The Savannah Food & Wine Festival, one exceptional week in Savannah with the South’s best culinary happenings, is seeking volunteers to help fill various positions and roles during November 5-11. Volunteers play a vital role in the success of all of our events! Here’s a rundown of all the reasons you should volunteer at this year’s festival:
1. You’ll have loads of fun.
This festival is first-and-foremost Savannah’s premier culinary and hospitality experience. With some of the best chefs, creative menus, and delectable wines in the world, you are getting a front row seat to one of the hottest tickets of the year for the small trade of volunteering your time and efforts in reasonable and organized shifts throughout the events.
2. Volunteering helps save money.
Each volunteer will have the opportunity to receive a FREE t-shirt or apron and souvenir wine glass, up to 20% discounts on festival events, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks during work hours, as well as a special invitation, to attend a post-SAVFW Volunteer Appreciation Party! Volunteering is a great way to be a part of the events and benefit by saving money at the same time.
3. Exclusive behind-the-scenes access.
Volunteers will have exclusive behind the scenes access and opportunity to engage in interactive learning experiences. Each year SAVFW assembles one of the best collections of talented individuals in the culinary and beverage world. You have the opportunity to witness them work their magic backstage and alongside them, as you assist them.
4. Invaluable work experience.
You will gain experience that you simply cannot gain anywhere else. It not only looks great on your resume and job applications, but it helps you develop real-world, special event skills.
5. Make new friends for life!
One of the best things about volunteering at the SAVFW is that it provides you with the opportunity to meet a wide variety of people and gain friendships or benefit you in other ways – the networking opportunities are incredible – especially for the hospitality, culinary and beverage industries!
With all these benefits and more, why wait any longer to sign up? Follow the link here and join us and encourage your friends, family and co-workers to volunteer as well!
For more information about volunteering, its’ benefits, and the festival itself, visit the SAVFW website.