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Volunteers Needed


VOLUNTEER: Museum,First Fridays NATIVE +YOU

  • When: First Friday of the Month
  • Shifts: 6 – 9 pm
  • Tasks:
    • Wrist Banding: (2) Two Volunteers. Assist Visitor Services in attaching wristbands to all attendees of First Friday. Attendees over 21 will be given one color and attendees under 21 will be given another. The two colors of wrist bands are orange and red. Please refer to Cathy Ruvinov, Visitor Services Manager as to the designated color for each age group as it is not always the same to prevent misuse.
    • Information Table (2) Two Volunteers, Shifts: 6 – 9 pm Monitor the information table and answer questions about the evening, the museum and distribute museum collateral.
    • Admissions Desk (2) Two Volunteers, Shifts: 6 – 8 pm & 8 – 10 pm Monitor the Admissions desk, hand out gallery guides and answer questions about the evening.
    • Way Finding (6) Six Volunteers, Shifts: 6 – 8pm & 8 – 10 pm Assist visitors in locating the evening’s activities and answer questions about the evening.
    • Activity Station (2) Two Volunteers, 6 – 9 pm Assist visitors with the night’s activities and monitor materials.

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VOLUNTEER: 2015 Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market- Saturday March 7, 2015 and Sunday March 8, 2015

Volunteers are needed in many areas both Saturday and Sunday in AM, Mid-day or PM shifts. Come for one, or two or three shifts –whatever your schedule and stamina allow.

Mix your areas. Ask your friends and family to volunteer. Enjoy the Fair and help the Guild and our artists


Your volunteer badge entitles you to free admission both Saturday and Sunday regardless of when you volunteer! Badges may be picked up any time Saturday or Sunday!

Booth Relief! Volunteers circulate offering relief to artists so they may leave their booths for a break, to eat, to visit fellow artists, etc.  Volunteers sit in the artists’ booths to safeguard art and let potential buyers know when to return.  No selling.
Contact: Kathy and Bill Beebe at

Hospitality The Indian Fair & Market Hospitality Committee is responsible for distributing breakfast, water, and refreshments throughout the day to the artists at the Indian Fair & Market.  Pre-Fair Early, AM and PM shifts.
Contact: John and Sally Nuerenberg at

Drawing Tickets Sell Tickets to multiple drawings for donated Indian artists’ works throughout the weekend.Sit-down job. Shifts available AM, Mid-day, PM both Saturday and Sunday.
Contact: Louise Wakem at

Food and Beverage Pavilion Arizona Taste will once again be providing a variety of great food and beverages at the 2015 Fair.  We need many volunteers to sell tickets, distribute beverages, assist fairgoers to the right lines, and to nearby covered seating.
Contact: Richard Borgmann at

Merchandise Many volunteers are needed both Saturday and Sunday to sell Fair Merchandise.  This year’s fabulous Art of Basketry T-shirts and denim shirts should be flying out of the Booth.  Be on hand to help eager buyers.
Contact: Mark Kolman at


Best of Show Night, Friday, March 6, 5:30 to 8:00 pm

BOS Security Best of Show Security in Steele Auditorium is a great way to meet and speak with the artists and collectors.  You are responsible for making sure that no one touches the Art.  You serve a 45 minute to one hour shift (you will be standing.)
Contact: John and Judie Carpenter at

BOS Silent Auction Help garner bids at the Silent Auction, a great event and a wonderful opportunity to interact with collectors and lovers of Native American Art. The items in the auction are always of the highest merit and the shifts are short:  5:30 – 6:45 PM and 6:45 – 8:00 PM.
Contact: Kathie McIsaac at

BOS Volunteer Perk:  Volunteers for BOS Security or Silent Auction purchase discounted dinner tickets for $40.00 (reg. $75.00). Enjoy all the tastes, sights, sounds and events of BOS before or after your shift.

To volunteer or for further information, contact the individual Committee Chairs (see above) or Lucille Shanahan, 2014 IF&M Volunteer Placement Chair,

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VOLUNTEER: Become a Member of The “G2” Tech Team

If you are a little bored and are comfortable with computers and the internet the Guild’s Technology group can use your help!!! We are a good group of folks and not at all “geekees.” Please join us and do your volunteer hours from the comfort of your own home wearing you r “PJs.” If you are nice enough we might even tell you what G2 means. We need help managing our Guild Membership and Shopping Cart systems as well as updating our internet site. Contact: Dave Newark: Technology Management Chair or Richard Borgmann: Technology Coordinator

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Las Guias Volunteer for Special Events Tours

Guiding Tours for the Museum’s Special Events is always rewarding.

  • First Fridays Shifts are approximately 3 hours.
  • Shifts for other Events are usually 1-1/2 hours.

Contact Rusty Hale at:
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