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July 4th Family Fireworks Festival at Lake Almaden

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ORGANIZATION: Midtown Family Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 6 people are interested
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Celebrate the 4th of July by assisting with the setup, activities, and-or cleanup, of the 4th of July Family Family Festival and Fireworks at Lake Almaden.

General Help Needed

  • Assist with event setup in the late afternoon on Sunday July 3 or in the morning on July 4;
  • Provide an overnight presence to secure site during 1 or more of 3 shifts Sunday July 3 into Monday July 4 or 1 or more of 3 shifts Monday July 4 into Tuesday July 5 (must be 18 years or older to volunteer though adult volunteers may bring an older youth if related);
  • Assist with games and activities, trash cleanup, and miscellaneous tasks during the actual event, 1:00pm to 9:00pm, Monday, July 4;
  • Assist with event tear-down and clean-up during 1 or both of 2 shifts Tuesday July 5.

Specialized Help and Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Businesses or organizations to provide family-oriented activities (must fit in a 10' x 10' or 10' x 20' space; suggestions - face painting, fake tattoos, photo booth, paper crafts, giant Jenga, giant Connect 4, giant Checkers, giant Chess, Hopscotch, martial arts demonstrations, Corn Hole, miniature golf or putting green, lawn bowling... anything else you think will be fun for kids );
  • Businesses or organizations to provide health-education activities or materials.

Organizing Entities and Primary Contacts
  • Sponsored and organized by City of San Jose Council Member Matt Mahan (District)
  • To provide financial support for the event contact Michelle Dexter in the Office of City of San Jose Council Member Matt Mahan (District 10) michele.dexter@ sanjoseca.gov
  • For more information about volunteer opportunities or sponsor an activity, contact Adwoa Armah at Midtown Family Services (408) 642-5852

12 Shifts

  • Sun Jul 03, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Setup Activities: unload tables and chairs, set up booths, set out barricades, etc.
  • Sun Jul 03, 2022 - 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Evening presence to keep equipment safe. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Sun Jul 03, 2022 - 09:00 PM to 01:00 AM
    Overnight presence to keep equipment safe. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Mon Jul 04, 2022 - 01:00 AM to 05:00 AM
    Overnight presence to keep equipment safe. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Mon Jul 04, 2022 - 05:00 AM to 09:00 AM
    Daybreak presence to keep equipment safe. From 7:00am to 9:00am will assist with Winfield Closure/Checking Parking PaMust be 18 years of age or older.
  • Mon Jul 04, 2022 - 09:00 AM to 01:00 AM
    Finish any remaining set, assist vendors to carry in materials etc.
  • Mon Jul 04, 2022 - 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Assist with games and activities
  • Mon Jul 04, 2022 - evening / 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Assist with games and activities; assist vendors to carry materials out after 8:00pm.
  • Mon Jul 04, 2022 - 09:00 PM to 01:00 AM
    Overnight presence to keep equipment safe. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Tue Jul 05, 2022 - 01:00 AM to 05:00 AM
    Overnight presence to keep equipment safe. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Tue Jul 05, 2022 - 05:00 AM to 09:00 AM
    Daybreak presence to keep equipment safe. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Tue Jul 05, 2022 - 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Event tear-down and clean-up activities
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Midtown Family Services

Location:

1275 South Winchester Boulevard, Suite G, San Jose, CA 95128, US

Mission Statement

Midtown Family Services' mission is to assist individuals and families who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, become self-sufficient in housing and interdependent domains through timely and evidence-based interventions.

Description

Midtown Family Services provides support for low-income individuals/families living in San Jose and surrounding communities in two program areas: navigation services for low income, working, members of the community with basic needs, especially help applying for rent/deposit assistance; and reentry of individuals back into the community after incarceration in state prison. Midtown operates two 10-bed residences for men returning from state prison. Midtown expects to open a third, and possibly fourth, residence in late 2021.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Community, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sun Jul 03, 2022 - Tue Jul 05, 2022
This opportunity has 12 shifts

WHERE

6099 Winfield BoulevardSan Jose, CA 95120

(37.23728,-121.8718)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Painting
  • Event Planning / Management

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-hour shifts. Volunteers may sign up for more than 1 shift.
  • Volunteers serving during daytime hours (9:00am to 9:00pm) must be 14 or up unless accompanied by someone 18 or older. A signed permission slip will be required for those under 18. Volunteers serving overnight must be 18 or older.

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