Get involved with the 2019 Houston Italian Festival!

Jan 30, 2019 483

The Houston Italian Festival is seeking new volunteers to join the Festival Executive Committee in 2019! Each year, Festa Italiana is made possible by the helpful hands of the committee members, who serve in the full calendar year and make important decisions throughout the year. The Committee meets once a month beginning in February. If you feel like taking the next step and getting involved, we need your help.

Current openings on the Festival Executive Committee include individuals who are interested in: Serving as “Festival Grounds Apprentices”. Qualified person(s) must be physically able to manage a crew of 2 to 4 individuals. Person(s) must also be willing and available to work the full days Monday, October 7th through Monday, October 14th. These days encompass the set-up, the festival and the tear-down. If you’re ready to volunteer your time, please ask us about this today!

Serving as “Food - Supply and Booth Coordinator Apprentice”. Qualified person will assist with making sure correct food supply quantities are ordered and that all booth managers are secured and ready to go by October. If you have a background or interest in business management, we’d love to have you involved!

Serving as “Volunteer Coordinator Apprentice”. Qualified person will assist with volunteer recruitment, coordination and management for the over 500 volunteers it takes to run the festival each year. Person must be computer knowledgeable with working with emails and spreadsheets. Person must also be available to work at the festival volunteer check-in booth beginning Thursday, October 10th through Sunday, October 13th. If you like working with people who are giving of their time for a cause, then call us today!

Serving as “Sponsorship Coordinator”. Qualified person will seek new cash and in-kind sponsors. Person must be able to make phone calls and send emails as well as research and in some cases visit with potential sponsors. If you are out-going and are not afraid to ask with the possibility of begin rejected, then this job is for you!

Of course, we can always use your gifts and talents throughout the year, in any capacity you are able to assist. To become more involved with the Festival Executive Committee and more, based on your availability, send an email to info@houstonitalianfestival.com. We’d love to be in contact with you!

SOURCE: Italian Cultural and Community Center of Houston

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