Volunteers 2020

Volunteers at the Russian Winter Festival 

Thank you Volunteers 2020!

Nancy Crowe 
Joe Meschino 
Elena Dyatlova 
Mark Brountman 
Sasha Denisova 
Rita Rutina
Ron Miller
Roza Khlyatova
Ilona Zabolotna 
Marina Taborovskaya 
Svetlana Halepova 
Ludmila Lvova  
Alex Lutsevich 
Alla Slutskaya 
Tim Sergay
Marianna Vaysman
Natalia Tafen
Anastasia Soubbotina
Conrad Keeton
Diana Shkilna 
Kevin Deptola
Alex Frankel
Anatasia Frankel
Paul Marr
Irina Tikhonenko
Slava Horbata
Irina Price

Volunteers make our Russian Winter Festival possible. The Festival is a month-long event.  From planning to clean-up, each step and event of the Festival operates through the help of dedicated, creative people who donate their time and talents. We have volunteer assignments to fit many interests and schedules.  Decide on the type and level of commitment you'd like to make. 

We need volunteers for the following events:

russian poetry contestRussian Poetry Recital Contest - February 1 1pm - 2:30pm
2 volunteers needed

piano 430 140

Tchaikovsky Music Competition Piano Division - February 8 10am - 1pm
1 volunteer needed
vocal 430 140Tchaikovsky Music Competition Vocal Division - February 8 1:30pm - 2:30pm
1 volunteer needed 
string 430 140
Tchaikovsky Music Competition String Division - February 8 3pm - 4pm
1 volunteer needed 
all winners concertAll Winners Concert and Awards Ceremony - February 15 1:30pm - 2:30pm
1st - Master of Ceremony
2nd - Assistant of MC
festival 430 140Grand Finale - February 29 11am - 5pm
25 volunteers needed

Volunteers Assignments at the Grand Finale 

Most shifts are 3 hours long.  It is not guaranteed that you will be placed at your desired assignment, but we will do our best. We reserve the right to change or alter assignments due to scheduling needs. All volunteers are encouraged to dress in ethnic attire. For ladies; if you do not have a sarafan, then put on a long skirt and a Russian scarf.  Russian headsets (Kokoshnik) will be provided.

Admission Tickets Sale - responsible for the receipt of payments of incoming door sales of admission tickets

Food Court:
Cashiers - responsible for the receipt of payments of food sale 
Food servers -serving food at the food service line 
Kitchen helpers - warming up food in the ovens in the kitchen
Clean Up - roam food court area clearing tables and collecting trash 

Information Table - to provide general information to the festival visitors on activities, schedules, administration, lost and found.
Photo Booth - assisting patrons to dress up in Russian traditional costumes 
Soviet Posters Sale - sale of small posters at the Soviet Posters Exhibition
Children Craft Table - assist with crafts activities
Set up & Clean up - set up and place event signage
Greeters - welcoming and directing guests to various Festival activities, distributing the festival programs.

All volunteers are required to attend the Volunteers Orientation Meeting prior to the Grand Finale. 

Schedule of Meetings: NRRC @ 1550 Broadway Renssealer NY
December 26 2019 at 6pm
January  25 2020 at 3pm

Volunteers Benefits
Free entrance into the Festival. 
$10 food voucher
Invitation to the Post-Festival party
A sense of personal satisfaction in serving your community

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