Innovators Auction - Volunteer Information

Pre-Event Requirements: Please review the alcohol safety information listed below before your shift.

Can't make it?: Please let us know by emailing volunteer@theworldisfun.org - it will help us plan accordingly.

 

Where to go: The event is being held at the Fremont Foundry in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood. The address is 154 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103

 
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Is there parking? This event is in the Fremont Neighborhood where parking is limited. Street parking is typically two hours and paid. You can find many pay lots in the area with a daily rate of $20. We suggest that you use public transportation or car sharing to get to and from the event if possible.

When to go: You will want to arrive on-site at the time of your scheduled shift. If you cannot remember the shift time that you registered for, you can look for your shift confirmation from Universe or email volunteer@theworldisfun.org. If you arrive late for your volunteer shift, we may not be able to accommodate you.

How to find us: Upon entering the building, you will be greeted by TWIF staff and we will point you in the right direction!

TWIF Lead: We have a TWIF Lead at every event to lead the volunteer group. They will be your go-to person for everything you need during the event. 

What to bring: You must have proper identification with you to volunteer. A water bottle and a snack are also never a bad idea. This event does not have any secured storage so please only bring what you can carry on your person.

What to wear: The dress code for attendees of this event is fancy casual. There is not a specific dress code for this event but we do ask that you wear something nice but also something you are comfortable in. Not sure what to wear? Black pants and a black shirt will do. You will also be on your feet during your shift so comfortable shoes are a must!

Will we be inside or outside? Inside

Can I bring a friend? All volunteers must be registered for a shift. If you have a friend that would like to join you, please ask them to register through our website. If all shifts are full, please have them sign up for the waiting list and note that they are wanting to join you. Although space is often limited at these events, we will do our best to accommodate them.

How does this help? Proceeds from this event go to The World is Fun's programs in Seattle. These programs help us engage more Seattleite's and help our 135+ nonprofit partners. More about our impact in the Seattle community.

Age Requirement: 21+

Training: Our team will be there to show you everything you need to know upon arrival!

This event will have alcohol. Volunteers are permitted to pour alcohol at this event without a Class 12/MAST permit. However, as a volunteer, you are still expected to know and follow the rules and regulations are put in place by the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board.  We are all responsible responsible for enforcing these rules and regulations to ensure the safety of all involved and not jeopardize the the nonprofit's ability to secure a Special Occasion Liquor License in the future. It is possible you may not like the rules and regulations and if this is the case, we ask you to set aside your disagreement and comply with all of these rules and regulations so we can ensure the safety of all involved. You could be legally fined if you do not follow the below rules and laws.

We do ask that you please review this quick alcohol safety video before your shift.

 

As per Washington State Liquor Laws drinking before or during a shift is not allowed and this will be strictly enforced. Please realize that if a liquor control agent sees anyone drinking and then returning to volunteering, that person and the event will be fined. Drinking behind the booth is against the law. Liquor Control Board Agents frequently visit these types of events to enforce these rules.

Giving away beer will not be tolerated. It is illegal. You must collect one token for every 5-ounce beer pour. If you or a volunteer are seen giving away beer you will be pulled from table.

Intoxicated Guests: Please do not serve intoxicated people. You make the ultimate decision on whether to serve a person. If you need help let your brewery area manager know and they will call for a back-up if needed.

 

If you fail to follow these rules, you will be asked to leave the event and will be ineligible to participate in future events.