2014 Expo Volunteer Opportunites
To request a volunteer position and time, please contact Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org
Booth Set-up/Tear-down Helpers: 5/20/14 & 5/21/14 – Volunteers will assist sponsors and vendors with set-up and tear-down of Expo booths, materials, etc. These volunteers must be able to lift at least 50 lbs., stand and move comfortably for 2 hrs. Volunteers will be expected to stay for the entire shift.
- Tuesday, May 20: 5-7 PM - 5 openings
- Wednesday, May 21: 7:30-9:30 AM - 5 openings
Expo Bag Stuffers: 5/19/14* (Pending materials drop-off) – Volunteers are needed to stuff GTOC bags with vendor/sponsor information. These volunteers will be able to sit for the entire job and no training is needed. 2:00 – 4:00 PM @ United Way of NWMI, 521 S. Union St. - 4 openings
Lunch room set-up: 5/21/14 – Two able-bodied men or women are needed to set up and move tables in the lunch room Wednesday AM. Volunteers should be able to lift 25-50 lbs. and stand for at least one hour. No training or orientation needed. 9:00 – 10:00 AM - 4 openings
Traffic Directors: 5/21/14 – Four volunteers are needed to direct traffic by the front and rear doors of the Expo. These volunteers must be able to stand for 1-2 hours comfortably and must be outside. Dress appropriately. Front: 8:30-10:00 AM Rear: 7:30 – 9:00 AM - 4 openings
Registration Desk: 5/21/14 - Three volunteers/shift are needed to man the BASA Registration desk. These volunteers will hand out bags and count the number of attendees. Volunteers must be able to stand for 2-3 hours. Chairs will be provided for short breaks. Shifts will go from 9:00 – 12:00 and 12:00 – 3 PM. - 2 shifts with 3 openings each
Free Floating Assistance: 5/21/14 – These volunteers will “float” through the Expo and be available to assist with booth vendors of they need a break, point attendees in the direction of Sponsor booths, and provide general assistance during the Expo. These volunteers must be able to stand and walk comfortably for 2.5 hrs. Shifts will run from 9:45 – 12:00 and 12:00 – 2:45. - 2 shifts with 3 openings each.
Water Station Volunteers: 5/21/14 – These volunteers are needed to pass out water bottles/drinks to attendees where lunch is being served. These volunteers must be able to stand for 1-2 hrs. comfortably. Please don’t allow attendees to take multiple beverages. Shifts will be from 10:30 – 12:30 - 2 openings
Tray Volunteers: 5/21/14 - The Tray Volunteers will be responsible for clearing trays from all of the tables, wiping down trays with wipes before putting them back into circulation, and cleaning off tables as attendees finish their lunches. Volunteers must be able to walk around the room quickly and function as a team with the rest of the Tray Helpers. Shift will be from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. - 4 openings
Line Volunteers: 5/21/14 - The Line Volunteers will supervise the lunch line and assist attendees when necessary. There could be long lines at times and people may have questions about the food and procedures. These volunteers must be able to stand through the whole shift. Shift will be from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm. - 2 openings
Clean-Up Volunteers: 5/21/14 – Volunteers are needed to assist with Expo clean-up after the event has ended. These volunteers will be dealing with garbage & recycling, sweeping, and general clean-up duties. Volunteers must be able to stand, sit, bend, and move comfortably for entire shift. Dress appropriately. Shifts run from 2:45 – 4:00 PM. - 4 openings
Vendor Check-In: 5/21/14 – 1-2 Volunteers are needed to check in vendors as they come to set-up their booths for the Expo. Volunteers will be seated for this job. - 2 openings