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Día de Los Muertos 2014

Monday, October 27th, 2014 to Saturday, November 1st, 2014

About

PositionsMany Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
The annual day of the dead celebration is our biggest event at the ESB-MACC. This day is held as an indigenous Mexican holiday that celebrates the life cycle through the building of temporary altars to commemorate loved ones who have passed.

We need volunteers to help out from October 28-Nov. 1st. (please see shifts) for the following:
-Altars Exhibit
-Artist Market
-Sound System
-Stage Set Up and Technical Staff
-Information Table
-Green Room and Backstage Assistance
-Classic Car Show
-Family Activities
*Mask Making/Headdress
*Papel Picado
*Beaded Necklaces
*Sugar Skull Décor
*Sugar Skull/Merch Booth
Requirements
1) Must attend a volunteer orientation (THURSDAY, OCT. 23rd 2-3pm or 6-7pm)
2) Volunteer Application must be filled out, turned in to main office, or mailed to:
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
600 River St.
Austin, TX 78701

or emailed to Elizabeth.Castillo2@austintexas.gov
PerksCross-Cultural experience, apply bilingual language skills, Connect with community members and meet artist and musicians.

Plus, volunteers will receive an appreciation gift and T-shirt (please indicate what shirt size)!!
Parking DetailsFree parking available for our volunteers only. Car-pooling recommended.
CausesArts & Culture Children & Youth Community
GivePulse
45 Positions Filled | 16 Impacts | 62 Hours

Location: Right behind Rainey Street, 600 River St., Austin, TX 78701

Shifts (33)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Mon, Oct 27 10:00am
End: Mon, Oct 27 2:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!2/2Over
Start: Mon, Oct 27 1:00pm
End: Mon, Oct 27 5:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!0/2Over
Start: Tue, Oct 28 10:00am
End: Tue, Oct 28 2:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!0/2Over
Start: Tue, Oct 28 1:00pm
End: Tue, Oct 28 5:00pm
Please help out the Audio and Technical Coordinator with setting up prior to the day of the event.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
1/2Over
Start: Tue, Oct 28 1:00pm
End: Tue, Oct 28 5:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!1/2Over
Start: Wed, Oct 29 1:00pm
End: Wed, Oct 29 5:00pm
Please help out the Audio and Technical Coordinator with setting up prior to the day of the event.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
1/2Over
Start: Thu, Oct 30 10:00am
End: Thu, Oct 30 2:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!1/2Over
Start: Thu, Oct 30 1:00pm
End: Thu, Oct 30 5:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!0/2Over
Start: Fri, Oct 31 10:00am
End: Fri, Oct 31 2:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!1/2Over
Start: Fri, Oct 31 1:00pm
End: Fri, Oct 31 5:00pm
Please help us decorate and get the ESB-MACC ready for our biggest celebration!2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 11:30am
End: Sat, Nov 01 2:30pm
We need assistance with registering people who will participate in the Classic Car Show.

0/4Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 1:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 5:30pm
Help the Volunteer Coordinator by greeting and welcoming other volunteers and signing them in and out.2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
Please help out the Media & Marketing Coordinator with setting up the green room and assisting with backstage assignments.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
Please help out the Exhibit Specialist and Site Manager with setting up the Classic Car and Bike Show.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
2/4Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
Please help out the Audio and Technical Coordinator with setting up prior to the day of the event.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
3/3Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Information Table by greeting participants and answering questions.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
Help us keep order in the community gallery where the altars will be set up by the community. Please greet and answer any questions guest may have about the altars.

Make sure no one is touching or altering the altars.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 5:30pm
Please help out with greeting participants, answering questions, and direct traffic.

You will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.

(Please bring a cap and sun glasses.)
2/3Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 2:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
Please help out with our Grounds Keeper with recycling and keeping grounds clean, managing foot traffic, etc.

You will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
0/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 4:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 8:30pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Family Activities Area.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 4:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 8:30pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Family Activities Area.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
1/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 4:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 8:30pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Family Activities Area.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 4:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 8:30pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Family Activities Area.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 4:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 8:30pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Family Activities Area.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 5:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Help the Volunteer Coordinator by greeting and welcoming other volunteers and signing them in and out.2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 5:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Please help us have participants fill out a survey of the event. This will help us get an idea of where our participants heard of the event and how they are enjoying the event/would like to see improvements.

Any feedback of the event is welcome.
1/4Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 5:30pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 8:30pm
Please help out with greeting participants, answering questions, and direct traffic.

You will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/3Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Please help out the Media & Marketing Coordinator with setting up the green room and assisting with backstage assignments.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
0/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Please help out the Exhibit Specialist and Site Manager with setting up the Classic Car and Bike Show.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
3/4Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Please help out the Audio and Technical Coordinator with setting up prior to the day of the event.

(Please wear comfortable clothes and close toe shoes. Light lifting will be involved.)
0/3Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Please help out the ESB-MACC Education Department at the Information Table by greeting participants and answering questions.

All materials will be provided and you will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
2/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Help us keep order in the community gallery where the altars will be set up by the community. Please greet and answer any questions guest may have about the altars.

Make sure no one is touching or altering the altars.
1/2Over
Start: Sat, Nov 01 6:00pm
End: Sat, Nov 01 9:30pm
Please help out with our Grounds Keeper with recycling and keeping grounds clean, managing foot traffic, etc.

You will be working with an ESB-MACC Staff Member.
1/2Over

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Elizabeth Castillo wrote on October 30th, 2014

HELP NEEDED!!!

I have just added a new shift. We really need assistance with registering people that will participate in the Classic Car Show on Nov. 1st from 11:30am - 2:30pm.

Please spread the word!!

Elizabeth Castillo wrote on October 21st, 2014

Hi Guys,
We are still in need for some afternoon shifts to be filled.
If you are able to sign up for another shift, please do so!

I will have extra goodies for those that volunteer for more than one shift!

Thanks for you dedication and time! :)

-ellie
ESB-MACC Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Castillo wrote on October 21st, 2014

Hola ESB-MACC Volunteers!

This is just a reminder, Please email me what time you all will be available to attend the Volunteer Orientation this Thursday, OCT. 23rd- The first session is from 2:00-3:00pm and the second session from 6:00-7:00pm.

It is important that you all send me an email to the following address and give me your RSVP for which Volunteer Orientation session you can make it to, so that I may order enough food for everyone! (Yummy!)

THANK YOU!!

-ellie
elizabeth.castillo2@austintexas.gov
elizabeth.castillo@live.com