Picnic Day: Special Events Director

Contact Information

Name: Grace Scott

Phone: 752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Picnic Day website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $600 Stipend - Pending Budget

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes



Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 23, 2015

End Date: May 30, 2016


Job Number: 0004-0196-2015

Last Date to Apply: July 30, 2015


Creates and coordinates pre-week activities, which include: the Cow Milking contest, Frisbee giveaways, and other contests/entertainment, and organizes the Community Service Resource Fair.  


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  • Recruits, trains, and supervises Assistant Directors. 
  • Prepares end-of-year report. Attends weekly Board meetings. Holds mandatory office hours each week beginning in fall quarter.
  • Community Service Resource Fair and Non-Profit Resource Fair 
  • Plans and runs PreWeek, the week before Picnic Day, with activities like Cow Milking and Acapella Show.
  • Organizes and communicates with participants to put on fair on Picnic Day.
  • Coordinates all signage for Picnic Day and organizes sign-making party


1. Organizational skills
2. Communication skills
3. Dependable
4. Punctual 

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. What do you hope to accomplish as the Special Events Director? 200 words max.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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