are Very Special People

Join the hundreds of IBE volunteers who work in a variety of capacities to support and help carry out the mission of our organization.

Indiana Black Expo, Inc. (IBE) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation headquartered in Indianapolis with twelve chapter affiliates throughout the state.  IBE hosts two annual fundraisers – Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic. These fundraisers help to provide funding to our year-round youth and family programs. To date, the fundraisers have helped us provide more than five million dollars in scholarships.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Provide a boost towards your career
  • Gain new skills, knowledge, and experience
  • Feel valued and part of a team
  • Make a difference by providing excellent customer service
  • Network and build relationships with others from the community
  • Fulfill community service requirements for school, employer, or organization
  • It’s FUN!!!!

Volunteer Perks

  • Access to Summer Celebration Exhibition Hall Events
  • An Invitation to IBE’s Volunteer Appreciation Party
  • Official Volunteer T-Shirt
  • All Volunteers who work 6+ hours on the weekend for Exhibition Hall positions will receive a complimentary meal ticket.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers must be 18 years old (prior to their first shift).
  • Register and attend the required Volunteer Walk-Thru.
  • Register and attend a Volunteer Orientation Session.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled shift.
  • Dress Code: Must wear the volunteer t-shirt that is provided, with black or khaki pants, knee-length shorts or capris, and comfortable shoes.
  • Children, family, friends, or pets are NOT allowed to accompany the volunteer during any volunteer shifts at any of our events.
  • Indiana Black Expo, Inc. requires the last 4 digits of your Social Security number for background screening for all volunteer positions. The State of Indiana does these background screens at NO COST TO YOU. The information obtained on this site is secured and confidential. We will never share, trade, sell, or give access to your personal information to any other organization without your permission.

How to Volunteer

To begin the process, please fill out the form below and indicate your interest. As opportunities become available, we will contact you and see if you are interested and available to help.

It’s that easy…