The Dutch Heritage Boosters could not operate without the help of our amazing volunteers. We need YOU to help preserve this organization and our Dutch heritage. Find out how to get involved and connected below, and let’s make a difference in our community.
LITTLE WHITE STORE
(High school age & up)
Mixing combine ingredients in a mixer to create poffertjes batter
Grilling (must be 16 years of age or older) grill the poffertjes
Butter spread the rum flavored butter on each tray of poffertjes
Powdered Sugar sprinkle powdered sugar on each tray of poffertjes before it gets handed to the customer
Cash Register take orders from each customer, manage the vintage cash register in the store, ensure that each customer pays for their order, communicate with powdered sugar worker how many trays each order has, sell water
Supervising make sure each step of the poffertjes making process is going smoothly (mixing, grilling, butter, cash register, powdered sugar) - will receive training
Cleaning clean the inside of the store, sweep, wipe down appliances, etc.
Yardwork for Courtyard clean up the courtyard behind the store, sweep, weed, wipe down tables and chairs, etc.
(High school age & up)
Yardwork clean up the yard outside the house, weed, rake, etc.
Cleaning clean the interior of the house, dust things off and wipe things down
Tours be a tour guide in one or two rooms in the house, explain the significance of items in the house and the people that lived there, script provided and training available
Greeter/Cashier greet people as they walk in and collect their tickets or admission
TULIP FESTIVAL PARADE
Flag Carrying (Dutch costume required) carry a flag of one of the Dutch provinces during the Parade of Flags in the afternoon Tulip Festival Parade
Character in Heritage Walk (Dutch costume required) play a Dutch person/character in the Heritage Walk during the afternoon Tulip Festival Parade
Push a Cart (Dutch costume required) part of the Heritage Walk during the afternoon Tulip Festival Parade. We have carts with poffertjes, cheese, sewing materials and other Dutch items on them representing a street market that need to be pushed through the parade.
Why should I volunteer?
Don't take our word for it. Hear what our volunteers have to say about being part of Dutch Heritage activities.