Pride Week Volunteers Needed!

Brooklyn Pride is just one month away, and our events simply don’t happen without all of our amazing volunteers!  Joining us is a great way to help out your community and meet some great folks.

Here are the areas where we will be looking for help this year.  Please reach out to Ariel with any questions or go here to fill out our volunteer interest form.

Sunday, June 4 – Queens Pride Parade 11am-2pm/2pm-6pm

  • March with Brooklyn Pride in the parade – Get those steps in and work those arms carrying a huge rainbow flag & banners as well as distributing palm cards along the parade route, plus get a fabulous Brooklyn Pride T-shirt!
  • Distribute promotional materials at an information booth at the festival

Monday, June 5 – Flag Raising 11am-1pm

Greeting and registration/check-in of non-profit participants

Monday, June 5 – Woman on Fire Screening at BAM 6:30pm-10:00pm

Sign-in/up for email, distribution of promotional materials and processing donations

Tuesday, June 6 – Borough Hall Reception 5:30pm-10pm

Registration greeting, and program, bar-tending, and cleanup

Wednesday, June 7 – Interfaith Service (Time TBD)

Sign-in/up for email, distribution of promotional materials & process donations

Wednesday, June 7 – Packet Preparation (Time TBD)

Get packets ready for the runners of the 5K (stuffing bags and organizing for pickup)

Thursday, June 8 – 5K Packet Pickup at AHF 5pm-8pm

Distribute and track all items to registrants in organized manner

Thursday, June 8 – Comedy Show at Halyards 6:30pm-10pm

Greeting, mailing list sign up, distribute promotional materials, process donations

Friday, June 9 – 5K Packet Pickup at AHF 4pm-9pm

Distribute and track all items to registrants in organized manner

Friday, June 9 – AHF Open House 6:30pm-9:30pm

Greeting, mailing list sign up, distribute promotional materials, bartending

 

Saturday, June 10 –

5K Pride Run Bartel Pritchard Circle 8am-12pm

Setup, Registration, Bag check, monitor course, distribute water, food, & medals

Multicultural Festival – 5th Ave. between 3rd & 9th Streets 8am-12pm /10am-2pm /2pm-6pm /4pm-8pm

  • Setup tables, tents (EARLY SHIFT)
  • Command center (volunteer registration, answer questions, escalate concerns appropriately)
  • General Info/and merchandise sales, lots of interactions with festival goers
  • LATE SHIFT: assist with taking down tents/tables, bringing banners to where they can be used in the parade

 

Family Fun Zone – J.J. Byrne Park, 5th Ave. between 3rd & 4th Streets 10am-2pm /2pm-6pm

Setup, enjoy arts & crafts with young people, assist kids and families in activities

Bounce House – 5th Ave. (cross streets TBD) 12pm-2:30pm/2:30pm-5pm

Ensure bounce house is used safely, working with children and parents diplomatically

Stage Entertainment – 5th Ave. at 3rd St. & 9th St. 10am-2pm /2pm-6pm

  • Assistant stage managers; Must be able to corral performers effectively
  • Merch/Meet & Greet table assistance
Brooklyn Pride 2016

Twilight Parade – 5th Ave. from Sterling Place to 9th St. 5:30pm-9pm

  • People to decorate the truck in the parade – let those creative juices FLOW!
  • Group check-in/lineup assistance
  • Help us to carry banners
  • Review stand assistance

Twilight Parade – 5th Ave. bet. Lincoln Pl. and St. Johns Pl. 7:00pm-8:00pm

  • Assist ushering groups into the parade

Twilight Parade – 5th Ave. between 5th Street and 6th Street 7pm-9pm

  • Crowd Control
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