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!
2016 Volunteer Training Sessions
All Independence Day volunteers must attend one of the following training sessions, approx. 45min. Both trainings take place at the Red Cross Building located 605 Barnes St, Vancouver, WA 98661.
Session 1: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 5:30pm
Session 2: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 9:30am
All Volunteers Receive:
Independence Day T-shirt
Free event entry pass ($5 value)
Free parking pass ($10 value)
Snacks & water at event
Volunteer training session
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 collect tickets at one of five entry gates.
Greet visitors in our covered information booth or walk the site as a rover to distribute programs and give directions for event activities and stages.
Shuttle Service Drivers
Drive a golf cart to transport volunteers from the volunteer check-in area to their assigned location.
Parking Lot Attendants
Direct cars in our VIP parking lot next to the prime viewing area.
Help event attendees with minor injuries (Please note our sponsor AMR has medics and ambulances onsite for major injuries)
Adult Beverage Pavillion
ID checker, ticket sales, or server. Must be 21 or older
Download and read the Volunteer Code of Conduct HERE
SUBMIT your application to:
Fort Vancouver National Trust
General O.O. Howard House
750 Anderson St.
Vancouver, WA 98661
or fax: 360-992-1810