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Picnic in Your Park 2022

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ORGANIZATION: GATEWAY ARCH PARK FOUNDATION

  • 2 people are interested
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Reports to Amanda Goldsmith, Director of Development

Our Opportunity:

Picnic in Your Park, hosted by Gateway Arch Park Foundation’s Friends Advisory Board, celebrates the beauty of Gateway Arch National Park while raising awareness and critical funds for park conservation, preservation, education, and community programs through the purchase of a gourmet picnic in the park.

This position consists of several opportunities including:

  • Event Set-Up Volunteers : The duties of this position include setting up tables, tents, and signs around downtown and throughout Gateway Arch National Park from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Check-in Volunteers : The duties of this position include greeting guests, checking them in, and directing them to pick up their baskets from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Greeters : The duties of this position may include greeting guests as they arrive at the park, giving directions on how and where to pick up their baskets, and answering or finding someone to answer any questions they have. Greeters will be stationed in pairs around downtown and the park from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Event Tear -Down Volunteers: The duties of this position include taking down tables, tents, and signs around downtown and throughout Gateway Arch National Park and helping store the items at the Foundation offices from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Volunteers must be 18 or older. As representatives of The National Park Service and Gateway Arch Park Foundation, volunteers must adhere to the policies, procedures, and code of conduct as outlined in the volunteer handbook provided prior to or during training.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Familiarity with downtown St. Louis and Gateway Arch National Park grounds
  • Enthusiasm, friendliness, and a positive attitude
  • Respect for confidentiality of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation’s volunteers, partners, members, and donors
  • Willingness to take initiative and voice ideas

Commitment:

Sunday, May 15, 2022, with various shifts from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location:

Gateway Arch National Park at 11 N. 4 th Street. Event Check-in location at the North Gateway. Other positions throughout the park. Free parking is available in the Kiener West Garage at 604 Pine St.

Training and Supervision:

  • Attend 1-hour training session a week before the event takes place. (date and time to be determined)

Volunteer Perks:

  • Contribute to a national monument, Gateway Arch National Park!
  • Annual general membership to Gateway Arch Park Foundation (40+ hours)
  • Annual volunteer recognition event
  • Free parking if needed during volunteer hours

Next Steps:

If you are interested in this position, please contact the Volunteer Manager at meagan.patterson@archpark.org or (314) 881-3537 to schedule an interview.

Thank you for wanting to be a part of our team. We could not serve the community of St. Louis without you!

About Gateway Arch Park Foundation

Gateway Arch Park Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission to ensure the Gateway Arch, its grounds, neighboring public spaces, and attractions are a vital, welcoming, well-supported resource to the community and nation for generations to come. The Foundation is part of an alliance that helps meet this mission, which includes the National Park Service, Bi-State Development, Great Rivers Greenway, Jefferson National Parks Association, and the City of St. Louis. For more information, visit ArchPark.org .

4 Shifts

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  • Sun May 15, 2022 - 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM
    Register at https://archpark.volunteerhub.com/.
  • Sun May 15, 2022 - 11:30 AM to 02:30 PM
    Register at https://archpark.volunteerhub.com/.
  • Sun May 15, 2022 - 11:30 AM to 02:30 PM
    Register at https://archpark.volunteerhub.com/.
  • Sun May 15, 2022 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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About GATEWAY ARCH PARK FOUNDATION

Location:

1 S MEMORIAL DR STE 700, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63102, US

Mission Statement

The Gateway Arch Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to ensure that the Gateway Arch, its grounds, neighboring public space, and attractions will be a vital, welcoming, and well-supported resource for the community and nation for generations to come.

Description

Founded in 2009 to support and coordinate a project to connect, invigorate and expand the Arch grounds, the Foundation is a conservancy that collaborates with partners to operate and maintain the improvements made through the CityArchRiver project.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Sports & Recreation
Community, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sun May 15, 2022
10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

11 North 4th StreetSt. Louis, MO 63102

(38.6343,-90.1838)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-hour training session on Thursday, May 12th at 10 a.m. If unable to attend a link to a recording will be provided.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

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