Are you a natural leader? Have you always wanted to use those skills as a volunteer? If so, come join WaterFire's Core Team! Training will be provided.
General Core Team Requirements
We expect the following requirements for team leaders:
Have a can do attitude
Have a team spirit attitude
Have a go with the flow attitude
Be willing to introduce yourself via email to your assigned group of new volunteers (we will provide a template and assignments will be pointed out to you in the assignment sheet)
Attend as many full lightings as possible (goal 9+)
New members will attend an orientation and then all members will meet before the season starts
Ambassador Core Team Requirements
We expect, in addition to the above requirements, the following for Ambassador Core Team leaders:
Be engaging, friendly, and outgoing
Be willing to ask for donations for a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization
Be knowledgeable of WaterFire and downtown Providence
Be comfortable and confident leading and supervising volunteers
Ambassador Core Lead Duties
Before the event, the Ambassador Core Lead will email their assigned station's volunteers to provide important information. At their assigned Ambassador Station, the Core Lead will teach the evening's volunteers about the general operations of the station and will serve as their main point of contact in addition to the WaterFire Volunteer Department staff. The Core Lead will assist in preparing the station as the event begins and assist in striking the station down when the event is ending. The Core Lead will interact with visitors in a helpful, friendly, and engaging manner and ensure the safety and well-being of the station's volunteers, equipment, and donations. During money collection, the Core Lead will assist staff in safely and swiftly collecting donations.
Snacks and water are provided during events, and staff is always available to provide help or information.