Information about Volunteering at Inauguration Events

Celebrating Mayor-Elect Steven L. Reed

Inauguration Volunteer Coordinator: Kynesha Brown
Email: volunteerforsteven2019@gmail.com

Thank you for volunteering for the inauguration events to celebrate mayor-elect Steven L. Reed. The Inauguration Committee is thrilled to host these events that not only mark history but celebrate our great city and its residents.

Volunteers will be particularly needed between Friday, November 8th to Monday, November 11th, and there will be limited volunteer shifts on Tuesday, November 12th.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Connecting with Montgomerians and guests by greeting and communicating pleasantly and effectively
  • Answering questions and/or directing them to relevant Inauguration Staff to assist
  • Giving clear directions to specific events and other areas as needed
  • Assisting Special Guests, as needed*
  •  Assisting Media Center Staff, as needed*

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old to volunteer**
  • Show excellence, integrity, passion, and respect while interacting with guests
  • Ability to interact with the public while remaining courteous at all times
  • Agreeable personality and relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to easily transition from one assigned role to another, if needed
  • Some volunteer roles may require standing or walking for extended periods of time
  • Be dependable and mature when addressing guests, staff, or visitor needs*

*Volunteer roles that involve assisting Special Guests and/or Media Center Staff will require an additional interview and training. **Groups with volunteers that are 16 or 17 years old can contact the Volunteer Coordinator about the possibility of parental consent waivers and supervision. No parental waivers will be provided for individuals under 16 years old.

Requirements:

  • Complete our Volunteer Interest form at Reed Inauguration Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Commit to completing a minimum of two 2-hour shifts. Volunteers who would like to complete more than two 2-hour shifts on other days are welcome. Preference for scheduling will be given to volunteers who complete their two 2-hour shifts on the same day and/or back-to-back. There will be limited evenings shifts available.
  • Must be willing and prepared to receive and respond to emails, complete online forms, as needed, and stay engaged about updates for volunteers through online communication
  • Successfully complete any training necessary for your role. Training sessions will be held on the following days at 150 Dexter Avenue:
    ○ Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
    ○ Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.

     

  • Adhere to appropriate dress code. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt.
  • Must be responsible for own transportation and be self-reliant in finding parking.

Inauguration Volunteer Coordinator
Kynesha Brown

Email Contact
volunteerforsteven2019@gmail.com

Thank you for volunteering for the inauguration events to celebrate mayor-elect Steven L. Reed. The Inauguration Committee is thrilled to host these events that not only mark history but celebrate our great city and its residents.

Volunteers will be particularly needed between Friday, November 8th to Monday, November 11th, and there will be limited volunteer shifts on Tuesday, November 12th.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Connecting with Montgomerians and guests by greeting and communicating pleasantly and effectively
  • Answering questions and/or directing them to relevant Inauguration Staff to assist
  • Giving clear directions to specific events and other areas as needed
  • Assisting Special Guests, as needed*
  •  Assisting Media Center Staff, as needed*

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old to volunteer**
  • Show excellence, integrity, passion, and respect while interacting with guests
  • Ability to interact with the public while remaining courteous at all times
  • Agreeable personality and relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to easily transition from one assigned role to another, if needed
  • Some volunteer roles may require standing or walking for extended periods of time
  • Be dependable and mature when addressing guests, staff, or visitor needs*

*Volunteer roles that involve assisting Special Guests and/or Media Center Staff will require an additional interview and training. **Groups with volunteers that are 16 or 17 years old can contact the Volunteer Coordinator about the possibility of parental consent waivers and supervision. No parental waivers will be provided for individuals under 16 years old.

Requirements:

  • Complete our Volunteer Interest form at Reed Inauguration Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Commit to completing a minimum of two 2-hour shifts. Volunteers who would like to complete more than two 2-hour shifts on other days are welcome. Preference for scheduling will be given to volunteers who complete their two 2-hour shifts on the same day and/or back-to-back. There will be limited evenings shifts available.
  • Must be willing and prepared to receive and respond to emails, complete online forms, as needed, and stay engaged about updates for volunteers through online communication
  • Successfully complete any training necessary for your role. Training sessions will be held on the following days at 150 Dexter Avenue:
    ○ Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
    ○ Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.

     

  • Adhere to appropriate dress code. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt.
  • Must be responsible for own transportation and be self-reliant in finding parking.