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Volunteering for Workshop Assistant at The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show

September 07 - September 10, 2022 | 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 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 Workshop Assistant

Direct attendees to correct classrooms, collect tickets, and assist instructor as needed.

Workshop Assistant Job Duties

  • Greet attendees.
  • Collect tickets from class participants.
  • Identify location of open seats.
  • Assist with set up, class demonstrations, and tear down.
  • Provide instructor with a wireless microphone and adjust settings for best sound quality.
  • Distribute and collect evaluation forms.
  • Direct visitors to the location of classrooms, quilt exhibits, vendor booths, food stations, and other Alliant Energy Center facilities.
  • Direct questions to your captain as needed.

Workshop Assistant Job Skills and Requirements

  • Friendly and positive demeanor
  • Strong communication and pronunciation skills.
  • Enjoy working in a people focused environment.
  • 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.
  • NOTE:  Quilting or sewing knowledge is not required to perform the duties of this job.
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