Volunteer at 2022 Lehigh Valley Pride


Support Lehigh Valley Pride by volunteering to make this year's Pride festival a success! Pride takes a community of hundreds of volunteers working together to make the event fun and unforgettable for all. Join us before, during, and after the festival for a variety of volunteer opportunities!

All volunteers will receive one (1) free ticket to attend Lehigh Valley Pride.

Available shifts for individual and group volunteers:

Friday, August 19 (Festival Setup)

Shift 1: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (FULL DAY)
Shift 2: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (HALF DAY)
Shift 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (HALF DAY)

All shifts include a break.

Shift 1 includes lunch provided by our Volunteer Sponsor, The GIANT Company. There will be vegan options available. Shifts 2 and 3 include a snack. Water will be available for all shifts.

All shifts on Friday, August 19 involve setting up the layout for the festival and may include:

  • Moving supplies in large quantities
  • Moving heavy supplies
  • Moving and setting up tables, chairs, signs, fencing, and other festival equipment

These shifts may be physically demanding and may require people to move, lift, and set up equipment that may be more than 25 pounds. Tasks will be assigned upon arrival.

Sign up HERE to volunteer as an individual.

<https://forms.gle/RurXKBgFfijfFHno7>

Sign up HERE to volunteer as a group.

<https://forms.gle/6KSVh7EutHgTFpdA7>

Saturday, August 20 (Festival Setup)

Shift 1: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (FULL DAY)
Shift 2: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (HALF DAY)
Shift 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (HALF DAY)

All shifts include a break.

Shift 1 includes lunch provided by our Volunteer Sponsor, The GIANT Company. There will be vegan options available. Shifts 2 and 3 include a snack. Water will be available for all shifts.

All shifts on Saturday, August 20 involve setting up the layout for the festival and may include:

  • Moving supplies in large quantities
  • Moving heavy supplies
  • Moving and setting up tables, chairs, signs, fencing, and other festival equipment

These shifts may be physically demanding and may require people to move, lift, and set up equipment that may be more than 25 pounds. Tasks will be assigned upon arrival.

Sign up HERE to volunteer as an individual.

<https://forms.gle/RurXKBgFfijfFHno7>

Sign up HERE to volunteer as a group.

<https://forms.gle/6KSVh7EutHgTFpdA7>

Sunday, August 21 (Festival Day!)

There are four (4) shifts available the day of Lehigh Valley Pride! Please note the festival runs 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Shift 1: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (morning)
Shift 2: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (FULL DAY)
Shift 3: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (first half)
Shift 4: 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (second half)

All shifts include a break.

Shift 1 includes final setup of festival pieces and assisting with vendor check in. This shift is very physically demanding and may require volunteers to lift and move objects more than 25lbs.

Shifts 2, 3, & 4 include volunteer roles during the open festival.

  • Entrance gate volunteer: assist with providing tote bags, wristbands, Pride Guides, and other festival necessities as guests buy their tickets at the entrance gate. Please note that volunteers will NOT be handling money.

  • Festival maintenance and cleanliness: assist with general upkeep of the festival grounds, collecting and refilling garbage and recycling receptacles, perimeter checks, parking assistance, and any maintenance that may occur.

  • Pride Pub server: assist with ID checks, pouring alcoholic beverages, and other Pride Pub responsibilities. Please note that ALL volunteers in this role MUST be the age of 21 or older and MUST be RAMP certified. If certification is needed, the Center will pay your fee and guide you through the process. If you sign up, we will be in touch with more details.

  • Community Center ambassador: assist at Pride Central -- the official information and merchandise tent for Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center -- with festival attendee inquiries, giving directions, problem-solving, selling merchandise, and speaking to all the programs and services that the Center provides.

Shift 4 includes initial clean up responsibilities for the festival. An additional shift on Monday will be responsible for final clean up of the festival.

Sign up HERE to volunteer as an individual.

<https://forms.gle/RurXKBgFfijfFHno7>

Sign up HERE to volunteer as a group.

<https://forms.gle/6KSVh7EutHgTFpdA7>

Monday, August 22 (Festival Cleanup)

There is one (1) shift available for Monday, August 22.

Shift 1: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (FULL DAY)

Lunch is included with this shift.

During this time, we are loading up the the truck with all materials used to make the festival possible.

This shift may be physically demanding and may require people to move, lift, and set up equipment that may be more than 25 pounds. Tasks will be assigned upon arrival.

Sign up HERE to volunteer as an individual.

<https://forms.gle/RurXKBgFfijfFHno7>

Sign up HERE to volunteer as a group.

<https://forms.gle/6KSVh7EutHgTFpdA7>

 

All questions about volunteering at Lehigh Valley Pride can be sent to
Matt Easterwood (he/him), CFRE, director of development,
at [email protected] or 610-347-9988 (extension 104).