Parade Day Volunteer Tasks and descriptions
Community service hours given to student volunteers.
“Lawn signs” – Place “lawn signs” advertising the Parade in medians. 2 weeks before Parade
“No Parking” signs – Place along Parade Route. 48 hours prior to Parade
Trash Can & Barricade Placement – Place trash cans & barricades along Parade route. 24 hours prior to Parade.
Decorations – Decorate the four announcer’s stages (flatbeds). 7:30-9:30 AM.
Volunteer sign-up & radio management – Check-in volunteers, assign radios to listed volunteers, log radios distributed, direct volunteers to their posts. At Dr. Insomniac’s patio. 8:00 – 10 AM
Staging – Assist entrants to position themselves in numerical order in the staging area. 8:00 AM – Noon.
VIP & Special Entrant Assistance – Assist VIPs, veterans etc. at their staging area. 8:00 AM -Noon.
Traffic Monitor – Close & re-open streets. 8:00 AM -1 PM
Street Monitor – Stand at street corner barricades to supervise if barricades need opening for emergencies, occasionally help to move parade along or slow it down. 9:00 AM -1:00 PM.
Spotters – At announcers’ stages. Keep parade moving along in a timely manner. Notify announcers of any changes/ new announcements. Breakdown the stages for pick-up by the crew at parade’s end. 9:30 AM – 1 PM.
Clean-up – Clean-up parade route at the end of the parade. Noon – 2:00 PM