Super Bowl Volunteers Gear-Up With One Month To Go

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In one-month the world will be watching New Orleans take center stage with Super Bowl 47.

More than 8000 people will attend the Super Bowl Host Committee Volunteer Orientation which goes through the weekend.

“It`s here in New Orleans after ten years hiatus,” says volunteer David Donze who took a front row seat all ready with his Super Bowl volunteer supply kit, “I got my volunteer jacket. I also have the white polo shirt, a little handbook we have to have with us.  And we got a hat to wear too.”

James Carville is the Super Bowl volunteer spokesperson. From the podium Carville rallied the volunteer troops, “You’re here for a simple reason. You love this place. You love this place!”

volunteersA majority of the people say they`re volunteering for the Super Bowl because they are the face and an ambassador for the great city of New Orleans.

“It gives a chance for out-of-towners to see that we`re in business. We`re ok. There`s nothing wrong with the gulf seafood,” says Donze.

These volunteers will break off for specialized training to learn the do`s and don`ts of super bowl volunteering, “Never say you don`t know something. You say let me find someone who knows,” says Donze.

Volunteers will be spread everywhere from the airport to the downtown.

Hospitality duties that even include feeding the hungry.