THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN VOLUNTEERING! 

THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO SUPPORT THE SF ARTS COMMUNITY. 
ARTSPAN CANNOT RUN OUR EVENTS WITHOUT YOU!
 

Current VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

ARTSPAN 2020 PRE AUCTION ART DROP OFF: INTAKE GREETER
DATE: Sunday, March 15, 2020
SHIFTS: 11:30am-2:30pm / 2:00pm-5:00pm 
Greet artists as they arrive to drop off donated artwork for ArtSpan's annual benefit art auction. Document check in of art and make sure artists fill out paperwork correctly. Organize and transport artwork to designated storage area. 
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ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: SET UP HELPERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 1:00pm–4:00pm
Assist ArtSpan staff in setting up tables, chairs, food and beverage stations, add decorations and assist in preparing gallery space for VIP preview auction night.     
Sign Up HERE   

ARTSPAN 2020 ART BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: VOLUNTEER ROOM COORDINATOR
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 5:45pm-8:15pm
Greet volunteers as they arrive, hand out name tags, and training documents. Make sure everyone knows what they are supposed to do and where they are supposed to be. Monitor volunteer greenroom.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: GREETERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 6:15pm-8:15pm
Warmly greet guests with enthusiasm as they arrive to event acting as the first point of contact and setting the tone for a fun evening ahead. Manage crowd flow, make sure guests feel comfortable that they are in the "right line,” track count of attendance, a greeter will be appointed to provide wine in line to pacify guests if and when the line becomes backed up.  
Sign Up HERE                  

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: COAT CHECK
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 6:15pm-9:30pm
Take and check-in the coats of guests during the event. Manage Coat-Check area keeping it sorted and organized with correlating number system so that coats can be returned to guests easily upon their departure.  
Sign Up HERE                  

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: ART HANDLERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 6:15pm-9:30pm
Art handlers are needed to transport the sold "Buy It Now" artworks and paperwork to the wrapping station. Move live-auction artworks to and from the event stage during the live-auction portion of event. Display artworks to the crowd of bidding guests, then bring sold pieces back to wrapping station. Assist guests in transporting their purchased items to their cars. Prior experience in art handling is required.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: BARTENDERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Pour beverages including wine/beer/mixed drinks for attending Benefactor guests at Preview night.
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ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: HOSPITALITY
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 6:00pm-9:15pm
Assist catering staff stocking drinks and/or appetizers. Circulate through the crowd of guests passing appetizers and drinks on trays. Assist in monitoring/replenishing food tables, bussing plates and glasses and emptying trash. You will be moving throughout the event so please wear comfortable shoes.  
Sign Up HERE                 

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: LIVE AUCTION BID SPOTTERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Live Auction Bid Spotters are needed to point out bidders in the crowd to the auctioneer and encourage excitement in the bidding process during the Live-Auction portion of the event. This important role helps the auctioneer clearly recognize participating bidders and keep the bids coming.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: ART WRAPPERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 6:30pm-9:30pm
A wrapping crew is needed to securely package up sold artworks after the close of each section and attach the correct corresponding bid card to the outside of the packaging while keeping the wrapping room and pick-up area organized.          
Sign Up HERE     

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: ART RUNNERS
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT:  6:30pm-9:30pm
Art Runners are needed to greet buyers after they have completed the purchase of their winning bids, locate the wrapped artwork in designated wrapping-room with their paid receipt and hand over artwork to buyer.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 BENEFACTOR PREVIEW NIGHT: CLEAN UP CREW
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
SHIFT: 9:00pm-10:00pm
A crew is needed to help tidy up after the close of the event. Dress for manual work with comfortable shoes.  
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: SET-UP HELPERS                
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Assist ArtSpan staff in setting up tables, chairs, food and beverage stations, sweep the floor, add decorations and assist in preparing the space. Some heavy lifting and errands may also be required. At least one volunteer with a car would be helpful.     
Sign Up HERE       

