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Volunteers Needed for Eat Mobile 2010!

Eat MobileEat MobileWillamette Week’s annual Eat Mobile food cart event is coming up on Saturday April 24th, and all proceeds will be going towards the work we do at Mercy Corps Northwest. We’ve supported many food carts over the years with funding and small business training, including three who will be taking part in the event (Tabor, SoupCycle and Mono Malo). We’re looking for volunteers to help staff the event, which will feature over 30 food carts and live music. If you’re interested, please email Anu at asamarajiva@mercycorpsnw.org.

When: Saturday April 24th from 5:30-9:30pm. Volunteer shifts take place throughout the day from 10am for set up until 11:30pm for clean up.

Volunteers needed for:

LOAD-IN CREW (3 hours shifts from 10am-1pm and from 1pm-4pm)

Help unload rentals, setup tables, chairs, fencing, garbage cans etc., assist food carts with any needs, assist with bike racks

ID CHECKERS/WRISTBAND HANDLERS (FOR 21+ VOLUNTEERS) (2 hour shifts between 4-10pm)
Check ID’s (21 if born before on or before April 24, 1989), collect money for wristbands ($7), children 5 & under free, track attendees using clicker

ALCOHOL MONITORS (FOR 21+ VOLUNTEERS) (2 hour shifts between 4-10pm)
Check for wristbands on those drinking, look around for underage & intoxicated drinkers, keep an eye on exits making sure alcohol doesn’t leave event

AMBIANCE KEEPERS (2 hour shifts between 4-10pm)
Empty trash bags, bus/wipe down tables, pick up trash, maintain portapotties

CLEAN UP CREW (2 hour shift from 9:30-11:30pm)
Clean rental table & chairs, take down rentals, pick up trash, assist with bike racks, assist food carts with any needs

There will be an orientation session for volunteers (dates TBA) and all volunteers receive a badge to attend the festival for free.

Please let me (Anu, asamarajiva@mercycorpsnw.org)know a task and/or time that interests you, and I’ll get you signed up. More information about the festival can be found on Willamette Week’s site: http://blogs.wweek.com/eatmobile/.

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