The Scarecrow Festival is Edmonton’s premier children’s Halloween festival. They are looking for some volunteer help in organizing the festival – some of these positions are needed immediately, and others closer to hte event (October 16-18). Some of the positions they are looking for are:
A coordinator(s) of the Family Halloween Howl – This is an evening paid admission fundraising event (Friday) that is a dinner, silent auction, and activities for the kids. The coordinator will be responsible for the dinner, processing the attendee information, assigning seating, etc; the auction is being handled separately, and the activities will be manned by student volunteers.
Public Relations Coordinator – media contact and coordination.
Cookie Decorating Venue coordinator – this position is well defined and ready to run. The duties include contacting the suppliers, ordering, setting up the venue, and supervising the venue for the weekend of the Festival. This could use 1-2 people as well as weekend supervisory help.
Pumpkin House – this is also defined in duties. It involves setting up some pre festival activities of getting pumpkins decorated, then assembling the Pumpkin House for the weekend of the festival.
In addition, several positions on the weekend will be needed to run various events, man volunteer tables, help with crafts and games, etc.
Check out more details at http://www.scarecrowfestival.org/volunteers.htm and pass this on to anyone you know that might be interested.