VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Trade Tasting

  • Trade Tasting volunteers often handle more than one task throughout the event, which include setting up the winery tables, guest check in, ice and dump buckets refreshing

Friday, March 23, 2018

Check-in

  • Assist with Check-in: Volunteers, Guests, Sponsors
  • Volunteer Check-in: Distribute aprons, parking passes, etc.
  • Provide directions and other information
  • Volunteers stationed at Reception tent entrances and exits

Silent Auction

  • Assist lot logistics with displaying lots
  • Stand in silent auction area to watch tables and assist bidders
  • Disperse lots at end of auction with the Lot Removal crew

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Check-in

  • Assist with Check-in: Volunteers, Guests, Sponsors, (may help with Vintners and Restaurants check-in if needed)
  • Volunteer Check-in: Distribute aprons, parking passes, etc.
  • Guest Check-in: Distribute bidding paddle packets
  • Provide directions and other information
  • Volunteers stationed at Reception tent entrances and exits

Vintners’ Reception

  • Assemble tasting glasses on round table
  • Put out winery signs, dump buckets, bottled water and ice
  • Check in vintners and chefs as they arrive: distribute name tags and welcome packets
  • Hand out glasses to guests
  • Replenish water, ice and dump buckets
  • Empty trash cans and keep Vintners’ and Restaurant’s tables clear of debris
  • At end of reception, move leftover wine from Vintners’ Reception tent to Auction tent

Food and Wine

  • A.M. Shift: Assemble baskets of cheese, crackers etc. for each table in Auction tent; put water and wine on tables in Auction tent
    • Assist guests in finding their seats – all tables will have assigned seating
    • Distribute napkins, utensils, plates, etc. to Vintners’ Reception restaurant tables
    • Organize wine distribution area
  • P.M. Shift: During auction: replenish baskets of food, wine and water, remove debris from tables, take trash to dumpsters
    • Ensure that guests wine needs are met, working with the Live Auction Wine Coordinator and team
    • Manage the Volunteer Break Room

Spotters

  • Assist the auctioneers with spotting bidders during the Live Auction

Runners

  • Assist with running bid sheets to winning bidders
  • Participate in the Party Posse (celebration crew)

Silent Auction

  • Assist lot logistics with displaying lots
  • Stand in silent auction area to watch tables and assist bidders
  • Disperse lots at end of auction with the Lot Removal crew

Lot Removal

  • Help pack up all Silent Auction lots and assist guests in carrying them to their cars
  • Assist lot removal with Live Auction lots

Clean-up