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2016 Fiesta Especial Celebration Day

Monday, April 18th, 2016 to Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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PositionsMany Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitAll Ages
Description
The DEADLINE for individuals to register to attend in Friday, April 1st at 5:00pm.  No registrations will be accepted after this time and no unregistered guests will be allowed into the event on April 19th.  ID is required at check-in.
Fiesta Especial is a unique combination of Fiesta experiences for children, adults and families of all abilities.  Activities include a Royal Court, one-day carnival, 5K competitive run and Parade.  Fiesta Especial is proud to offer family-friendly, tobacco and alcohol-free experiences that are inclusive and accessible to individuals with disabilities and families. 

The Fiesta Especial carnival experience takes place on Tuesday, April 19th in the Alamo Dome Parking Lot C from 10am - 3pm.  You can ride all types of rides, play games, eat yummy food and participate in a Shoebox parade.  This is an inclusive and educational experience that attracts special education classes, group homes and day programs from San Antonio and surround communities. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.  No general admission will be provided at the entrance to the event.

Individuals and Families:  If you have an individual with disabilities in your family and would like to bring them out to participate in Fiesta Especial, please click the "Individual/Family Registration" button.  Advanced reservations are required.  General admission will not be granted at the door.  Free admission with RSVP.

Teachers and Students: If you have a special education class or a student in a special education class, please click the "School Registration" button to learn more about how your school can participate.  Field trip materials and resources are available for your use. Free admission and complimentary hot dog lunch for students with advance reservations.

Service Providers: If you operate a day program, group home or provide services to individuals with disabilities, please click on the "Service Provider Registration" button to learn how to participate in Fiesta Especial this year.  Free admission with advance reservations.
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Location: Alamodome Parking Lot C, 100 Montana, San Antonio, TX 78203

Shifts (22)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Mon, Apr 18 5:00pm
End: Mon, Apr 18 8:00pm
Volunteers will assist in loading up the supplies and equipment in preparation for Fiesta Especial Celebration Day into a Uhaul. Volunteers will meet at RMI
6336 Montgomery, San Antonio, TX 78239
1/8Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 12:30am
End: Tue, Apr 19 2:30pm
Volunteers will assist RMI Staff and Celebration Team in checking in guests as they arrive at the event. Volunteers will assist guests with information about the event and with event educational materials.0/3Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 7:30am
End: Tue, Apr 19 10:30am
Volunteers will assist RMI staff and Celebration Team in setting up games/activities, signage, Teacher's Lounge, Changing Stations, Feeding Areas, Entertainment, Registrations, etc.1/16Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will assist RMI Staff and Celebration Team in checking in guests as they arrive at the event. Volunteers will assist guests with information about the event and with event educational materials.0/16Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will assist individuals on and off the rides. Volunteers will accompany riders who need additional assistance. Volunteers will ensure that guests who are unable to stand in line have access to a chair. Additional chairs will be available.0/32Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will operate games and activities for event guests to participate in. Equipment will be checked out and monitored. Two to three people will be assigned to each game/activity. Game/Activity assignments will be made at volunteer registration.0/24Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will assist RMI Staff and Celebration Team in registering, organizing and facilitating the Shoebox Parade and Contest. 0/4Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will assist RMI Staff and Celebration Team in keeping eating, changing and activity areas in tidy order. Replenish supplies of saniitizer, paper towels, etc. Report any mishaps that may have occurred that need special attention in these areas.0/4Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Camera Needed: Volunteers will take photographs according to a suggestion sheet of volunteer set-up, guest arrival, and the early part of the event.0/2Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will accompany classrooms to assist teachers, aids and chaparones in keeping their groups together and ensuring the attendees are all having a GREAT time!0/20Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will guide each groups' participation in the Scavenger Hunt activity to explore the world of Fiesta through a social studies & reading exercise.0/10Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:00am
End: Tue, Apr 19 1:00pm
Volunteers will assist Texas A&M Students in the operation of educational activity booths around the topics of Arts, Science and Math.0/6Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:30am
End: Tue, Apr 19 4:30pm
Volunteers will maintain the volunteer lounge creating a welcoming environment for volunteers to take a break.0/2Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 9:30am
End: Tue, Apr 19 4:30pm
Volunteers will register Fiesta Dignitaries and Special Guests as they arrive and escort them through the grounds to their destinations (if they arrive prior to 11:15am).0/3Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 10:30am
End: Tue, Apr 19 12:30pm
Camera Needed: Volunteers will take photographs according to a suggestions sheet of the Shoebox Parade, Dignitary arrivals and interactions, volunteers and mid-event activities.0/2Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 12:30pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 2:30pm
Camera Needed: Volunteers will take photographs according to a suggestion sheet of attendee engagement, entertainment, merchandise sales, prize booth, scavenger hunt, educational booth, vendors, exhibitors and end of day activities for the event.0/2Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 12:30pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 4:30pm
Volunteers will assist individuals on and off the rides. Volunteers will accompany riders who need additional assistance. Volunteers will ensure that guests who are unable to stand in line have access to a chair. Additional chairs will be available.0/32Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 12:30pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 4:30pm
Volunteers will operate games and activities for event guests to participate in. Equipment will be checked out and monitored. Two to three people will be assigned to each game/activity. Game/Activity assignments will be made at volunteer registration.0/24Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 12:30pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 4:30pm
Volunteers will guide each groups' participation in the Scavenger Hunt activity to explore the world of Fiesta through a social studies & reading exercise.0/10Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 12:30pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 4:30pm
Volunteers will assist Texas A&M Students in the operation of educational activity booths around the topics of Arts, Science and Math.0/6Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 2:00pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 5:00pm
Volunteers will assist RMI staff and Celebration Team in cleaning and packing up games/activities, signage, Teacher's Lounge, Changing Stations, Feeding Areas, Entertainment, Registrations, etc.0/6Over
Start: Tue, Apr 19 5:30pm
End: Tue, Apr 19 9:00pm
Volunteers will assist RMI staff in unloading the Uhaul, inventoring supplies and placing items into storage.0/10Over