Gala & Fundraiser Volunteer Opportunities



Saturday, April 22, 2017  –  5:00 P.M.

Cocktails  |  Dinner  |  Games  |  Auctions

Held at the Northwest Maritime Center
Downtown Port Townsend, WA


Join us in celebrating 36 years of hands-on education and ensure that craftsmanship reaches the hands of a new generation of problem-solvers.

To make this event a success we are going to need your help! There are many ways to participate so take a spin on the table below to see what you might fancy. All roles will be at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, WA  on April 22, 2017.  To sign up for a role or ask a question, contact Christina Cogan at or (360) 385-4948 ext. 307


RoleStart TimeEnd Time# NeededDescription
Bartender Assistant4:00 PM8:00 PM1Support the bartenders by helping supply and stock cups, napkins, ice, and drinks.
Decorator11:00 AM1:00 PM2Help get the space ready for the party!
Decorator1:00 PM3:00 PM2Help get the space ready for the party!
Door Greeter4:45 PM6:00 PM2Be the first friendly face guests see as they arrive and help direct them to check-in at the registration table.
Games Attendant
(Balloon Pop, Wine Toss)
4:45 PM7:00 PM4Interact with guests to play games to win prizes!
Games Set Up1:00 PM3:00 PM3Help set up and organize the nights games! This could include blowing up balloons, setting up wine and organizing gift cards.
Live Auction Set-Up1:00 PM4:00 PM1Collect live auction items, arrange items in order, and set-up display table and decorations for items.
Live Auction Runners7:00 PM9:00 PM
2A great role if you like to be on your feet. You'll be on the ready to take sheets from the recorders in the live auction to the check out table.
Photographer5:00 PM9:30 PM1Use your talent to capture fun images of the night's event.
Recorder7:00 PM9:00 PM2Have front and center seats during the live auction while recording how much items are bid for and the bidder # who won.
Silent Auction Set-Up11:00 AM4:00 PM2Display silent auction items and bid sheets in order and decorate tables.
Silent Auction Monitor & Packaging5:00 PM9:30 PM1Help monitor silent auction, package up auction items and moving items to retrieval area. Organize item retrieval area by bidding #. Retrieve auction items for winning bidder during check-out.
Table Setters11:00 AM3:00 PM3Help set-up tables with tablecloths, dishes, decorations, and napkins.
Wait Staff4:30 PM9:30 PM3One of the most important roles! Interact with guests serving appetizers and dinner.
Dishwasher7:45 PM10:00 PM2When the going gets tough you'll be the savior of the night by getting down and dirty helping the kitchen get cleaned up.
Clean Up Crew9:00 PM11:00 PM6As the event comes to a close, be the fresh faces to help clean up the event space.