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BRO gala volunteers needed!

Have you been wondering how you can attend Basic Rights Oregon's gala event, Metamorphosis, but can't swing the ticket price?  Or perhaps you have a hard time sitting still and love to get behind the scenes at an event.   Whatever your reason, we need your help at this years event. Daria O' Neal and Mitch Elliot are set to host and Northwest favorite Storm Large is set to perform!  Volunteers are needed in a variety of positions to make the event possible and support BRO in its critical work to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

  Interested?  Here's what you do: Look over the volunteer positions below and choose your first 2 preferences. Email Becky Blumer, [email protected] with your name, email and phone number. Also, tell us your first and second choice of volunteer shifts.

Come to the event in event attire – formal, or themed, or both!   Here's what we will do: Try to place you in your preferred area. Feed and entertain you during your shift! Have a more successful event since you will be there to help!   PRE-EVENT PREP VOLUNTEERS:  FRIDAY BEFORE EVENT A few extra hands around the office will be of great assistance to pack up supplies, print out materials, prepare final auction items, label bid cards, stuff envelopes, and help us in the final flurry of preparations.  Come for part or all of the day!

10am – 4pm, Friday, October 10                                                         October 11 – DAY OF EVENT VOLUNTEERS SET UP VOLUNTEERS: Are asked to be onsite early to help unload the supplies, set up the auction and prepare the ballroom.  Food will be provided for early morning support!

8:00a – 2:00p                                                   DATA ENTRY VOLUNTEERS:  Data entry volunteers will be trained at 5:30pm.  Data Entry volunteers will be working with auction pay to register sales and donations, and check guests out.  You will be served a meal at your station and will be very active throughout the evening. 

4:30pm-10pm                SILENT AUCTION RUNNERS: You will receive training to manage the silent auction at 5pm and be u p and running at 5:30pm.  You will manage the silent auction, assist guests in bidding, watch for completed sales, and collect bid sheets when the auction closes.  Once the seated portion begins you will package auction items in preparation for guest pick up and you will work the check out area as guests bring you receipts for items they won.  You will be busy all night and will be fed dinner in the silent auction ballroom.  5pm-10pm                                              

                                                                          TECH CREW:  3 extra hands are needed to assist in running the powerpoint, managing stage entrances and exists, and assisting the AV team with extra hands.  Dress rehearsal will be at 3pm and then we will provide you dinner at your station.  The show will run until 10pm.   3:00p – 10p                                                                 

  CLEAN UP:  Clean up if usually fairly simple and just requires the support to load out extra supplies, centerpieces and auction items.  It usually goes quickly.

9:00p-10:30                                                                   PHOTOGRAPHER:  Looking for 2-4 volunteer photographers to capture the evening.  Need photographers with Digital cameras and willing to give all photos to BRO for use in press and historical archives.

5:30pm – 9:30p                                                                                    FLOATING VOLUNTEERS: Floating volunteers are asked to attend the entire event as a substitute if we have volunteers that are sick or are unable to show at the last minute.  We ask that you check in at the volunteer check in at 5pm and be on hand to sub until 5:45pm.  If we don't use you we will then seat you as a guest.  Regardless, you will be fed a meal.

5:00pm-10:00p              Thanks so much and we look forward to hearing from you.   Take care, Kate Molony & Becky Blumer BRO Volunteers