Volunteer

HOHAvolunteerWe love our volunteers!

Handmade Arcade volunteers help make the day successful for both vendors and shoppers. To volunteer for the day of the event, please complete the Volunteer Contact Information form below. Volunteer assignments will be filled in the order that the application forms are received. There are a limited number of opportunities for volunteering. Once the day-of-event volunteer schedule is completed, you will receive an email with your time, area, and additional information.

Event date/location:
  • Saturday, December 6, 2014
  • 11 am – 7 pm
  • David L Lawrence Convention Center
Volunteer Shifts: 
  • Volunteer shifts are 2 hours long *You can sign up for more than one!
  • Shifts start at 9:30 am and end around 7:30 pm

Volunteer perks: Thank you gift and the warm, fuzzy, crafty feeling that you were part of Handmade Arcade.

Questions about volunteering: Click here.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

Greeter:
NOTE: Be prepared to stand throughout your shift.

  • Welcome shoppers at the entrance to our hall inside the Convention Center.
  • Make sure shoppers enter the event through the turnstiles.
  • Be on hand to answer simple questions like “Where are the bathrooms?” and “Where is the ATM?”
  • Direct vendors and shoppers.

Welcome Table:
Don’t worry, you will not be alone on this. Several HA organizers will be there to assist you.

  • Welcome shoppers.
  • Be on hand to answer simple questions like “Where are the bathrooms?” and “Where is the ATM?”
  • Sell HA merchandise.
  • Monitor HA donation jar.
  • Collect names for our mailing list.
  • Direct vendors and shoppers.

Vendor Assisting:
NOTE: Like Greeters, Vendor Assistants will spend a good deal of time on their feet.

  • Each volunteer will have a small section of tables to check in with the vendors and ask if the vendor needs someone to watch their table while they stretch their legs or get a bite to eat.
  • As a volunteer you are not responsible for making any sales — just keep an eye on vendors’ items while they are away.

Hands-on Handmade Activities Area:
Don’t worry, you will not be alone on this. Several HA organizers will be there to assist you.
NOTE: You will be volunteering in an area with paint and other (messy!) craft supplies. You may also be asked to move or lift heavy objects. Please wear appropriate clothes and be prepared to be standing and active throughout your entire shift.

  • Provide instruction.
  • Move materials.
  • Ongoing clean up.

Thank you to all the volunteers who signed up to help with Handmade Arcade on December 6.

Those who signed up should have received their confirmation email with their volunteer area/time and additional information. If you volunteered and did not receive this information, please contact volunteer@handmadearcade.com.

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