The success of Independence Day presented by Bank of America is due largely to the amazing team of volunteers who volunteer their time to ensure that the event goes off without a hitch. Volunteers of any age are welcome and needed! Volunteer and be a part of the excitement at this fun community tradition! Sign up below!
2016 Volunteer Training Sessions
All Independence Day volunteers must attend one of the following training sessions, approx. 45min. Both trainings take place at the Artillery Barracks Building located 600 Hatheway Rd, Vancouver, WA 98661.
Session 1: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 5:30pm
Session 2: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 9:30am
At the training, you will receive the volunteer shift you have been assigned to, receive your packet with information about volunteering for the event, as well as your volunteer t-shirt and admission ticket.
All Volunteers Receive:
|Event entry pass ($5 value)||Independence Day T-shirt|
|Parking pass ($10 value)||Snacks & water at event|
|Reusable water bottle||Volunteer training session|
Sign up to volunteer!
Download and read the Volunteer Code of Conduct HERE
SUBMIT your application to:
Mail: Fort Vancouver National Trust | Attn: VOLUNTEERS | 750 Anderson St. | Vancouver, WA 98661
We need 400 volunteers to help with Independence Day at Fort Vancouver! Check out the volunteer job descriptions, and let us know if you can help at the event on Monday, July 4th!
Sell and scan tickets, assist vehicles, and hand out programs at one of the entry gates.
Greet visitors in our covered information booth, distribute programs, and give directions for event activities.
Shuttle Service Drivers
Drive a golf cart to transport volunteers from the volunteer check-in area to their
Parking Lot Attendants
Direct cars in the parking lot next to the prime viewing area.
Help event attendees with minor injuries (bruises, minor scrapes, sunburns)
(Please note our sponsor AMR has medics and ambulances onsite for major injuries)
Adult Beverage Pavillions
ID checker or sales. Must be 21 years of age or older