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Volunteer Captain: Drew Torosian
Venue Director: Ashley Woodill
This large event is a fun and lively kick-off celebration of the Special Olympics Summer Games weekend. Volunteers are needed as escorts and ushers for athlete delegations and VIPs. Please remember to wear clean, comfortable clothes with closed-toe shoes.
Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult who is also registered as a volunteer. Minimum volunteer age: 10 years.
**Please note that each volunteer must be registered individually for a distinct volunteer slot.**
Please note day and time of shifts listed below, as shifts are listed for both Friday and Saturday.
***Volunteers wearing apparel representing an organization must have apparel approved PRIOR TO the event, without exception.***
Thank you for volunteering with us and for making the Summer Games a great event for our athletes!
|full||Friday 06/23/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||confirmed: 25 - available: 0||Friday AM Set-up - Help with set-up of equipment and facilities for Opening Ceremonies|
|full||Friday 06/23/2023 5:15 PM - 9:30 PM||confirmed: 60 - available: 0||Fri. Night Opening Ceremonies Escorts/Ushers - Escorts will hold banners for each delegation as the delegations line up for the processional, will walk in with their assigned delegation, and then sit with their delegation to enjoy the ceremony. Ushers help seat VIP guests in the correct area. Volunteers will help break down event, stack chairs, and guide athletes at the conclusion of the event.|
|full||Saturday 06/24/2023 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM||confirmed: 28 - available: 0||SAT. Night Dance & Activities - Volunteers are needed to help set up for the events, and then monitor needs at arts and crafts, movie viewing, and the dance|