Family Day 2019 Volunteers!!!! (Community Fair and Parade)

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Minneapolis Urban League

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The 30th Annual Family Day is on is Saturday, Aug. 24th, 2019, hosted by the Minneapolis Urban League. As a Family Day volunteer, you can help bring entertainment, food, fun and resources to families in North Minneapolis! Volunteers can sign up for a two- to four-hour time slot and will receive a free t-shirt to wear on the day of the event. To learn more about the Minneapolis Urban League: www.mul.org.

To sign-up as a volunteer, call 612-302-3100 or email bgill@mul.org.


Volunteer opportunities include:

Children’s Activities Area (KIDZONE)

  • Line up patrons in an orderly manner to ensure safe access to activities.
  • Monitor activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures, or arrange for the removal of unruly patrons.

Adult Activities Area
  • Assist with crowd promotion of activities(i.e., pass out handbills to generate participants for bingo, bidwhist, dominoes, & other activities).

Volunteer Check-In Area
  • Provide Front Desk reception service. (Serve as 'first point of entry’ for vendors, volunteers, and Family Day participants.)

Security
  • Maintain crowd control around * all activity areas.
  • Conduct a walk-through of the entire area (between Logan and Penn Avenues) every half-hour and immediately report any concerns or suspicious activities to one of the off-duty officers.
Parade
  • Be on site by 9:30 a.m. to assist Parade units with final lineup changes.
  • Assist Security with crowd control along * the parade route.
  • Deliver water,

Setup
  • Be on-site by 8:00 a.m. to receive assignments.
  • Assist with set up and placement of displays, signage, etc.
  • If necessary, assist with vendor booth setup and deliver needed goods and supplies to vendor stations.(For this task, you must be able to lift at least 10lbs.)

Floater
  • Be available at the Check-in area to receive assignments.
  • Serve as a 'runner,’ transporting messages or supplies to volunteers in the event area.


Clean-Up/Facilities
  • Help place trash receptacles throughout event area.
  • Regularly monitor event area throughout the day for full trash containers, and remove full trash bags from containers and replace liners.
  • Assist Facilities with breaking down and transporting displays, tables & chairs, and other equipment items. (For this task, must be able to lift at least 10lbs.)


***STAGE MANAGER: We are also hiring (paid opportunity) a Stage manager who will plan activities for the stage, including speakers, performers, exhibitions. If you know of someone with stage manager skill or experience, please contact landerson@mul.org.

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WHEN

Sat Aug 24, 2019
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM  

WHERE

2100 Plymouth Avenue NorthMinneapolis, MN 55411

(44.99177,-93.30759)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Event Management
  • Customer Service
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Shifts run from Event Set-Up 8am-12pm; Parade 8 am-12 pm; Volunteer Check-in 8 am-5 pm; Vendor Check-in: 10 am-12 pm; Security: 11 am-7 pm; Adult Activities (Bingo, Card Games, etc.): 12pm-6pm; Kids Zone: 12pm-6 pm; Event Take Down/Clean up: 5pm-9p

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