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July 7 – July 9, 2017

Wexford United Church

2102 Lawrence Avenue East

For information about volunteering, click here.

 

Volunteer Opportunity

Date

Times

Responsibility

Set- Up Crew / Booth / Tent Set-Up

Friday, July 7

11 am to 5 pm

 

Set up tables, chairs, tents, etc.   Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Vendor Assistance at 2 gates

Friday, July 7

12 pm to 5pm

Assist vendors at gates when they arrive, show them their location and explain process

Information Booth

Friday, July 7

6 pm to 11 pm

Provide information on EMS (Emergency Medical Services), security, performance times, kids zone activities, hand out information to the general public, etc.

Social Media

Friday, July 7

6 pm to 10 pm

 

 

You will be responsible for taking photos of the event and tweeting them (Twitter).  You must get permission from the Volunteer Coordinator before you tweet.

DuLux Parking Attendants

 

Friday, July 7

Shift 1:  9:30 am to 2 pm

Shift 2:  2 pm to 6 pm

Shift 3:  6 pm to 11 pm

Monitor and secure parking lot for  customers, VIPs and performers

Gate Marshall – Must be 18 years old

Friday, July 7

Shift 1:  9 am to 2:30 pm

Shift 2:  2:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Shift 3:  7:30 pm to 12:30 am

You will be placed at an intersection within the festival for safety purposed.  You need to ensure no cars go in or out when not allowed. 

Stage Hands and Technical Support

Friday, July 7

10 am to 5 pm

Assist with setting up the two (2) mobile stages and power for the event vendors.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Vendor Assistants

Friday, July 7

1 pm to 5 pm

You will be assisting the vendors when they arrive by showing them their location.  There will be two entry points:  Ainsdale and Underwriter

Ice Assistant

Friday, July 7

5 pm to 9 pm

 

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You will be responsible for giving vendors ice, lifting ice, counting money, and ensuring the float balances at the end of your shift.  

Program Assistance Main stage

Friday, July 7

6 pm – 11 pm

Be at the main stage and hand-out programming guides and advise customers about upcoming shows and show times

Program Assistance Family stage

Friday, July 7

6 pm – 8 pm

Be at the family stage and hand-out programming guides and advise customers about upcoming shows and show times

Stage MC’s

Friday, July 7

5pm to 9:30 pm (Ellington stage)

Comfortable on stage to announce the performers before their sets

Stage Assistants

Friday, July 7

6 pm to 9:30 pm (Ellington stage)

Greeting and assisting the entertainers

Survey Team

Friday, July 7

6 pm to 11 pm

Must be comfortable speaking with the general public and asking questions

Runners

Friday, July 7

Shift 1:  11 am to 6 pm

Shift 2:  6 pm to 11 pm

Miscellaneous tasks

 

 

Information Booth

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11am to 3 pm

Shift 2:  3 pm to 7 pm

Shift 3:  7 pm to 11 pm

Provide information on EMS (Emergency Medical Services), security, performance times, kids zone activities, hand out information to the general public, etc.

Social Media

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11 am to 3 pm

Shift 2:  3 pm to 7 pm

Shift 3:  7 pm to 9 pm

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You will be responsible for taking photos of the event and tweeting them (Twitter).  You must get permission from the Volunteer Coordinator before you tweet.

DuLux Parking Attendants

 

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  9:30 am to 2 pm

Shift 2:  2 pm to 6 pm

Shift 3:  6 pm to 11 pm

Monitor and secure parking lot for VIPs  and performers

Gate Marshall – Must be 18 years old

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1: 9 am to 2:30 pm

Shift 2:  2:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Shift 3: 7:30 pm to 12:00 am

You will be placed at an intersection within the festival for safety purposed.  You need to ensure no cars go in or out when not allowed. 

Program Assistance Main stage

Saturday, July 8

11 am – 10 pm

Be at the main stage and hand-out programming guides and advise customers about upcoming shows and show times

Program Assistance Family stage

Saturday, July 8

11 am – 8 pm

Be at the family stage and hand-out programming guides and advise customers about upcoming shows and show times

Stage Assistants

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11:30 am to 5 pm (Ellington stage)

Shift 2:  5 pm to 9 pm (Ellington stage)

Greeting and assisting the entertainers

Stage MC’s

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11:30 am to 5 pm (Ellington stage)

Shift 2:  5 pm to 9 pm (Ellington stage) 

Comfortable on stage to announce the performers before their sets

Ice Assistant

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11 am to 2 pm

Shift 2:  2 pm to 6 pm

Shift 3:  6 pm to 10 pm

You will be responsible for giving vendors ice, lifting ice, counting money, and ensuring the float balances at the end of your shift.  

Survey Team

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11 am to 2:30 pm

Shift 2:  2:30 pm to 6 pm

Shift 3:  6 pm to 11 pm

Must be comfortable speaking with the general public and asking questions

Runners

Saturday, July 8

Shift 1:  11 am to 2:30 pm

Shift 2:  2:30 pm to 6 pm

Shift 3:  6 pm to 11 pm

Miscellaneous tasks

 

 

 

 

 

Program Assistance Main stage

Sunday, July 9

11 am – 7 pm

Be at the main stage and hand-out programming guides and advise customers about upcoming shows and show times

Program Assistance Family stage

Sunday, July 9

11 am – 7 pm

Be at the family stage and hand-out programming guides and advise customers about upcoming shows and show times

Information Booth

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1:  11 am to 3 pm

Shift 2:  3 pm to 7 pm

Provide information on EMS (Emergency Medical Services), security, performance times, kids zone activities, hand out information to the general public, etc.

Social Media

Sunday, July 8

Shift 1:  11 am to 3 pm

Shift 2:  3 pm to 7 pm

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You will be responsible for taking photos of the event and tweeting them (Twitter).  You must get permission from the Volunteer Coordinator before you tweet.

DuLux Parking Attendants

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1:  9:30 am to 3 pm

Shift 2:  3 pm to 7 pm

Monitor and secure parking lot for VIPs and performers

Gate Marshall – Must be 18 years old

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1: 9 am to 4 pm

Shift 2:  4 pm to 11 pm

You will be placed at an intersection within the festival for safety purposed.  You need to ensure no cars go in or out when not allowed. 

Stage Assistants

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1:  12:30 pm to 3 pm Ellington stage)

Shift 2:  3 pm to 7 pm (Ellington stage)

Greeting and assisting the entertainers

Stage MC’s

Sunday, July 9

Stage 1:  11:30 am to 3 pm (Ellington stage)

Stage 2:  3 pm to 7 pm (Ellington stage)

Comfortable on stage to announce the performers before their sets

Survey Team

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1:  11 am to 2:30 pm

Shift 2:  2:30 to 7 pm

Must be comfortable speaking with the general public and asking questions

Ice Assistant

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1:  11 am to 2 pm

Shift 2:  2 pm to 6 pm

 

You will be responsible for giving vendors ice, writing a receipt, lifting ice, counting money, and ensuring the float balances at the end of your shift.  

Runners

Sunday, July 9

Shift 1:  11 am to 3:30 pm

Shift 2:  3:30 pm to 7 pm

Miscellaneous tasks

Tear Down Crew

Sunday, July 9

7 pm to 10 pm

Take down tents, fold tables and chairs, etc.

 

Note:  It is your responsibility to bring an umbrella, runners, appropriate clothing, hat, and sunscreen.  If you are volunteering, you MUST wear your Taste of Lawrence t-shirt.  We will provide water bottles and food during certain times of the day.

If you have any questions, please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thanks for volunteering and looking forward to seeing you in July!