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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Event Assistant (Volunteer)
Organization: Ontario Geothermal Association
Location: Toronto, Ontario

OGA Conference 2018: Volunteer Roles, Responsibilities and Benefits

Event Assistant (Volunteer)

  • Ensure that all who enter the meeting room have the appropriate conference badges
  • Crowd Control: control the flow of people in and out of the room, help delegates find seating when required
  • Accommodate speaker requests and relay speaker requests to Speaker Liaison
  • Mic Runner: assist with Q&A sessions by passing the mic to audience members with a question
  • Runner: assist with set up and tear down, get additional supplies, provide exhibit support, make copies, change registration signs, and meet the needs of the conference organizer
  • Monitor event for potential risks and relay to conference organizer
  • Greet conference attendees
  • Provide conference badges to registrants
  • Provide information to attendees (i.e. conference schedule and directions)
  • Produce badges for delegates who register on-site via printer
  • Direct speakers, exhibitors and sponsors to appropriate liaison
  • Runner: assist with set up and tear down, get additional supplies, provide exhibit support, make copies, change registration signs, and meet the needs of the conference organizer
  • Monitor event for potential risks and relay to organizer

Note: The above role is an unpaid volunteer position.

Experience, Skills & Characteristics

  • Experience assisting with events
  • Experience with Microsoft Word
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Characteristics: team player, initiative-taker, quick-thinker, friendly

Conference Location

Westin Toronto Airport Hotel
950 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 5N4

Time Commitment

  • Orientation Day: Wednesday February 20th 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Event Day 2: February 28th from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. *breakfast provided*
  • Event Day 2: February 28th from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. *lunch provided*

Volunteer Benefits

  • Complimentary access to sessions occurring at the OGA Conference 2017 on the day you are volunteering
  • Complimentary meal(s)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities

Application Submission

Please forward resume to ksandy@hrai.ca with the subject ‘OGA2018 Volunteer’ by February 16th, 2018.

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Numéro : 43824       Date publiée sur GoodWork.ca: Jan 26 2018