Volunteers Needed for Grand Porch Party 2019!


Want to be part of one of KW’s best grassroots, community driven music festivals? Well here’s your chance! It’s Grand Porch Party volunteer time and we need your help. The GPP would not happen without neighbourhood volunteers!

All of the volunteer roles are short-term and FUN and offer opportunities for those with different interests, skills and schedules.

And yes, high school volunteer hours are credited!

Sounds like something you’re interested in? Well then, email our Volunteer Coordinators, Larissa and at GPPVolunteers@gmail.com

Below is a brief description of what we are looking for help with:

Neighbourhood (and beyond) Postering Team
Time Commitment:
 1.5 hours

Duties: Put up about 25 posters in an assigned area between now and Saturday June 1.

Do you walk, push a stroller or ride a bike in the Uptown West Neighbourhood and beyond? Do you walk regularly along King Street in Uptown Waterloo? This might be a position for you. This might be a good family volunteering opportunity.

Sign Installation and Take-down Team
Time commitment:  As little as 1 hour.  Installation to happen the day and hours before the event, Saturday June 8 or Sunday morning, June 9.

Duties: This team will install signs on host lawns and also directional signs for event. The team will then return at the end of the event at 5pm and collect the signs and return them to their storage spot.

GPP Ambassador/Street Monitor Team
Time commitment:
 1.25 hour. Do you like chatting to and helping people? Do you love the Grand Porch Party? This position might be for you.

Duties: You will help keep people safe by encouraging patrons to keep to the sidewalks and you will provide general information about the event. You will have a map and information.  You will also get to wear a bright orange Grand Porch Party vest during your shift.

About grandporchparty

The Grand Porch Party is an annual neighbourhood music event where we take over the porches, and then the streets, for some fab early-summer music. First launched in 2011.
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