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: GREETERS
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFT: 5:15pm-8:30pm
Warmly greet guests with enthusiasm as they arrive to event acting as the first point of contact and setting the tone for a fun evening ahead. Manage crowd flow, make sure guests feel comfortable that they are in the "right line,” track count of attendance, a greeter will be appointed to provide wine in line to pacify guests if and when the line becomes backed up.  
Sign Up HERE                 

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: COAT CHECK
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 5:15pm-8:15pm / 8:00pm-10:00pm
Take and check-in the coats of guests during the event. Manage Coat-Check area keeping it sorted and organized with correlating number system so that coats can be returned to guests easily upon their departure.  
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: VOLUNTEER ROOM COORDINATOR
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 5:15pm-8:15pm
Greet volunteers as they arrive, hand out name tags, and training documents. Make sure everyone knows what they are supposed to do and where they are supposed to be. Monitor volunteer greenroom.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: ART HANDLERS
DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2019
SHIFTS: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Art handlers are needed to transport the sold silent-auction artworks to the wrapping station. Move live-auction artworks to and from the event stage during the live-auction portion of event. Display artworks to the crowd of bidding guests, then bring sold pieces back to wrapping station. Assist guests in transporting their purchased items to their cars. Prior experience in art handling is required.     
Sign Up HERE               

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: SILENT AUCTION PULL TEAM
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 6:30pm-9:30pm
The silent-auction pull team is needed to verify bid amounts by stated increment and pull tags at announced time for each of the four silent auction sections. Circle final bid amount and bid number and record legibly. Clear a path through the crowd so Art Handlers can carry sold art from the wall to the wrapping station. Deliver completed bid sheets to check-out team. 
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ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: BARTENDERS
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFT: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Pour beverages including wine/beer/mixed drinks for attending guests. Clean up bar station at close of event.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: HOSPITALITY
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 5:15pm-9:45pm
Assist catering staff stocking drinks and/or appetizers. Circulate through the crowd of guests passing appetizers and drinks on trays. Assist in monitoring/replenishing food tables, bussing plates and glasses and emptying trash. You will be moving throughout the event so please wear comfortable shoes.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: LIVE AUCTION BID SPOTTERS
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Live Auction Bid Spotters are needed to point out bidders in the crowd to the auctioneer and encourage excitement in the bidding process during the Live-Auction portion of the event. This important role helps the auctioneer clearly recognize participating bidders and keep the bids coming.    
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: ART WRAPPERS
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 7:00pm-10:00pm
A wrapping crew is needed to securely package up sold artworks after the close of each section and attach the correct corresponding bid card to the outside of the packaging while keeping the wrapping room and pick-up area organized.  
Sign Up HERE              

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: ART RUNNERS
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Art Runners are needed to greet buyers after they have completed the purchase of their winning bids, locate the wrapped artwork in designated wrapping-room with their paid receipt and hand over artwork to buyers.  
Sign Up HERE                 

ARTSPAN 2020 ART AUCTION NIGHT: BREAK DOWN/CLEAN UP CREW
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
SHIFTS: 9:30pm-10:30pm
A crew is needed to help break down and clean up after the close of the event. Dress for manual work with comfortable shoes.
Sign Up HERE

ARTSPAN 2020 POST ART AUCTION: ARTWORK PICK-UP HELPERS
DATE: Monday, March 23, 2020
SHIFTS: 11:30am-3:30pm / 3:00pm-7:00pm
Help organize auction wrapping-room, determine and document which artworks are still awaiting pick-up. Make phone calls to artists & buyers to coordinate time of artwork pick-up. Assist in post-auction clean up of gallery space. Greet artists and buyers upon arrival for art pick-up, locate correct artwork, obtain their signatures and file accordingly. Bring remaining artwork and wrapping room supplies upstairs to ArtSpan office.
Sign Up HERE