Tuesday, February 13, 2007

The Seattle Erotic Art Festival Needs Your Help!

It is that time to sign up to volunteer for SEAF! The emails are coming in, but we would love to see more!

Please let us know which of the following positions you are interested in and when you’d be available.

If you want to work before or after the event, consider:

Technical positions—We have a number of positions available for volunteers with interest or experience in set design/construction, lighting, sound, and other production-related tasks.

Art Handlers—Unpack and hang art. Must attend an art handling training the first weekend in March (date and time TBD) and be available to work Wednesday March 14th (day or evening), Thursday March 15th (day), or Sunday March 18th (evening).

Setup/Construction Crew—Move furniture, install/paint exhibition walls, take down walls, and related activities. Must be available for shifts Sunday March 11th through Wednesday March 14th and/or Sunday March 18th (evening) or Monday March 19th (day). There are positions for skilled carpenters and unskilled but willing helpers.

If you want to work during the event, consider:

Technical positions— We have a number of positions available for volunteers with interest or experience in lighting, sound, make-up, and other production-related tasks. During the event, these positions work with the performers and/or lecturers.

Event staffing—Ticketing, check ID, coat check, distributing programs and polls, collecting polls, and other general task including light clean-up. Please let us know if you have specific preferences or limitations on what you are able to do (such as not able to stand for extended periods or needing to take frequent breaks). Shifts are available throughout the festival; please let us know your availability on each of the Festival days (Thursday, March 15th through Sunday, March 18th). (Also please let us know if you have made inquiries about other volunteer opportunities with the Festival so we can coordinate scheduling.)

Docents—Greet guests and give them a brief guided tour of the Festival. Must be willing to dress appropriately (20s-40s elegance) and willing to attend a training class on art sales.

Auction Staff—Registration and Vanna positions available. Must be available to work from 5p to 11p on Saturday March 17th and dress appropriately (20s-40s elegance)

For more info go to the website or sign up via e-mail