Crooked Creek Horse Park

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to help keep the park running smoothly.  We are currently evaluating ways to reward our volunteers beyond just the self satisfaction of giving to a good cause.  Check back often as we will add new volunteer opportunities weekly.  

Next 10 Volunteer Opportunities

Calendar of Volunteer Opportunities

    • 06/18/2018
    Register

    Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Monday evening .  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

    Post Event Checks

    • Facility Checks and Preparation
      • Trash cans all emptied. (notify treasurer if work not completed)
      • Put approximately 14 cans back in museum barn after Buchleitner event
      • Ensure all items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
      • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. (Alert Bill Buchleitner immediately if not sealed)
      • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
      • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
      • Ensure all buildings are locked as necessary.
      • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
      • Damages that appear to be as a result of the most recent show need to be reported to treasurer immediately.
    • Equipment checks and Preparation
      • Ensure both tractors show no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment show no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
      • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
      • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
    • 06/21/2018
    • 06/22/2018
    Register

    Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Thursday evening but some work can be done earlier in week if items are not used/moved after.  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

    Weekly Park Preparation Prior to Events

    • Facility Checks and Preparation
      • Trash bags placed in all cans. (wait until Thursday)
      • Put out extra trash cans for Buchleitner events.
      • Ensure requested items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
      • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. 
      • Ensure restrooms (including outhouses) and admin building are stocked, clean, and organized. (IF not clean notify Laura Wilson as this is a contracted service)
      • Ensure restrooms are unlocked and water is turned on.
      • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
      • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
      • Ensure all stalls are stripped clean.
      • Unlock barns as required by renting show.
      • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
      • Put out stall tags and camping tags for event manager.
    • Equipment checks and Preparation
      • Ensure both tractors are fueled and have no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is fueled, showing no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure water tank is filled.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
      • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
      • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
    • Thursday/Friday Youth Rodeo Prep (Pre-registration)
      • Tag stalls and place shavings in stalls for pre-registered participants. (List provided by Tina Zanotto or viewable in wildapricot app
      • Ensure registration table, printer, laptop etc are ready for Saturday morning.
      • Ensure start up money is ready. (see treasurer)
    • Register

      Members interested in helping with weekend event checks should speak with a board member for training.  

      Registration and Counts

      Work registration table to collect stalls, camping and shavings from 8am to 12pm

      Complete excel sheet with information. 

      Hand out shavings to those purchasing at registration. 

      Count all stalls that are in use or show signs of use.

      Count all camping sites

      Check restrooms to ensure paper products are stocked and soap is full

      Empty bathroom trash if necessary 

      Alert show manager to unpaid participants

      (NOTE restrooms are to be check by cleaning service on Saturday as well)


      • 06/24/2018
      • 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
      Register

      Members interested in helping with weekend event checks should speak with a board member for training.  

      Registration and Counts

      Work registration table to collect stalls, camping and shavings from 8am to 12pm

      Complete excel sheet with information. 

      Hand out shavings to those purchasing at registration. 

      Count all stalls that are in use or show signs of use.

      Count all camping sites

      Check restrooms to ensure paper products are stocked and soap is full

      Empty bathroom trash if necessary 

      Alert show manager to unpaid participants, all must be paid by noon. 

      Get show manager to sign off on final counts.

      (NOTE restrooms are to be check by cleaning service on Saturday as well)


      • 06/25/2018
      Register

      Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Monday evening .  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

      Post Event Checks

      • Facility Checks and Preparation
        • Trash cans all emptied. (notify treasurer if work not completed)
        • Ensure all items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
        • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. (Alert Bill Buchleitner immediately if not sealed)
        • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
        • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
        • Ensure all buildings are locked as necessary.
        • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
        • Damages that appear to be as a result of the most recent show need to be reported to treasurer immediately.
        • Put away printer, laptop and other registration supplies if necessary.
      • Equipment checks and Preparation
        • Ensure both tractors show no signs of damage or malfunction.
        • Ensure all accessory equipment show no signs of damage or malfunction.
        • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
        • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
        • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
      • 06/28/2018
      Register

      Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Thursday evening but some work can be done earlier in week if items are not used/moved after.  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

      Weekly Park Preparation Prior to Events

      • Facility Checks and Preparation
        • Trash bags placed in all cans. (wait until Thursday)
        • Put out extra trash cans for Buchleitner events.
        • Ensure requested items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
        • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. 
        • Ensure restrooms (including outhouses) and admin building are stocked, clean, and organized. (IF not clean notify Laura Wilson as this is a contracted service)
        • Ensure restrooms are unlocked and water is turned on.
        • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
        • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
        • Ensure all stalls are stripped clean.
        • Unlock barns as required by renting show.
        • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
        • Put out stall tags and camping tags for event manager.
      • Equipment checks and Preparation
        • Ensure both tractors are fueled and have no signs of damage or malfunction.
        • Ensure all accessory equipment is fueled, showing no signs of damage or malfunction.
        • Ensure water tank is filled.
        • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
        • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
        • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
      • 07/02/2018
      Register

      Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Monday evening .  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

      Post Event Checks

      • Facility Checks and Preparation
        • Trash cans all emptied. (notify treasurer if work not completed)
        • Put approximately 14 cans back in museum barn after Buchleitner event
        • Ensure all items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
        • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. (Alert Bill Buchleitner immediately if not sealed)
        • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
        • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
        • Ensure all buildings are locked as necessary.
        • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
        • Damages that appear to be as a result of the most recent show need to be reported to treasurer immediately.
      • Equipment checks and Preparation
        • Ensure both tractors show no signs of damage or malfunction.
        • Ensure all accessory equipment show no signs of damage or malfunction.
        • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
        • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
        • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
      • 07/11/2018
      • 07/12/2018
      Register

      Park is closed for events during preparations for the Rodeo

      Volunteers Needed:

      Fencing construction

      Bleacher cleaning

      Landscaping work

      Cleaning and Stocking of Supplies

      Preparation of Vendor areas

      Hookup of Vendors

      Parking preparations

      Posting last minute signs

      More to be added.


    Fort Armstrong Horsemen's Association is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. 

    Fort Armstrong Horsemen's Association Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, 

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