Volunteers are truly the HEART of Main Street

Every year Main Street Mount Vernon works with committed volunteers in order to revitalize historic Downtown Mount Vernon.

Join a Committee or Board of Directors

Volunteers serve on our Board of Directors and Committees where they actively help bring our events and programs to life. Our committee members help us realize our revitalization initiatives. You can become a part of realizing our vision of Downtown as a safe, vibrant, thriving destination for arts, entertainment, businesses, and residents.

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Help Out in Other Ways

Volunteers help us accomplish vital administrative tasks and connect with our stakeholders by assembling mailings, managing our office, conducting phone calls, and passing out flyers along the Central Business District.

Interested in volunteering “behind-the-scenes” at Main Street Mount Vernon? Contact us today!

When you sign-up to volunteer at one of our events or projects, you’ll be asked to let us know about your interests, skills, and preferred activities. Please make sure to select activities that match your interest and ability, and let us know of any strong preferences or limitations that you have. We will do our very best to make accommodations. Here are some additional details to help us make your volunteering experience the very best it can be!

Preferred Activities:

Tasks may include:

Event Prep/Set-Up

Transport/Unload supplies, Set-up tables/chairs/tents, Prep giveaways, Vendor/Volunteer Check-In, Traffic Monitor

Event Hospitality

Staff info/sales booths, Pass out flyers/programs, Monitor/Distribute drawing prizes

Event Giveaways/Kids’ Entertainment

Staff giveaway booth(s), Assist with kids’ entertainment at First Fridays and other events

Event Clean-Up

Breakdown tables/chairs/tents, Pack up supplies, Load/Transport supplies, Traffic Monitor, Litter Pick-up

Community Clean-Ups

Gardening (weeding, pruning, raking, planting), Litter pick-up, Sweeping, Cleaning windows

Special Outreach Projects

Volunteer work such as assisting with community clean up days or assisting with other community service based events

Join a Committee or Board of Directors

Attend regular meetings, Provide valuable expertise, input, and perspective, Work on special projects