Volunteering is a great way to gain experience, while also connecting with industry professionals face-to-face. There are many opportunities to volunteer, below are a few organizations always looking for volunteers.
Sunday, February 17; 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
I will be providing transportation for a select number of students interested in gaining GREAT experience selling 50/50 raffle tickets at the Daytona 500! Students will work directly for Josh Harris, Sr. Director, Ticketing & Guest Services. This is a great opportunity to not only gain experience at a MAJOR sporting event, but also to build relationships with industry professionals. PROVIDED: transportation, a shirt, food, a chance to win 2020 Daytona 500 and 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400 tickets, and prizes for the top seller.
Interested, e-mail me (email@example.com) a current resume and a cover letter addressing why you'd like to be considered by Wed., Jan. 23.
NFL Pro Bowl Experience
The NFL will feature its brightest stars of today and tomorrow with 2019 Pro Bowl week festivities leading up to the 2019 Pro Bowl Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Sunday, January 27th, 2019. In addition to the 2019 Pro Bowl Game, fans can visit the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World for fun and interactive activities. Pro Bowl Experience is open from 10AM to 6PM Wednesday, January 23rd through Thursday, January 24th and 10AM to 8PM Friday, January 25 through Saturday, January 26 to the general public. (https://2019probowlexperience.my-trs.com/)
Florida Citrus Sports
Florida Citrus Sports is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to increasing community spirit and pride, promoting tourism, stimulating economic development and ultimately benefiting charities, educational institutions and the quality of life in Central Florida through its signature events. (https://www.floridacitrussports.com/about/)
Gainesville Sports Commission
The Gainesville Sports Commission is a liaison that brings sporting events to our local community and assists with hosting, creating and supporting over 45 events annually. Since its inception, Gainesville Sports Commission has directly contributed more than 200 million dollars of economic growth. By bringing participants and spectators to sporting events, Gainesville Sports Commission creates approximately 20 million dollars annually of direct economic impact for our community. (https://www.gainesvillesportscommission.com/about-us/)