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JULY
1 & 4

2017
10 - 6 each day
West Point
on the Eno
Durham City Park

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Volunteer with the Festival for the Eno

Check out the jobs descriptions below and, when you're ready, click a volunteer sign up button below to sign-up.

Contact volunteer coordinator Carolee for more info, questions, or concerns at carolee@enoriver.org or 919-620-9099 x 203

All volunteers gain free admission to the Festival.

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Big Top Day: is Saturday, June 24. Come and help set up the huge, circus-style tent at the Top of the Meadow and assist with various other set up tasks.
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Trash Free Set Up: Assist a Trash Free Committee member to get station read each morning. This incudesl making sure there are 2 recycling bins at each station and a supply of bags for the day. May also includel helping to disribute our compost utensils to the vendors and hauling their compostables to a station.

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Trash Free Collection Pick Up: Shifts are 3 hours or less. Walking and driving routes through the site collect recyclables. Click here for more details on our "Trash Free" Festival or call Carolee at at (919) 620-9099 x 205
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Trash Free Set Up:  Shifts are 3 hours or less. Monitor recycling stations, assist Festival attendees.for the proper sorting and separating of trash. We divert over 95% of our refuse to recycling and compost programs. We are looking for dedicated Trash Free volunteers. Good humor and a willingness to get messy are a must. Click here for more details on our "Trash Free" Festival or call Carolee at at (919) 620-9099 x 205
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Ticket Booths: Shifts are 3 1/2 hours. Coordinated by manager. Off site and on site booths are set up under tents. Give an enthusiastic greeting and great first impression to Festival goers as you sell tickets and hand out programs.
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Raffle Booth: Shifts are 4 hours or less. Coordinated by manager. Help with prize display and removal of raffle prizes or display and removal of table items. Sell raffle tickets and award raffle prizes to happy winners! Sell calendars and items at the calendar table. Raffle tent is in the active Meadow area. Lots of fun and excitement all around!
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Photography:   This volunteer area is for professional photographers only.  Coordinated by manager.  Must have professional camera and willingness to share all photos at the end of your shift.
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Performer Parking: Shifts are 3 hours. Monitor the entrance to the performer parkinbg lot. Bring something to read.
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Pottery (wheel): Wheel experience required. Help kids and adults in our Hands-On Clay area learn to turn clay on our pottery wheels.
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Pottery (handbuilding): No experience neccesary. Shifts are 2 1/2 hours. Coordinated by manager. Help the kids in our Hands-On Clay area sculpt, mold and carve the clay into their own original creations.
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Participant Parking: Monitor the Participant Parking lot, and assist folks in parking safely and efficiently.
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Music Recording: Shifts average 3 hours. Coordinated by manager. Work the simple recorders while listening to our fantastic Festival bands. No special technical skills needed, but neat legible handwriting is important. Instructions will be provided in advance.
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Hospitality: Performers consistently complememt us on our well stocked and run hospitality area. Volunteers are needed to put out food and drinks for the performers and replenish as needed during the Festival and keep the area clean.
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Handicap Parking:  One 3 hour shift on each morning of the festival.  This volunteer needs to closely monitor this lot and direct vendors and performers and other visitors to their designated parking area/s. 
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EEEK(Eno Environmental Education for Kids): Teach kids about the critters & ecosystem of the Eno. Some volunteers help kids search for tadpoles, crawdads and macroinvertebrates in the river, while others teach them about salamanders, snakes & turtles. You can choose whichever best fits your skills.
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Facepainting: Shifts are 3 hours. Coordinated by manager. Decorate the children and adults! An opportunity to use your art/graphic skills and have fun painting designs on happy faces. Paint and supplies are included.
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Drink Booths: Shifts are 3 hours or less. Sell bottled canned and fountain and fruit drinks to thirsty Festival goers! Covered booths are staffed by 2 or 3 volunteers at all times. Recycling guidelines are posted in booths. Provide friendly information to crowd, great way to meet people. Several booths are near stages and all are fun!
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Craft Booth Sitters:  Shift is 3 hours from 12-3 p.m.  The purpose of your shift is to give the craft vendors a break while keeping their booth open. 
 
   
   
   
   

 

The Festival for the Eno wouldn't be possible without the generous support of all our great community partners.

Partners:

Durham P&R NC Arts Council Sheriff
 
Sponsors:
 
ct wilson
TROSA
Topsail
 
Equality NC
Harris Dist
Mary Wible
Broker/Realtor
Sunrock
krave
amana
Alternativeaire
Alternative Aire
comfort inn
bbt
valic
home advisor empire eats