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Rice: A Celebration of Asian American Culinary Pursuits

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

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PositionsMany Remaining
ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close Date24 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age LimitTeens & Older
Description
***Registration is now closed. If you are still looking to volunteer, please e-mail Hanna at hanna.huang@austintexas.gov with your full name, e-mail and shift you are interested in.***

The Asian American Resource Center (AARC) is proud to present a food festival celebrating all things rice. Rice: A Celebration of Asian American Culinary Pursuits on Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will be held at the AARC, 8401 Cameron Road, Austin, TX 78759. Admission is free and open to the public.
Requirements
Volunteers will need to bring signed liability waiver in order to participate. Volunteers under age 18 need to have the waiver signed by a guardian.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your shift and check-in at the Volunteer Table in AARC's lobby where ticket sales will be occurring.
PerksFREE Food tastings ballot for the Asian Food Truck Battle! T-shirt and access to the AARC's volunteer break room.
Parking DetailsVolunteers should park at one of the following:
1. Rutherford Lane Campus (1520 Rutherford Ln. Bldg. ) - just south of AARC along same side of Cameron Road. Park by APD Recruiting sign area. Check-in is in our lobby.
Austin, TX 78754
2. Mount Sinai Church Empty lot (across Cameron Road from AARC) - 5900 Cameron Road
CausesArts & Culture Children & Youth Community International Sports & Recreation
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29 Positions Filled | 18 Impacts | 63 Hours

Location: Check-in is at Volunteer Tent by the Southside drive closest to Rutherford Ln. Campus., 8401 Cameron Rd., Austin, TX 78754

Shifts (10)

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions
 
 
 
Greeters - Morning ShiftSat, May 17 9:00amSat, May 17 12:00pmGreeters will be positioned at the AARC drive entrances to direct event visitors or at the information tent to pass out information about the event. 4/4Over
Indoor Hallway Monitor -MorningSat, May 17 9:30amSat, May 17 12:30pmStationed indoors at the AARC to help with monitoring the volunteer and panelists rooms as well as hallway monitoring.1/1Over
Asian Food Truck Battle AssistantsSat, May 17 9:30amSat, May 17 2:00pmVolunteers will help in ensuring efficiency and flow of ticket sales for the food truck battle ballots, food tastings for those with ballots, and voting. 3/4Over
Outdoor Food Interactive - Morning ShiftSat, May 17 9:30amSat, May 17 12:30pmMonitors the tables for outdoor food interactive and assist with staff doing food demos.2/2Over
Kid's Activities - Morning ShiftSat, May 17 9:30amSat, May 17 12:30pmLead youth and families in kids crafts and activities like Colored Rice crafts, Rangoli, Balloon Animals, Coloring, Hello Kitty Moon Bounce, Rice Sack Races, and Rice Relay Games. 7/7Over
Greeters - Afternoon ShiftSat, May 17 12:00pmSat, May 17 3:00pmEvent Greeters will be positioned near the 2 drive entrances or at the information tent to direct event visitors and pass out information as needed.2/4Over
Indoor Hallway Monitor - AfternoonSat, May 17 12:30pmSat, May 17 3:30pmStationed indoors at the AARC to help with monitoring the volunteer and panelists rooms as well as hallway monitoring.1/1Over
Outdoor Food Interactive - Afternoon ShiftSat, May 17 12:30pmSat, May 17 3:30pmMonitors the tables for outdoor food interactive and assist with staff doing food demos.1/2Over
Kid's Activities - Afternoon ShiftSat, May 17 12:30pmSat, May 17 3:30pmLead youth and families in kids crafts and activities like Colored Rice crafts, Rangoli, Balloon Animals, Coloring, Hello Kitty Moon Bounce, Rice Sack Races, and Rice Relay Games.7/8Over
Event tear downSat, May 17 3:30pmSat, May 17 6:00pmHelp AARC staff with tearing down post-event.1/4Over

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Hanna Huang wrote on May 19th, 2014

Everyone did such a wonderful job on Saturday! The AARC staff is very grateful for all our wonderful volunteers that make our events like these happen. Let's keep the conversation going and let us know what you enjoyed about the event or volunteering with the AARC. How can we improve your experience as a volunteer?

Hanna Huang wrote on May 6th, 2014

New Perk for Volunteers! FREE Food tastings ballot for the Asian Food Truck Battle.