JOIN THE WEC TEAM AS A VOLUNTEER!
The World Equestrian Center – Ocala show season begins in 2021 with the advent of the Winter Series, running from January through April. Events will continue year-round and will utilize both the indoor and outdoor facilities.
We have the following opportunities for volunteer roles.
WELCOME COMMITTEE AND TRANSPORTATION
These positions are an integral part of our volunteer team and are often the first face our exhibitors, sponsors, vendors and officials see upon arrival. This position is responsible for welcoming incoming individuals/traffic to the venue and directing them to the appropriate locations. Additionally, this position may, at some point, provide golf cart services to visitors around the showgrounds. A Welcome Committee and Transportation volunteer should be pleasant, personable and capable of handling change and inclement weather.
These positions will have a multitude of responsibilities as outlined below:
- Food runners – delivering lunch to show staff and various locations
- Show Management
- Assist in the Show Management/Registration Office
- Assist with grounds crew with setting up rings, jumps, plants, etc.
- Assist with errand running
- Assist with giving break relief to other volunteer positions
- Awards Ceremony presentations
- Volunteer Office and RV Registration Office
- Assist in either office with miscellaneous items
SIGN UP TO BE A VOLUNTEER AT THE WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER!
To begin the initial sign-up phase, click the following links below. Each link highlights available volunteer shifts, days and positions for the 2021 Winter Series beginning in January. Additional information will be forwarded upon sign-up.
The Volunteer Office serves as a place for volunteers to check in for each shift, to find clothing and gear as required and to relax prior to and following each shift. The Volunteer Coordinator will communicate the location of the office.
Volunteers must adhere to a dress code while volunteering at WEC. A volunteer vest is provided by WEC to be turned in when the shift is complete. Please wear khaki pants, shorts, capri pants or skirts and a nice short or long sleeved polo shirt. Dressing in layers and bringing weather-resistant apparel is also advised.
Volunteer ID badges are required. Your ID will provide you access to certain areas and also assist with identification. A photo submission will be requested after the first initial sign-up.
Parking is located in the lot in front of Indoor Arena 1.
LIABILITY RELEASE FORMS
All volunteers are required to sign a liability release form and complete a background check. Please complete the Liability Release Form and email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org