Volunteer Guide in PDF - updated July 1

What is the most fun thing to do at Porsche Parade? Volunteer to work an event.

The Porsche Parade is 99% volunteer supported! Working a couple of shifts during Parade week is how each of us from all over the country get to know other PCA members from all across the country.

Volunteers are needed to fill the numerous tasks that ensure each Parade event runs smoothly.

Volunteer Information – general description of the responsibilities within each worker area:

5K Run/Walk: Assist with setup, cleanup, and ensuring participants stay on route. Saturday morning the last day of Parade.

Art Show: Help receive artwork, secure artwork, and monitor the Art Show Room. Remove displays and close out the art show at the end of the event. Open all days of Parade and needs volunteers on Sunday and Monday for setup.

Autocross: Setup the course, grid, work course, assist timing and scoring, hand out supplies, assist final tech, control traffic, and clean up afterward. Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday all day, Thursday all day.

Banquets: Set up and decorate for the banquets, take tickets, etc. Shifts on Sunday night, Monday mid-day, Tuesday night, Wednesday night, Friday night, and Saturday night.

Concours d’Elegance: Field layout, car placements, field marshals, traffic control, runners/timers, scoring. Concours Judges must be pre-approved by the Head Judge.

Concours Prep: Assist with organizing car cleaning area for Concours participants and general Parade participants. Easy volunteer shifts if you arrive early to Parade, Friday through Sunday prior to Sunday Parade Check-In.

Equipment: Assist with the delivery, placements, and collection of supplies for events. Strong able-bodied workers recommended for this area. Shifts available Monday through Saturday.

Gimmick Rally: Assist at the starting tent, collect score sheets, and tally scoring. Shifts on Thursday only.

Historics Display: Monitor the participants viewing the classic street and racing cars. Shifts on Monday only.

Hospitality: Greet and assist visitors, provide information, serve drinks and snacks. Shifts Monday through Saturday morning and indoors.

Parade 101/Info: Help answer questions and direct participants. Shifts available all days.

Parade Check-In: Check-in registered entrants, work at various event tables, hand out Parade Bags, assign banquet seating, etc. Recommended work shift for those arriving early on Saturday before Sunday Check-In. Shift to indoors only on Sunday.

Note: Volunteering to work Check-In will not get you into Check-In early on Saturday.

Parade Kids: Assist in setup and running the Parade Kids and Youth activities. Shifts available all days.

Background Check for Parade Kids Volunteers
Consistent with many other service organizations PCA will conduct background checks for all Parade Kids Volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for Parade Kids, PCA will send you a link to complete the background check at a later time. You will be asked to fill in information such as your name, social security number, and residence addresses for the past 7 years. All Background Checks will be conducted by a third-party agency. The reports generated may contain verification of identity and information regarding any federal or local criminal history. Your personal information will not be collected or retained by PCA. If you were approved via a Background Check within the last four years you will not have to submit to another this year.

Parade Store: Setup/takedown displays, cash register checkout, counter help, sales help, stocking, inventory, door duty, packing, etc. Shifts available Saturday through Saturday, strong able-bodied workers need on both Saturdays.

Parking Control: Direct vehicles to correct areas to park as entrants arrive at Parade Headquarters. Primarily helping direct people to various parking lots and help with the trailer parking on Saturday and Sunday.

R/C Cars: Help set up the course, run timing, and registration. Shifts on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Tech Academy: assist speakers, monitor and work A/V equipment, help with refreshments. Shifts on Friday only.

Historical & Technical Quiz: Greet entrants; handout quiz, monitor, collect and score. Friday morning.

Tours: Tour volunteers assist in organizing the cars into groups and acting as tour group leaders and/or sweepers. For bus tours, volunteers make sure that only people who have signed up are on the tour and may also act as the tour coordinator, making sure everyone is present for the tour and back on the bus for the return to Parade headquarters. Shifts available Tuesday through Saturday, and you must sign up for the tour you intend to volunteer for.

Trophies & Awards: Unbox and organize trophies and awards, transport trophies to banquet locations, and late trophy pickup. Shifts available all days except Thursday.

TSD Rally: Checkpoint/control workers, start/finish, staging, scoring, etc. Shifts Tuesday only.

Water/Ice: Assist with the delivery of water and ice at various outdoor events. Able-bodied workers recommended. Shifts available Monday through Saturday.

Welcome Tent: Greet and assist entrants as they arrive at the resort. Need workers who plan to arrive early to the resort to work on Saturday and Sunday, outside shifts.


Alex Galloway| Parade Volunteer Coordinator