Volunteers will be needed on Thursday, all day and evening, starting
early at 9:00am. Our tentative work outline looks like this:
|9:00am - 2:00pm||Haul supplies, load/unload the truck|
|2:00pm - 6:00pm||Consuite setup and decorating|
|6:00pm - 9:00pm||Art show setup; Convention book collation|
|9:00pm - ???||Who knows what may happen...|
So come and spend an extra day with your friends and see what goes on
behind the scenes when setting up a convention.
We'd also like to encourage you to volunteer your time during the
regular convention days. Here are some of the positions you can sign up
Help assemble art panels, arrange tables, hang artwork. May require
some heavy lifting.
- Art Show & Print Shop
Supervise art show viewing. Check in bags, prevent food & drink from
being brought into the art show area. Run cash register & handle sales
in the print shop.
- Art Auction
Assist with holding up items for viewing.
Help take down art panels, load panels to truck, assist artists picking
up art work.
Help with loading the contents of the storage locker onto the truck
(includes art show panels and all party supplies). Assist with setting
up the consuite and bar areas.
- Decorating & General Setup
Assist with decorating the consuite and bar area, making signs,
arranging tables, setting up beverage dispensers, putting out food.
Assist with putting out food, cleaning up tables and trash.
Bartending, assist with putting out food, cleaning up tables and trash.
Help with loading the art show panels, party supplies, miscellaneous
items onto the truck and then moving them in to the storage locker.
- Green Room
The Green Room is the hospitality room for our programming participants.
Keep the food and coffee fresh, and schmooze with the programming guests
and such. Fairly posh duty as it goes.
- Round Tables
Attend and keep an eye on each of the round table discussions with our
Collate pages for the program book.
Assist with registration.
- Volunteers Table
Man the volunteers table. Sign up new volunteers, describe the
Run errands for the Bridge Staff & department heads. Perform
Ensure only Minicon members with a valid convention badge are allowed
into conventions areas. Areas include Art Show, Consuite, Bar area.
This is a great chance to get to meet new people.
- Bridge Staff
Assist with operations, dispatching, troubleshooting. Work in the
central nervous system of the convention.
So volunteer early. Volunteer often. See you Thursday.