2019 Fiesta Especial Volunteer Opportunities
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2019 Celebration Day Volunteers

EVENT SPONSORS

Fiesta Especial Celebration Day is presented by Community First Health Plans as our Royal Sponsor

Complimentary admission for our guests is made possible by Wade Shows, Inc., Fiesta San Antonio, and the Fiesta Especial Royal Court. 

Presenting Sponsor: Community First Health Plan

Sapphire Sponsors: Frost Bank, RBFCU, and more to come!

ARRIVAL

Please check in at the Volunteer Registration table upon arrival.  There will be water and snacks available for all volunteers in the Headquarters Tent throughout the day.  You can pick up a service letter from Volunteer Registration or get your service hours documentation sign upon departure.

PARKING

Please click here to download and print a parking pass.  The Alamo Dome is donating the parking in Lot B.  Please enter from the Caesar Chavez direction onto Cherry Street.  Please note that you will not be able to go around and will be delayed by the busses unloading at the front gate if you enter Cherry Street from the opposite end. 

SENSITIVITY TRAINING SHEET

Please take a few minutes to read through the Sensitivity training sheet.  These are great reminders for interacting with individuals with disabilities with greater awareness and respect.   

HOUSE KEEPING

Please bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle.  Water will be available, but the use of your own container is appreciated.  Restroom facilities are available via the Porta Pottie units provided by the Carnival Grounds.

PLEASE SHARE

We’re still in need of volunteers, so feel free to share this link with friends, family and co-workers!

OTHER INFORMATION

245 Volunteers are needed to make this event a great success and experience for the attendees.

Youth Volunteer Restrictions: Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer without a supervising adult.  Children, 12 and up are welcome to volunteer, but must be accompanied (one-to-one) by an adult, 18 years of age or older.

Event Description: The Fiesta Especial Celebration Day program takes place on Tuesday, April 23rd in the Alamo Dome Parking Lot C from 10am - 3pm.  This is an inclusive and educational experience that attracts special education classes, group homes and day programs from San Antonio and surround communities.  Attendees have access to unlimited rides,  games, yummy food, live entertainment and a Shoebox parade. 

Program Description: Fiesta Especial® is an educational outreach program of disABILITYsa.  Fiesta Especial® is also an official Fiesta® San Antonio experience created for children and adults with physical, cognitive and developmental differences and the family and friends who love them. Fiesta Especial creates inclusive and educational experiences engaging individuals with disabilities in the culture, diversity and celebrations of Fiesta® through community instruction and training.  Individuals with disabilities and our community are invited to take part in the Royal Court, 5K & Parade and Celebration day experiences.

Fiesta Especial® is organized and hosted by disABILITYsa in partnership with Fiesta® San Antonio, The Fiesta® Carnival (Wade Shows) and the City of Windcrest.

Proceeds from this event support charitable, non-profit programs that improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities in our local community throughout the year.  Proceeds from the event will provide educational outreach, residential services, day program and recreational activities for children and adults with special needs.

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Created by:   Fiesta Especial Volunteer Coordinator
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CDT) Available Slot
04/22/2019 (Mon.) disABILITYsa Storage Unit  5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Load-up (9)

Volunteers will assist in loading up the supplies and equipment in preparation for Fiesta Especial Celebration Day into a Uhaul.

 
All slots filled
Elizabeth Cuellar
Texas A&M-San Antonio
Rochelle Arsate
Mike Canales
Ian Mitchell
Matthew Alsip
Abby Robinson
Travis Leon
Jack Borst
Kat Young
04/23/2019 (Tue.) Alamo Dome | Parking Lot C | 100 Montana | San Antonio, Texas 78203  7:30am - 10:30am  

Set-up (22)

Volunteers will assist the Celebration Team in setting up games/activities, signage, Teacher's Lounge, Changing Stations, Feeding Areas, Entertainment, Registrations, etc.

 
5 of 22 slots filled
Elizabeth Cuellar
Texas A&M-San Antonio
Kierste Garcia
WFB
Toni Garcia
WFB
Rochelle Arsate
Lisa Welsh
9:00am - 1:00pm  

Registration (16)

Volunteers will assist the Celebration Team in checking in guests as they arrive at the event. Volunteers will assist guests with information about the event and with event educational materials.

 
9 of 16 slots filled
marti redman
saren spicer
Kierste Garcia
WFB
Toni Garcia
WFB
Rochelle Arsate
Lisa Welsh
Jeanette Clark (3)
AT&T Construction and Engineering

Ride Assistants (32)

Volunteers will assist individuals on and off the rides. Volunteers will accompany riders who need additional assistance. Volunteers will ensure that guests who are unable to stand in line have access to a chair. Additional chairs will be available.

 
17 of 32 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
Denise Parker
Jeanette Clark (9)
AT&T Construction and Engineering
Lakansha Dixon (6)
Alorica

Game Attendants (24)

Volunteers will operate games and activities for event guests to participate in. Equipment will be checked out and monitored. Two to three people will be assigned to each game/activity. Game/Activity assignments will be made at volunteer registration.

