Volunteering for Floater 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 Floater

Volunteers will be given a job assignment to fill openings due to cancellations, unfilled positions and other staffing needs.

Floater Job Duties

  • Willingness to undertake an unfilled or open volunteer position.  Possible job assignments include:
    • Demo Assistant
    • Exhibitor Entrance Attendant
    • Greeter
    • Handstamper
    • Quilt Expo Information Booth
    • Raffles Sales & Information Desk
    • Seminar Assistant
    • Ticket Sales
    • Volunteer Check-In
    • Workshop Assistant
  • Work with event staff to determine your job assignment.
  • Carry out the assigned job duties.
  • 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.

Floater Job Skills and Requirements

  • Capability to complete the tasks of any of the above listed job assignments.
  • High customer service orientation.
  • Strong communication and pronunciation skills.
  • Enjoy working in a people focused environment.
  • Flexibility to complete a variety of job tasks. Some tasks may involve lifting or carrying.
  • Easily able to adjust to changing working needs.
  • Aural acuity to hear and speak with visitors in an environment that has noise/distractions.
  • Comfortable working with cash and credit cards.
  • Ability to maintain a calm and helpful demeanor in stressful or conflict situations.
  • Physically able to stand and circulate among attendees.
  • Know and follow safety practices regarding use of equipment related to your assigned job area.
  • Ability to discern when to ask your captain for assistance.
  • Volunteers 16 and older may participate.
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