Job Descriptions

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Volunteers fill more than 2,000 positions at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival.




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Flex Shift

Duties: Help out wherever the need is greatest! Flex Shift volunteers will be assigned to which ever station is in need of volunteers. Possible assignments include working at a gate, helping with the Green Team, or assisting in the merchandise booth.

Qualifications:
- Age 16+
- Willingness to be assigned to any volunteer position as needed
- Ability to interact with the public respectfully and with a positive attitude
- Ability to stand for extended periods or entire shift
- Ability to handle loud noises and large crowds
- Ability to work in outdoor environment in summer temperatures
- Must be able to commit to entire length of shift

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Gate Volunteers - Hawthorne, Main, Ramp, South

Duties:
Gate Volunteers welcome the public to the Waterfront Blues Festival. They help collect cans, pack boxes, hand out programs and encourage patrons to donate to Oregon Food Bank.

Qualifications:
- Age 16+
- Ability to interact with the public respectfully and with a positive attitude
- Ability to stand for extended periods or entire shift
- Ability to handle loud noises and large crowds
- Ability to work in outdoor environment in summer temperatures
- Must be able to commit to entire length of shift

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Green Team

Duties:
Green Team volunteers work to keep the Waterfront Blues Festival sustainable. The Festival uses 100% compostable beer cups and all festival food vendors have on-site access to composting bins for their food waste. However, we need volunteers to make this a success! Volunteers will monitor composting stations to help ensure festival goers put the right things in the right bins.

Qualifications:
- Age 16+
- Willingness to be hands-on, get dirty and promote composting
- Ability to squat, bend, and lift 30 pounds
- Ability to interact with the public respectfully and with a positive attitude
- Ability to stand for extended periods or entire shift
- Ability to handle loud noises and large crowds
- Ability to work in outdoor environment in summer temperatures
- Must be able to commit to entire length of shift

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Merchandise Tent

Duties: Merchandise Tent volunteers provide customer service to festival goers interested in Blues Festival products. They will assist customers, monitor the flow of customers, restock and organize merchandise. Proceeds from the sale of items in the Merchandise Tent go directly toward supporting the mission of Oregon Food Bank to eliminate hunger and its root causes.

Qualifications:
- Age 18+
- Customer service or retail experience preferred
- Ability to interact with the public respectfully and with a positive attitude
- Ability to stand for extended periods or entire shift
- Ability to handle loud noises and large crowds
- Ability to work in outdoor environment in summer temperatures
- Must be able to commit to entire length of shift

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Merchandise Tent: Set-Up

Duties: Merchandise Booth (set-up) volunteers will help Oregon Food Bank staff set-up and stock the merchandise tent the day before the festival. Proceeds from the sale of items in the Waterfront Blues Festival Merchandise Tent go directly toward supporting the mission of Oregon Food Bank to eliminate hunger and its root causes.

Qualifications:
- Age 16+
- Ability to interact with the public respectfully and with a positive attitude
- Ability to stand for extended periods or entire shift
- Ability to handle loud noises and large crowds
- Ability to work in outdoor environment in summer temperatures
- Must be able to commit to entire length of shift

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