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Volunteer

Volunteers are key to the success of New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. We are searching for volunteers to help out with a variety of positions for the 2018 New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. We welcome you to choose as many shifts as you wish. In appreciation of your support, you will receive:

  • 2 tickets that will give you and a friend entry to the Faire
  • A New Orleans Mini Maker Faire volunteer t-shirtWe welcome you to sign up for one or more time slots of your choosing.

We appreciate the gift of your time and energy. Thank you for volunteering to bring New Orleans Mini Maker Faire to the community!


  • Sell tickets to those who haven't bought in advance in advance via EventBrite; Check in those who have bought in advance via EventBrite; Hand out wristband once ticket sale is complete; Hand out zone map & schedule of events cards; Answer questions as they arise about where things are; If credit card machine goes down or the wifi connection is problematic, contact Event Producer by walkie talkie
  • Facilitate a faster line for ticket buyers by collecting data from customers waiting in line to purchase tickets. Volunteers will be given a clip board with form for this purpose
  • Check in Makers; Collect Commercial Maker fee (if not previously paid); Hand out Maker Registration Packets; Direct Makers to their area / space
  • Check in Volunteers; Let them know their shift times at their respective booth and direct them to their respective volunteer area; Direct them to snack area and restrooms
  • Help with setting up tablecloths, signage, and other tasks that need completion in time for Start of Show; Move items into position or out of the way for Start of Show
  • Help to return items to Bricolage; Help Day After Show with organizing supplies at Bricolage, etc; Help with collecting and discarding tablecloths, signage, and other tasks that need completion in time for End of Show; Return the space to its regular condition (e.g. tables, chairs, trash cans)
  • Sell Maker Faire Merchandise; Collect money - either cash or credit card (using Eventbrite scanner); If credit card machine goes down or the wifi connection is problematic, contact Event Producer by walkie talkie