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GATEWAY ARCH PARK FOUNDATION

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested

Our Opportunity:

Winterfest is an annual event held each winter from November through December.. Winterfest Assistants support Gateway Arch Park Foundations events department by helping create a hospitable, informative, and visitor-centered environment. Volunteer roles:

    • Greeters at Chestnut and 6 th Street Entrance: Greet guests as they enter the park and answer any questions they may have, i.e. Igloo Village, Smore’s, Skate Shack.
    • Greeters at Market and 7 th Street Entrance: Greet guests as they enter the park and answer any questions they may have, i.e., Igloo Village, Smore’s, Skate Shack.
    • Rink Greeter/Clean-up: Welcome guests, ensure skate prep area is clear, and collect skate assist/trainers and put in the designated area
    • Smore’s Station Helper/Clean-up: Welcome guests and ensure firepits are on, pick up sticks and left-over trash from the area, report any issues to Winterfest staff.

Roles and Responsibilities:

18 or older (younger applicants with parental/guardian approval may be considered). 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 communication skills
  • A desire to interact with the public and learn more about event planning
  • 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

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally lift and move up to forty (40) pounds

Commitment:

The duration of the volunteer term is 4 hours shift for at least 1 day of Winterfest.

Location:

Kiener Plaza is located at 500 Chestnut St. Louis, MO 63101. A volunteer table will be set up for you to check-in and receive instructions for the day. Parking for volunteers is at the Stadium East Lot at 200 Broadway across from Ballpark Village.

Training and Supervision:

  • Volunteers may attend the orientation but are not required to for one-time events.
  • Training will be conducted by volunteer supervisors or seasoned volunteers at the beginning of the volunteer shift

Volunteer Perks:

  • Contribute to a national monument, The 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 and feel it is a good fit, 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

The Gateway Arch Park Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to ensure that the Gateway Arch, its grounds, neighboring public space, and attractions are a vital, active, and 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 www.ArchPark.org.

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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.

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WHEN

Sat Nov 20, 2021 - Sun Jan 02, 2022
12:00 PM - 08:00 PM

WHERE

500 Chestnut StreetSt. LouisSt. Louis, MO 63101

(38.62612,-90.19092)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Planning / Management
  • Ushering
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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