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Questions? Contact Alicia at outreach@richmondmainstreet.orgor (510) 236-4049

Downtown Holiday Festival

Event Description

Help us create a winter wonderland for Richmond families at our annual Downtown Holiday Festival, a unique yuletide celebration featuring festive music, A Richmond Nutcracker, light refreshments, caroling, Santa visits, and more. Volunteer opportunities include putting up decorations, making gift bags, passing out giveaways, helping with Santa visits, and clean-up. Music, holiday cheer, and refreshments included! Please see below for additional volunteer details, shifts, and activities…and links to sign-up to help out!

Additional Details, Requirements & Preferences

  • Minimum Participation: 3 hours, please
  • Minimum Age: 16. Younger volunteers OK on case-by-case basis or if accompanied by a legal guardian.
  • Attire: Red shirt/top, jeans, comfy shoes. Santa hat or other festive attire/accessories welcome!
  • Interests: Special Events, Community, Music, Arts & Culture, Youth
  • Skills: Customer service, Bilingual language (English/Spanish, English/Chinese) a plus; Ability to stand for extended periods of time and/or lift 30 pounds recommended, especially for set-up and clean-up activities.
  • Experience: No prior experience needed! Orientation and training provided onsite by staff.
  • Misc: Small groups or pairs encouraged! Community service hours honored (please note that due to the fluid nature of this project, we cannot guarantee hours)

Location

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

339 11th Street

RichmondCA  94801

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Shifts Available: 9am – 12pm, 3:30pm – 6pm and/or 6pm – 9pm (shift & activity details outlined below).

To Sign-Up: Click the “Sign Up” link located to the left of the shift, complete the form, and click the “sign-up” button. Please take note of start/end times prior to signing up.

Please note: When you sign-up to volunteer, you will be asked to tell us about your Preferred Activities. Please click here to check out an explanation of these activities.

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Wednesday

12/13/2017

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Deck the Halls! Hang garlands and lights, put up festive bows, create Santa’s station, get the Christmas tree ready for the big day, and make gift bags.

Wednesday

12/13/2017

3:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Festival Helper! *double shift* Assist with Santa visits, distribute giveaways (gift bags, books), run make & take activity, greet guests, help maintain cleanliness and order of festival space, clean-up, and other tasks as needed.

Wednesday

12/13/2017

3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Festival Helper! Assist with Santa visits, distribute giveaways (gift bags, books), run make & take activity, greet guests, help maintain cleanliness and order of festival space, clean-up, and other tasks as needed.

full

Wednesday

12/13/2017

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Deck the Halls! Hang garlands and lights, put up festive bows, create Santa’s station, get the Christmas tree ready for the big day, and make gift bags.

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