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Events Volunteer

Position Title: 

Events Volunteer

Reports To: 

Events Manager



General Purpose: 

Purgatory Resort is looking for hard-working, reliable volunteers to provide support for numerous events to be held throughout the season. The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Excellent customer service
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Enthusiasm
  • Professionalism

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

Duties will vary, as each event that we do is unique.  The ideal candidate will be flexible and open to taking on new responsibilities at each event. Duties may include:

– Assisting with set-up of the event area

– Managing the check-in and registration process

– Coordinating with our Food & Beverage team and assisting as necessary

– Providing information and assistance to event guests

– Break-down of event equipment and clean-up of event area

Examples of events held during the winter season include:

– Demo days

– Rail jam

– Cardboard derby

– Holiday celebrations

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Qualified candidates should be dependable, punctual, hard-working, team players.  Some events may require early morning or late evening work.


Experience working at events is desired but not required.

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

Depending on the event and assigned duties, materials and equipment include, but are not limited to:

Tables, chairs, event tents, PA equipment, computer, phone, tablet

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Work will take place almost entirely at the Resort, although occasionally we will have events or other duties in town.

90% of the work will take place outside.

The position requires standing for several hours at a time, lifting and carrying equipment up to 50 pounds.

Events may take place during periods of cold or hot weather, as well as rain or snow.

Occasionally events will require volunteers to ski or snowboard on intermediate runs



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