Every year Community Music Center, a local non-profit music school, holds a springtime event to raise money for tuition assistance and scholarships. The Gala is always a marvelous evening featuring world-famous musicians, wonderful stories, and delicious food. As you can imagine, there is a lot of work that goes into making this evening happen. This year the Gala is on Saturday, May 11 at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco. We hope you'll lend a helping hand to make this snazzy event a success!
See event details and volunteer needs below.
If interested, please contact Michelle Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Music Center's Spring Gala
Saturday, May 11th, 6:30pm
888 Howard St.
Set-Up 1:30-4:30 pm (5 people)
put place cards on tables in the ballroom, put auction bid sheets and displays on the auction table, get registration tables set up, get event signage up
Scholarship Auction 7:15-10:00 pm (10 people)
Training with auctioneer at 7:30
Take down scholarship auction bids for assigned tables, collect scholarship auction remit cards, direct guests to check-out or exit, distribute party favors (depending on type of favor) Recorders records bid levels and numbers Spotters call attention to bidders to auctioneer. After 9:30-Clean-up: help collect collateral/signage/etc. at end of event and help get it to CMC staff/board cars to get back to CMC
Registration/Check in and check out 4:45-10:00 (5-7 people)
Training at 5:00
checking people in at the gala, swiping credit cards and giving them their programs, directing them to the VIP reception or general reception as appropriate, collecting payment at the end of the evening from anyone who did not pre-register their card, general auction disbursement help. Need to be friendly, able to be calm & genial under pressure.
During the time between check in and check out, these volunteers will also help with either scholarship auction or raffle.
Raffle 5:00-10:00 (3-4 people)
Sell raffle tickets to guest, stationed at the raffle table or walking around during the event (receptions, dinner breaks, etc.) Collect cash/credit payments for tickets. Take down buyer information and record ticket numbers. Be able to be very friendly and outgoing with guests to encourage sales.
This is a black tie event for guests. Volunteers are not required to dress as such, but asked to dress nicely in all black. Modesty appreciated, no jeans, neat appearance.
Thanks for your interest in helping Community Music Center
Every year Community Music Center, a local non-profit music school, holds a springtime event to raise money for tuition assistance and scholarships. The Gala is always a marvelous evening featuring world-famous musicians, wonderful…