Nov 19 & 20, 2021

Volunteer Opportunities

The festival will have enhanceed sanitation procedures throughout the festival site, including an increase in hand sanitizer stations, hand washing stations and cleaning staff. For more information on our health and safety precautions click here.

Want to join our team for the Midwest’s BEST wine, beer and food celebration?

*Must be 18+ to volunteer*

*GROUPS must confirm with Volunteer Coordinator before signing up*

erinw@showspan.com

The Festival relies on a large amount of volunteers to run – whether it be for pouring samples, selling drink tickets or being the behind the scenes support staff, we’d love for you to help us put on the best Festival possible!

Volunteering has its PERKS!

Besides the ‘good feeling’ you get from volunteering, enjoy (1) one of these added benefits:

🍷 (1) Festival T-Shirt (while supplies last)

🍷 (1) Festival Growler (while supplies last)

🍷 (1) $10 Celebration Cinema Gift Card and 1 complimentary Popcorn Voucher

🍷 (2) Admission Tickets to attend a 2022 ShowSpan Event* at DeVos Place

*(For shows January-March, 2022; visit: showspan.com for list of events)

Positions & Responsibilities

🍷 Pourer – pour wine, beer, cider or spirits (alcohol training recommended. TIPS and video training provided/optional).

🍷 Greeter/Survey Card Distribution – greet or thank guests for attending; direct to the concierge desk for assistance and information; when guests are exiting, invite them to take a short online survey.

🍷 Wine/Beer Glass Distribution – requires lifting racks of glasses, restocking glasses from racks to table, sharing/distributing the glasses to the guests.

🍷 Tasting Sessions /Workshops – set rooms for tasting sessions, pour samples, clean & reset rooms.

Available Shifts

🍷 Friday, Nov 19th, 2021: 5:15 PM – 10:15 PM

🍷 Saturday, Nov 20th, 2021: 1:15 PM – 6:15 PM and/or 5:15 PM – 10:15 PM

Requirements

Age Minimum: 18

  • All volunteers are an extension of the Festival Team – and, therefore, a reflection on the image
    of the Convention/Arena Authority and our community.
  • Volunteers are prohibited from drinking during a shift. If you are 21 or older, feel free to participate in the event after checking out with and returning your apron to the volunteer room.

Uniform Requirement

  • Black pants or skirt, white or black dress shirt & comfortable shoes (highly recommended as most positions require standing)
  • Apron provided during your shift.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Cheers!

Questions and concerns can be directed to volunteer@showspan.com

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