Hot Sauce Fest - Volunteer Information
Pre-Event Requirements: Please review the alcohol safety video and guidelines below before your scheduled shift.
Can't make it?: Please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org - it will help us plan accordingly.
Where to go: Hot Sauce Fest is held in Ballard Commons Park, 5701 22nd Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107.
Is there parking? There is limited paid street parking in the area. We recommend taking public transportation is 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 email@example.com. If you arrive late for your volunteer shift, we may not be able to accommodate you.
How to find us: Please check in at the Operations Tent located at the NW corner of the park.
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. Your TWIF Lead will be:
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: Please wear weather appropriate clothes and comfortable shoes. You will be given an official event volunteer shift to wear during the event.
Will we be inside or outside? Outside
Can I bring a friend? We still need volunteers for this event and we would appreciate any efforts you make in helping us find more volunteers. Feel free to tell your friends and co-workers - just make sure they register for a shift here.
How does this help? Proceeds from this event go to The World is Fun's programs that engage Seattleites in getting involved in giving back to their community!
Perks: We will be hosting an after party for all volunteers on Thursday, August 30th at 6pm at Reuben's Brews.
Age Requirement: 21+
Documentation: Upon request, we will gladly supply you with documentation for your volunteer hours for work or school purposes. We do NOT, however, provide court documentation. We do not believe that volunteering is a punishment and under no circumstances will we provide documentation for court-ordered community service.
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.