Volunteers Needed

List of Group needs

  1. Arena Chairs & Tables Setup:Setup of chairs and tables in the arena in preparation for the Friday evening auctions and for the Quilt Auction on Saturday morning. After the Sale stack up all the chairs, clean up all the garbage and sweep the floor.
    1. Volunteer needs:
      1. 3-4 people for 2 hours Friday morning;
      2. 3-4 people for 2 hours Saturday afternoon.
  2. Information Booth:Provide volunteers in the information booth. Typically, responsibilities include answering visitor questions, hand out catalogues/pamphlets and help with communication between vendors and Sale Committee.
    1. Volunteer needs:
      1. 2 volunteers per shift;
      2. 2 shifts Friday evening
      3. 3 shifts Saturday
  3. Support two venuesthat currently do not have enough volunteers. Work with the groups that organize these venues to fill their volunteer needs.
    1. Volunteer needs:
      1. unknown at this time.
  4. Take over one venue that is no longer has a Church to run it. With the closing of the Riverdale Mennonite Church our Hotdogs/Pie & Ice Cream venue has also closed. We would like to have it continue. It would be wonderful to have a Church or a couple of Churches be willing to take over this venue.

Need for individuals

  1. Canvassing Convener: The Relief Sale is looking for an individual who can oversee the organization and procurement of auction items for the Indoors, Outdoors, Children's and Silent Auctions. This person, with help from the Relief Sale Committee, will determine the auction item needs for each of the Auctions, help canvassers to find these items, ensure that these items are processed, and donors are thanked. We ask the Churches and members to think about who could fulfil this role and recommend that individual to the Relief Sale Committee. The Relief Sale would then follow up with this individual to determine interest and fit.
  2. Canvassers: The Relief Sale is looking for 3-4 individuals who are willing to canvass businesses for donations for the Indoors, Outdoors, Childrens and Silent Auctions. We ask the Churches and members to think about who could fulfil these roles and recommend those people to the Relief Sale Committee. The Relief Sale would then follow up with them to determine interest and fit.
  3. Food Venue Coordinator: This person’s responsibility is to support all venues that sell food, ensuring that they meet government regulations, have the supplies that they need, etc. Also help new groups start up a new venue. Typical requirement of this person is correspondence with the venue groups and the Health Unit, attend 2-3 meetings and provide support throughout the Sale.
  4. Quilt Committee Member: We are currently looking for someone to be part of our Quilt Committee. Qualifications include strong interest in quilting, able to attend 5-8 meetings a year and provide additional support. Also be involved with processing of quilts at MCCO, being able to setup displays at various venues prior to the Relief sale and then help setup/cleanup at the Quilt area at the Sale.
  5. Setup at the Sale: Able to help Wednesday evening and Thursday all day at the Sale, helping to setup tables, chairs, grills, etc. This work is physically demanding.
  6. Cleanup at the Sale: Able to help Saturday afternoon to clean up the Sale site. This work is physically demanding.