JOIN THE WEC TEAM AS A VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer

GENERAL INFORMATION

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.

VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTIONS

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.

RUNNERS

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 upcoming shows at World Equestrian Center. Additional information will be forwarded upon sign-up.

Food & Wine Festival – August 21, 2021:
Sign Up

Dressage – October 21-24, 2021:
Sign Up

VOLUNTEER OFFICE

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.

DRESS CODE

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 ACCREDITATION

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

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 christy.baxter@wec.net

Download Form

CONTACT INFORMATION
Christy Baxter
Email: christy.baxter@wec.net
Phone: 561-252-4510

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