QYLA 2022 Call for Volunteers
Volunteer Positions for the Day of the Event — QYLA 2022
Please help us make this year’s event run smoothly. We are looking for volunteers to help with a few aspects of the event and if you have an hour or two to spare during the day of the event on Saturday May 14, 2022 at Watsonville High School (in-person and outdoors at the Quad), please contact Joe Cosentino, 2022 QYLA Volunteer Coordinator, at email or (831) 427-4004.
Watch the QYLA Volunteer PSA:
If you need credit for Community Service Hours, please share your address and any other details needed. We will mail out letters shortly after the event.
Volunteer opportunities on May 14th include:
9:00 am-9:00 pm (3-hour shifts)–Volunteer Host/Greeter: 4 volunteersFilled, thank you!
- 10:00 am-12:00 noon–Morning Setup: 10 volunteers
Set up tables, chairs, linens, buffet tables area, etc. Please tell us in the Volunteer Form below whether you are comfortable moving large tables.
10:30 am-1:30 pm–Decorations: 9 volunteersFilled, thank you! 1:00-2:30 pm–Miscellaneous Support: 2-3 volunteersFilled, thank you! 3:30-5:30 pm–Dessert Reception Setup: 3 volunteersFilled, thank you! 4:30-6:30 pm–Afternoon Catering Setup Crew: 10 volunteersFilled, thank you!
- 5:45-7:45 pm (one-hour shifts)–Parking Assistants: 8 volunteers
Direct attendees to designated parking area.
- 6:00-8:00 pm–Evening Catering Dinner Crew: 30 volunteers
Help serve dinner–helps during the dinner to make sure everything runs smooth.
6:30-7:30 pm–Dessert Reception Crew: 2 volunteersFilled, thank you!
- 6:30-7:30 pm–Cleanup Crew: 4-5 volunteers
Help clean up during dinner.
7:30-9:00 pm–Evening Catering Cleanup Crew: 3-4 volunteersFilled, thank you!
- 8:45-10:00 pm–Parking Assistants: 8 volunteers
Show attendees the way back to the designated parking areas.
- 9:00-11:00 pm–Post Event Cleanup Crew: 20 volunteers
Put away tables and chairs and return venue to clean condition. Take down posters, decorations, signage, etc. Please tell us in the Volunteer Form below whether you are comfortable moving large tables.
QYLA Volunteer Form
Thank you for volunteering at the 25th Annual Queer Youth Leadership Awards on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Watsonville High School outdoors at the Quad!
Please complete the QYLA Volunteer Form (details to be released soon to make sure the safety protocols are in place) to sign up as a QYLA volunteer.
As a special thank you to day-of-the-event volunteers who take on two or more shifts, we will give you a FREE QYLA ticket! (Volunteers will be seated together unless otherwise specified.)
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Cosentino, 2022 QYLA Volunteer Coordinator, at email or contact the QYLA Info Line, (831) 427-4004.
QYLA will confirm your volunteer time slot.
Thank you again for helping make this year’s QYLA a grand success!
2022 QYLA Volunteer Coordinator
Help Plan the 2023 Queer Youth Leadership Awards
QYLA 2023 Community Planning Meetings: Be part of a dedicated group of community members planning the 26th Annual Queer Youth Leadership Awards. All are welcome!
The QYLA is always looking for dynamic volunteers to help organize the annual QYLA. There are many different opportunities for people with all types of commitment levels. Only have time to help on the day of the event? Want to help but only have every other weekend? Want to be part of the planning committee? Great! Let us know how you can help and we will gladly work with you.
There are many ways you can get involved:
Event Logistics, Food Production, Fundraising, Publicity, Outreach, Printed Program, Decorations, Webmaster, and Stage
Contact us for more information about volunteering: email or call (831) 427-4004.