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American Craft Beer Fest: Call for Volunteers

Discussion in 'BeerAdvocate Events' started by Todd, Mar 21, 2013.

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  1. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Heads-up! On Saturday, March 23 at 12pm EST we'll beging accepting volunteer requests for American Craft Beer Fest (ACBF) which is being held on May 31 & June 1 at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston.

    Volunteering for a BA Fest is a great way to help us promote beer, meet new friends, talk to brewers and have some fun.

    Sign Up Info:
    • All volunteers must be 21+ w/ valid ID and be in good standing w/ BA.
    • Submitting your request does not guarantee that you'll be selected to volunteer.
    • If selected, you'll be contacted with additional forms and info.
    • Requests/follow-ups via email will be ignored.
    • If you have a friend or significant other who'd like to volunteer, they'll need to put in their own request.
    Form:
    https://docs.google.com/a/beeradvoc...mkey=dGZGby12NkRNVUhERjkyckE2YjFpdWc6MA#gid=0

    Thanks in advance for your interest and support!

    http://beeradvocate.com/acbf/

    Cheers!
     
  2. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Update:
    I'll begin processing volunteer requests next week. Those who are accepted will receive an email confirmation.
     
  3. RedHunter

    RedHunter Apr 8, 2010 Massachusetts

    Howdy BA,

    I have just filled out the Volunteer Request form and was wondering how, if we need to edit our forms to add availability how would I do so?

    Also, I did not notice the date to withdraw from volunteering? I ask for other BA peeps who are interested, but may have scheduling issues.

    Thanks so much for the opportunity to volunteer :)

    RedHunter
     
  4. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    As per the update, I plan on processing requests next week (after Beer for Beasts).

    Submitting a request does not guarantee that you'll be volunteering, but those who are selected will receive futher information; including items you mentioned.

    Thanks.
     
  5. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Update:
    Sorry for the delay. We've received over 400 requests. We'll be processing them this week and alerting those who make the cut with an email. Thanks for your patience.
     
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  6. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Update:
    I just processed the first 250 volunteer requests. Everyone in this round was just sent an email with further instructions.

    Once we get some forms in we'll take a look at our needs and process more as needed.

    Thanks again for your support.
     
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  7. RedHunter

    RedHunter Apr 8, 2010 Massachusetts

    Thank you Todd :)

    Sounds good.

    RedHunter
     
  8. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Update:
    The form deadline for those who've already been processed (~300 BAs) is this Friday, May 3; an email alert was just sent. Those who don't complete their forms in time will be released from the volunteer crew to give others a chance to volunteer.
     
  9. RedHunter

    RedHunter Apr 8, 2010 Massachusetts

    Thank you again man. Y'all are always on top of your game :)
     
  10. dnoahg

    dnoahg Oct 28, 2012 Massachusetts

    Is it too late to volunteer on Saturday?
     
  11. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Nope. See the link in this thread to put in a request.

    Cheers!
     
  12. AnitaBier

    AnitaBier Apr 7, 2010 Massachusetts

    just submitted my request. hope there's still room.
     
  13. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    We're all set at this time. Thanks to everyone who signed-up. We appreciate it.

    Cheers!
     
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