Picnic Day: Volunteer 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

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: 0004-0292-2015

Last Date to Apply: July 16, 2015


Recruits 350 volunteers for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Picnic Day.


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Provides volunteers to meet the needs of all Directors. Coordinates recruitment of volunteers through tabling on the quad, through the dorms, through the Aggie and other media, and through student organizations. Designs schedule spreadsheets and assignments for volunteers and is in contact with them via email and telephone. For all three days, coordinates all volunteers. On Picnic Day, the Volunteer Director is in charge of the Volunteer Check-In area which includes: checking volunteers in, directing them where to go, and providing transportation to certain areas of the campus.   Keeps track of which student groups have fulfilled their volunteer requirements. Prepares end-of- year report. Attends weekly Board meetings and other meetings as necessary. Holds mandatory office hours each week beginning in Fall Quarter. Recruits and trains Assistant Directors.


1. Organizational skills
2. Communications skills
3. Dependable
4. Personable
5. 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. 3. What do you hope to accomplish as Volunteer Director? (200 words max)

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.