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Oakland First Fridays 2018 Volunteer Sign Up
Thank you so much for signing up to volunteer with Oakland First Fridays!
How did you find this application?
Social Media (FB, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
Heard from a friend
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Recruited at Oakland First Fridays Festival
Indeed, Idealist, etc.
Best way of contacting you?
Please Include Your Emergency Contact Info (Name and Phone Number)
Would you be interested in volunteering in the office outside of the festival?
Maybe; please email me about volunteer opportunities outside of the event.
Which Positions are you interested in volunteering?
*NEW, ONLY FOR JUNE 1* Hospitality Volunteer: 2:15 - 5:15pm. Volunteers will assist with June 1st' Korean Culture Fest! Volunteers will assist with seating, set-up of chairs, tables and tents, and flyering.
Pre-Event Support: 11am - 2pm. We're looking someone friendly and cooperative to help with last minute volunteer and lead packets.
Photographer: 2pm - 5pm. We're looking for someone with a great artistic eye! We will provide credit for the photographer wherever we place the images. Must have some photography experience! Ability to photograph action, low lighting and outdoors. You'll need to provide your own equipment, edit and post final photos to our shared Google drive within 7 days after the event.
Vendor Check-In: 2:30pm - 5:15pm. NEEDED. Volunteers will make sure the vendors are in their correct spaces and keep track of who has arrived. We're looking for someone friendly, outgoing, and cooperative!
Stage Hand: 4pm - 8pm. *Must be able to lift at least 20lbs* Volunteers will assist with the assembling, disassembling, and maintenance of stages during event performances. We're looking for someone strong, friendly, and able to work in a team!
Performance Area Coordinator: 4:30pm - 9:30pm. Volunteers will manage performance line up & troubleshoot informal performances. We're looking for someone with great people skills!
Gate Greeter: 5pm - 8pm. NEEDED. Volunteers will greet guests as they enter the festival and ask for donations. Looking for friendly, outgoing participants!
Booth Coordination: ~4pm - 8pm. Volunteers will work the Oakland First Fridays booth by setting up, answering questions, passing out flyers, processing payments.
Bar Support: 5pm - 8pm. *Must be at least 21 years old* Volunteers will support bartender & maintain clean drinking areas. We're looking for someone friendly, upbeat, and outgoing!
Photographer: 5pm - 9:30pm. We're looking for someone with a great artistic eye! We will provide credit for the photographer wherever we place the images. Must have some photography experience! Must have some photography experience! Ability to photograph action, low lighting and outdoors. You'll need to provide your own equipment, edit and post final photos to our shared Google drive within 7 days after the event.
Runner: 5pm - 9:30pm. Volunteers will provide support wherever needed during the festival. We're looking for somoene friendly, cooperative, and able to work in a team!
Bar Support: 7pm - 9:30pm. *Must be at least 21 years old* Volunteers will support bartender & maintain clean drinking areas. We're looking for someone friendly, upbeat, and outgoing!
Gate Greeter: 7pm - 9:30pm. NEEDED. Volunteers will greet guests as they enter the festival and ask for donations. Looking for friendly, outgoing participants!
Bar Support: 9pm - 10:30pm. *Must be at least 21 years old* Volunteers will assist the Sake Garden Lead with the inventory of the Sake Garden and managing the equipment. We're looking for someone friendly and cooperative!
Social Media Volunteer: 4:30pm - 9pm. Cover the first friday event on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. You’ll use your personality and social media knowledge to speak to the audience while promoting the event. You’ll capture and promote the variety of performances happening on the different stages throughout the festival. You’ll also capture the diversity of people and engage attendees in the story you create online. You will work directly with the marketing director.
Interactive Art Booth Volunteer (2 needed): Manage the table for vendors and participants to create a one-word poster. Encourage participants to be creative and think of one word they would use to represent their brand or act. Keep track of supplies and maintain a tidy creative space.
Which Events are you interested in Volunteering at?
How will you be commuting to the festival?
Bus / Public Transportation
Uber / Lyft
What size shirt do you wear?
Can you attend a pre-event orientation?
Yes, please send me the dates of orientation.
No, please send an e-document of the orientation to me.
Have you attended or volunteered with First Fridays in the past?
Yes, I've attended and volunteered.
I've attended, but I've never volunteered.
I've volunteered, but I've never attended.
No, I've never attended or volunteered before.
Can you stand for 3 or more hours?
Do you have any dietary restrictions? (Check all that apply)
Yes; I do not eat red meat.
Yes;I do not eat pork.
Yes, I am a vegetarian.
Yes, I am a vegan.
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