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RAM (Recycled Art Market) 2021

Event Chairs: Carol Carr, Laska Nygaard, Angela Schmidt and Donielle XU

DETAILS:

This event takes place on Saturday, November 6, 9am-4pm.
City High-Middle School Gymnasium, 1720 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI, 49505

Multiple volunteers are needed for various tasks and times on Friday, November 5 (1pm - 6pm) AND Saturday, November 6 (7:15am - 5pm). Please see below for all job descriptions. 

Friday Volunteer Descriptions

SET UP 5 adult volunteers 1:00pm-3:00pm
Measure and mark vendor booth areas and other miscellaneous jobs.

SET UP 15 student/adult volunteers 3:00pm-6:00pm
Set up tables and chairs and meet vendors as they arrive. Direct and assist vendors by bringing their merchandise into the gymnasium. This task requires great people skills as well as careful lifting and moving tables, chairs, boxes, merchandise.

Saturday Volunteer Descriptions

SET UP 15 student/adult volunteers 7:15am-9:30am
Assist vendors who arrive Saturday morning that need assistance unloading their vehicles and setting up booths and/or merchandise. These volunteers will assist with finishing touches on booths and offer assistance where needed. Requires lifting.

RUNNER 8 student/adult volunteers 10:00am–3:30pm 
Check frequently to see if vendors need beverages, lunch, or restroom breaks. It is helpful to know the crafters in your designated area; this allows them to seek out volunteers and gives the volunteers knowledge of the merchandise to ensure seamless sales in the vendor's absence.

FRONT TABLE 2 adults 9:00am12:30pm and 2 adults 12:30pm–4:00pm
Collect admission fees at the door, answer questions, etc.

PARKING LOT  2 adults 9:00am-12:30pm and 2 adults 12:30pm-4:00pm
Manage the parking lot by assisting patrons with finding parking spaces and guiding them to the gym.       

TEAR DOWN 25 student/adult volunteers 3:45pm–5:00pm
Help dismantle the RAM booths and tables. This task is fairly quick. Most of the vendors will package their own merchandise; you may assist with getting merchandise to vehicles, taking down and organizing tables and chairs.

Please note

  • RAM may reassign volunteers where needed.
  • Students may earn CAS hours.
  • Click on "event chair" names at top of page to send an email to the coordinators. 
November 5, 2021
Set Up (Adults) mark and measure booth space
Start Time: 1:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm
Available Spots
1 Filled, 4 remaining:  
November 5, 2021
Set Up (Adults or Students) table set up, vendor assistance
Start Time: 3:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm
Available Spots
3 Filled, 12 remaining:  
November 6, 2021
Set Up (Adults or Students) set up, vendor assistance
Start Time: 7:15 am
End Time: 9:30 am
Available Spots
0 Filled, 15 remaining:  
November 6, 2021
Front Table (Adults) admission
Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 12:30 pm
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November 6, 2021
Front Table (Adults) admission
Start Time: 12:30 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
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November 6, 2021
Runners (Adults or Students)
Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 3:30 pm
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November 6, 2021
Parking Lot (Adults)
Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 12:30 pm
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November 6, 2021
Parking Lot (Adults)
Start Time: 12:30 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
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November 6, 2021
Tear Down
Start Time: 3:45 pm
End Time: 5:30 pm
Available Spots
0 Filled, 25 remaining: