Volunteer at The Big Float and you not only get in free, you also get to meet cool people like yourself who care about the river and like having a good time. Bring your own sunny outlook!

Help with registration, tube inflation, tent installation, set-up, tear down, and other tasks. Please fill in the volunteer form below.


Join the Human Access Project's three-beach cleanup the morning of The Big Float. Help “unrock” beaches and clean them up. Then enjoy The Big Float for free.

Volunteers will meet at Tom McCall Bowl at 8:00 am. Then you will be directed to one of three beaches - Poet's Beach, Audrey McCall Beach, or Tom McCall Bowl Beach. There will be rocks and debris of every shape and size for all ages.

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 8:00 am -11:00 am
Location: Audrey McCall Beach, Tom McCall Bowl, and Poet's Beach

Volunteer with THE BIG FLOAT and good things will come, perhaps in waves.


All volunteers will get 1 food voucher and 2 beverage tickets as a thank you for donating your valuable time to help this great cause!

Event Set-up:
9 am-10 am
Assist with setting up the event (ie: hanging signs, moving tables, putting linens on tables, helping set up the bar etc).

Valuables Check-in:
10:30 am – 2:30 pm
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Help floaters check in their valuables and bags.

Big Float Party:
10:30 am – 2:30 pm
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
There is a lot going on! Please help us ensure the after party runs smoothly. This role has a variety of options:

  • VIP Tent Monitor: assist with maintaining the vip tent and bar area. Ensure that only VIPs are allowed entrance.
  • Tube inflation assistance: help floaters pump up their tubes with our generator powered pump.
  • Slip n' Slide Monitor: help kids have a fun, safe experience.
  • Life Jacket Decorating Station: help guests make their life jackets fun.
  • Event assistance: help with various task such as trash removal, line management and fill in where needed.

    These positions are first come, first served. We appreciate the help!


Line entertainment for the parade:
12:30 pm -2 pm
Entertain people while they are in line to get in the water (and on the water)! Jugglers, magicians, stilt walkers, musicians welcome.

Safety Boaters needed (kayaks, canoes, motorboats, jet skis).

Flyer Distribution prior to event.
Help us spread the word in your neighborhood. Use your work printer to help us make color copies!

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