Community Event – Riverfest
Team of 10-15 is needed to assist with Riverfest, a Friday-Saturday carnival-type community event. Host church annually assists the town with putting on the event. Prior to the event, volunteers will help paint the curbs for vendor placement, volunteer at the talent show that is help just prior to the festival, and other misc. duties. Additionally, prior to Riverfest, church would like team to do various projects around church such as lawn care, general cleaning, and some painting. During the festival, volunteers would work with host church members in setting up canopies, helping vendors find their spots, selling raffle tickets, trash duty, night security, and clean-up post-event. Team members need to be very flexible and organized. Team will relationally connect people with the host church. Need those ready and willing to strike up conversations with non-Christians and relationally point them to the Gospel. Requestor will discuss this with team leader and can do training with team upon arrival. Team will need to provide their own transportation. Team can stay in gym of host church. Team will need to provide their own meals, but can use kitchen.
Length of assignment: one week
Preferred dates: August 13 - 19, 2017 (not flexible)
Cost: Travel to PA and food