needs from: United Way of the Plains

Volunteer: Open Streets ICT--Barricade Directors

Open Streets ICT brings Wichitans of all ages and fitness levels together for an active, fun, community – building afternoon on Wichita’s iconic Douglas Avenue. Modeled after successful open street events around the country, Open Streets ICT closes four miles of Douglas Avenue to traffic, from College Hill to the historic Delano District, and opens the street to young and old alike to enjoy biking, walking, running, dancing, yoga, entertainment, food, art, music, and more.

Set up barricades at intersections per the barricade map.  Monitor barricades during event to prevent removal.  Assist in directing traffic and motorists as required. 

Drop barricades once parade has ended.

Skills needed:

Customer Service Friendly

Ability to deal with vehicles and crowds

Agency: Open Streets ICT
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Open Streets ICT--Route Marshals

Open Streets ICT brings Wichitans of all ages and fitness levels together for an active, fun, community – building afternoon on Wichita’s iconic Douglas Avenue. Modeled after successful open street events around the country, Open Streets ICT closes four miles of Douglas Avenue to traffic, from College Hill to the historic Delano District, and opens the street to young and old alike to enjoy biking, walking, running, dancing, yoga, entertainment, food, art, music, and more.

The entire route is broken down into ½ mile sections and each Route Marshals will oversee a section.  They will make sure Barricade Directors are in assigned locations place and assist exhibitors/activities in finding assigned placement and help facilitate a quick set up.  At the end of the event, Route Marshal will coordinate with Barricade Directors to ensure a smooth and safe re-opening of streets following the event.

Skills needed:

Customer Service Friendly

Ability to deal with vehicles and crowds

Able to dispense information

Willing to go extra mile to accommodate our guests/exhibitors.

Physically able to walk/stand for 4 hours.

Agency: Open Streets ICT
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Open Streets ICT--Information Tent

Open Streets ICT brings Wichitans of all ages and fitness levels together for an active, fun, community – building afternoon on Wichita’s iconic Douglas Avenue. Modeled after successful open street events around the country, Open Streets ICT closes four miles of Douglas Avenue to traffic, from College Hill to the historic Delano District, and opens the street to young and old alike to enjoy biking, walking, running, dancing, yoga, entertainment, food, art, music, and more.

Dispense information, maps and other items if needed. 

Skills needed:

Customer service friendly

Able to dispense information

Able to read a map and provide directions

Willing to go extra mile to accommodate our guests/exhibitors

 

Agency: Open Streets ICT
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 67203
Allow Groups: Yes