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VOLUNTEER INFORMATION CENTER

Make sure you have REGISTERED AS A VOLUNTEER.

Once you have registered, you’ll find the following information helpful to access your schedule and profile.

Do you have questions about other aspects of volunteering or IFAM?

If you need further assistance, email us at volunteer@folkartmarket.org or call (505) 992-7615.

VOLUNTEER NEWS

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May 15, 2019

May 22, 2019

May 31, 2019

June 11, 2019

Friday Night Opening Party has extended hours, now closing at 10:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

IFAM VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
Click the image below to view the Volunteer Orientation, an optional video providing a look at the International Folk Art Market organization, and it’s flagship event, IFAM Santa Fe.

ARTIST ASSISTANT TRAINING
will be available in video and in-person in Santa Fe.

Video training will be posted here mid-June. You do not need to register if you plan to watch the video.

In-person training is available on the following dates at IFAM HQ (620 Cerrillos Rd.), unless otherwise noted. Please register if you plan to attend in person:
In-Person Artist Assistant Training Registration 

  • Saturday, June 22 – 11:00 a.m., Noon and 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 25 – 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 29 – 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. (Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce, 1309 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102)
  • Saturday, July 6 – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
CASHIER TRAINING will be available in video and live in-person training sessions.

Video training will be posted here early June. You do not need to register if you plan to watch the video.

In-person training is available on the following dates at IFAM HQ (620 Cerrillos Rd.), unless otherwise noted. Please register if you plan to attend in person:
In-Person Cashier Training Registration 

  • Thursday, June 27 – 5:00 and 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 29 – 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 7 – 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, July 8 – 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.

VOLUNTEER TENT @ MUSEUM HILL

HOSPITALITY

Relax, re-energize, refresh in the Volunteer Hospitality Tent on the lower level – at the bottom of the steps near MOIFA and at the volunteer shuttle drop-off. Enjoy a variety of snacks and beverages, and meet volunteers from around the world!

Please note: Although we make every effort to provide a wide variety of snacks, we are not able to accommodate every dietary need or preference. If you have specific dietary requirements, we encourage you to bring what you need.

VOLUNTEER TENT HOURS

Friday, July 12

Open: 7:30 a.m.   /  Close: Hospitality – 6:00 p.m.; Volunteer Services – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 13

Open: 6:00 a.m.   /   Close: Hospitality – 4:00 p.m.; Volunteer Services – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Open: 7:30 a.m.   /   Close: Hospitality – 4:00 p.m.; Volunteer Services – 6:00 p.m.

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

If you’re unable to get your shirt and badge prior to Market, you can pick up your items at the Volunteer Tent before your shift. We’re also happy to answer questions, register walk-in volunteers, and generally problem-solve.

If you have your shirt and badge upon arrival, you do NOT need to check in at the Volunteer Tent before your shift. Artist Assistants – please DO check in with your Block Captain.

VOLUNTEER CALENDAR

2019 IFAM Schedule of Events


EARLY SHIRT AND BADGE PICKUP 
All Sessions are at IFAM HQ (620 Cerrillos Rd.) unless otherwise noted
We are asking volunteers to pick up shirts and badges during designated pick-up times ONLY. Please do not drop into the offices between pick-up times as shirts and badges will not be available.

  • Saturday, June 22 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 25 – 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 27 – 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jun 29 – 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce, 1309 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102)
  • Monday, July 1 – 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Meow Wolf, 1352 Rufina Cir, Santa Fe, NM 87507) 
  • Saturday, July 6 – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 10 – 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Wear Your Heart On your Sleeve T-Shirt Decorating Party
Saturday, July 6 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.
620 Cerrillos Rd., Santa Fe

Bring your sequins, bows and Bedazzler and prepare your entry for the 2019 T-Shirt Decorating Contest! IFAM will provide the coffee and pastries. You bring the creativity. You can also donate craft supplies to the cause!

Below is a calendar indicating team meetings, trainings and other important dates. Please refer back for regular updates.