Know H.O.W. Expo 2020 Management & Volunteer Form
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You will be contacted within the week to talk more about where you would like to volunteer. If you choose to demonstrate or speak on a topic please have your ideas handy when you are contacted. We look forward to working with you.
February 1 - 2, 2020
10AM - 6PM Saturday
10 Am-5 PM Sunday
Located at The Oaks Mall in Gainesville
6419 W Newberry Rd.
Gainesville, Fl 32605
Thank you for your interest in volunteering to assist in our management & volunteer teams for the Inaugural Know H.O.W. Expo event. This event will be held February 1 - 2, 2020 at the Florida location to be announced.
We are looking for strong individuals to help us in the planning and execution of this wonderful event. This form is for us to determine the best management team & volunteers to oversee the project with us.
As an event management team volunteer, you will need to be involved on our Facebook page and behind the scenes in the development aspect of the event and be at the event to oversee your event team. The team will be comprised of other volunteers who have indicated they would be interested in working in that area.
As a volunteer, you will be connected with a management team member to assist in a specific area of the event.
Please only check the boxes of the areas you are interested in. We will then contact you to determine the best fit for the event.
Thank you again for joining us on this maiden voyage to show the world how living small means living in a space of true joy.
This position helps other coordinators to bring in volunteers and will be responsible for checking the volunteers in during the event and ensuring they get to where they need to be with their management coordinator assigned to them.
This position is responsible for handling all communications with the retail vendors prior to the event, checking them in and making sure they have what they need during the event, and following up with them after the event. It is the retail vendor's position to bring in outside vendors that won't compete with the current Swarm community vendors.
The coordinator position is responsible for handling all communications with the food vendors prior to the event to ensure that they have all documentation needed for the health department turned in. They will assist with checking them in and making sure they have what they need during the event, and following up with them after the event. It is the food vendor coordinator's position to bring in outside food vendors and trucks to serve at the event if needed.
The Marketing coordinator will work closely with the event producers in creating a strong promotional campaign for the event and executing that campaign to bring in ticket sales.
The workshop coordinator is responsible for bringing in, scheduling, and overseeing all educational workshops for the expo. You will first coordinate with members of the Skoolie group to determine who in the community wants to be involved as a presenter. You will work closely with the event producers to ensure a full schedule of events through out the day to educate the event guests. This position is also responsible for making sure all technical aspects of the staging area are handled , installed and broken down after the event.
Are you passionate about something that you learned through trial and error or hours of research while building your HOW? Want to share that knowledge as a presenter at the EXPO? Check this box and someone will contact you.
This position is responsible for creating an outstanding kids zone to entertain our young guests while their families become educated on the wonders of tiny living. The Kids coordinator is responsible for bringing in all activities, vendors, crafts...etc to create this fun zone.Volunteers will help man this area.
This position is responsible for ensuring there are adequate security and medical personnel on staff through out the event to handle any issues dealing with security or first aid.
Operations volunteers are responsible for the ticketing area, parking, relief for HOW owners if a break is needed, litter control, and any other help deemed necessary by the Operations coordinator. Most assignments will be made ahead of time, however some flexibility will be necessary in this position. They will also handle the traffic flow going through out the event.
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