2016 Standing Volunteer Committees
Get Involved! Serve on a Cityfest Standing Committee!
Each year Cityfest has a number of opportunities to serve on various standing committees. Service on a committee enables you to develop your leadership skills and use your expertise and experience to help guide Cityfest programs, events, and publications.
As a Cityfest volunteer, you may apply to serve on the following committees:
Merchandise – Duties: Supporting daily festival merchandise area, daily set-up & breakdown, sales, and inventory documentation. Daily set-up/breakdown, sales, returns, stocking, replenishing, and securing all merchandise being offered for sale. Complete opening and closing inventory. Work with Mayor’s Office staff to manage all sales transactions and daily totals.
General Event & Crowd Support – Duties: Festival or event crowd management including
in-crowd contest execution, crowd perimeter management, patron assistance, festival information dissemination.
Vendors Area Management – Duties: Assist vendors in direction, information, and placement. Manage appropriate needs, and requests. Liaison between Vendors and Mayor’s Office Staff
Hospitality – Duties:
Greeting and welcoming attendees to City of Wilmington events. Assist with managing hospitality tents for Artists, Mayor’s Office staff, City of Wilmington Staff and City Council. Tents set-up/breakdown, stocking, replenishing, and securing all onsite hospitality tents. Working closely with staff to manage contracted caterers, and hospitality staff.
Bar Hospitality – Duties:
Serve wine and beer in designated bar locations. Staff and provide service to all bar customers of the age of 21. Daily set-up/breakdown, sales, stocking, replenishing, and securing all beer and wine being offered for sale. Complete opening and closing inventory. Work with Mayor’s Office staff to manage all sales transactions and daily totals. Note: Only ABC certified servers need apply.
Expectations and Requirements
- Be willing to attend the scheduled volunteer meetings
- Be available throughout the year to work with the committee via email and conference call
- Have some experience and/or expertise to contribute to the committee
- Volunteer terms vary in length, but they are all renewable each year
- Be ready to have fun!
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted online. A description of your professional or other experience that will be used in this volunteer capacity. Please identify 1-2 committees you wish to join. Contact information
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Cityfest and the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs