Modified Style Portland is a certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable fashion by hosting artistic, community, and educational events in Portland, Oregon.

© 2018 by Modify Style

Branding and website by Kelly Raynor

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VOLUNTEER

We need volunteers for our events! It's a great way to see behind the scenes! Please review the event positions and contact the appropriate person.

FASHION SHOW POSITIONS

 

Greeters / Flow Directors  - 

These fabulous volunteers need to have fun spunky sociable energy! Their job is to mingle with participants and make sure they are having a good time. We would like to have six to seven of these volunteers who will specialize in specific areas of the event. Areas include the entrance, vendor booths, auction area, VIP balcony and VIP seating. These volunteers will have answers to frequently asked questions pertaining to their area, including the who’s and what’s of the event. Volunteering as a greeter is a great way to get involved with show. Since you will be on the front lines you will get to see the entire show and enjoy everything the event has to offer. Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.   

 

Backstage Coordination Assistance -

We need five to six focused and detail oriented people to help in specific areas backstage. Some will be the right hand of the board members running the show. Others will be making sure the designers, models, beauticians and other artists have the things they need to be happy and comfortable. This is a great way to get backstage experience at a fashion show, you will get to see and participate in the day of makings of the show. Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.  

 

Hair Stylists and Makeup Artists -

The amount of skilled volunteers needed for these positions depends on the number of designers and models participation in the show. We really enjoy working with teams from beauty salons. All beauticians must have professional supplies to work with, this is important for sanitation purposes. Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.

 

Photographers - 

We prefer to have five photographers at our fashion shows. One catching the action backstage, one photographing the crowd and participants, two at the end of the runway, and one running the photo booth. We ask that all photographers have a portfolio of example documentary style work, or runway work to show us upon contact. It is preferred that the photographer running the photobooth provide their own lighting equipment for the event. Volunteer photographers agree to allow Modify Style to utilize images taken at our events for web and print promotional purposes. Photographers will receive full credit for their work. Please contact Heather Sikorski at heather.s@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.   

 

Videographer - 

We prefer to have one videographer document our Fashion Show who will create a one of a kind promotional video after the event. This videographer agrees to allow Modify Style to utilize the video created at our event for web promotional purposes. Videographer will receive full credit whenever Modify Style utilizes this work. Please contact Heather Sikorski at heather.s@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.

Clean up Crew - 

This volunteer area is so valuable to the organizers! This position allows you to relax and enjoy the show, and pitch in at the end! Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.

CLOTHING SWAP POSITIONS

We need photographers, a videographer, clothing sorters, and runners.

Clothing Sorters -

These volunteers screen all of the clothing coming into the MSP clothing swap for quality and sort them accordingly. This is a popular position because volunteers get first dibs! This is a fast paced position. Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.

 

Runners -

These two volunteers steadily refresh items at all of the clothing tables during the event, they also maintain the room by keeping all garments on the table. These volunteers get second dibs on the clothing coming in. Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.

 

Spokespeople -

Calling all fun spunky fashionista for this position! We need these volunteers to interact with the crowd by talking to them about the sweet threads they are finding, reminding them that they can get food and drink at the bar and helping style people when appropriate. Please contact Kasey Curtin at kasey.c@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.

 

Photographers - 

We like to have one to two photographers at our clothing swaps. Volunteer photographers agree to allow Modify Style to utilize images taken at our events for web and print promotional purposes. Photographers will receive full credit for their work whenever MSP utilizes their images. Please contact Heather Sikorski at heather.s@modifystyle.orgto coordinate your position. 

 

Videographer - 

We prefer to have one videographer, who will create a one of a kind promotional video after the event. This videographer agrees to allow Modify Style to utilize the video created at our event for web promotional purposes. Videographer will receive full credit whenever Modified Style Portland utilizes this work. Please contact Heather Sikorski at heather.s@modifystyle.org to coordinate your position.