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2016 Volunteer Calendar Now Open!

Would you like to help make Bentleyville happen?! We need volunteers to assist guests in a wide variety of roles. Scroll down to see the available positions and the duties for when we are open to the public! For those who are familiar with volunteering at Bentleyville, click the icon below to access our scheduling page.

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BENTLEYVILLE JOB DESCRIPTION
BASIC GUIDELINES – READ FIRST!

  • Arrive at Bentleyville at 4:00 pm
  • Free parking is available for volunteers in the Bentleyville staff lot in front of Playfront Park
  • Dress for the weather, it is usually colder by the lake
  • There is no smoking on the Bentleyville grounds
  • Leave your purse/valuables at home, we do not have a secure area to leave them and are not responsible for any lost or stolen items

Marshmallow Hut

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  • Hand out marshmallows on sticks
  • Stock marshmallows
  • Greet people and be friendly
  • Clean up and bag all trash at the end of the night
Parking Lot

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Parking lot volunteers should come dressed very warm. You will be supplied with a safety vest, a light baton, and a small communications radio.

  • Keep people heading in the right direction
  • Direct vehicles to open parking spots
  • Greet and smile to visitors
Popcorn Box

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If you’re looking for a fast-paced and fun job in a heated building, this is it!

  • Make popcorn
  • Hand out popcorn to visitors
  • Clean machines, counters and floors
  • Take out trash
Fire Pits

Fire Pits

 

If you’re looking for a really warm job, this is the place to be!

  • Start fires at 4:00 pm
  • Stock wood
  • Maintain the fires
  • Clean Marshmallow sticks
  • Ensure that visitors are safe when near the fires
  • Greet and talk to people

Food & Toy Collection / Greeter

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A great position for those who love to talk! Chat with the guests as they enter and make them feel welcomed!

  • Greet and welcome visitors
  • Assist visitors who are in need of wheelchair or stroller assistance
  • Collect toys & non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army
  • Collect “Lost and Found” items

Cookie House

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  • Greet visitors
  • Serve cookies, hot chocolate and coffee
  • Stock cups, cookies and beverages
  • Empty garbage
  • Clean station at end of shift and stock supplies

Costume Characters & Handlers

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This is a great experience, everyone should try this!
IMPORTANT! If you wish to be a character, you must also provide a helper for yourself. Please note that if you enroll as a character, you must sign up for two volunteer positions.

  • Arrive at Bentleyville at 4:00 pm to allow enough time to get dressed
  • Stroll the grounds greeting children of all ages
  • Pose for pictures with visitors

 

 Click the icon below to sign in or register to volunteer!
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