List of Departments & Responsibilities
General Volunteer - You'll be contacted to assist with other aspects of the workshops, meetups, and events that we host. This include setup/breakdown, registration (if needed), and support throughout the event. Requests for assistance will be made by email and at least two (2) weeks prior to the date of the event.
Registration/Information Table - Duties would include giving out wristbands/badges to all attendees at check-in, handing out free swag (if available), and providing information and directions about the convention. For this position we are looking for outgoing volunteers that are comfortable with various social interaction scenarios.
Exhibitions Crew - Volunteers must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. and help exhibitors with load in and move out materials and supplies as well as help watch tables when guests need breaks. Volunteers interested in this position must be flexible and willing to assist vendors with various tasks.
Guest Relations - We are specifically looking for at least four to six individuals who are able to work with our special guests. Volunteers would also be assigned to look after the Guest Lounge area. Must be willing and able to work with a single guest throughout their time with us during the event.
Photographers/Videographers - We need help capturing our awesome gathering of creative types for posterity. You would receive full credit for your work and are more than welcome to share the images and videos through your channels as well. We would want copies of all videos and images for future use.
Setup/Takedown - You will be tasked with helping the WCB staff setup before and after the event. This would include placing signs at appropriate posts, moving tables and/or boxes to and from different event areas, and more. Must be available to work all day and stay after to clear out all facilities.
Panel Rooms - Volunteers in this area will be assigned to monitor each space or area that is designated for WCB events including the screening room. Volunteers for these positions must be tech savvy and able to keep time for each panel for that specific room.
WOWCon Cafe - Volunteers assigned to this area will be responsible for ensuring that those who enter must provide a ticket to enter and maintain count of those who enter and exit. This requires you to be assertive, knowledgeable of venue/convention rules, and respectful towards attendees.