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Volunteering for Volunteer Check-In at The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show

September 09 - September 12, 2020 | Virtual Experience

In response to COVID-19, The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show team has made the difficult decision to transition the event into an immersive online experience. The safety of our attendees, vendors, presenters and volunteers is paramount. So, while this decision was difficult, we know it is the right choice. Thank you for your continued support and patience during this time. We will share more details as plans develop and look forward to connecting with you virtually this September!

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 sewing 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 Volunteer Check-In

Greet volunteers, hand them their name badges and direct them to training and orientation in the volunteer lounge.

Volunteer Check-In Job Duties

  • Welcome volunteers.
  • Check off each participant name on the sign-in sheet as volunteers check -in.
  • Give each volunteer a name badge and lanyard.
  • Direct volunteers to their training station to meet their captain.
  • Straighten and organize the volunteer lounge between shifts.
  • Provide visitors with general event information.
  • Direct visitors to the location of classrooms, quilt exhibits, vendor booths, food stations, and other Alliant Energy Center facilities.
  • Encourage volunteers to fill out an evaluation form at the end of their shift.
  • Promote open job assignments.
  • Direct questions to your captain as needed.

Volunteer Check-In Job Skills and Requirements

  • Friendly and positive demeanor
  • Enjoys working in a people focused environment.
  • Ability to effectively hear, communicate, and interact with volunteers during the check-in process.
  • Ability to discern when to ask your captain for assistance.
  • Volunteers 16 and older may participate.

Volunteer Registration for this event will tentatively begin on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Please check back with us.

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