Dartmouth Reunion Planning

REUNION PLANNING

Each year, Dartmouth students and staff are hired for reunions and placed into teams. These teams are assigned to classes that are returning to campus for reunions. The class reunion committee will work directly with its team to help facilitate its reunion.

Head and Assistant Bartenders 

  • Bartenders will be hired by Advancement Events to staff the class reunion gatherings where alcohol is being served.
  • All bartenders will be at least 21 years of age and trained to serve alcohol according to New Hampshire state laws.
  • Bartending staff will be hired based on estimates of returning alumni and reunion year.
  • One head bartender will be assigned to each class. This person will serve as the main contact, working directly with the beverage chair. The head bartender will work to ensure you have the proper bar set-up and supplies at each meal venue and your class tent as needed.
  • Bartenders can be professional staff members at the College as well as students. 
  • Bartenders will set up the bar(s) before the event, serve throughout the event, and tear down at the end of each shift.
  • The class is responsible for purchasing its own alcohol and bar supplies.
  • Bartender wages will be paid through the final reunion invoice presented to the class treasurer on the final day of reunion. 
  • Each class should provide cash tips to bartenders on the last night of the reunion.
  • The gratuity amount is at the discretion of the class, however, here some recommendations:
    • Head Bartender:  $275–$325
    • Assistant Bartender: $200–$250
Head and Assistant Workers
 
  • Student workers will be hired by Advancement Events to assist in the coordination and organization of reunion-related events.
  • Head and assistant workers are hired based on estimated reunion attendance and reunion year.
  • The head and assistant workers are responsible for assisting in on-site reunion registration, driving rented vehicles, checking event set-ups, coordinating with bartenders, running class errands, and other duties as assigned.
  • One head worker will be assigned to each class. This person will serve as the main contact, working directly with the reunion chair. The head worker will schedule and supervise the assistant workers.
  • Head and assistant worker wages will be paid through the final reunion invoice presented to the class treasurer on the final day of reunions.
  • Each class should provide cash tips to head and assistant workers on the last night of the reunion.
  • The gratuity amount is at the discretion of the class, however, here are some recommendations:
    • Head Worker:  $225–$275
    • Assistant Worker: $150–$200

Please View a sample student worker schedule.

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