Q: How early should I arrive for my scheduled shift?
A: Please make sure you arrive early enough to check-in and get to your assigned location. Consider the possibility of heavy traffic coming in the park and how it will affect your commute. Also, we ask that if you are planning on eating before your shift begins, please make sure you have plenty of time to dine.
Q: What committees are available?
A: A-Team - A "utility" position, A-TEAM volunteers will perform a variety of tasks throughout the event. This position is ideal for the problem solver that's not afraid to fill in with different committees at different times.
Admissions - Be the first face that visitors see when they enter the park and act as an ambassador for the Barber Vintage Festival. You will be working at the gates greeting guests, providing customer service, and scanning tickets.
Communications - Responsible for charging and distributing radios.
Fan Zone - Responsible for greeting and directing spectators entering the Fan Zone, providing park information, and operating the lost and found.
Paddock Credentials - Responsible for the signing of waivers and distributing paddock passes for spectators entering the paddock area.
Paddock Marshals - Responsible for pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the paddock area.
Product Distribution - Responsible for making sure all coolers are filled with drinks and water each morning and replenished throughout the day.
Race Control Security - To help check credentials and distribute wristbands and meal vouchers to those who are allowed access inside the Paddock Club.
Volunteer Headquarters/Hospitality - Responsible for checking-in volunteers, answering questions, and helping feed the volunteer staff.
Q: How do I know my committee assignment?
A: Once you've completed your online registration and your payment has been processed, you will receive an email confirming your selection as a volunteer and assigning you to a committee. Committee assignments are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Q: What do I do for breakfast/lunch?
A: Barber Vintage Festival will provide volunteers breakfast and/or lunch on days they are scheduled to work. Volunteers are only to eat a meal if they have a shift during mealtimes.
Q: When is volunteer orientation/training?
A: Volunteer training details will be announced as we get closer to the event. We will send an eblast to all registered volunteers.
Q: Do I have to pay to park?
A: No. Parking for volunteers is complimentary.
Q: Where do I park?
A: Volunteers will park in Lot F. Lot F is immediately on the left as you enter Gate 2. It is directly across from the Fan Zone. This is not a paved lot.
Q: Is there a volunteer registration deadline?
A: The volunteer registration deadline will be Sunday, September 23, 2018.
Q: Is there a minimum age requirement to volunteer?
A: Yes, you must be 18 years or older to volunteer.
Q: Is there a fee to volunteer?
A: There is a $35.00 fee to volunteer for this event.
Q: If I am no longer able to volunteer, can I receive a refund?
A: Refunds can be given up to August 24, 2018. No exceptions can be made.
Q: How do I know my schedule?
A: After you select your availability online, your Chairman will then make the committee schedule and you can check your online profile for your personal schedule.
Q: When will I receive my schedule?
A: schedules will be available for viewing in no later than September 26, 2018. You will also be able to find your chairman’s contact information for your committee, should you need to reach out with any issues or questions.
Q: Can I be scheduled at the same time as my spouse, friend, etc.?
A: We will make every effort to accommodate your scheduling requests if you both are signed up for the SAME committee. Make sure to list your request on your registration form and select similar availability to the person you wish to work with during the tournament.
Q: What is included in the 2018 Volunteer Uniform Package?
A: The 2018 Volunteer Uniform Package includes an event t-shirt and hat, (1) 3-Day wristband for a guest, volunteer credential that grants admission for all 3 days, half-priced Ace Corner tickets, and a free Sunday parade lap if you complete both shift requirements.
Q: When will we receive our uniforms?
A: Volunteer uniforms will be distributed at volunteer orientation/training.
Q: What do I do if my uniform does not fit?
A: If your shirt is the wrong size you may exchange at volunteer headquarters. Please make sure the tags remain on the shirt.
Q: What do I wear with my uniform?
A: Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes, your volunteer shirt, and nice jeans/khaki pants. You can also wear the volunteer hat if you wish to wear any headwear.