Q: How early should I arrive for my scheduled shift?
A: Please make sure you arrive early enough to check-in and get to your assigned location. Your shift start time is the time you need to be at your post. Please check-in at least 15 minutes prior to this time. Consider the possibility of heavy traffic coming in the park and how it will affect your commute. Also, we ask that if you are planning on eating before your shift begins, please make sure you have plenty of time to dine.
Q: What committees are available?
THE FOLLOWING VOLUNTEER COMMITTEES ARE ALREADY FULL FOR THE 2018 BARBER VINTAGE FESTIVAL
Q: How do I know my committee assignment?
A: Once you’ve completed your online registration and your payment has been processed, you will receive an email confirming your selection as a volunteer and assigning you to a committee. Committee assignments are available on a first come, first serve basis. Sometimes, as the event gets closer and needs in areas change, committee assignments could change. We try to give you your first choice; but guarantee one of your top 3 choices.
Q: What do I do for breakfast/lunch?
A: Barber Vintage Festival will provide volunteers breakfast and/or lunch on days they are scheduled to work only. When you check-in, you will be given a voucher for lunch that you must turn in when you come to VHQ to eat.
Q: When is volunteer orientation/training?
A: Volunteer training will take place at the start of your shift. No need to attend one in advance.
Q: Do I have to pay to park?
A: No. Parking for volunteers is complimentary for all 3-days.
Q: Is there a volunteer registration deadline?
A: The volunteer registration deadline will be Tuesday, September 25, 2018. We will continue to keep registration open after that date, but tshirt size/committee choice cannot be guaranteed after Sept. 25th.
Q: Is there a minimum age requirement to volunteer?
A: Yes, you must be 18 years or older to volunteer.
Q: Is there a fee to volunteer?
A: There is a $35.00 fee to volunteer for this event.
Q: If I am no longer able to volunteer, can I receive a refund?
A: Refunds can be given up to August 24, 2018. No exceptions can be made.
Q: How do I know my schedule?
A: When registering, you select your availability. Closer to the event (by Sept. 26th) your committee chairperson will schedule you according to your availability. You can login to your volunteer account to get this information. If you have any questions, your chairpersons contact information is also available after logging into your account.
Q: Can I be scheduled at the same time as my spouse, friend, etc.?
A: We will make every effort to accommodate your scheduling requests if you both are signed up for the SAME committee. Make sure to list your request on your registration form and select similar availability to the person you wish to work with during the tournament.
Q: What is included in the 2018 Volunteer Uniform Package?
A: The 2018 Volunteer Uniform Package includes:
Q: When will we receive our uniforms?
A: Volunteer uniform packets with everything listed above in the package (except parade lap certificate and camping pass) will be in your packet and able to be picked up at Will Call. Will Call is located at the Hampton Inn, 310 Rex Lake Road, Birmingham, AL 35094 (on the left just before you turn onto Barber Motorsports Parkway).
Will Call Hours for volunteers (different times for the general public)
Q: What do I do if my uniform does not fit?
A: If your shirt is the wrong size you may exchange at volunteer headquarters. Please make sure the tags remain on the shirt.
Q: What do I wear with my uniform?
A: Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes, your volunteer shirt, and nice jeans/khaki pants. You can also wear the volunteer hat if you wish to wear any headwear. We have bug spray and sunscreen at VHQ, but please bring anything else you may need during your shift: camp chair, rain jacket if the forecast calls for it, extra sun screen/bug spray, etc.