Volunteer Jobs


Volunteer at the Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen


SET-UP:Responsible for loading and/or distributing Festival equipment. Also, putting up signs, tents, tables, etc., prior to Festival
Time: Any, from 6:00 am to 11:00 am
Reports to: Logistics Chair at Headquarters

STONE BRIDGE DRIVER EVENTS: This person is responsible for assisting with registration, gridding, and various other event needs.
Time: 8:30 am to 8:00 pm
Reports to: Chair of Specific SBD Event (below)
Founders Tour: Logan Ridge Winery, Route 414 N
Glenkhana: Community Bank Parking Lot, Watkins Glen
Glenora Run: Glenora Wine Cellars, Route 14 N
Knapp Sporting Roadster Tour: IMRRC, and Knapp Vineyards, Romulus, County. Rt. 128
Zippo Tour de Marque: Wings of Eagles Museum and WGI
Concours d’Elegance: Watkins Glen State Park, Franklin St.

HQ RUNNERS: Responsible for running various errands as required during the Festival.
Time: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Reports to: Headquarters Chair

MERCHANDISE SALES: Responsible for retail sales at Festival merchandise tents. Captains set up booths, provide pricing information, and inventory. Persons signing up for this job do the selling. Experience with cash register/ credit card processing helpful.
Time:10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Reports to: Merchandise Chair.

HOSPITALITY/INFO: AThis person assists at designated visitor information sites. Responsible for distributing area and event information. Site is set up by the chair.
Time: Any, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Reports to: Headquarters

PARKING & GRIDDING: This person is responsible for assisting Traffic Committee Chair with parking and gridding of vehicles in SBD Events and during the Tribute laps. RSI/SCCA Training is not required.
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Reports to: Traffic Chair

FLAGGING & COMMUNICATION - RSI/SCCA TRAINED People who are RSI/SCCA trained are eiligible for positions around the old course as flagging and communications personnel during the Tribute laps. People with this training are welcome to register for other jobs as well. However, all Flagging and Communications functions must be provided by volunteers with RSI/SCCA training.
Time: 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Reports to: Traffic Chair

STREET PATROL This person is responsible for keeping spectators off streets during Tributes laps. Props (whistles, not muscle) are provided.
Time:6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Reports to: Traffic Chair

CLEAN UP: This person is reponsible for assisting with clean up of Festival area. Trash removal, tables, tents, chairs are broken down and picked up for removal. Merchandise inventory is returned to headquarters.
Time: 8:00 pm to Midnight
Reports to: Headquarters Chair


NOTE: Staffing hours indicate hours of activity. Actual shift times/lengths may vary. All activities will take place on the day of the Festival unless noted.
If you have questions, feel free to contact Watkins Glen Promotions at 607-535-3003 or 607-535-6169.

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