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BE A PART OF THE MAGIC!

JOIN THE PARADE TEAM!

If you have always dreamed of being in the Parade, here is your chance to be a part of one of the oldest and most cherished traditions in Detroit! Sign up to volunteer for America’s Thanksgiving Parade ® presented by Gardner White Furniture.

SIGN UP FOR AMERICA’S THANKSGIVING PARADE BEGINS IN JULY!

30-WEEK EVENT INTERN OPPORTUNITY

The Parade Company offers a wellrounded internship that touches on all aspects of the event industry. Interns will be involved in budgets, marketing, sponsorship, communication, planning, coordinating, logistics, event management and sales. Check out a sample of the scope of work interns will be involved with throughout the 30 weeks below.

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ART STUDIO, SEWING & EVENTS

If you are more of a “behind the scenes” type, we have a role for you, too. We need volunteers to help build and paint floats and help sew in our costumes. We can take up to 8 volunteers per day in our studio.

The Parade Company is also looking for volunteers to fill a wide variety of roles for our fabulous events, such as the Ford Fireworks and Hob Nobble Gobble presented by Ford.  Whatever you are looking to do we can use your help. Every volunteer receives appropriate training, makes long-lasting friendships, receives rewards for hours worked, and has the opportunity to create smiles for many!

To volunteer, please complete our General Volunteer Application.  Once you do so you will be put into the volunteer database and begin to receive the bi-monthly volunteer newsletter and upcoming volunteer opportunities including Art Studio help and many other great events! Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and fully vaccinated to help with indoor events.

GENERAL VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

If you are interested in volunteering for America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner-White, you must also complete the Parade online application.

GROUP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Are you a part of an organization, company, or group of friends that would like to volunteer in our Parade Studio or help with events? We have many group volunteer opportunities!!  Contact volunteers@theparade.org to schedule a volunteer day!

Please note: The Covid-19 vaccination is required for all volunteers and applicants who wish to help with our indoor events.

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