We Are Seeking to Staff Volunteer Positions at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival!
Pre-Registration is required for all volunteers. Volunteer positions will be filled as commitments are received.
JUDGING ASSISTANTS: Quilt and Wearable Competitions - Limited to 2 volunteers for Quilt Competition & 1 volunteer for Wearable Art Competition. Duties: Assist the judging team (this may fulfill requirements for certain organizations toward judging certification). Starts with a breakfast briefing and includes a complimentary lunch. Volunteer Receives: A $70.00 credit that can only be used towards workshops or lectures. Please Note: If you enter into this competition, you are not eligible for this volunteer position.
FASHION SHOW ASSISTANTS: Limited to 2 volunteers. Duties: Press and Dress! Assist the professional fashion show coordinator in the preparation and presentation of the show. Volunteer Receives: Fashion Show Assistants may register for a complimentary half-day workshop (up to a $40.00 value) or two lectures tickets.
FASHION SHOW MODELS: Limited to 10 volunteers. Duties: Runway modeling (experience not required). Fitting requirements—woman of any age, height and varying dress sizes. Volunteer Receives: Models may register for a complimentary half-day workshop (up to a $40.00 value) or two lecture tickets.
EXHIBITION HOST/HOSTESS: Limited to 28 volunteers. Duties: Be available at designated areas of quilt exhibits. You will assist attendees who wish to “take a closer look” at the quilt displays. There are two 4-hour shifts on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday to choose from. There is also one shift on Wednesday night. Volunteer Receives: A complimentary half-day workshop (up to a $40.00 value) or two complimentary lectures for each 4-hour shift they commit to, or a complimentary full day workshop (up to a $70.00 value) for two shifts. Wednesday night volunteers ONLY receive one complimentary lecture ticket. There is a limit of two shifts per volunteer. A pair of white cotton gloves is required and not provided. Please note: You should plan on arriving at the registration desk 10 minutes before your shift.