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|Close Date||Any time before the event ends or when space runs out.|
|Age Limit||All Ages|
Trail of Lights Volunteers assist with all aspects of the event, including serving as Trail Guides, Trail Ambassadors, and part of our interactive displays. Volunteers will provide information and direction to attendees, and help make this event fun and festive for all! Members of this team are the public face of the Trail of Lights and should bring lots of energy, a good sense of humor and willingness to interact with Trail attendees.
Volunteers should arrive 15 minutes prior to their shift start, bring lots of energy, a good sense of humor and be ready to work. Volunteers should expect to be outdoors for duration of shift and should wear weather-appropriate clothing (gloves, scarf, rain gear etc.,). Volunteers may bring a chair (for some positions) and flashlight if desired.
|Perks||On the day of their service, volunteers will receive a free Trail of Lights T-shirt and access to a volunteer tent with refreshments, including dinner provided by Rudy's BBQ. As a token of our thanks, a complementary ZiP Fast Pass for an alternate day will also be given for Volunteers to enjoy the Trail at their leisure. |
*The ZiP Fast Pass will permit early entry one hour before the general public at a private ZiP entrance for expedited entry, in addition to the VIP style ZiP lounge with seating, heat, and private restrooms.
|Parking Details||Close-in volunteer parking will be provided. Maps to follow 4 days prior to your volunteer shift.|
61 Positions Filled | 37 Impacts | 196 Hours
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Location: Volunteer HQ @ Zilker Park located at the corner of Lou Neff Rd and Stratford Dr., 2286 Lou Neff Road, Austin, TX 78701
|Trail Guide||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:00pm||Volunteers will be paired and stationed along the trail and displays to provide assistance and information to all visitors.||20/20||Over|
|Trail Ambassador||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Volunteers will be stationed outside of the trail to provide assistance and information to visitors as they enter the trail.||8/10||Over|
|Park Ambassador||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Volunteers will help at the Zilker Tree and other attractions outside of trail.||2/4||Over|
|Community Stage Assistant||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Assist stage manager, performers, stage hands, and monitor green room.||4/4||Over|
|Letters to Santa & Armadillo Craft Tent Assistant||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Assist children with all aspects of this display including, letter writing, crafts and crowd control.||4/4||Over|
|Santa's Workshop Assistant||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Assist with all aspects of this display including crafts, photobooth, information and crowd control.||7/7||Over|
|Candy Land Assistant||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Assist with all aspects of this display including candy distribution, information and crowd control.||8/8||Over|
|Check In & Info Volunteers||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:00pm||Provide direction and assistance to volunteers, exhibitors, or anyone who may need to enter the trail early.||2/2||Over|
|Floater Team||Fri, Dec 05 5:00pm||Fri, Dec 05 10:30pm||Volunteer in any area assigned. Problem solvers and those who are flexible are encouraged to sign up here!||6/10||Over|