Volunteer Applications Open Now
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 4th Annual Homewood-Flossmoor Juneteenth Festival & 3rd Annual Juneteenth Parade! Volunteers are a critical competent of any event and we are happy to have your help! There will be many volunteer opportunities available before and during the festival. Please read the volunteer roles below before completing the volunteer application.
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ACTIVITY BOOTH SALES
Responsible for selling tickets to rides and attractions, ensuring attendees sign designated waivers, and giving out wristbands.
Scan tickets and ensure that everyone gets through the entrance in a timely manner. Entrance volunteers need to be cool-headed and able to communicate effectively to attendees if there is a problem.
HOMEWOOD FARMER'S MARKET
Sell Juneteenth merchandise and spread the word about the festival.
JUNETEENTH SIGNAGE VOLUNTEER
Assist with making signs and posting window signs, yard signs, and flyers around the town.
LOST & FOUND | STAGE HANDS
Responsible for receiving lost items or children, getting the details to the emcee to announce, and making sure things are returned to their rightful owner or children returned to their parent/guardian. Additionally, help backstage and provide the artist with everything they need. Stagehand volunteers can assist with everything from teceh and stage set-up, and making sure the schedule of entertainment is being followed, to running errands required to make the show go off without a hitch.
Parade volunteers are responsible for ensuring that all parade participants are lined up, checked in, and prepared to walk the route. Volunteers will walk in the parade to ensure the safety and pace of parade participants.
Photographer/videographer volunteers will document and capture the entire event and share the images through our social media channels.
Register the attendees who show up without tickets. These volunteers should know the various artists and attractions offered at the event so they are prepared to answer questions while registering attendees.
Fill in the gaps or even take over a role for a no-show volunteer. This team will help make the event a success by ensuring that when an issue arises, they are ready to deal with it quickly.
Help set up tents, tables, chairs, concession stands, and more. Should be physically fit and able to put things together.
SENIOR/ADA GOLF CART TRANSPORTATION
Responsible for transporting Seniors & ADA individuals to and from the parking lot on golf carts.
SHUTTLE BUS CAPTAIN
As a Shuttle Bus Captain, you'll help keep our event running smoothly by ensuring our shuttle buses stick to their scheduled routes. Welcome attendees with a smile, assist with registration, and make sure everyone enjoys a hassle-free journey to the festivities.
Help attendees find what they are looking for.
Research and call vendors to inform them about the festival and provide needed information to get signed up as a vendor for the festival.
Recruit, train and communicate the roles and responsibilities of the a specific volunteer role. These volunteers are strong, and enthusiastic leaders who work closely with the staff & Volunteer Coordinator.