Volunteers needed to attend Stock Show in January – Sterling Journal-Advocate
The National Western Stock Show is back and is looking for 200 volunteers to participate in the 116th Show, January 8-23, 2022.
The Stock Show was canceled due to the pandemic last January, and after a full year off it’s calling on all Stock Show enthusiasts and fans to join the team and volunteer at Salon 2022.
âThe success and high quality service provided to Stock Show guests and exhibitors during the 16 days of January depends in large part on Stock Show’s passionate and dedicated volunteers,â said Paul Andrews, President and CEO of the Stock Show. National Western Stock Show. “Without a Stock Show in 2021, we are now faced with what many live events are facing, a dearth of valuable help.”
This year, the National Western Stock Show is looking to recruit 200 volunteers to add to the current base of 600 volunteers. Volunteers are needed for customer service, educational activities, the Coors Western Art Gallery, breeding and horse shows. NWSS volunteers gain experience, new friendships, camaraderie, and a way to share their knowledge and skills with Stock Show and Rodeo fans around the world.
Those interested in volunteering should join the NWSS volunteer wrap-up session featuring Dr Tony Frank, Chancellor of Colorado State University, Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. For the Zoom meeting link and to complete a volunteer application, go to nationalwestern.com/volunteer. Applications for volunteers close on December 1, 2021.
âApproximately 600 volunteers contributed more than 34,000 hours in 2020,â said Kellie Lombardi, director of volunteer services. âVolunteers share our vision, mission and support through their countless hours of service. We couldn’t be successful without them.
The National Western Stock Show is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to education, agriculture and tradition while hosting one of Denver’s most important annual events.