The Legends Outlet Mall team and The YMCA of Greater Kansas City have teamed up to bring together an all day event for kids and families before school begins again.
The event will have family friendly activities from 10am-4pm, a Fashion show from The Legends stores from 4pm-5pm and a free family concert by Mr.Stinky Feet & The Hiccups from 5pm-7pm.
The things we needed volunteers to help with are; Greeting community partners and the public this will include handing out flyers about what is going on and directing people where they need to go (10am-4pm), Helping set up tables and making sure community partners have everything they need (8:30am-11am). Activity volunteers to help run activities such as obstacle course,face painting, coloring station, handing out balloons, dairy activity, and prize table(10am-4pm). We also will need volunteers from 3-5pm to help clean up from the activities and be sure that there is not an excess amount of garbage around the mall and all tables and chairs are put away.
Volunteers are welcome to do 2 hour shifts, 3 hour shifts, 4 hour shifts, or volunteer for the entire day. Minimum of a 2 hour shift.
Volunteers will be provided breakfast in the morning of bagels and cream cheese donated by Panera. Volunteers will also receive lunch of Pizza OR a boxed lunch from Grandma’s Catering from 12-1:30pm. Volunteers will get their food in The Legends Management office and be able to cool off and eat in the office but will need to be sure they check with YMCA or Legends Staff before leaving their assigned area. Water Stations will be available through out the mall all day long as well, please bring a reusable water bottle or cup if you have one to help us cut down on paper cup waste.
Volunteers will check in and get their assigned task at the check in table in front of the Fountain by the AMC Theatre. Volunteers must check in at least 15 minutes prior to starting time of when they would like to volunteer to assure they have enough time to get location and information of task.
Volunteers will be split into groups of 2-6 people for each task. If you sign up as a group you will be assigned to a task as a group. Volunteers are able to request that they do a certain task however they will be assigned as first come first serve. *If you have mobility issues or need a position that requires minimal standing let us know ahead of time and we will be sure there is a position for you that fits your needs.
If weather is concerning the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled. If weather is only concerning for the morning of the event the event will be pushed back to allow weather to clear up. Volunteers will be notified of this 24 hours prior to event.
Please dress appropriately for the weather but be sure that you are dressed appropriately, shorts need to be at an appropriate length, wear shoes you can walk and stand in etc. Wear sunscreen it will be hot out! We will have areas where you can cool off. Volunteers are welcome to bring small hand held fans if needed and water bottles or other small things to help them keep cool during the event.
Volunteers age 14 and under need to have an adult with them at all times please.
Contact Natalie or Emily with questions or concerns.