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Winter Wednesdays - Candy Cane Games

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Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

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Event Description:

MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT

As part of Pullen Park's pop-out winter programing, a Candy Cane Games day will be held at Pullen Park. An assortment of carnival games will be available to play for program registrants, and we need help running the games! The rules are simple; just step right up and we'll tell you everything you need to know!

Volunteer Duties:

Assist with carrying/wheeling various carnival games and minimal setup/breakdown of games. Volunteers may be asked to team lift games weighing up to 110lbs. Volunteers will each be assigned a carnival game to run. Volunteers will be responsible for engaging the guests, explaining the game rules to guests, monitoring guest play for safe behavior, and ensuring that no pieces of game equipment are broken or lost. Strong communication and guest interaction skills are required.

Volunteer Impact:

By volunteering to run a carnival game, you are helping provide winter programing to local families in our communities. Please help us spread some holiday joy this season!

Work Environment:

Work will occur outdoors with approximately 200 participants attending the outdoor program between 2pm - 6pm. Volunteers will be asked to push or carry pieces of carnival game equipment. The largest piece of equipment that volunteers might be asked to team lift is 110lbs. Restrooms are available on-site.

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. All volunteers must complete a release form. Those under 18 years of age will need a parent/guardian signature.

Other Instructions:

Please dress appropriately for weather in mid-December and wear layers. Volunteers may wish to bring a drink and snack. Park in the main lot for Pullen Park Amusements. Additional parking is available behind the Pullen Community Center as needed.

Please be aware that Nights of Lights at Dorothea Dix Park will occur on this day beginning at 6pm. Traffic on Western Blvd is expected to be impacted by Nights of Lights, and volunteers may wish to use the Hillsborough Street entrance to Ashe Avenue.

A free holiday movie will play on the event lawn after the carnival games conclude, from 6pm - 8pm. Volunteers are welcome to stay to watch the movie if they would like.

COVID-19 Policy:

Volunteers and staff must follow the COVID-19 policies below so that projects are safe for everyone.

  • Social distancing must be practiced (6-feet between individuals)
  • Masks/face shields are required for all volunteers (masks not provided)
  • Volunteers must participate in an infrared temperature check
  • State, federal, and local mandates must be followed
  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms, please do not register
  • If you are volunteering indoors you will be required to show proof of full vaccination

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About Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

Location:

222 West Hargett Street, Suite 608, Raleigh, NC 27601, US

Mission Statement

You are invited to make a difference in your community by volunteering! Through the efforts of City staff and volunteers, the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department can continue its fine tradition of providing quality leisure services to citizens of all ages.

Description

Join Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department's Volunteer Program and make a difference in your community. You may volunteer as an individual or as part of a group on a one-time or ongoing basis. There are many opportunities for individuals, groups, students and businesses to contribute to our quality programs and facilities. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

Wed Dec 15, 2021
01:30 AM - 06:30 PM

WHERE

520 Ashe AvenueRaleigh, NC 27606

(35.77927,-78.66304)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 5 hour time commitment

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