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Pre-event Setup

September - November, 2018

Do you enjoy decorating on a grand scale or like putting together scenes and sets? Youth and adult volunteers are needed to be a part of the Set-up & Installation crew. Special projects can be done anytime. November needs are Mon-Fri.


  • 18+ years old, or 14-17 years-old with adult supervision
  • Must be able to work outdoors
  • Requires moderate to strenuous physical activity
  • Work days/hours are Monday-Friday between 9 AM and 4:30 PM, as scheduled by The Lights of Christmas staff
  • Need to work in 4-hour blocks of time or more

We also need help with:

  • Outdoor projects: Assist staff in putting up scenes and sets, tents, artwork on posts, finishing touches of light hanging. Light hanging September – November. Outdoor scenes/sets in November.
  • Indoor projects: Skilled carpentry work for putting together a variety of stages and displays. Requires a flexible schedule. September – October is fabrication work. November is installation.
  • Schedule: Monday-Fridays, between 9 AM and 4:30 PM.
  • Working Weekend prep crew: Move boxes, display parts, and supplies. Moderate to strenuous physical activity. Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 19-21, 2018, 9 AM - 4:30 PM.

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IMPORTANT: Please complete the form for each volunteer in your family or group.
All volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult. If you are bringing a large group or have questions please contact Faith Oates at or 360-761-1267.
To register for Thanksgiving Working Weekend submit this form.

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