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Quilt Expo - Photography Assistant

Work in teams to identify winning quilts to be photographed and move to staging area.

Photography Assistant Job Duties

  • Volunteers will work in teams of four to complete the following job duties:
    • Climb step ladders, carefully take down quilt and walk to staging area. (2 volunteers)
    • Hold the center bottom of bed-size quilts to ensure they do not touch the floor. (1 volunteer)
    • Locate next quilt to be photographed and direct volunteers to the correct location. (1 volunteer) 
  • Return each quilt to original hanging location post-photography. 
  • Follow instructions given by your captain and staff photographer.
  • Direct questions to your captain as needed.

Photography Assistant Job Skills and Requirements

  • Friendly and positive demeanor.
  • Physically able to stand and circulate throughout the exhibit to move quilts into their assigned locations.
  • Able to routinely lift and move quilts weighing up to 15 pounds.
  • Know and follow safety practices regarding lifting and use of step ladder and other equipment
  • Be able to read and interpret a basic map.
  • Ability to discern when to ask your captain for assistance.
  • Must wear white gloves during entire shift.
  • Volunteers 18 and older may participate; volunteers 5’5” and taller are preferred.
  • Flat soled shoes are required to use step ladder; flat sole and/or rubber soled, comfortable shoes are recommended for this assignment.

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