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Volunteering for Demo Assistant at Garden and Landscape Expo

February 10 - February 13, 2022 | Alliant Energy Center in Madison

Garden and Landscape Expo is a community educational event and fundraiser hosted by PBS Wisconsin and the UW Horticulture Team. This three-day event celebrates the latest trends in gardening and landscaping with more than one hundred free educational seminars and demonstrations.

About Demo Assistant

Help set up stage presentations, monitor seating, distribute handouts, check sound levels, take attendance and assist with clean up as needed.

Demo Assistant Job Duties

  • Welcome guests.
  • Assist with set up and tear down as directed by the speaker.
  • Identify location of open seats.
  • Distribute handouts.
  • Provide presenter with a wireless microphone and adjust settings for best sound quality.
  • Monitor the length of the presentation to keep your speaker on time.
  • Evaluate sound levels and adjust as necessary.
  • Count and record attendance for each demonstration.
  • Provide visitors with general event information.
  • Direct visitors to the location of seminars, demonstrations, workshops, exhibitor booths, food stations, and other Alliant Energy Center amenities.
  • Direct questions to your captain as needed.

Demo 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.
  • Able to routinely lift items weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to discern when to ask your captain for assistance.
  • Volunteers 16 and older may participate.
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