Volunteer Events

2014-15 Arizona Volunteer Events

The Fiesta Bowl Charities invites you to their Volunteer Kickoff Party on Saturday, September 13th to learn about current volunteer opportunities for the 2014-15 Fiesta Bowl, Cactus Bowl, Wells Fargo Fiesta Bowl Hole-in-One, Fiesta Bowl Parade, Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge presented by American Airlines and much more. All volunteers will be able to register and sign up for shifts at the kickoff party and will be entered to win an on-field experience at the Cactus Bowl.* The event will take place at the Ellie & Michael Ziegler Fiesta Bowl Museum located at 7135 E. Camelback Rd. #190, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.

Bring a friend and come enjoy food, drinks, football, games and door prizes! Volunteers who get a friend to register to volunteer at the event will be entered to win an on-field experience at the Cactus Bowl.* RSVP by September 10, 2014 to Sharon Brooks at volunteers@fiestabowl.org or call her at 480-517-6262. Join the experience! .

 

Fiesta Bowl volunteer opportunities are listed below. As a Fiesta Bowl Volunteer, we appreciate you taking the time to review these opportunities. To volunteer for an event and sign-up for shifts, please click here .* All shifts are first come, first serve.

*Please note if you have not registered as a 2014-15 volunteer you will not be eligible to sign-up for shifts until you have submitted a background check and release of liability. Click here to complete volunteer registration.

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Million Dollar Hole-in-One, October 30 - November 9, 2014, Arizona Biltmore Golf Club, Phoenix

For just $1 a shot, more than 1,000 golfers of varying skill levels aim for a hole-in-one on a 125-yard hole. The top finishers each day receive fabulous prizes and the top three daily finishers, including anyone who nails a hole-in-one, advance to the finals for a shot at the $1 million hole. A portion of the proceeds benefit The 100 Club, supporting families of police officers and firefighters when tragedy strikes. Volunteers are needed to assist with various aspects of the event from registration, platform and green monitoring and shuttle driving. Shifts are four hours long and may require light to moderate lifting, long hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions.

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Fiesta Bowl Parade, December 27, 2014, Central Phoenix

This time-honored Valley tradition and Arizona’s largest single-day spectator event features a dazzling array of colorful floats, magnificent helium balloons, harmonious marching bands and spirited specialty and equestrian units. Thousands of spectators annually line the two-mile parade route in central Phoenix to witness this fantastic celebration. Volunteers are needed as marshals, drivers, balloon handlers and much more. Shifts vary from four to eight hours and may require light to moderate lifting, long hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions.

Fiesta Bowl Survey Crew, Parade, December 27, 2014, Central Phoenix, Fiesta Bowl, December 31, 2014, University of Phoenix, Stadium, Cactus Bowl, January 2, 2015, Sun Devil Stadium

Volunteers needed to assist with survey administration and data collection within the Parade, Cactus Bowl pregame events and Fiesta Bowl pregame events. Highly personable and energetic individuals are desired. Each shift requires long hours on foot, interaction with the public and the opportunity to engage with fans in one of the most exciting atmospheres in college football.  Each event is a separate shift.

 

Cactus Bowl Team Hospitality, December 30, 2014 - January 2, 2015, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe

The Cactus Bowl will host and staff one team hospitality suite at each team hotel from approximately noon to curfew, or as otherwise indicated by team officials.  The suite is intended to be an exclusive sanctuary for the players, providing them with a private place to relax and unwind.  The suite will be complete with large screen televisions, pool tables, arcade games, gaming systems, snack foods and beverages.  Hot snacks will be provided daily and delivered according to the team’s practice schedule.  Volunteers are required to Interact and have fun, in a professional manner with our guests, while remembering our main goal is serving as their hosts.  Assist with checking inventory levels on all items in the suite and restocking those items accordingly.  Record product inventory at the end of each day.  Continuously tidy the room as necessary during hours of operation.  Familiarize themselves with all team players, as well as others that bear the appropriate credential and authorize to keep unauthorized individuals out of the suites.

Cactus Bowl Pregame Party, January 2, 2015, Arizona State University Lot 3, Tempe

Cactus Bowl Pregame Party is an action-packed pregame party that provides the ultimate tailgate experience. Cactus Bowl fans gear up for the big game while enjoying performances by the university marching bands and cheerleaders, jumbotrons, interactive games, and food and beverage booths. Volunteers are needed for set-up, operations, roamers, tear-down, etc. Shift is approximately six hours long and some may require moderate to heavy lifting, long hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions.

Cactus Bowl Guest Services, January 2, 2015, Arizona State University, Tempe

Energetic and friendly volunteers with a working knowledge of the Valley are needed to staff various information booths surrounding the stadium. Shifts are approximately four hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions.

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Fiesta Bowl Team Hospitality, December 26 – January 2, 2014

The Fiesta Bowl will host and staff one team hospitality suite at each team hotel from approximately noon to curfew, or as otherwise indicated by team officials. The suite is intended to be an exclusive sanctuary for the players, providing them with a private place to relax and unwind.  The suite will be complete with large screen televisions, pool tables, arcade games, gaming systems, snack foods and beverages.  Hot snacks will be provided daily and delivered according to the team’s practice schedule.  Volunteers are required to Interact and have fun, in a professional manner with our guests, while remembering our main goal is serving as their hosts.  Assist with checking inventory levels on all items in the suite and restocking those items accordingly.  Record product inventory at the end of each day.  Continuously tidy the room as necessary during hours of operation.  Familiarize themselves with all team players, as well as others that bear the appropriate credential and authorize to keep unauthorized individuals out of the suites.

Fiesta Bowl Pregame Parties, December 31, 2014, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale

On game day, fans are invited to enjoy the college football festivities from outside and near the University of Phoenix Stadium. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to assist with entertainment, food and beverages, operations and much more. Shifts vary from four to eigh hours and may require moderate to heavy lifting, long hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions. 

Fiesta Bowl Guest Services, December 31, 2014, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale

Energetic and friendly volunteers with a working knowledge of the Valley are needed to staff various information booths surrounding the stadium. Shifts are approximately four hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions. 

 

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Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge, February 9-11, 2015, Location TBD

As one of Arizona's premier academic contests for youth, the Aerospace Challenge is designed to enhance knowledge of space technology for fifth through eighth grade students. Participants are required to develop plans for an international lunar base complete with a physical scale model. Child-friendly volunteers are needed to perform various duties including set-up, registration and area supervision. Shifts vary from two to six hours with some requiring long hours on foot.

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Fiesta Bowl Youth Football Clinic, February 2015, Location TBD

Boys and girls, ages 9-14, are invited to participate in this free non-contact clinic led by trained athletes and experienced coaches. Volunteers are needed to perform various duties including set-up, registration, food and gift distribution, and clean-up. Shift is approximately six and half hours and may require light to moderate lifting, long hours on foot and possible exposure to weather conditions.