Volunteer at Tall Ships® Fairport Harbor

Position Descriptions:

Ship Queue

Work on or near the ships providing assistance and information to event attendees and the crew from the ships. Assist in maintaining orderly lines and answering questions.

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Stationed through festival and event grounds assisting event attendees with information on performance times, tours and general event information. Solve problems and answer questions for event attendees. Coordinate lost children with Information Center and event staff. Provide information on first aid, day sails, attractions and event programming. Have a thorough knowledge of event operations.

Transportation Captain

Coordinate transportation for ship crew on short ship errands. Requires valid driver’s license.

Ship Liaison

Acts as a link to assist communication and cooperation between a specified ship(s) and the event planners. Ship Liaisons will be assigned to a specific ship and maintain their schedule and keep Captain, Mates, and crew aware of responsibilities for each day. Assist in management or Ship Queue Volunteers. We ask Ship Liaisons to be available for more shifts than the other volunteer positions.

Costume Performer

Required to perform the roles of the assorted costume characters with energy and animation and as an escort for these characters. Constantly engage, delight, and entertain guests with the portrayal of their reality. Always have the integrity of the character in mind. Be comfortable working long hours on their feet and in a warm costume. Reliable transportation, reliable and outgoing, and enjoys working with children.

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteer Application Under 18 Emergency Contact Form

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