We Are Seeking to Staff Volunteer Positions at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival!
Registration is required for all volunteers. Volunteer positions will be filled as commitments are received.
QUILT-O ASSISTANT: (Limit 1) Assist Pat Yamin with the Friday night (6:00 pm - approx. 9:00 pm) Quilt-O; setting up Quilt-O cards and organizing the prizes. The volunteer for this assignment will receive a complimentary Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival registration or one lecture ticket.
JUDGING ASSISTANTS: Quilt & Wearable Competition (Limit 2) Assist the judging team (this may fulfill some organizations’ requirements toward judging certification). Starts with a breakfast briefing and includes a complimentary lunch. Volunteers for this assignment will receive a $55 credit to be used towards workshops or lectures. Please note: If you enter this competition, you are not eligible for this volunteer position.
FASHION SHOW ASSISTANTS: (Limit 2) Duties: Press and Dress! Assist the professional fashion show coordinator in the preparation and presentation of the show. Fashion Show Assistants may register for a complimentary half-day workshop (up to a $45 value) or two lectures tickets.
FASHION SHOW MODELS: (Limit 10) Duties: Runway modeling (experience not required). Fitting requirements: woman of any age, height and dress sizes between 8 and 16. Models may register for a complimentary half-day workshop (up to a $45 value) or two lecture tickets.
EXHIBITION HOSTESSES: (Limit 28) Duties: Be available at designated areas of the quilts on display to assist persons who wish to “take a closer look” at a specific quilt. There are two four-hour shifts on each day - Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers receive a complimentary half-day workshop (up to a $45 value) or two complimentary lectures for each four-hour shift they commit to, or a complimentary full day workshop (up to a $75 value) for two shifts. Wednesday evening volunteers receive one complimentary lecture ticket ONLY. There is a limit of two shifts per volunteer. A pair of white cotton gloves is required. Please note: You should plan on arriving at the registration desk 10 minutes before your shift.