Bronco Bash 2018 Position Descriptions
So, you want to volunteer for Bronco Bash? On behalf of the Bronco Bash and Homecoming Team, we would like to say thank you! Bronco Bash would not be possible without our hardworking and dedicated volunteers who give their time to this event.

Please read the descriptions carefully before selecting which positions you would like to volunteer for.

Any of these positions can be used to fulfill volunteer hour requirements for different organizations such as the Lee Honors College, RSOs, or for other purposes. Food will also be provided for volunteers throughout the day courtesy of our many gracious sponsors.

We look forward to seeing you at Bronco Bash this year!

Questions, comments, or concerns? Contact Shayla Watson at salp-event6@wmich.edu
Setup
Bronco Bash has over 450 vendors and booths each year, and all the operators of these booths will need help finding their location and making sure everything is setup properly. Check in volunteers will sign in vendors and booth operators upon arrival and get them to their proper spot with the equipment they need.

Volunteer time: 7:00am – 8:45am

Specific tasks:
Unloading table and chairs from the truck and placing them in their spots
Check-In
Bronco Bash has over 450 vendors and booths each year, and all the operators of these booths will need help finding their location and making sure everything is setup properly. Check in volunteers will sign in vendors and booth operators upon arrival and get them to their proper spot with the equipment they need.

Volunteer time: 9:45am – 3:00pm

Specific tasks:
Sign in vendors as they arrive at the check in tables by highlighting their organization name
Answering questions about the event from vendors and attendees
Assisting with set up and loading/unloading as needed
Maintain open communication with the other check in site volunteers
Green Team
Western Michigan University is committed to sustainability, and as a part of that, we will be working with the Office for Sustainability to make Bronco Bash as green as possible. As part of this effort, we will have a special team in place to help with the recycling bins and other measures as directed by the Office for Sustainability.

Volunteer times: 2:30pm – 5:00pm or 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Specific tasks:
Assist with sustainability efforts at the event as directed
Help the staff from the Office for Sustainability in anything they need
Empty and replace recycling bins when needed
Novelties
Bronco Bash will feature several activities which are still to be determined (possibly inflatables, caricature artists, etc.) Volunteers will be needed for these novelties to ensure that students stay safe and that rules are being followed at these locations.

Volunteer times: 2:30pm – 5:00pm or 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Specific Tasks:
In charge of crowd control of lines
Make sure people do not cut in line
Check IDs (participants must be 18 or over to participate in novelties)
Have attendees sign a waiver and put on a wrist band in some cases
Stay with the novelty and call for more volunteers as needed
Information Booth
With such a big event, lots of people will have questions about booth, activity, food, and bathroom locations. Volunteers at the Information Table are in charge of customer service and answering any of the questions our patrons might have.

Volunteer times: 1:00pm – 4:00pm or 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Specific tasks:
Direct guests to anywhere in the event
Point out the open bathrooms
Use maps to show where specific booths/novelties are located
Communicate with the lead team as needed using walkie-talkies
Sell Bronco Bash t-shirts
Tear Down
After Bronco Bash is done, the equipment from the event must be reloaded onto trucks and carts, and the Sangren Mall must be immaculately clean. Not one table, chair, or piece of trash can be left behind, and this process requires a lot of help from volunteers.

Volunteer time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Specific tasks:
Fold up tables and chairs
Help reload tables and chairs onto trucks for transportation
Clean the Sangren Mall to ensure there is no trash or paper left behind
Clean and organize volunteer rooms
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