Volunteers will be assigned on a random basis to monitor meeting rooms, assist with registration, and assist faculty and staff. You will be scheduled to work approximately four to five hours per day. Please see the schedule (*tentative) for any evening events, as you may be scheduled to volunteer during that time.
You should be able to attend the Full Conference and have open availability throughout including any Pre, Post or Special Event day(s). The MANDATORY volunteers meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 6:00PM. Please be sure to arrive at the hotel before 6PM to attend this meeting. You will be notified in advance of the Conference if there are any time changes for this meeting.
You will not be able to choose the workshops for which you are assigned; however, when not assigned, you may attend any sessions you prefer during FULL CONFERENCE only. Remember: You will also be able to claim credit toward a Certificate of Attendance stating your hours for all sessions worked! Closer to the conference, you will be contacted about specific availability for Pre and Post Conference days.
Volunteers should be able to understand and communicate in English. Volunteers should also have legible handwriting. Volunteers should also be able to communicate rules and regulations, do not sign up if you are not comfortable confronting attendees.
All other expenses related to the Conference including hotel accommodation, transportation, parking, meals, etc. are the responsibility of the volunteer. Please visit the hotel page for more information. Also view the forum for possible room/ridesharing.
The cost of attending as a volunteer is $35.00. You will be refunded $85 of the original deposit ($120) after you have successfully completed your volunteer duties as assigned.
All cancellations must be in writing and there will be a $50.00 administrative charge for each cancellation. Any cancellations received that are NOT postmarked by December 1, 2015, NO refund will be given.
You must notify the Foundation of any changes by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 602-956-6196.