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VETERANS DAY PARADE - VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

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3rd - 9th Street

Capitol Mall

Sacramento, CA

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Volunteers Need!

The annual City of Sacramento’s Veterans Day Parade focuses on positively honoring our country’s veterans and active military personnel. The goal of the City of Sacramento’s Veterans Day Parade is to give honor to our country’s military personnel and veterans, particularly acknowledging their military missions of defending freedom for our country and other countries around the world by inviting organizations to celebrate our veterans.

With over 12,000 people in attendance annually, the Neighborhood Services Division is calling on volunteers as an act of support through the production of this year’s parade, for our veterans that protect and serve our country domestically and globally. This City-wide parade requires major help and support from a large volunteer base to implement. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Volunteers will be expected to serve in various capacities. Some roles and responsibilities require heavy lifting, standing and walking.

Specific Areas We Need Volunteers For:

  • Program & Main Stage - Assist with decoration and stage set-up, crowd control during the program, etc. May require lifting and will require standing.
  • Parade Pacers** - Assist in the parade as a participant pacer, crowd control while in the parade, assist with Crocker Park clean-up, et.c Absolutely will require walking and standing over a period of time.
  • Parade Participant Staging Area - Assigned to 4 different parade divisions (which entails various tasks), set-up as needed, etc. Will require lifiting and standing.
  • Resource Fair - Assist with set-up or clean-up of the Resource Fair area, direciting the public to vendor booths, etc. Will require lfiting and standing.
  • Event Clean-Up - Trask pick-up along parade route, resource fair area, main stage, etc. May require lfiting and will require walking.

*Dress Guidelines: closed-toed shoes, appropriate comfortable clothing, sweater and/or jacket, rain coat (in the event of rain)

**Parade Pacers must wear an orange safety vest (provided by staff).

How To Sign-Up To Be A Volunteer:

  • Complete the Volunteer Registration here.
  • Staff will follow-up with an email regarding additional City Volunteer Forms.
  • A detailed overview of volunteer shifts and responsibilities will also be included in the follow-up email.

Should you have any questions about volunteering for the parade, please contact Neighborhood Services (916) 808-6789 or email: snvang@cityofsacramento.org.

Thank you very much for your interest in supporting this very important event. Let’s show Sacramento’s veteran and military communities how much they are appreciated and honored for what they have done and continue to do for us every day!


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