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JLF Registration Volunteers & Greeters  - Boulder Main Library

Wed 09/20 - Sat 09/23 @ 10:00 AM to 02:30 PM

Jaipur Literature Festival

Festival Greeter and Registration Volunteer: As a Greeter and Registration Volunteer, you will welcome festival donors, authors, and the public to the festival. Volunteers will answer questions about the festival, direct people to the appropriate desk for registration, and assist attendees with online registration. Greeter and Registration Volunteers will be stationed inside the main entrances. You may be standing during part of your shift. Volunteers need to be comfortable with basic technology and comfortable working with simple web-based forms. Registration is done via Eventbrite and all participants are asked to register to help ensure accurate records of attendees and to be able to communicate with attendees in the future. Register yourself to become familiar with the basics of the online registration system. Through the training, you will become prepared to answer general questions about the festival and the registration process. Program brochures and maps of the festival venues will be available at the registration tables. Court-Ordered Community Service volunteers are NOT accepted for this role. IN-PERSON training is required for this role. Please sign up to attend one in-person training session. Festival Greeter: As a Greeter Volunteer, you will be stationed at the main library entrances to welcome the public to the festival. Volunteers will answer questions about the festival and direct people to the appropriate desk for registration. At times, you may also be stationed in the center of the library to greet people and provide directions to venues. You will likely be standing during all or a large part of your shift. You may also be asked to help in a logistical role to provide support to festival speakers and delegates in directing them to the afternoon and evening shuttles, which will transport them to their hotel and evening reception venue. You may need to be in communication with festival staff via phone to stay up to date on shuttle arrival time, and coordinate with the Author Liaison volunteers and share information about author arrival and departures as needed. For this role, you must feel comfortable using your phone to communicate with other festival coordinators and ideally be able to download the WhatsApp app for communication among the team. Volunteers in this role need to be relaxed and good with people, comfortable talking with and assisting different authors, speakers, and other volunteers and staff, detail oriented, and willing to be flexible. Through the training, you will become prepared to answer general questions about the festival, the general elevator pitch for the festival, and all locations in the festival venue. Program brochures and maps of the festival venues will be available at the registration tables. Online or In-person training is required for this role. Please sign up to attend one training session. Minimum age to volunteer for this role: 13 years of age. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian digitally sign the online Risk & Release Form when registering to volunteer.

Volunteers Registered: 45 (44 available)

Christine Burke
 (303) 441-3098

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