We can't do it without you

Make a difference in your community...and have fun doing it! We don't have to tell you why it's good to volunteer. It's widely known that lending a helping hand makes you feels good. At Gilroy Rodeo, we do things a little different. Each volunteer is part of the GR family and helps ensure we can continue on for many years to come. With no paid employees, volunteers put together the entire rodeo. From picking up trash to helping coordinate the arena events, we can't do it without you! 

Group Fundraising

We offer opportunities for nonprofit groups to earn money for their clubs by assisting us in the daily operations of the Gilroy Rodeo. These may include trash clean up, ticket taking, parking detail, table busing, etc. If your group is interested in making a commitment to these or similar tasks, please email: In 2019, we were proud to donate over $5,200 to organizations who volunteered with us. 

Community Service

Are you looking for community service hours? We've got you covered. GR is a non-profit and any hours spent volunteering with us, count as community service. Please let the volunteer coordinator know you plan to use your hours for community service, and we will gladly sign off at the end of your shift. 

Benefits of Volunteering

Whatever your interest or skills, there is undoubtedly a place for you to volunteer with one of the committees. As a volunteer, besides the personal satisfaction of being part of the Gilroy Rodeo, there are also other benefits available to you.


  • Free gate admission and parking with volunteer credentials

  • Volunteers that working longer than 4.5 consecutive hours in 1 shift will receive 1 food ticket and 2 non-alcoholic beverage tickets

Sign Up

To be a GR 2021 volunteer please fill out this form: 

Got Questions? Contact our Director of Volunteers: