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Volunteering for Special Event Host 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 Special Event Host

Welcome guests, collect tickets, direct visitors to open seats and assist where needed.

Special Event Host Job Duties

  • Greet attendees.
  • Collect tickets.
  • Usher guests to the location of open seats.
  • Sell merchandise at the end of the program, if needed.
  • Assist with set up and tear down as requested by the presenter.
  • Provide visitors with general event information.
  • At the end of the program, direct visitors to the front or back entrance to exit the building.
  • Direct questions to your captain as needed.

Special Event Host Job Skills and Requirements

  • Friendly and positive demeanor
  • Strong communication and pronunciation skills.
  • Enjoy working in a people focused environment.
  • Ease and comfort announcing information or giving clear directions in an environment with many competing and possibly noisy conversations.
  • Physically able to stand and circulate among attendees for short periods of time.
  • Ability to discern when to ask your captain for assistance.
  • Volunteers 16 and older may participate.

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