Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:18+
Party for Change
Saint John's Program for Real Change invites you to attend Party for Change! This elegant black tie/red sock soiree titled Party for Change provides critical support for homeless families in crisis to move from homelessness to self-sustainability while offering an unforgettable experience at the intersection of local farm-fresh food, art, wine and music! We are in need of the following volunteers: SET-UP November 2nd & 3rd (Unlimited Volunteers) SET-UP November 2nd & 3rd - Friday & Saturday - heavy table set-up and main linen drops on Friday, plates, etc and tableware on Saturday. DUTIES INCLUDE: some heavy lifting, prepping the venue for the event, setting tables with linens, serving ware and decor, display of signage and posters within venue, display of auction items, raffle/sales tables, setting out of glasses, plates, etc. Unlimited number of people. A detailed timeline with duties will be provided each morning, once one job is done,check back in for the next task(s) to be completed.: FOOD PREP STAFF (15 Volunteers) FOOD PREP STAFF DUTIES INCLUDE: Working in the kitchen prepping and plating food under direction of Chef and Captains. Requires experience working in a kitchen or restaurant setting.: BAR STAFF (20 Volunteers) - must be 21 and older BAR STAFF DUTIES INCLUDE: Serve beverages to guests, including wine, beer and mixed drinks. Requires ability to work under pressure and stand on your feet throughout the event. Must be a people person with a fun and outgoing personality. Previous bar experience a benefit.: FACILITY MANAGEMENT (6 Volunteers) FACILITY MANAGEMENT DUTIES INCLUDE: Assist in the maintaining the look and cleanliness of the event venue throughout the evening. Includes monitoring tables, clearing glasses, collecting ice for bars, monitoring trash bins and ensuring the cleanliness of the bathrooms.: REGISTRATION ATTENDANT (15 Volunteers) REGISTRATION ATTENDANT DUTIES INCLUDE: Checking in guests and assisting guests through the complete registration process, answering questions concerns to the Registration Captain. Must be comfortable under pressure and handling a computer system to process check in. PLEASE NOTE: Training will be provided. Training date TBD.: REGISTRATION ASSISTANT (10 Volunteers) REGISTRATION ASSISTANT DUTIES INCLUDE: Assisting the Registration Attendants as they process guests upon arrival and ensuring that guests receive their program booklet, bid number, etc.: COAT CHECK (6 Volunteers) COAT CHECK DUTIES INCLUDE: Taking coats from guests and assigning ticket numbers at both Check-in and Check-out.: GREETER (4 Volunteers) GREETER DUTIES INCLUDE: Greeting guests as they arrive and directing guests to check-in table. Once the event begins, must be comfortable answering questions and directing guests to restrooms, tables, etc.: TABLE CONCIERGE (15 Volunteers) TABLE CONCIERGE DUTIES INCLUDE: Assigned to a certain number and group of tables, you will monitor the guests at the table, bring water and wine, as well as table "add-ons", such as champagne if purchased or won, and generally ensure that guests are looked after. Must be a people person and be able to on your feet throughout the event.: SERVERS (20 Volunteers) SERVERS DUTIES INCLUDE: Serve food to guests at the tables assigned to you. Requires attention to detail with constant focus on tables and ability to work on your feet for several hours and stay on task.: BUSSERS (20 Volunteers) BUSSERS DUTIES INCLUDE: Monitor tables assigned to you clearing plates between courses. Requires attention to detail, constant focus on tables and the ability to work on your feet for several hours and stay on task.: GOLDEN TICKET SELLERS (10 Volunteers) GOLDEN TICKET SELLERS DUTIES INCLUDE: Responsible for selling grand prize tickets to guests. Role may require cash handling. Must have outgoing personality and be comfortable selling. Also requires attention to detail in recording guests numbers for purchase. Requires a lot of walking around the venue throughout the course of the evening.: LIVE AUCTION SPOTTER (16 Volunteers) LIVE AUCTION SPOTTER DUTIES INCLUDE: Assisting the auctioneer by spotting bids during the live auction. Must be outgoing, focused and attentive throughout the live auction. Training required with the auctioneer the day of the event.: LIVE AUCTION RECORDER (6 Volunteers) LIVE AUCTION RECORDER DUTIES INCLUDE: Recording bid numbers for the live auction and Fund-A-Need portions of the evening's program.: REDEMPTION ATTENDANT (4 Volunteers) REDEMPTION ATTENDANT DUTIES INCLUDE: Deliver auction items to winning bidders, which may include transporting items to their car.: CHECK-OUT ATTENDANT (10 Volunteers) CHECK-OUT ATTENDANT DUTIES INCLUDE: Computing purchases and generating invoices for winning bidders and Fund-A-Need Participants. Must be comfortable working on a computer to process transactions, work under pressure, input accurate data, and potentially handle cash. Training to be provided. Training Date TBD.: CLEAN-UP (Unlimited Volunteers) CLEAN-UP DUTIES INCLUDE: Packing up all of the decor, displays, signage and linens. Moving tables and chairs to one location, sweeping floors and emptying all trash bins. May require heavy lifting, a lot of walking and willingness to do dirty work!: Attire: Volunteers should wear black pants and comfortable shoe. We will provide you with a Saint John's volunteer t-shirt.
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