Thank you for your interest in our Work Exchange program for the 2016 Women of Wisdom Conference, February 10th – 15th
Five positions are available for Work Exchange: Pre-Conference, Concessions, Girl Friday, Ambassador, Load in/Load out.
Pre-Conference Volunteers work before the conference includes but is not limited to making copies, cutting out pages, organizing presenter supply boxes & registration supplies, & other misc. office work. Previous Office Assistant experience is required. Four (4) Volunteer Hours = Three (3) Workshop Hours.
Concession Volunteers will work where money is exchanged while providing customer service. This includes but it is not limited to concessions and ticketing. Previous retail experience is required. Four (4) Volunteer Hours = Three (3) Workshop Hours.
Girl Friday Volunteers can be on their feet for 4 hours and lift 20lbs. Most of this work will be providing physical assistance to the WOW Conference. Four (4) Volunteer Hours = Three (3) Workshop Hours.
Ambassador Volunteer is someone who might have physical limitations. Most of this work will be seated in one place to provide information and customer support to the WOW Conference. Four (4) Volunteer Hours = Three (3) Workshop Hours.
Load In/Load Out Volunteers are available at odd hours to help set up and shut down the WOW Conference. Must be able to be on their feet for 5 hours and lift 25lbs. Five (5) Load In / Load Out Hours = Six (6) Workshop Hours.
Work Exchange hours are available in exchange for half of the price of a featured presenter workshop. You are responsible for the remaining amount as well as any materials fees. For featured workshops, 3 – 9 hours of Work Exchange is required depending on the workshop. The Volunteer Coordinator will work out the exact details with you.
Pre-Conference Office Assistant Volunteers: If you wish to work as a Pre-Conference Office Assistant, please apply online by January 3rd at 11:59pm. Conference Volunteers (Concessions, Girl Friday, Ambassador, Load In/Out): Apply online by midnight, February 2nd, 2016 to make sure you get the shifts / workshops you're hoping for. We’re asking all those interested in being a volunteer to attend The Volunteer Training. This training will explain volunteer expectations, go over specific roles, and be an opportunity for meeting other volunteers. This training is scheduled for Wednesday, February 3rd from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Shoreline Library.
If you agree to do Work Exchange, you will be asked to sign a contract; solidifying your time commitment to WOW, which is essential for the Conference to run smoothly. If you do not fulfill the hours that are needed for your event selections, you will be required to pay the difference to Women of Wisdom.
If you have any questions, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message with the WOW office (206) 782-3363.