Volunteer for the Rose Festival

We Love Our Volunteers!

Thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who helped make the 2012 Rose Festival a success!

We are currently evaluating our volunteer needs and are developing volunteer job opportunities for the 2013 Rose Festival season.

Please fill out the volunteer application form below. Thank you for your help and commitment to the success of the Portland Rose Festival!

Join our Team of Volunteers

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Rock 'n' Roll Portland Half Marathon -- May 19, 2013

Race Day Support -- Provide support to runners and event staff at the Rock 'n' Roll Portland Half Marathon. You can also sign up to manage a water station along the route. If you would like to volunteer please go HERE to the Rock 'n' Roll website to sign up today.

Junior Parade -- Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Judging -- Review entries in the formation area for determining parade awards. Requirements: Adults over 18 years old only.

Parade Guide -- Provide directional information in parade formation area, assist in guiding parade participants through formation onto the parade route. Requirements: Adults over 18 years old only.

Grand Floral Parade -- Saturday, June 8, 2013

Float Decorating -- Help apply the all-natural materials covering all surfaces of the Grand Floral Parade floats at the warehouse of our official float builder, SCI 3.2, Inc. Volunteers are needed prior to the parade, June 1-June 7, 2013. Requirements: Adults over 14 years old only, all volunteer decorators must complete a separate SCI 3.2 volunteer application. (You can find the form at SCI32.Com.)

Parade route clean-up -- Walk along parade route prior to and after the parade distributing and collecting the trash bags provided by SOLV. Requirements: must be able to walk the entire 4.2-mile route, suitable for all ages. (Volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Portland Rose Festival Foundation Office - Year-round

Administrative support -- Provide support on a variety of administrative projects including mailings, sorting/stuffing projects, data entry, pin counts, etc. Schedule is flexible (on an as-needed basis) and training is provided. Requirements: Adults over age 18 preferred. (Volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Note: in some cases, specific volunteer job assignments will be given on-site at the event.

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By submitting this form, you will hold harmless and indemnify the Portland Rose Festival Foundation, its affiliated companies, officers, directors, sponsors and employees from and against any loss, damage liability, claims, cost and expense including legal fees which may be incurred by reason of my volunteer participation in the Portland Rose Festival, unless such claims are a result of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the Portland Rose Festival Foundation.

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Contact us for more information.

Does your entire office, church group, sports team or service group want to volunteer? To receive information about volunteer opportunities suitable for groups, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at the Portland Rose Festival Foundation at 503.227.2681. Or email her: info@rosefestival.org.