Pride Week Volunteers Needed!

Brooklyn Pride is NEXT MONTH (with other events happening before that), 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.

NOTE: Please be advised that there are going to be 2 Volunteer Orientations this year at BrooklynWorks 159 (159 20th Street between 3rd and 4th Aves). The morning session is Saturday, May 11th at 10AM, and the evening session is Tuesday, May 21st at 6:30PM. Please RSVP with Ariel for the most convenient session to you. Thank you!

Staten IslandSUPPORT OUR SIBLING PRIDE!

Saturday, May 11th – RESIST March 12PM-3PM

Join Brooklyn Pride in carrying our banner in Staten Island’s Resist march at Midland Beach where their pride began. Support our fellow Prides!

Please reach out to Ariel to confirm your attendance. Gathering spot will be posted once it is confirmed.

Saturday, May 18th – Staten Island PrideFest 12PM-5PM

Help Brooklyn Pride fill some of the volunteering needs that Staten Island has for making their festival at Snug Harbor amazing! Support our fellow Prides!

Please reach out to Ariel to confirm your attendance and/or for details about how we can volunteer.

QueensSUPPORT OUR SIBLING PRIDE!

Sunday, June 2nd – Parade Setup and Festival Assistance

Help Queens Pride make their annual parade seamless and fabulous by assisting with lineup. We can also help out with the festival side of events if that’s more your speed! Shifts are available.

Please reach out to Ariel to confirm your attendance.

AND/OR

Sunday, June 2nd – Parade Marching

Join Brooklyn Pride in carrying the Brooklyn Pride banner and passing out palm cards in Queens’ parade!

Please reach out to Ariel to confirm your attendance and shirt sizing. Gathering spot will be posted once it is assigned by Queens Pride.


BROOKLYN PRIDE

Monday June 3rd – Brooklyn Borough Hall Flag Raising and Borough President Honors/Reception (5:30PM-10PM)

  • Registration, greeting, and program/Pride Guide distribution
  • Cleanup upstairs after the event moves downstairs
  • Bartenders to serve wine, beer, soda, water
  • Cleanup after the event ends totally

 Thursday, June 6th – 5K Packet Pickup at AHF (4PM-8PM)

  • Check off and hand all items to person registered for run in organized manner
  • Keep all items neat and ready for next round of pick up the next day

Thursday, June 6th – Comedy Show in BedStuy (6:30PM-10PM)

  • Greet attendees
  • Distribute the Pride Guide/palm cards
  • Giving merchandise for donation amounts
  • Collect donations at the end for the comedians since they’re so damn FUNNY!

Friday, June 7th – 5K Packet Pickup at AHF (4PM-8PM)

  • Check off and hand all items to person registered for run in organized manner
  • Keep all items neat and ready for day of pick-ups

  

Friday, June 7th – Family Movie Night at JJ Byrne Park  (4PM-7:30PM/7:30PM-11PM)

  • Greet and distribute the palm cards
  • Giving merchandise for donation amounts

Saturday, June 8

5K Pride Run Bartel Pritchard Circle (7AM-12PM)

  • Setup
  • Registration
  • Bag check
  • Flag guiders to keep runners on the course
  • Cheer runners on
  • Distribute water, food, medal distribution

Multicultural Festival – 5th Ave. between 1st & 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

Entertainment Stages – 5th Ave. at 1st 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)

  • Group check-in/lineup assistance
  • Help us to carry banners
  • Review stand assistance
  • Assist ushering groups into the parade (bet.Lincoln Pl. and St Johns Pl. from 7PM-8PM)
  • Corner corallers -> preventing gaps and keeping even flow of parade movement
  • Crowd Control

NYC PRIDESUPPORT OUR SIBLING PRIDE!

Sunday, June 30th – Pride March 10AM-3PM

Join Brooklyn Pride carrying our banner and possibly a borough flag as we march as a part of InterPride in the WorldPride/Stonewall 50 NYC Pride March in Manhattan. Support our fellow Prides!

Please reach out to Ariel to confirm your attendance. Gathering spot will be posted once it is confirmed.