Volunteer for the annual Regatta and get on the water!
The Columbia Slough Regatta returns for its 23rd year on Sunday, August 6th from 10am - 2pm. This annual celebration of the Columbia Slough highlights recreation opportunities on the hidden gem that is the Columbia Slough. The event draws more than 400 participants for a morning of paddling and nature exploration. Volunteer in any number of fast paced, fun positions and help make this historic event a success!
Volunteers can expect a busy, festival-like atmosphere. This is a great opportunity to network with members of a local organization and get to know the Slough environment. We’ll provide training and snacks all day. All volunteers receive a free event t-shirt! This is a great event for groups and individuals.
Volunteers are needed for the following shifts:
Shift 1: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM (Set Up)
Shift 2: 9:00 AM –2:00 PM (Event Shift)
Shift 3: 2:00PM – 4:00 PM (Clean Up Shift)
Set Up – set up tents, prepare registration materials, move boats, general site preparation
Parking – guide guests to parking spots and direct them to event
Welcome and registration tent – welcome guests and sign them in
Dock and Boat Team – assist in safely loading and unloading boats
Kayak or Canoe guide – paddle the slough, guide guests as needed (paddling experience required)
Safety talk and Life Jackets – deliver our boat safety talk to guests and fit life jackets
Photographer – take professional quality photos at event, manage photo release forms
Face Painting – get in touch with your artistic side and be our face painter!
Clean Up – take down tents, move boats and event materials, pack cars, little clean up
Dependable and punctual
Self-directed and willing to take initiative
Currently seeking volunteers at least 16 years of age
Willing to interact with children, adults and people of various backgrounds
Able to maintain a calm, pleasant, and cheerful demeanor in a busy fair/festival atmosphere
Able to represent the Council professionally and accurately and redirect questions that are beyond scope of position
Register as a volunteer here: https://columbiaslough.org/events/event/248/
Contact Volunteer Coordinator Kirk Fatland at (503) 281-1132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Columbia Slough Watershed Council, a non-profit-tax exempt organization, is a diverse group of stakeholders working to restore and enhance the 60 miles of waterways known as the Columbia Slough, located in Portland, Gresham, and Fairview. For more information you can visit our website at www.columbiaslough.org
Visit the event website, scroll down to "Register to Volunteer!" button & fill out the registration form