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Volunteer Opportunities

The success of ISAF relies on the good will of our volunteers. We are so appriciative of our ISAF volunteers!
 
Priority Registration for the following year is an option for those serving six hours or more as a volunteer.
 
All volunteer positions require that you be in good physical health, with the ability to stand and walk for the two-hour shift.  All volunteers must be 18 years or older for insurance requirements and sign a liability waiver.

Special Exhibit Set Up:

This is a perfect way to get up close and personal with the garments and the people who help plan the show! We are looking for agile volunteers who have the stamina to work these longer shifts in assisting with the hanging of quilts and special exhibits. Volunteers Must:
 
Assists with hanging of quilts and special exhibits.
Agility and stamina required. May require standing for long periods of time.
Please do not wear makeup, perfume, scented lotion, dangling jewelry and earrings.
Wear closed toed comfortable shoes – you’re in an active set up environment.
 
Times for Special Exhibit Set Up
 
Wednesday Morning  8 AM - – Noon
Wednesday Afternoon,  1 PM – 5 PM
 
Sign up to set up exhibits on our Online System.
 
White Glove Opportunities
 
White Glove Volunteers are front-line volunteers who protect the garments, ensuring that guests do not touch them. White Glove Volunteers greet visitors, circulate within their assigned area.
 
The rules are simple:
    Wear a black skirt or pants and a white blouse.
    Report to the Volunteer Desk 15 minutes before starting time.
    Remain within your assigned area. No shopping during your shift.
    A minimum shift is 2 hours and cannot be split with another volunteer.
 
Available Times:
Thursday - Friday: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Take Down & Packing Volunteer

Can you believe that what takes multiple days to set up is taken down in a little over 2 hours?!? Our take down crew is the best in the country if you ask us. You’ll get a behind the scenes look on how we keep track of and safeguard our garments.
 
Agility and stamina required. May require standing for long periods of time.
Please do not wear makeup, perfume, scented lotion, dangling jewelry and earrings.
Wear closed toed comfortable shoes – you’re in an active tear down environment.
 
Volunteers must be able to:
(1)  Be able to stand for long periods of time
(2)  Not wear makeup, perfume or scented lotion
(3)  Wear closed-toe, comfortable shoes
(4) Not wear dangling jewelry and earrings
 
Saturday: 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM  

Sit Down Opportunities:
At the present time ISAF does not have any sit down opportunities.
 
 
Perks!
Below are the "perks" for a Roadie who volunteers their time during the previous Road to California.
(VIQ is not an eligible position for the below perks):
 
• 2 Hours - Multi-Day Admission
• 4 Hours - Multi-Day Admission, Special Roadie Pin & year bar
• 6 Hours - All of the above and choice of: Special Event or Lecture Ticket** or Priority Registration for the following year's Class Sessions 
(Priority Registration allows you to register for classes on-line up to 1 week prior to the general public!)
 
** Tickets subject to availability. Excludes Bus Trips.