House Divided Volunteer


  


Event Description:

Watch, as the Ohio Village come alive with the heat, smoke, and noise of the Civil War complete with battles, gun and cannon demonstrations and Union and Confederate troops. The Ohio History Center & Ohio Village is looking for event assistance for the House Divided Civil War Event on Friday, June 21, Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23.


Responsibilities:
Check-in of Reenactors - Volunteers will sign-in incoming reenactors, make sure they sign waiver forms and give them welcome packets. Position needed for Friday afternoon and evening (2-6pm and 6-10pm).

 

Crowd Directors- Volunteers help with setting up caution tape in preparation for the battle and then stand in strategic spots to watch over spectators and make sure small children do not run under the tape into the battle area. (12-2pm Saturday, 1-3pm Sunday)

 

Event Assistants - Volunteers will assist staff in checking on costumed volunteers, directing visitors, and setting up activities. (Various shifts between 10:00am-2pm and 1pm-5pm Saturday, 12pm-3pm and 2pm-5pm Sunday)


Skills Required:
No experience necessary. Ability to read and understand basic text. Ability to give location directions.


Time Commitment:
June 21, 22 and/or 23
Various times needed. At least a 2-4 hour time commitment. Roles may be adjusted accordingly due to event needs. 


Work Environment:
Large crowds expected. May have to engage large numbers of people


Physical Demands:
Some walking for Crowd Control volunteers.


Age Requirement:
16


Select an Available Slot Below
Date/Time &
Details
Volunteers
Needed
Fri, Jun 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM   
Check-In Reenactors
Full
Fri, Jun 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM   
Check-In Reenactors
3
Sign Up
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM   
Event Assistants
10
Sign Up
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM   
Crowd Directors
9
Sign Up
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM   
Event Assistants
9
Sign Up
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM   
Event Assistants
10
Sign Up
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM   
Crowd Directors
10
Sign Up
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM   
Event Assistants
10
Sign Up
 
Event Meeting Location: Ohio History Center

800 E. 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211

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Event Organizer: Danielle Rennick
volunteer@ohiohistory.org
Event Category:
House Divided