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Volunteering for Rope & Pipe Team at The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show

September 06 - September 09, 2023 | Alliant Energy Center in Madison

The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show is an educational and community fundraising event presented by PBS Wisconsin and Nancy Zieman Productions. Attendees can connect with their creative muse by participating in quilt-related workshops, lectures and stage presentations. See an artist's creativity turned into a beautiful quilt by walking through our juried quilt exhibit. And don't forget to bring your walking shoes as guests can shop their way through a 85,000-square-foot vendor mall!

About Rope & Pipe Team

Work in teams to hang row identification signs, wipe down pipe, deliver pipe and S-hooks to quilt hanging location and assist where needed.

Rope & Pipe Team Job Duties

  • Set up tables at the end of each row of quilts.
  • Determine pipe needed to hang each quilt.
  • Remove pipe from rack and wipe down with a rag.
  • Deliver pipe to designated quilt hanging location.
  • Place hanging ropes and hooks in front of each quilt panel.
  • Drop ropes and hooks into a cardboard tube and lift.
  • Hang row identification signs.
  • Direct questions to your captain as needed.

Rope & Pipe Team Job Skills and Requirements

  • Friendly and positive demeanor.
  • Physically able to stand and circulate throughout the exhibit to deliver equipment.
  • Able to routinely lift and move equipment weighing up to 15 pounds.
  • Know and follow safety practices regarding moving equipment and materials.
  • Basic arithmetic proficiency.
  • Ability to discern when to ask your captain for assistance.
  • Must wear white gloves during entire shift.
  • Volunteers 18 and older may participate.

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