Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Foot Zone Conference! There sure is a lot of work to do to make this conference happen, and we couldn’t do it without people like you to help.

Open positions are noted below with bold type.  To see volunteer position details, please click on the headline.

If, after reading this, you feel this is something you want to commit to, we invite you to apply using the application form below.

Front Line Coordinator:

The Front Line Coordinator will oversee the Room Host Supervisor, Front Door Supervisor, and ASL Interpreter and see that they are on task and running smoothly and effectively.

You will be heading up a small team of people. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Selecting, training, and working with the Front Line Assistants
  • Arriving at the conference at 6:30 am for set up and Orientation
  • You would be the go to person for all Room Host, Front Door, and ASL questions before and during the conference

Requirements:

  • A 1-hour training with the current Conference Committee
  • Flexibility
  • A basic knowledge of the class content and schedule
  • Some leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • A short nap when all is said and done
  • Provide a 1-hour training, together with the Conference Chairman, for the following year’s Front Line Coordinator

FRONT LINE COORDINATOR Compensation Package

All Committee Coordinators receive:

  • 1 FREE complete registration
  • All audio downloads

Front Line Assistant: Room Host Supervisor:

 ALL OF THE COORDINATOR ASSISTANT POSITIONS APPLY TO THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE CONFERENCE 

The Room Host Supervisor oversees and ensures that Room Host Volunteers are trained and that the speakers are taken care of the day of the conference.

You will be heading up a small team of people. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Training and working with room host volunteers (includes training)
  • Training (possibly via email) occurs prior to the conference.
  • Checking in and being in communication with the room host volunteers
  • Arriving at the conference at 7:00 am to facilitate room host responsibilities
  • Gathering all necessary equipment after the last class ends and obtaining feedback from the room hosts

Requirements:

  • A 1-hour training with the Conference Committee and Front Line Supervisor
  • Flexibility and thinking quick on your feet
  • A knowledge of the classes, the speakers and class locations
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • A short nap when all is said and done
  • You would likely need to stay after the conference to wrap things up.

COORDINATOR ASSISTANT Compensation Package

All Coordinator Assistants receive:

  • 1 FREE complete registration
  • All audio downloads

Room Host Volunteers (10 Positions):

ALL OF THE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS APPLY TO THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE CONFERENCE 

We are in need of 10 (8 room hosts and 2 alternates) room host volunteers.

You will be working with your assigned speaker as their personal assistant in many ways.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend a brief training (possibly via email or the morning of) before the conference
  • Arriving at the conference at 7:30 am
  • There are 1-2 room hosts per room.  The primary room host will be responsible for introducing the speaker at the beginning of each session (script supplied) and the other will be responsible for helping the speaker operate the audio equipment.  Both will make sure the speaker has any supplies needed (i.e. water, etc), and monitoring the noise level in the room so as not to disrupt the audio recording.
  • Also, you will be monitoring the classroom size and may have to turn people away from the class if it becomes full.

Requirements:

  • A sense of humor
  • Ability to briefly speak publicly
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to stay in the same room for all the classes. You may be able to request which speaker you are paired with.

All conference committee volunteers receive:

  • 1 FREE registration

Front Line Assistant: Front Door Supervisor:

ALL OF THE COORDINATOR ASSISTANT POSITIONS APPLY TO THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE CONFERENCE 

The Front Door Supervisor trains and oversees the Registration Volunteers and ensures that registration runs smoothly the day of the conference.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Training and working with Front Door/Registration Volunteers (includes training)
  • Training (possibly via email) occurs prior to the conference
  • Supervising Front Door/Registration Volunteers during the conference
  • Arriving at the conference at 7:00 am to facilitate Front Door/Registration responsibilities
  • Gathering all material after the last class and obtaining feedback from the Front Line/Registration volunteers

Requirements:

  • A 1-hour training with the Front Line Coordinator
  • Flexibility and thinking quick on your feet
  • A basic knowledge of the classes, the speakers, and class locations
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • A short nap when all is said and done
  • You will likely need to stay after the conference to wrap things up.

COORDINATOR ASSISTANT Compensation Package

All Coordinator Assistants receive:

  • 1 FREE complete registration
  • All audio downloads

Front Door / Registration Volunteers (6 positions):

ALL OF THE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS APPLY TO THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE CONFERENCE 

We are in need of 6 Front Door / Registration Volunteers

The Registration Volunteers assists in Checking in Conference Attendees, providing them with a lanyard/name badge, program, and tote bag, and a Conference Commemorative Book of they purchased one.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend a brief training (possibly via email before the conference
  • Arriving at the conference at 7:15 am for set-up and Orientation
  • Manning the entrance from 7:45 until possibly 9:45 am to check in attendees and answer their simple FAQ’s.
  • Taking turns with other Registration Volunteers throughout the duration of the conference to man the Registration Desk

Requirements:

  • A sense of humor
  • Flexibility
  • Become familiar with the event layout and classes.

All conference committee volunteers receive:

  • 1 FREE registration

Front Line Assistant – ASL Interpreter:

ALL OF THE COORDINATOR ASSISTANT POSITIONS APPLY TO THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE CONFERENCE 

If requested, we may be in need of an ASL Interpreter.

Applying and being accepted for this position may not result in the actual compensation as it is based solely on the anticipated needs of the attendees.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Arriving at the conference at 8:15 am
  • Going with the attendee in question to chosen classes throughout the day.

Requirements:

  • Flexibility
  • Fluent in ASL
  • Willingness to stay with and interpret at the entire conference.

COORDINATOR ASSISTANT Compensation Package

All Coordinator Assistants receive:

  • 1 FREE complete registration
  • All audio downloads

Media Assistant: Photographer:

ALL OF THE COORDINATOR ASSISTANT POSITIONS APPLY TO THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE CONFERENCE 

The conference photographer will be responsible for taking photographs the day of the conference.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Arriving at the Kick-Off Reception at least 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the event.
  • Arriving at 7:00 am the day of the conference
  • Taking approximately 150-200 shots of the Kick-Off Reception and Conference
  • Getting the original and edited copies of the digital photos to the Foot Zone Conference Committee by May 25, 2016

Requirements:

  • A computer
  • A nice camera
  • A good eye
  • A sense of humor
  • You know – the ability to take decent photos!
  • A knowledge of the classes, the speakers, and class locations
  • Because this position would require more work than other Coordinator Assistant positions, you will receive two Coordinator Assistant compensation packages.

Portfolio is required. Please email samples of your work to Media@FootZoneConference.com

The photographer will have loose requirements, but there are no restrictions on which classes to attend, etc.

COORDINATOR ASSISTANT Compensation Package

All Coordinator Assistants receive:

  • 1 FREE complete registration
  • All audio downloads

Volunteer Application

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I am interested in the following positions:
Front Line CoordinatorFront Line Assistant – Room Host SupervisorFront Line Assistant – Front Door SupervisorFront Line Assistant – ASL InterpreterMedia Assistant - PhotographerRoom HostFront Door/Registration

Feel free to list any and all speakers you'd like to room host for. We will make every effort to fulfill the request.

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