4th of July Parade Volunteers

Every Spring we seek volunteers, whether individually or in groups, to assist with the 4th of July Parade here in Everett. Find out how you can help downtown Everett’s largest event and one of the top parades in the North Puget Sound. 

Scroll to bottom of page for parade positions.


If you would like to volunteer, please submit your information on our online form

For more information, contact the Everett Office of Emergency Management by email or by phone at (425) 257-8111. 

​Training/Meetings

All three of these dates will be the same required training. Please pick one of these dates to attend training. 

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018—6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.—All volunteer Kick-Off Meeting  (Meeting Canceled)
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018—6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.—All volunteer Kick-Off Meeting
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018- 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. - All volunteer Kick-Off Meeting (New Date!)
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018—6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.—All volunteer Kick-Off Meeting

*Required Meeting

  • Thursday, June 28th, 2018—6:30p.m. – 8:30 p.m.— Required Final Meeting for All Volunteers
If you are unable to make the two required meetings, please contact us so we can work with you.

All of the above meetings are held at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave, Everett, WA 98201.

Optional Training


CAP Flyer

Everett Office of Emergency Management is hosting the Washington Station Fusion Center's Community Awareness Program (CAP). The CAP program is based on the principle that everyone within a community has a role in keeping their events, communities, and gatherings safe. The CAP provides an overview of terrorist and criminal activity, information and resources on how to recognize and prevent that activity, and basic tools necessary for reporting while preserving civil rights and civil liberties protected by the United States Constitution. 

Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 10am-Noon or 1:00pm-3:00pm (Same course, two different times.)
Venue: Venue: Legion Hall at Legion Park - 144 Alverson Blvd, Everett, WA 98201

Registration Link

  1. Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer
  2. Volunteer Positions
  3. Volunteer FAQ's
  4. Basic Volunteer Duties
  1. To give back to your community and country on this great national holiday!
  2. To be part of a team!
  3. Free experience! Gain leadership, disaster preparedness and organizational skills!
  4. To meet new people!
  5. To experience the parade close-up and meet parade entries!
  6. The great T-shirts!
  7. Writing a resume? Employers love to see that an employee volunteers and cares about their community.
  8. Applying for college? Volunteerism can make you stand out from the rest.
  9. To do something different from your job for fun! to expand your horizons!
  10. To get to feel in charge and in control of downtown Everett.