Rummage Sale Chair

Make sure all the moving parts are in place for QUUF's one day Rummage Sale, held annually in September. 

Detailed Description: 
As chair there is some pre-planning, lining up volunteers, working the week prior to the sale, and being the one in charge on the day of the sale.The chair makes sure there is an ad in the Leader for the Wednesday prior to the sale, Check in with Mack Boelling about putting up the sale signs on the street corners the of the sale. He does this every year. Have supplies on hand such as good quality price stickers masking tape, etc. On set up days (Wed through Friday before the sale day) the chair welcomes workers and helps them figure out where and what they would like to do: unpack stuff, price items, arrange on tables, etc. The chair keeps everyone on task and makes sure we don't have too much fun! The sale is always on the weekend between Wooden Boat and Film Festivals in September. The time commitment for set up is Wednesday prior to the sale through Friday, 10 am-4pm. On Saturday it is 8am-3pm (or until all cleaned up) Open to the public from 9am -2pm. Ideal to have two coordinators.
Service Term: 
2 years
Benefits for the Volunteer and the Congregation: 

It is great fun working with so many good people helping to put the rummage sale on and meeting and making new friends.This sale is not only a fundraiser for the Fellowship, but a nice community builder for everyone helping. The sale also serves the larger comunity outside the Fellowship when they come to the sale.

Skills Needed: 

Sense of humor and the ability to unpack and to price treasures. (Pricing is an imperfect science which steadily improves over the setup days.) Also need to be able to tell all the wonderful helpers where they are needed. So many have been doing this for year, they know everything.

Training, assistance, and safety requirements: 

Training will be provided by an experienced crew.

Contact Person: 
Nils Pedersen, Kate Lore
# of positions available: 
Position Filled
Expected Service Opportunity Term End: 
Monday, October 1, 2018