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Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Cider Session

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WGBH Volunteer Programs | Brighton, MA
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WGBH Volunteer Programs


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October 10, 2019
October 13, 2019
One-time only

The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. Here’s your chance to volunteer during one of the largest food and wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life! The multi-day festival will feature chef tastings; cooking demos; specialty craft beer and wine; LIVE music; beautiful décor; chef competitions and more. Thousands of guests are expected to join us for a weekend full of delicious festivities.


Please review all festival volunteer opportunities listed below and email me at jaime_reese@wgbh.org no later than Monday, September 30, if you would like to help. Please make sure to include the following information in your email response:

  • Your full name
  • Preferred activity (including date)
  • Preferred shift (if there are multiple)
  • Prior related experienice (e.g. volunteer work, customer service, food service, TIPS certification, etc.)

Volunteers should be comfortable standing for 4-6 hours. Set-up and breakdown volunteers must be 16+ years of age and volunteers working during events must be 21+.


Sunday, October 13: Cider Session Set-Up and Vendor Welcome

Position: Set & Greet Volunteer (Cider Session set-up volunteers will receive a FREE ticket to the new Cider Session event on Sun, 10/13 from 4-6:30pm.)

Shift: 1:45-4pm

Position Description: Responsibilities of a Set & Greet Volunteer include last-minute set-up tasks and greeting and leading Cider Session vendors to designated area within the tent and will help Cider Session volunteers find their station once they arrive. Set volunteers must be able to lift at least 10-15 pounds and be on their feet throughout their shift.

 

Sunday, October 13: Cider Session

Position: Ticket Sales/Will Call, Glass/Program Distributor, Certified TIPS Pourer/ID Check, Bag Check, Food Prep, Table Runner (refill water pitchers, replace ice, clear trash around booths), VIP Lounge Assistant (restock magazines, replenish water station, keep area tidy), Volunteer Photographer and Photographer’s Assistant, WGBH Prize Wheel, Photo Station Line Manager, Merchandise.

Shift: 3-7:30pm

Event Description: The newest event in the WGBH Food and Wine Festival lineup, the Cider Session, is not to be missed! Guests will sample hard cider, taste fall fare and enjoy live Celtic music. A Celtic Sojourn's Brian O’Donovan invites you to join him for this evening of discovery and delight. *Event volunteers must be 21+ years of age.


Sunday, October 13: Cider Session Breakdown

Position: Breakdown Volunteer

Shift: 6:15-10pm (Breakdown volunteers will receive a FREE ticket to attend an upcoming Stories from the Stage event.)

Position Description: Responsibilities of a Breakdown Volunteer include folding and stacking tables, removing tablecloths, returning materials to the catering kitchen, taking down signage, etc. Breakdown volunteers must be able to lift at least 20 pounds and be able to be on your feet for extended time.

 

The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival helps to support the great educational and cultural programming on WGBH, and we need your help to ensure this year’s festival is even bigger and better than ever! We hope to work with you in October!

Bon Appétit! 

The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. Here’s your chance to volunteer during one of the largest food and wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life! The multi-day festival…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

If interested, please reach out to WGBH Volunteer Manager Jaime Reese at jaime_reese@wgbh.org and include the following in your email response:

  • Your full name
  • Preferred activity (including date)
  • Preferred shift (if there are multiple)
  • Prior related experienice (e.g. volunteer work, customer service, food service, TIPS certification, etc.)

If interested, please reach out to WGBH Volunteer Manager Jaime Reese at jaime_reese@wgbh.org and include the following in your email response:

  • Your full name
  • Preferred activity…

Location

WGBH Studios

1 Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135

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