 
16 of 24 slots filled
Keara Uhl (13)
Texas Friends United Network (T-FUN) of East Central ISD
viki lynn trautman
Rochelle Arsate
Mellisa Dobertin

Shoebox Parade (6)

Volunteers will assist the Celebration Team in registering, organizing and facilitating the Shoebox Parade and Contest.

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Sanitation (4)

Volunteers will assist Celebration Team in keeping eating, changing and activity areas in tidy order. Replish supplies of sanitizer, paper towels, etc. Report any mishaps that may have occured that need special attention in these areas.

 
All slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
Jeanette Clark (3)
AT&T Construction and Engineering

Photographer (Arrival) (2)

Camera Needed: Volunteers will take photographs according to a suggestion sheet of volunteer set-up, guest arrival, and the early part of the event.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Classroom Buddies (25)

Volunteers will accompany classrooms to assist teachers, aids and chaperones in keeping their groups together and ensuring the attendees are all having a GREAT time!

 
1 of 25 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Scavenger Hunt Guides (10)

Volunteers will guide each groups' participation in the Scavenger Hunt activity to explore the world of Fiesta through a social studies & reading excercise.

 
1 of 10 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Educational Activity Support (6)

Volunteers will assist Texas A&M Students in the operation of educational activity booths around the topics of Arts, Science and Math.

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
9:30am - 4:30pm  

Prize Booth (2)

Volunteers will operate the prize booth exchanging trinkets for game tickets. Volunteers will work with the attendees on counting, budgeting, "money management" and decision making skills.

 
All slots filled
Ruth Cawthon
Mom patrol
Linda Jurman

Volunteer Hospitality (2)

Volunteers will maintain the volunteer lounge creating a welcoming environment for volunteers to take a break.

 
All slots filled
Patricia Rooney (2)
mother and aunt

Merchandise Booth (4)

Volunteers will operate the merchandise booth, maintaining inventory and selling t-shirts, medals, pins, etc. Volunteers will work with the attendees on counting, budgeting, "money management" and decision making skills.

 
All slots filled
Sara Leija
None
Coco Castro
Elizabeth Cuellar
Texas A&M-San Antonio
Rochelle Arsate

Dignitary Registration & Hosts (3)

Volunteers will register Fiesta Dignitaries and Special Guests as they arrive and escort them through the grounds to their destinations (if they arrive prior to 11:15am).

 
1 of 3 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
10:30am - 12:30pm  

Photographer (Shoebox) (2)

Camera Needed: Volunteers will take photographs according to a suggestions sheet of the Shoebox Parade, Dignitary arrivals and interactions, volunteers and mid-event activities.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
12:30pm - 2:30pm  

Registration (3)

Volunteers will assist the Celebration Team in checking in guests as they arrive at the event. Volunteers will assist guests with information about the event and with event educational materials.

 
All slots filled
Kierste Garcia
WFB
Toni Garcia
WFB
Rochelle Arsate

Photographer (General) (2)

Camera Needed: Volunteers will take photographs according to a suggestion sheet of attendee engagement, entertainment, merchandise sales, prize booth, scavenger hunt, educational booth, vendors, exhibitors and end of day activities for the event.

 
All slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
Raeme Bosquez-Greer
I'm available
12:30pm - 4:30pm  

Ride Assistants (32)

Volunteers will assist individuals on and off the rides. Volunteers will accompany riders who need additional assistance. Volunteers will ensure that guests who are unable to stand in line have access to a chair. Additional chairs will be available.

 
1 of 32 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Game Attendants (24)

Volunteers will operate games and activities for event guests to participate in. Equipment will be checked out and monitored. Two to three people will be assigned to each game/activity. Game/Activity assignments will be made at volunteer registration.

 
All slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
Michelle Franco-Mejia (23)
BD - Becton Dickinson

Sanitation (4)

Volunteers will assist Celebration Team in keeping eating, changing and activity areas in tidy order. Replish supplies of sanitizer, paper towels, etc. Report any mishaps that may have occured that need special attention in these areas.

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Scavenger Hunt Guides (10)

Volunteers will guide each groups' participation in the Scavenger Hunt activity to explore the world of Fiesta through a social studies & reading excercise.

 
1 of 10 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate

Educational Activity Support (6)

Volunteers will assist Texas A&M Students in the operation of educational activity booths around the topics of Arts, Science and Math.

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Rochelle Arsate
2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Clean-up (6)

Volunteers will assist the Celebration Team in cleaning and packing up games/activities, signage, Teacher's Lounge, Changing Stations, Feeding Areas, Entertainment, Registrations, etc.

 
3 of 6 slots filled
Kierste Garcia
WFB
Toni Garcia
WFB
Rochelle Arsate
disABILITYsa Storage Unit   5:30pm - 9:00pm  

Unload & Inventory (10)

Volunteers will assist team members in unloading the Uhaul, inventoring supplies and placing items into storage.

 
All slots filled
Elizabeth Cuellar
Texas A&M-San Antonio
Rochelle Arsate
Mike Canales
Mike Canales
Ian Mitchell
Matthew Alsip
Jack Borst
Abby Robinson
Travis Leon
Nicky Benavides
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