Conference Volunteer Assignments

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Assignment

Duties

Requirements/Skills

Author Autographing

Manage access to authors (e.g. organize people in lines within policies)

Standing

Career Development Center

Assist with Questions and inquiries.

Sitting / Standing

Connection Corner (Internet Room)

Assist with a range of technical issues and with personal devices and gthe mobile app.

Computer skills / Standing

Disaster Relief Raffle Tickets

Cover desk by selling tickets, handling cash box

Sitting

Entertainment

Manage access and assist with special all-conference receptions

Standing

Exhibits 

Assist exhibitors by distributing literature, answering exhibitor questions, etc.

Standing/Walking (can be extensive walking)

Health (Cycling, Fun Run)

Monitor event and provide assistance (e.g., setting up refreshments, monitoring routes, taking pictures, distributing awards, etc.)

Standing/Walking

Offsite during early morning hours

Hospitality

Cover desk by distributing gifts in the registration area; and

Sitting/Standing

Information

Cover Information Desk in registration by answering phones & posting messages, distributing Fun Run packets, & managing Lost and Found

Knowledge of conference city & familiarity with conference program /Sitting

Meeting Room Assistance

Manage access by staffing volunteer stations, checking room set-ups, distributing signs, counting attendees, & solving problems

Problem-solving / Standing / Sitting / Extensive Walking for volunteers assigned to Exhibit Hall

Registration

Cover desk by distributing badges & programs, greeting attendees, answering questions

Sitting / Standing

TLA Store

Assists with the replenishing merchandise, answering questions, packing up inventory at the close of the conference, and problem solving.

Math Skills/Standing

Transportation

Manage access and provide information about the routes at hotels and destinations; staff outdoor table and provide directions upon request

Sitting/Standing

Created on Jun 20, 2010 | Last updated October 17, 2016