UC Davis Give Day Volunteer and Parade Information

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UC Davis Give Day Volunteer and Parade Information


Please note registration for volunteers has closed. We look forward to seeing you on Picnic Day!

We're excited to announce the UC Davis' first ever Give Day! This 29 -hour intense period of fundraising will begin at noon on Friday, April 21 to 5 p.m. Picnic Day, Saturday, April 22. The first Give Day was aligned with Picnic Day because it is UC Davis' largest event each year and is a wonderful Aggie tradition. We hope you can join us in this exciting event and look forward to your participation. Please review the volunteer opportunities below and if able to volunteer, kindly register asap!

Friday, April 21 - Saturday, April 22
12 noon on Friday - 5 p.m. on Saturday
UC Davis Campus (map)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Volunteer areas include:

Give Day Information Volunteer (2 hour blocks between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)- speak to guests of Picnic Day on what Give Day is and provide general Picnic Day directional information.

Give Day Photo Booth - assist with the Give Day photo booth and taking photos with guests.

Give Day General Volunteer - assist with transportation of supplies, providing guests with information on text to give and general event duties.

Parade Participant (7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) -  Start off your morning joining us for a cup of coffee and donuts before walking in the parade showing your Aggie Pride and holding up signage on how others can support UC Davis on Give Day. Friends and family are welcome and encouraged to participate

Things to note about the parade:
- Please note all individuals participating in the parade must submit a waiver by Friday, April 7 by 5 p.m. no exceptions (Download Waiver)
- You must arrive by 7:30 a.m. as streets around the parade close to the public. The most convenient area to park is the Quad Parking Structure near the Memorial Union (map). All participants must line up by 8:40 p.m. and opening ceremonies are scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m.
- If you have accessibility issues, please note that when registering as we do have limited transportation available.
- Please remember this is a parade so there will up to two miles of walking.

Download Picnic Day Parade day of information.

All  volunteers will receive a Give Day t-shirt and for those volunteering in an area that isn't the parade, a brief orientation will be scheduled approximately one week before Give Day. We will require volunteers to participate. If you are an active UC Davis employee, please seek supervisor approval for an volunteer work executed on Saturday, April 22.

For questions please email givedayvolunteers@alumni.ucdavis.edu