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Scottsdale Culinary Festival Needs Volunteers (Sign Up Now for Free Admission and Food!)

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Want to get involved with the Scottsdale Culinary Festival? Well, the Scottsdale League for the Arts is looking for volunteers to help out at the 36th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival Great Arizona Picnic on Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13.

Volunteers not only will get to feel good about contributing their time to an event that benefits the arts in Arizona, they'll also get a few cool perks -- including a commemorative festival T-shirt.

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Volunteers are needed for both days of the festival's signature event, the Great Arizona Picnic. The picnic, which will take place from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, features food from more than 50 Valley restaurants, cooking demos, and live music.

Volunteers must attend the Volunteer Rally on March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. At the rally volunteers will register, get oriented, pick up materials, and see mock-ups of work positions. You must register online before the rally and plan to spend 30 minutes to complete the registration and orientation process.

As a thank you volunteers will get $15 in food tickets in exchange for every shift worked, as well as free-admission to the picnic on your off-day. Volunteers will also get a festival T-shirt to wear during shifts.

For more information or to register, visit the Scottsdale Culinary Festival volunteer website.

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