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Polo in the Ozarks

Wednesday, September 9th to Sunday, September 13th, 2015


Positions0 Remaining
Close Date48 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit16 and up
POLO IN THE OZARKS  is Life Styles' big fundraiser and we are looking for volunteers to assist us prepare for this event.   The main event is on Saturday, Sept. 12th.  Our volunteer opportunities begin Wed. Sept. 9th. at 8:00am with clean up finishing at Sunday, Sept. 13th. 1pm.
This event draws over 2,000 people enjoying a game of polo, food/drinks from the tailgates and bidding on silent auction items.   After the match over 800 people enjoy a dinner/dancing to the music of "Full House"  a local band.
Volunteer slots are for jobs like setting up tables, chairs, banners, recycling stations, decorations, etc.
Wed. 9/9 - 8:00am - 12:00 :  All tents will be decorated with lights
Thrs 9/10. - 8:00am-finish:    Main set up tables, chairs, recycle stations,  etc.
Sat.  9/12 -11:00- 7pm ( 2 hours slots)  recycling team, late night clean up begins at 9:00pm until after midnight
Sun. 9/13 - 8:00 All hands on deck for clean up (Everything must get off the field)

Dress appropriately for the event assignment. Use good judgment on the day of the event since you will be representing our agency.. Shorts are allowed
PerksEnjoy the match and foods/drinks. Before or after the volunteer slot. Tailgates open at 4:00, match starts at 4:30. Match/Tailgates close at 7:00-7:30 (when match is finished)
Parking DetailsParking passes are sent out for those working the day of the Event, Sat. Sept. 12th.
CausesDisabled Employment General Service Seniors Women
0 Positions Filled | 2 Impacts | 14 Hours

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Location: 5 miles east on highway 45 toward Goshen, AR. Tents on the left., 2232 Bowen Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72703

Shifts (5)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
Start: Wed, Sep 09, 8:00AM
End: Wed, Sep 09, 12:00PM
We have three tents that house the dining room and the auction areas. We string white Christmas lights around the whole tent.0/8Over
Start: Thu, Sep 10, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Sep 10, 2:00PM
Set up dining tents and center court with tables/chairs
Deliver tables/chairs to the tailgate site
Hang lattice work in auction tent
Hang up the banners
Assemble the recycling bins and distribute on the field
Assemble the dance floor
Start: Sat, Sep 12, 11:00AM
End: Sat, Sep 12, 8:00PM
Maintain the recycling bins. Assist patrons in placing their items in the correct bins. Change bags out that are full which will be taken to distribution station.
Another set of volunteers will be sorting and categorizing the material ( glass, plastic, cans, cardboard) . There are two hours shifts beginning at 11:00. .6-10 volunteers per shift depending on what time you sign up. Call the office 521-3581
Start: Sat, Sep 12, 9:00PM
End: Sun, Sep 13, 1:00AM
Begin to gather/sort the last bit of recycling, trash and take to the collection site.
Clear off the dining table decorations, etc. and place under the tents. Assist the auction tent in loading the truck with leftover items.
Start: Sun, Sep 13, 8:00AM
End: Sun, Sep 13, 12:00PM
Everything must be packed and loaded for storage.