Volunteer Opportunities

We Want You!

As always, Gurnee Days’ success is a tribute to the wonderful volunteers, organizations and businesses in our community. The event is planned and organized by the Gurnee Days Corporation, a not-for-profit group of volunteers from our business community, in cooperation with the Gurnee Park District and the Village of Gurnee. The Gurnee Days Corporation welcomes any businesses or individuals who would like to join the committee to help plan and organize events, contact sponsors or help with publicity. If you are interested in getting involved in this great community event, please email volunteer@gurneedays.com.

Volunteers are currently needed for two key committees – Business Community and Great Gurnee Adventure. Please review the descriptions below and contact us at info@gurneedays.com if you are interested in joining the Gurnee Days Committee.

Business Community Committee

Gurnee Days Corporation is seeking two volunteers to serve on the Business Community Committee. Committee members seek sponsors for Gurnee Days and should be able to contact and interact with local business leaders and collaborate with sign vendors. Volunteers on this committee meet in-person occasionally during business hours and can expect a time commitment of 5-10 hours per month from Spring through Fall, with increased time during July and August prior to the Gurnee Days event. For more information please contact us at info@gurneedays.com

Sponsor activities include soliciting and all communications with sponsor businesses, developing sponsor materials, printing of sponsor flags installed at the Gurnee Days event, and obtaining payments. Committee members sell ads to local businesses for the Gurnee Days Events Brochure and coordinate artwork for the ads with the Publicity Committee. Responsibilities also include maintaining sponsor lists, and coordinating and installing event signs during the event. The committee also manages the shuttle buses that run on Saturday of Gurnee Days.

Great Gurnee Adventure Committee

Gurnee Days Corporation is seeking two volunteers to manage and coordinate the Great Gurnee Adventure 2017.

Great Gurnee Adventure is an amazing race style event that challenges teams of four as they move to 8 businesses/locations in Gurnee. Volunteers are needed to work with local businesses to determine the location that each team will visit during the Great Gurnee Adventure. The committee also coordinates with the businesses to create the challenges or puzzles and the clues/riddles needed to solve each challenge. They also obtain donations for prizes and organize the Great Gurnee Adventure before and on the day of the event on Saturday, August 12, 2017. If you are interested in helping to organize this fun event, please contact us at info@gurneedays.com

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