Published: May 15, 2011 02:00 AM
Modified: May 14, 2011 12:28 AM
CARRBORO - The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department is seeking volunteers for the town's upcoming Independence Day celebration, which will take place on Monday, July 4.
Volunteers are needed to help with various tasks pertaining to the event. This qualifies for school service learning hours.
The openings include: Children's Activities
: Volunteers are needed to assist with fun and interactive children's arts, crafts, games and tattoo booths. Children's activities will be located at the Carrboro Town Commons and Weaver Street Market. Info Table
: Volunteers are needed to help with T-shirt and raffle ticket sales, as well as help festival goers with questions. Volunteers will be working with Carrboro town staff members. Stage Attendants
: Volunteers are needed to help at the main stage or children's stage with loading and unloading of equipment. Recycling/Litter
: Volunteers will help with litter pick-up and recycling throughout the festival. Each volunteer will be provided a vest, gloves and a trash picker. This is a great opportunity to walk around the event and hear the music while still keeping Carrboro beautiful. This is also a good volunteer opportunity for groups. Runners
: Volunteers are needed to assist festival organizers at the main information table with getting other volunteers signed in, helping vendors find their placement and relieving staff during breaks. Runners may also be asked to deliver items between information tables and activities.
Every effort will be made to allow volunteers to choose where they want to volunteer, but the town requests that they remain flexible.For more information, please call the Recreation & Parks Department at 918-7364.
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