GALA CY18 WER CA San Diego Soiree
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Volunteer Information

Our event would not be possible without dedicated volunteers giving generously of their time and talent. We’re always in need of additional volunteers; please review the list below to see if one of opportunities is right for you!

To sign up as a volunteer or learn more about our opportunities, please contact Sharlene Thompson, American Cancer Society staff partner, at 619-286-7348or

Registration & Check-out Attendant

             Description: Check in guests, assist guests through the registration process, answer questions, and report on any issues. Attendants will also compute purchases, operate software to keep the live and silent auctions updated throughout the evening

             Qualifications: A fun upbeat attitude, with a winning smile and strong organizational skills. Computer skills, database software experience preferred, but not required. Attendance at a volunteer computer training event is required.

Silent Auction Attendant

             Description: Set up silent auction packages, assist bidders, report on bidding status, and assist guests with questions.
             Qualifications: A desire to help others make exciting purchases.


             Description: Greet all guests as they arrive, answer their questions, and provide direction
             Qualifications: Upbeat attitude and a warm, approachable personality

Live Auction Spotter

             Description: Jump into the action during our exciting live auction by assisting the auctioneer with spotting bids
             Qualifications: A good eye, a clear voice, and an ability to enthuse a crowd

End of Evening Breakdown and Load Out of Materials

     Description: Help break-down and load-out to van all ACS materials used for the event. Organize and using a hand truck, remove and load all         materials. Qualifications: Good at organizing and loading van. Moderate lifting abilities. Good attention to detail.

Mobile Bidding Helper

    Description: Carry an iPad provided by ACS and be prepared to help any guest who is having difficulty downloading and using the            mobile bidding  app. Good tech and mobile skills and a pleasant approachable personality. Attendance at brief volunteer training is required.

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