OAVT 2018 Conference Get Involved

 

Volunteer Opportunities at OAVT 2018

A variety of volunteer positions are available during the 2018 OAVT conference, and we would like to thank all volunteers who make the 2018 OAVT conference possible. All volunteers will be expected to attend a pre-conference webinar

 

 

 

 

Moderators (Sessions & Labs) 

Moderators are assigned to individual sessions during the conference. A moderator is responsible for welcoming the speaker, introducing the speaker, counting the participants in the room, posting “room full” signs, if applicable, and thanking the speaker at the conclusion of the session. At the end of the session, Moderators should also remind attendees to complete their session surveys. Moderators will be provided with information pertaining to FAQs and are expected to have general knowledge of the conference.

A moderator/zone lead's time commitment during sessions hours (Friday 945am-430pm and Saturday 910am-430pm) will be maxed at 3 shifts (or a half day) to allow you time to enjoy the conference sessions, trade hall etc. You can sign up for any other volunteer shifts outside of session hours in addition to your 3 during session shifts.

Applications for Moderators will open on November 8th. To be notified when this position opens please email josh@oavt.org with the subject line "Volunteer Moderator".   

 


Session Zone Leads

Zone Leads are high-performing, responsible moderators who will be provided with more responsibility than other moderators. Zone Leads will be assigned to a group of 4-5 session rooms and be responsible for addressing any issues within those rooms.

A moderator/zone lead's time commitment during sessions hours (Friday 945am-430pm and Saturday 910am-430pm) will be maxed at 3 shifts (or a half day) to allow you time to enjoy the conference sessions, trade hall etc. You can sign up for any other volunteer shifts outside of session hours in addition to your 3 during session shifts

Applications for Session Zone Lead will open on November 8th. To be notified when this position opens please email josh@oavt.org with the subject line "Volunteer Zone Lead".  

 

Moderator Lead

 

Applications for Moderator Lead are now open! For the Moderator Lead job description, as well as the application form, please follow this link here.  

 

Booth Volunteers

 

Booth volunteers are assigned to specific timeslots during the conference to be present and available in the OAVT booth. Booth volunteers can be assigned to assist with any main conference day and also set-up and tear-down times. Booth volunteers will always have at least one Booth Manager, Booth Lead or Board of Director member working alongside them to direct questions or inquiries to.

An OAVT booth volunteer's time commitment during sessions hours (Friday 945am-430pm and Saturday 910am-430pm) will be maxed at 3 shifts (or a half day) to allow you time to enjoy the conference sessions, trade hall etc. You can sign up for any other volunteer shifts outside of session hours in addition to your 3 during session shifts.

Applications for Booth Volunteers will open on November 8th. To be notified when this position opens please email josh@oavt.org with the subject line "Booth Volunteers".


Other Volunteers

The OAVT requires volunteers during other times throughtout the conference. Examples include, during the AGM to help with registration or as a runner (See form for shift details).

Applications for other volunteer positions will open on November 8th. To be notified when this position opens please email josh@oavt.org with the subject line "Other Volunteer Opportunities".


What do I get as a volunteer?

 

All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt, along with a discount code to be used when you register for your OAVT Conference pass. Here is the breakdown of how volunteers qualify for discounts and complimentary OAVT Awards Dinner tickets:

   Tier 1 = Minimum 3 hours to 4 hours (of volunteer time)

  • Access to the Break Room during volunteer shifts
  • Invitation to the Volunteer Reception
  • $50 discount on a conference pass 

   Tier 2 = Minimum 5 hours to 11 hours (of volunteer time)

  • Complimentary OAVT Awards Dinner ticket
  • Invitation to the Volunteer Reception
  • Access to the Break Room during volunteer shifts
  • $100 discount on a conference pass


 

 

 

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