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Juneteenth Jamboree + 5K

Brief Organizational Description:
VOWS Foundation is dedicated to inspiring black and brown communities to: live a life of power through trauma release methods, gain awareness through emotional education exercises, and learn empathy through community outreach and volunteerism.

Volunteer Position Description and Purpose:
Our Juneteenth Jamboree 5K Festival is to provide the community with a free healthy activity on our special day. The 5k route will be run around Byrd Park. The Jamboree will have food trucks, music, performances, and good drinks. A volunteer's purpose is simply to keep a bright attitude, keep the space clean, and organized and make others feel welcome. We want to provide an environment where the community knows to work hard first and play hard after.

Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities:
Juneteenth Jamboree volunteers will be assigned to set up the festival, hand out race numbers, help with performances, assist with serving, get vendors in their correct spots, pass out water stations, help with games and jump houses, and break the festival down and clean up.

Qualifications, Skills, & Requirements:
No qualifications or skills needed, just a smile and a desire to help.

Time Commitment:
10am-6pm
The 5K is being help from 10am-12pm
The Jamboree is fro, 12pm-6pm

Location:
3501 W Cary St.

Other Information (if applicable):
When you get to Cary St. find the VOWS table. You’ll sign in and be told where your assignment will be fulfilled. As a new volunteer with VOWS you will go through a brief virtual training of who we are and what we expect. Once registered to volunteer, check your email for the link.

No special attire recommended, remember it's pretty warm this summer, come appropriate to be around children, ready to tidy up.

We are a 501c3 non profit organization and are able to provide proof of volunteer hours if needed.

Thank you so much for choosing us! See you soon!

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