Assist Shaped balloon unpack, inflate, stand stationary, deflate and load back onto vehicle. Most of the shapes will remain on the field, a couple may launch and you will go with the chase crew to retrieve the balloon and return to launch field. You should be done between 8pm and 9pm.
Please pay at the gate and you will be reimbursed after you complete your volunteering. The pilot will give you a coupon to take to the Balloon ride tent with your bracelet from entry gate and get your $5.00 entry fee back.
Physical Ability: Able to walk, lift moderate weight, and bend. Minimum 14 years old.
You will be required to sign a waiver for access to the launch area. Sample of waiver is attached below. You will be assigned to a balloon at that time.
Wear good support shoes, sneakers, work boots (no open toed shoes), bring work gloves.
Wait by the Pilot briefing tent, your pilot will gather you up there after briefing meeting.
If possible we would like you all evening launches, but we will take whatever evenings you have available. Retraining new volunteers every evening slows the process.
To volunteer complete below: