Announcements

2018 Parade of Lights- November 18, 2018 6:00 pm.
November 8, 2018
 

Volunteer to Help Illuminate Downtown Fort Worth and Register to Assist with Parade Day Activities!

Volunteer Registration for the GM Financial Parade of Lights celebrating 100 years of Cook Children’s is now open!

Volunteer

If you are a NEW VOLUNTEER to APPLY go to https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=720099942

If you are a past Volunteer you can log into your current Volunteer Profile!
https://www.volgistics.com/ex2/vicnet.dll/?from=18315

Do you love being involved in Downtown Fort Worth events? Sign up to assist us in making the 2018 Parade of Lights the best ever! Listed below are the various areas where help is needed. If you have any questions, please contact our office.

*NEW! Block Captain Assistants – Volunteers will assist Block Captains with the set up and line up of the Parade participants, and then help with Parade participants exiting upon completion of the Parade. (18 openings)

Hospitality Area: Gold Seats – Volunteers will help manage a single Gold Seat section, and will work with Seating Captains to set up, re-stack and label the chairs or label the bleacher seats in the section as well as ensure everyone in the section has a reserved seat ticket. This assignment opportunity is great for folks that want to work in groups and great for organizations and clubs that want to work together. A chair will be provided in this section for you to watch the parade and the section. Refreshments and private restroom facilities are part of the Gold Seat amenities. (38 openings)

Hospitality Area: Sponsors/VIP – Volunteers will help setup the VIP area as well as greet and help our dignitaries before, during and after the parade. Light appetizers, refreshments and private restrooms are available to our guests in this area. (12 openings)

*NEW! – Judges Assistants – Volunteers will assist with the set up of the Parade Judges viewing area and assisting the Judges Coordinator with Parade Judges and tasks. (6 openings)

Parade Marshals – Do you want to be in the parade, wear a cool shirt, and make sure things go smoothly? This is one of our most important Parade Volunteer positions! Parade Marshals are assigned to each Parade entry, making sure equipment is working properly and are keeping the pace. Must be able to walk the complete parade route of 1.5 miles. (100 openings)

Review Stand Support – Work in a review stand, helping the commentators stay on track with the entries and letting them know of discrepancies. (11 openings)

Seating Associate – Each reserved seat section contains 48 seats. Seating Assistants will help manage a single section, and will work with Seating Captains to set up, re-stack and label the chairs in the section as well as ensure everyone in the section has a reserved seat ticket. This assignment opportunity is great for folks that want to work in groups and great for organizations and clubs that want to work together. A chair will be provided in this section for you to watch the parade and the section. (210 openings)

Staging Area: Bands – Help our Logistics team with check-in, distributing entry numbers, verifying lighting requirements and ensuring participants enter the parade in the correct order. (6 openings)

Staging Area: Equestrian – Help our Logistics team with check-in, distributing entry numbers, verifying lighting requirements and ensuring participants enter the parade in the correct order. (6 openings)

Staging Area: Floats – Help our Logistics team with check-in, distributing entry numbers, verifying lighting requirements and ensuring participants enter the parade in the correct order. (10 openings)

Staging Area: Walking Units – Help our Logistics team with check-in, distributing entry numbers, verifying lighting requirements and ensuring participants enter the parade in the correct order. (10 openings)

Volunteer Support Team – Assist the Volunteer Manager by greeting, distributing items to volunteers as they check-in and directing them to their assigned locations. (8 openings – 2 shifts)

Volunteer Support Team: Parade Staging Area– Assist the Volunteer Event Team by greeting, distributing items to volunteers as they check-in and directing them to their assigned locations. This assignment is located in the Staging Area. (6 openings)