Volunteer Opportunities

PAX South

-Primarily game focused (both video and table top)
-Lots of independent developers

http://south.paxsite.com/enforcers

Marvelous Nerd Years Eve

-Comic focused
-One of Stan Lee’s final appearances

http://geekexpos.com/marvelous-nerd-years-eve-dallas-volunteers/

Trick-or-Treat at Werewolf Creek

Friday, October 28 at Wolf Pen Creek Park [1015 Colgate Dr]

This event provides a safe and family-friendly event for the community to enjoy. Our Festival Site transforms into a 5-acre trick or treating paradise with candy booths, a petting zoo, face painting, bounce houses and much more! In its inaugural year, Trick-or-Treat at Werewolf Creek saw more than 7,000 locals in attendance and that number is expected to increase this year!

For this event we’ll need assistance setting up, assisting vendors, supervising each activity, judging candy booths, running candy bags to vendors and much more. For more details please visit cstx.gov/Halloween. The volunteer schedule is located on the upper left-hand corner of the page under Event Links labeled as Volunteers.

 

Christmas in the Park

Saturday, December 3 at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park [1000 Krenek Tap Rd]

ATTENTION: Volunteers will not be used this weekend, 12/02/2016

Christmas in the Park has hosted more than 2 million visitors in its 30-year history and has grown into a Brazos Valley tradition. 2015 saw more than 8,000 visitors during the Saturday festival and a total of 15,000 for the three-day event.

This year there will be TWO real snowslides and a lot of assistance is needed with each slide (may include some “test runs” of course). Other tasks include assisting with distributing free hot cocoa and cookies, supervising the hayride and Photos with Santa line, supervising kids activities, assisting with event set-up and tear down, and various other tasks. For more information on this event, visit cstx.gov/Christmas. The volunteer schedule will be up within the next week located on the upper left-hand corner of the page under Event Links labeled as Volunteers.

 

Special Olympics Spring Games Volunteer Coordinators, Guadalupe Mojarro and Stephanie Barbee, would like to inform you the Spring Games will return to College Station on April 22-23, 2016!

As you may know, the Spring Games is our largest Special Olympics event, and this year it will be held at College Station High School.  The games will include multiple sports, and are in need of many enthusiastic and committed volunteers. Volunteers have one of the most essential roles to ensure the fulfillment and success of this event; it truly could not be done without you!

We will need volunteers for all of the sports we are hosting, as well as for Dinner & Dance, Lunch Crew, Awards  Crew, and Athlete Village Crew. If you are interested in volunteering simply sign up through the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-area-6-spring-games-tickets-21016104735

Please consider volunteering your time, and possibly using this event as a volunteer or service event for your organization or class.

If interested please contact: AREA6SPRINGGAMES@GMAIL.COM

 

TRAPS logoWe are in need of 30 volunteers to help with the TRAPS Central Region Workshop held in Kerrville on Friday, November 13th.Volunteers will serve as room hosts, help take lunch tickets and help with registration & ways and means.

This is a great municipal park networking opportunity! If interested, please download the volunteer sign-up form and follow the instructions provided for return procedures.

(Note: Volunteers who sign up for a minimum of 4 hours will receive FREE LUNCH!)

 

Interested in communWorldfestity events and volunteerism?  Currently, Brazos Valley Worldfest is looking for individuals to co-chair some of its twelve committees.  Committees include stages, culture displays, vending, logistics, green team, fashion show, kid’s village and cooking demonstrations.

We are also accepting volunteers for 3 hour shift work.  Individuals or organizations can participate and documentation of your service can be provided.  If you are interested in shift work on Friday and/or Saturday of the festival, visit http://www.brazosvalleyworldfest.org/volunteering to fill out the online application.

Planning has begun and these volunteer opportunities are excellent for anyone interested in building leadership qualities, event planning, heritage/cultural activities or community involvement.

Brazos Valley Worldfest is a cultural and heritage festival organized by Texas A&M University and the City of College Station.  The festival takes place on Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21, 2015, at Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater.

 

We are currently looking for people to assist on July 9th, 10th, and 11th  at Veteran’s Park and Athletic Complex to make this year’s Adidas Texas 7on7 Championship tournament the best possible.

We need at least 12 people on-site throughout the tournament and have broken the opportunity into 3 hour shifts over the course of the tournament. This means there are a total of 144 shifts that need to be filled, and we need your help! This is a wonderful opportunity to assist the Parks and Recreation Department, serve the community, and gain volunteer hours as a logistics coordinator.

If interested, please sign up here and note the following:

  • You are welcome, and even encouraged to sign up for multiple shifts.
  • Because of the length of the volunteer shift, meals will not be provided.
  • You will be outside in the sun, so we encourage you to bring sunscreen.
  • A volunteer shirt will be provided upon your arrival.
  • Please wear professional and appropriate shorts (i.e. no tears, holes, or “short shorts”).

 

 

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