CAP’S ART AUCTION & AFTER PARTY IS AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF PORTLAND HISTORY, WE’D LIKE YOU TO JOIN US AS THE LOCAL ART COMMUNITY BANDS TOGETHER TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST HIV.

ART AUCTION VOLUNTEER PROCESS

  • Choose one or more volunteer assignments from the list below.
  • Sign up by completing the volunteer form below OR by contacting Melinda Cordasco, Art Auction Volunteer Coordinator, at vcoordinator@cascadeaids.org or 503-278-3814.
  • Please include ALL of the volunteer shift(s), dates, and times you want to sign up for.
  • Most volunteers helping on Saturday evening are required to attend an event- specific training on Tuesday, April 23rd at 5:30pm. The training will be in Montgomery Park’s Banquet Room. Event basics starts at 5:30pm, Registration training at 6:30pm.

FAQ’s about Art Auction

  • How Do I Sign Up?

    Review the list of volunteer assignments and select 1 (or more) volunteer shifts that you prefer to do. Contact Melinda Cordasco, Art Auction Volunteer Coordinator, at vcoordinator@cascadeaids.org or 503.278.3814. You can also sign up online at www.capartauction.org/volunteer-information. Be sure to include your desired volunteer shift(s).

    *All NEW volunteers must complete the Volunteer Signup Form below*

     

  • Is Volunteer Training Required?

    Most volunteer roles on Saturday, 4/27 require you to attend an Art Auction Volunteer training in advance. Volunteer Training will occur on:

    TUESDAY, April 23rd. ALL Volunteers must arrive for the 5:30 – 6:30pm training. Registration Volunteers must stay for additional training from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

    This training is located in the Banquet Room at Montgomery Park. The banquet room is on the ground floor. There you will meet your Team Captain and receive important information about what to expect at the event. **If you are volunteering for Set Up, Tear Down, or activities on Friday and Sunday ONLY, you are not required to attend this training.

     

  • What do I Wear?

    Art Auction Volunteers are asked to wear all black or black & white attire. Good examples: a black dress, a black skirt or pants with a white shirt. Important: Wear comfortable shoes!

    Set Up and Tear Down Volunteers (with shifts before or after the event) should dress for comfort. Wear very comfortable, sturdy shoes and something you can get dirty. If you have work gloves, please bring them!

     

  • What about Food & Drinks?

    A buffet dinner will be served in the Volunteer Lounge for all volunteers helping on Saturday night to enjoy during their break. There will be vegan and gluten-free options available! *Please  arrange your break time with your Team Captain.

    Snacks, coffee, and water will also be available for volunteers helping behind the scenes on Friday, Sunday, or Saturday morning.

     

  • Can I Bid on the Art?

    Yes! Please feel free to enjoy the art and mingle with our donors, artists, and guests. You will need to prioritize your volunteer role, and all bidding should occur during your break.

     

  • Will I get a Reminder?

    Yes! Please look for emails from Melinda Cordasco as the big event gets closer. She will send reminder emails to all volunteers approximately one week in advance.

     

QUESTIONS

 

All other questions should be directed to:

Melinda Cordasco
Volunteer Coordinator
e: vcoordinator@cascadeaids.org
p: 503.278.3814

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