Becoming A Wheeling SleepOut Volunteer

All volunteers will recieve a free Event T-Shirt.
Although no fundraising is required to volunteer, we do suggest a $25 donation to the event from all volunteers!
Who Can Volunteer?  
Anyone over the age of 18 can become a volunteer. There are specific oppurtunities, so please read the descriptions below before signing up for your shift.

Shift Lengths:  
Most volunteer shifts are between 2-3 hours. In most opportunities, you will be paired with another volunteer. Please be sure not to double book yourself when signing up for multiple opportunities. And, please only sign up if you can work the entire shift.

*This is an outdoor event. Volunteers are asked to be outdoors. Please keep in mind our event is November 3.
This event is rain, snow, or shine! Please plan to dress in layers to stay warm!


Description of Positions

Volunteer Check-In Table  

All volunteers working throughout the night will check-in with you. You will help them find the location they are schedualed to work.

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Registration Table  

All Wheeling SleepOut participants will need to check-in or register when they come to attend the event. Volunteers are needed to man the tables as well as assure that all forms are complete & submitted. (This is primarily for those not previously registered online or for those turning in their waiver forms for all participants under the age of 18.)

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T-Shirt Table  

All Wheeling SleepOut participants who have raised $50 or more & all volunteers (including musicians) receive an event t-shirt. Volunteers are needed to man the tables & distribute the t-shirts.

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Unloading Cars/Boxes  

 Many people will come to the event with boxes, sleeping bags, etc. and need help getting their belongings to the filed. We need your help to transport these items.

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 Food Station  

 You will help in the food station, serving food to hungry participants, Food station volunteers are also asked to help keep the tables clean & to change trashbags in the trash bins, as needed.

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 Field Games  

 These volunteers will be available to assist Don Chamberlain with various games/activities in the evening.

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Questions? Contact Sondra Jackson at sjackson@ysswv.com