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When

Sat Apr 22, 2017, 07:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

400 Montgomery AveHenderson High SchoolWest Chester, PA 19380


About

We would love to have you volunteer at this FREE anual conference that will inspire and enlighten single mothers on subjects such as child custody, parenting, car maintenance, and more.

This conference looks to empower single mothers through encouragement, engagement and education while sharing experiences with and learning from fellow single mothers.

As a volunteer, you can help set up the on the evening the day before the conference, or you can help on the day of the conference as well.

Times to help volunteer are flexible:

  • Set-Up Friday evening prior to the event
  • All Day 7:00am - 4:30pm
  • All Morning 7:00am - 1:00pm
  • Set-Up Saturday Morning 7:00am - 8:30am
  • Registration 7:00am - 10:00am
  • All Afternoon Noon - 4:30pm
  • Clean-Up 3:00pm - 4:30pm

If you decide to help the day of the conference, it is suggested that you be available to meet the evening before briefly so we can give you direction/instructions on what is required of you on the day of the confrence. This is just to ensure everything runs smoothly and you as a volunteer are able to feel confident in knowing what to do on the day of.

Below is a list of volunteer positions and their descriptions.

Workshop Liaison: Meets workshop speakers at the door.Verifies location of workshop and escorts speakers to their classrooms.Ensures that speaker has all audio-visual connections and projections as appropriate.Stays at the workshop, then escorts speaker back to registration after workshop is complete.Returns to the classroom and returns furniture and a/v equipment to the configuration found at the beginning of the session.

Child Care Provider:Supervises age-appropriate activities for children while mothers are at the conference. Receives and organizes clothing/diapers/special snacks from moms as appropriate and inspects to make sure all pieces have child’s name on them.Reminds mom that we are not responsible for lost items at the end of the day.

Observes and monitors children's play activities. Ensures that children are safe and nurtured, that no child poses a danger to others, and that children are released to their mothers/guardians at pick-up times. Reads to children, and engages them in simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, games, and songs. When caring for infants, child care providers may need to prepare formulas and change diapers while practicing principles of hygiene.

Registration Staff:Serves as first point of contact for attendees.Verifies attendees’ registrations and instructs them to complete all associated releases.Maintains a spreadsheet for each age group with children’s names, mom’s name and cell phone number, special notes, and a check list that all releases have been obtained.Provides program booklet to all attendees and logs in attendees’ numbers for pampering and door prizes.Directs workshop presenters, volunteers, and resource exhibitors to their designated check-in tables.

Check-In for Volunteers, Presenters, and Exhibitors: Greets and logs in guests, provides name tags, information and direction.Refers presenters to Workshop Liaisons.

Audio-Visual Staff: Ensures that playlist and presentation are up and running for the opening program.Pause, advance, or replay presentation as needed.Serves as at-large tech support for workshop classrooms.

Hospitality: Serves continental breakfast or lunch at the direction of Hospitality co-chairs.Responsible for set-up, clean-up, and replenishing supplies as needed.

Prize Commitee: Solicit, organize, wrap, and display door prizes.Post winners’ names and monitor claims.Manage pampering drawing process with pampering business cards.

General Support: Set up tables, assure correct placement of signage, direct attendees to proper destinations, notify chairpersons of any equipment or cleanup needs, security or safety concerns.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Ushering
  • Child Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible day of, night before need brief training

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