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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.

If prefer, you may indicate your preferences for date, task and time on the form at the bottom of the page or print and mail the form to the address below and the volunteer coodinator will follow up with you shortly. See you at the River!

All volunteers gain free admission to the Festival.

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Trash Free Recycling Steward:  Shifts are 3 hours or less. Monitor recycling stations, Educate attendee on the proper sorting and separating of trash. We divert over 95% of our refuse to recycling and compost programs. This is largely due to our dedicated staff of 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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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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Big Top Day: is Saturday, June 25. 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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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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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.
button 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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Hospitality: Performers consistently complememt us on our well stocked and run hospitality area. Volunteers are needed to prepare the foods before the Festival and staff the area during during the event.
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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.
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Participant Parking: Monitor the Participant Parking lot, and assist folks in parking safely and efficiently.
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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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Pottery (wheel): Wheel experience required. Help kids in our Hands-On Clay area learn to turn clay on our pottery wheels.
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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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Raffle Booth: Shifts are 4 hours or less. Coordinated by manager. Help with display and removal of raffle prizes or display and removal of calendar 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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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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Trash Free Recycling Steward:  Shifts are 3 hours or less. Monitor recycling stations, Educate attendee on the proper sorting and separating of trash. We divert over 95% of our refuse to recycling and compost programs. This is largely due to our dedicated staff of 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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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

 

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

Partners:

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