Picnic Day: Parade Director

Contact Information

Name: Amanda Portier

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of $1100.00 paid after completion of duties. (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 10-15 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hour per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: Sept. 16, 2021

End Date: June 5, 2022


Job Number: 0004-4365-2021

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 23, 2021


Plan and organize the event that kicks off Picnic Day, the Picnic Day Parade.


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  • Recruit Parade entries, create applications that will be sent out to all departments, student groups, and off-campus groups.
  • Organize the Parade entries - oversee set-up and coordination of parade.
  • Prepare script for announcers.
  • Collaborate with the UC Davis and the City of Davis Police Department and TAPS regarding permits, traffic and parking management for parade route and staging areas.
  • Hire Assistant Directors, attend weekly board meetings, hold weekly office hours, and prepare an end of year report.


  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Time management
  • Personable
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Communitand your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. What do you hope to accomplish as Parade Director? (200 words max)
  4. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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