Volunteer
Job Descriptions

The Bohemia Mining Days Board of Directors is committed to growing the festival and increasing it's cultural heritage offerings.  But we need the help of the community to do this.  If not for the people who volunteer their time and energy, there would not be an event.  We hope you will join the many volunteers who came before you to make Bohemia Mining Days continue for decades to come.

Schedule

Bohemia Mining Days is open to the public during the following times.  Each crew may need volunteers before, during, and after these times.  Specific hours are listed in the job descriptions for each crew.  Unless otherwise stated, shifts last a minimum of 2 hours.

  • Thursday:
    July 18th

    4:00 - 10:00 p.m.

  • Friday:
    July 19th

    10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • Saturday:
    July 20th

    10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Duties & Skills

Information Support

Messenger / Errand Runner

Description

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Duties

  • Deliver messages throughout the park
  • Retrieve last minute items or items that we may run out of

Skills

  • Familiar with “Bohemia City” (Coiner Park) layout
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Able to follow directions and work independently

Hours

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Social Media & Promotion

Description

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Duties

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Skills

  • Familiar with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and various other media platforms
  • Knowledgeable in editing pictures and creating eye catching ads with apps or computer
  • Know how to promote and schedule a post on a Facebook business page.
  • Available to monitor and respond to comments and personal messages
  • Familiar with Board Members and Committee Chairs to correctly pass information to appropriate person or able to provide correct information
  • Professional, courteous responses and appropriate language

Hours

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Visitor Information

Description

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Duties

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Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and give accurate information
  • Be approachable and friendly
  • Knowledgeable of event information or able to look up information
  • Familiar with Board members and Crew Coordinators
  • Courteous and able to multi-task
  • Occasionally, able to use cash box and make change
  • Able to give and follow directions
  • Can work independently and be task oriented

Hours

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Welcome Booth

Description

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Duties

  • Greet Festival-goers and guests

Skills

  • Friendly and Courteous
  • Able to answer questions about festival events/activities and to give directions
  • Be approachable and friendly
  • Be helpful and flexible
  • Follow direction and work independently

Hours

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Games & Attractions

Feud Headquarters & Games

Description

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Duties

  • Follow direction of Feud Master
  • Set up and clean-up for each game
  • Communicate both clearly and friendly

Skills

  • Able to give direction and explain games
  • Ability to work independently and with group
  • Able to work well with others and have fun

Hours

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Treasure Hunt / Checkpoint

Description

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Duties

  • Follow directions of Treasure Hunt Coordinator
  • Assist participants as needed to record answers to clues on Treasure Hunt maps

Skills

  • Friendly and able to communicate with Treasure Hunt participants
  • Knowledgeable about Treasure Hunt checkpoints and able to give clear directions
  • Able to look up information and clearly provide correct information to assist participants

Hours

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Helena Saloon Crew

Description

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Duties

  • Welcome Saloon guests
  • Serve root-beer
  • Assist with crafts and set-up
  • Entertain and communicate
  • Ensure things run smoothly and peacefully
  • Have fun and make it fun for others

Skills

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Hours

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Theme Play

Description

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Duties

  • Dress up and walk around the park to promote parade
  • Portray your character and be knowledgeable of the character that you are portraying
  • Interact and engage with festival-goers

Skills

  • Have or obtain knowledge of historical timeline and significance of your character in history

Hours

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Kid Zone

Description

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Duties

  • Interact with children and parents
  • Help children with games, activities and crafts
  • Get down to eye level when talking to children
  • Use appropriate language and age appropriate information with children
  • Be courteous and friendly
  • Have fun and help children have fun

Skills

  • Childcare or nanny experience is helpful but not necessary

Hours

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Food Service Crew

Description

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Duties

  • Follow directions

Skills

  • Current Food Handlers Card preferable
  • Customer service skills and friendliness
  • Knowledge of food items and menu
  • Able to cook, prepare and serve food
  • Able to work well alone and with others
  • Punctual, with good time management skills
  • Task oriented

Hours

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General Festival Management

Sanitation Specialist

Description

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Duties

  • Follow directions of Sanitation Coordinator
  • Collect and dispose of trash throughout the park
  • Follow schedule for pick-up
  • Help insure clean and sanitary park
  • Operation of golf cart, safe driving, and skillful navigation around people
  • Walking and lifting garbage bags required
  • Some customer service

Skills

  • Able to work alone or as a team

Hours

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Logistics Crew

Description

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Duties

  • Assist Logistics Coordinator
  • Help set up park for power and water usage
  • Help customer with information
  • Assist in power outage
  • Reset breaker and install drop cords and water hoses

Skills

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Hours

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Parking Crew

Description

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Duties

  • Follow direction of Parking Coordinator
  • Assist drivers entering and exiting parking areas
  • Help with designated parking
  • Check for parking passes & handicap parking pass
  • Direct traffic courteously & refer conflicts and concerns to Parking Coordinator
  • Move barricades when cars and train enter basketball parking lot
  • Safe operation of golf cart
  • Wear safety vest

Skills

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Hours

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Building & Construction

Bohemia City Set-Up & Tear-Down

Description

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Duties

  • Set up/tear down façade walls around the park
  • Set up/tear down façade walls for building City Hall, Helena Saloon, and others
  • Follow directions
  • Operation of basic tools: hammer, electric drill and screwdriver
  • Standing and walking required

Skills

  • Lift up to 50 pound walls and move within the park
  • Work well with a team
  • Self-started and motivated
  • Punctual, with good time management skills

Hours

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Parade Crews

Bloomers Parade

Description

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Duties

  • Assist Parade Coordinator
  • Follow directions and give direction
  • Post no parking signs along route 24 hrs in advance

Skills

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Hours

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Kiddie Parade

Description

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Duties

  • Assist Parade Coordinator
  • Follow directions and give directions
  • Post no parking signs along route 24 hrs in advance
  • Retrieve and return parade sponsor banner from Coiner Park tennis court fence
  • Direct Parade traffic and redirect cars
  • Set up & take down Intersection Barricades
  • Help sign in and direct parade participants
  • Deliver ice cream to parade staging area
  • Distribute ice cream treat & participation ribbons at end of parade
  • Collect ice cream wrappers in trash can

Skills

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Hours

Friday, 11:00 a.m. to [Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Grand Miners Parade

Description

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Duties

  • Assist Parade Coordinator
  • Post no parking signs along route 24 hrs in advance
  • Direct Parade traffic and redirect cars
  • Maintain barricade and direct pedestrians
  • Direct floats and parade participants in staging
  • Help sign in and direct parade participants

Skills

  • Communicate on walkie-talkie
  • Safely drive and maneuver golf cart
  • Follow directions and give directions

Hours

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to [Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fundraising

Fundraising

Description

All suggestions and ideas are presented to the Bohemia Mining Days Board for approval.

Duties

  • Assist with fundraising opportunities
  • Research & write grants in partnership with Festival Coordinator
  • Help facilitate fundraising events
  • Come up with or suggest ideas

Skills

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Hours

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The Festival

About Us

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