The Portland Parks Foundation needs 24 amazing volunteers on October 27th to help at our grand opening celebration of the Barbara Walker Crossing, the bridge over Burnside that connects the Wildwood Trail between Forest Park and Washington Park. Volunteers are critical to the success of this event. Please consider being a part of making this the best Burnside street party in Portland.
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BONUS: You’ll receive a limited edition, long-sleeve event t-shirt and pass to the Columbia Sportswear Employee Store.
Volunteers will be at various points throughout the event managing attendees, helping at the fun run, providing information and mantaining a safe environment. We also need volunteers at our shuttle stops at Washington Park MAX Station and NW Barnes Rd. This is an exciting, action packed volunteer opportunity!
To confirm your spot as a volunteer, please complete this form.
IMPORTANT: On Tuesday, October 22nd at 6pm, we will have a volunteer orientation at the Lucky Labrador Beer Hall (NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209) – snacks and non-alcoholic drinks provided by the Portland Parks Foundation. Attendance is not mandatory, but HIGHLY recommended due to the complex nature of the event.
WHEN: October 27, 2019 from 7:30 am to 12 pm
WHAT: Volunteering for the Barbara Walker Crossing Grand Opening
WHERE: Varied sites including the event entrance at NW 24 Pl and W Burnside, Washington Park MAX Station, NW Hermosa and W Burnside. Stations will be assigned the week of the event.
WHAT TO WEAR: Dress appropriately. You will be on your feet most of the time, so wear comfortable shoes and bring rain gear and warm coats depending on the weather forecast. Note that some shifts will require 2 miles of walking (to and from the event entrance).
QUESTIONS: Want to volunteer, but have some questions first? Contact Jessica or 503.445.0994.