Friends need volunteers to help organize and run events, etc. for 2010

Below is a list of key volunteer positions we need to fill in order to make 2010 a great year in our park. If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities please contact us at info@stnicholaspark.org.  Thanks!

HISTORIC HARLEM PARKS FILM FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR (for St. Nicholas Park)

This point person organizes the few days of film screenings for St. Nicholas Park as part of the larger Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival. Duties include attending meetings, organizing film production company, coordinating permits, raising money and promoting the event for St. Nicholas Park.

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR FOR SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMMING

This person will work with parks and other area organizations to bring special events into the park. Securing permits, dates and times and promoting the shows will be part of the responsibility. Liaising with Park Manager to assure performance space is clean and prepared for events. Attending events is required as you will be responsible for collecting emails addresses and offering more information about our park to attendees.

WEBSITE, EMAIL AND BLOG UPDATES

This person will help in maintaining the Friends’ website and blog entries through a CMS (no need for programming experience). Graphic design and cutting of images helpful, but not required. This person will be responsible for taking news about St. Nicholas Park and its surrounding neighborhood and write about it on the website. Also, drafting emails and blasting emails to the Friends’ email list will be part of the your responsibility. Strong writing skills and knowledge of Harlem a must.