Summer Celebration Volunteers Wanted!
Aloha! Join us as a volunteer on July 14th and 15th for two fun-filled days which include fireworks, parade, boat rides, music, classic cars, inflatable attractions, and lots of great crafts, food booths, and activities for our 2018 Island Vibes themed Summer Celebration!
Summer Celebration could not happen without the dedication and hard work of our volunteers. Volunteers work throughout the Festival in various capacities. These positions are unpaid but will provide priceless experience. A volunteer shift lasts three (3) hours. Volunteers must be able to focus on assigned duties for entire shift. All volunteers must sign waiver prior to volunteering. All volunteers must check into headquarters on arrival to their shifts. See below for SC! Volunteer opportunities.
Parade: This volunteer position is responsible for assisting with parade participants. Duties may include: assistance of lining groups by parade numbers, walking in front, alongside or behind parade groups to keep parade movement. Please note: This position is only available on Saturday.
Arts & Crafts: Encourage youth and children to be creative through festival themed crafts. Setup, organize and cleanup of art activities. Assist parents and children with activities.
Information Booth: Hand out maps & brochures, provide information about the Festival.
Hospitality: Hand out refreshments to artists and/or watch their booths when they need a break.
Booth Sitters: SC! vendors have long days and need a break every now and then to take care of personal business. By being a Booth Sitter, you’ll be able to give a vendor the break they need to enjoy the festival.
Car Show: Manage car show staging/parking area and direct people into the car show. Please note: This volunteer position is only available on Sunday.
Floaters: You may be assigned to work in an area where people are still needed in one of the areas listed above. Also, be our ambassador to festival attendees, participants, and staff, and lend assistance where needed. Flexible and friendly!
Aloha Corner: Host a game such as coconut bowling or flamingo toss, assist in the photo & selfie booth, or help with the Rain gutter Regatta and water games. This area is specific to the 2018 theme, “Island Vibes”.
||Special Gift to our Volunteers For a few hours of your time (3 hour minimum), you will receive a festive SWAG bag with souvenir T-shirt*, back pack, and island necklace. We also provide snacks & beverages during your shift, and your name will be included in the Mercer Island Reporter in a special display after the festival.
It’s easy to volunteer: Register Here
Need More Information? Call the Summer Celebration! Volunteer Coordinator, Rachel Gilbert at 206-275-7609 with questions.