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Volunteer at Singing with Santa

We are looking for volunteers to help at our Singing with Santa event. This annual event is a Downtown Durango holiday tradition, and is held each year on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Volunteers are needed to help serve cookies and hot chocolate, sing Christmas carols, and more for this free community event.  See below for details on the volunteer positions and how to sign up. 

Event overview:

We hope you will join us for the annual Singing with Santa event, taking place Friday, November 23, 2018. We are looking for several volunteers to help us with leading Christmas Carols up Main Avenue, hand out cookies and hot chocolate at Buckley Park and help assist with pictures with Santa. See below for details on each positon.

Click this link to sign up:

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Greeters/handout glow sticks (2 volunteers) 5:00-6:15 pm

Volunteers are needed to help greet guests as they arrive and hand out glow sticks to the children participating in the Singing with Santa Event.   Start time is 5:20pm. Meet at Bank of the San Juans.

Hot Chocolate/Cookies (6-8 volunteers) 5:15-7:30 pm

Volunteers are needed to help serve hot chocolate and cookies to participants that arrive at Buckley Park. Volunteers will need to arrive at Buckley Park no later then 5:30 to help set up. We will provide further instructions once you arrive. 

Lead Christmas Carols (10 volunteers) 5:30-6:30pm

Volunteers are needed to lead participants in singing Christmas carols while walking up Main Ave. to the Christmas tree at Buckley Park.  Volunteers will be provided a list of Christmas carols to sing, flashlight, Christmas hat and a bullhorn to help manage and guide a group of participants to Buckley Park. We will have a radio remote provided by 99x this year to assist us with music for the christmas carols. Volunteers will need to arrive at 5:25pm. We will start at 8th and Main Avenue this year. We will have everyone gather on 8th street up to 2nd Avenue.  

Once the participants arrive at Buckley Park we will continue to sing Christmas carols until we light the tree at 6:30pm. 

Pictures with Santa (2 Volunteers) 5:45-7:30pm

Volunteers are needed to assist with the photos with Santa booth. This includes helping form a line, and taking photos for the participants when needed. Volunteers will need to meet at Buckley Park at 5:45 pm. There will be instructions provided at the booth that evening. 

Clean up Crew (4 volunteers)  7:00-8pm

We are looking for a few volunteers to help with clean-up crew after the event is over. This includes putting away tables, event supplies and taking out the trash. Thank you in advance for signing up for this not so glorious job but a much needed one. 

Click this link to sign up: http://signup.com/go/nHtzWcg

 

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