The Parade Management works with hundreds of volunteers from the community who assist with the operations of the Parade in numerous ways. The following are some rules and reminders about participating in the Parade:
All volunteers MUST be on time! It is essential to the functioning of the Parade and the the experience of the other participants that all volunteers arrive on time to their designated check-in area.
All volunteers must be prepared to fulfill the duties outlined in the Volunteer Assignment. If you cannot fulfill the assigned duties outlined for any reason, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator immediately to be re-assigned to a more suitable position. Re-assignments are only possible with notice to the Volunteer Coordinator at least 10 days prior to the Parade.
No food or beverages are are permitted once a volunteer is in costume. The Parade will provide snacks and beverages following the parade.
All volunteers must be dressed as indicated by their assigned position and MUST wear closed-toe shoes.
The Parade has a no tolerance policy alcohol, drug (including marijuana), and smoking policy. Any volunteer suspected of violating this policy will be removed by the Parade Management. Decisions regarding volunteers suspected of violating the no tolerance alchohol and drug policy will be made by Parade Management at their sole discretion.
The Parade Management reserves the right to make decisions onsite that they determine to be the best fit for the Parade and the safety of those in the staging area and on the Parade route. This includes making volunteer assignment changes at any point in time, both leading up to the Parade and onsite. All Parade Management decisions are final and at their sole discretion.
Every volunteer must complete a Volunteer Application! Volunteers will be awarded their requested assignment based on the date of the Application submission with priority given to earlier applicants. If you would like to request placement with another individual, please state the name(s) of those persons(s) on each application. The Volunteer Coordinator cannot guarantee dual placement, but will make a best effort to fulfill all volunteer requests.
Each individual volunteer must fill out an Application! Please indicate on each member's application the name of the group. The Volunteer Coordinator cannot guarantee that each member of an applicant group will be placed together, but will make a best effort to place groups together.
If you have questions regarding the Parade of Light Volunteer Program or if you are having trouble with completing the
form, e-mail us at ParadeVolunteers
@EventsbyEMG.com or call 303-295-6330.
If you are not able to fill out the application online, please click here to download a hard copy of the Volunteer Application.