Volunteers Sought For Everett 4th Of July Parade

April 17, 2019

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The Parade becomes a large training exercise for Emergency Management volunteers. Photo credit Everett Emergency Management

The City of Everett, Washington Emergency Management Department is looking for volunteers to help keep the annual 4th of July Parade running smoothly. Here’s what you need to know if you’d like to help.

Calling all 4th of July Parade Volunteers! The Everett Emergency Management​ Office is seeking volunteers to help with the annual City of Everett Colors of Freedom Parade. The parade is Everett’s largest event and one of the top parades in the North Puget Sound area. Every year, our volunteers make this event a success. We would not be able to do it without their help. To sign up to volunteer, please visit https://forms.gle/HYm4fqDLK6HngaGPA . Questions? Contact Rachael Doniger, 425-257-8111 or rdoniger@everettwa.gov.

Roles:

• Parade Marshals – escorting entrants in parade, requires extensive walking
• Staff traffic barricades to prevent traffic from driving on the parade route
• Communications – Help foster communication through HAM radio
• Parking and Dispersal – Assist entrants with locating their staging area and dispersing them at the end of the parade.
• Parade Entry Check-in
• Volunteer Check-in
• Check supplies in/out to volunteers

Time Commitment
There are two mandatory trainings for volunteers.

1. Initial Training/Meeting – Please pick one meeting from the three dates below. You are welcome
• Tuesday, June 4 – 6pm-9pm
• Saturday, June 8 – 5pm-8pm (notice time difference)
• Thursday, June 13 – 6pm-9pm

2. Final Meeting:
• Monday, July 1 – 6pm-9pm
Parade Event – 4th of July – The start time for volunteers is between 6 am and 7 am depending on the role. Completion time is between 2 pm and 3 pm. We offer coffee and breakfast food in the morning.



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