Volunteers Needed for Book Launch Party!

We’re celebrating the release of "The North Cascades: Finding Beauty and Renewal in the Wild Nearby". Inspiring speakers, stirring photography and a silent auction will transport attendees to the North Cascades. We need several volunteers to make the event and auction run smoothly.
Chris Williams Chris Williams
September 25, 2014

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Mountaineers Books, our publishing arm, wants to ensure a successful launch to one of its most beautiful books! Volunteers are needed for the following jobs and (in addition to helping our mission!) some nice perks are also described below! 

Proceeds from the silent auction and ticket sales will help support ongoing outreach on behalf of conservation and recreation in the North Cascades. 

Event Details

Date/Time:

Friday, October 10, 2014
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tickets: $10; $25 VIP

Location:

The Mountaineers Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA, 98115

Position            Description        Time
Event Set-Up Place items on tables, hang signs, put out bid sheets, and other set-up tasks. 3:30 - 5:30pm 

 

Auction Monitors Answer questions about bidding, ensure bid sheets are in place, and close bidding at the appointed time. 5:30 - 8:30pm

 

Registration Check-in guests, sell tickets at the door, and answer basic questions about the event. 5 - 7pm

 

Raffle Sales Sell raffle tickets to guests—must be enthusiastic about sales! Raffle will include gear and signed books. 5:30 - 8:30pm

 

Auction Check-out Take payment from auction winners, collect bid sheets, and collect items from tables for winners. 7 - 9pm

 

Event Breakdown Collect and load up materials.

8:30 - 10pm

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Free entry to the event before or after your shift
  • One free drink ticket, good for beer, wine, or a soft drink
  • Supporting ongoing outreach for conservation and recreation in the North Cascades

How do I Get Involved! 

To sign up or if you have questions, please contact Jill Eikenhorst, or 206-223-6303 x132. Visit www.wildnearby.org for more information on the project.

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