Ohio Village Opening Day


Event Description:

The Ohio History Center is looking for volunteers to assist in various roles at the Ohio Village Opening Day event, held in Ohio Village, focused on the mosaic of arts and culture that make up Ohio. This year’s Opening Day is focused on the history and development of sports in Ohio. Visitors will get to try their hand at basketball with the original rules, learn Victorian cheers and so much more!


Roles will be assigned. Volunteers must be open to work any role. We are willing to make role accommodations.


Sports Assistants: Help with sports activities like croquet, gossima and golf
Car Assistant
Tricycle Assistant
Horse and Wagon Assistants
Emporium Sales Assistants
Welcome Center and Ohio History Center Admission Assistants
Costumed Volunteers
Various roles


Time Commitment:
Saturday, May 25 9:30am-5pm


Work Environment:
You will be working in an outdoor historic village. Our anticipated audience (families) could be over 800 people. You will be assisting with logistics for up to 30-40 vendors. You have to be comfortable working with large crowds.


Physical Demands:
Lots of walking and moving around to assist our vendors. May need to move some light weight 6 ft. tables. This is an outdoor event so you may need to work in inclement weather


Age Requirement:
14 and up
21 and up (beer and soda sales)


Training Dates:
No training required for this event

Event Date/Time: Sat, May 25, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Volunteers Needed:
Event Meeting Location: The Ohio History Center

800 E. 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211

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Event Organizer: Danielle Rennick
Event Category:
Ohio Village Opening Day