Volunteer at an Amazing Conference!


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Tue May 23, 2017, 07:00 AM - 05:00 PM


1547 Lakeside DriveOakland, CA 94612


Alliance for Girls is the largest regional alliance of girls' organizations and champions in the county. Collectively, we represent more than 160 girl-serving agencies and leaders serving more than 300,000 girls in six Bay Area counties.

Alliance for Girls 5th Annual Conference: Together We Rise will unite more than 500 extraordinary, intergenerational leaders of the girls' movement. From actresses to legislators, activists to funders to girl leaders, Together We Rise is convening the mavericks of the girls' movement to engage in critical conversations and illuminate a path forward that will lead us toward a brighter future for all. Together we can create a better world for girls and young women.

Speakers include:

  • Kalisha Dessources, former policy advisor to the Obama White House Council on Women and Girls
  • Genevieve Angelson, actress and lead in acclaimed Amazon Orginial Series Good Girls Revolt
  • Zahra Billoo, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area, and Speaker at Women's March on Washington
  • Mayor of Oakland, California Libby Schaaf
  • And many more!

For all of our speakers and sessions, check out the conference page: http://togetherwerise.alliance4girls.org/

We are looking for about 40 volunteers to help at our 5th Annual Conference (descriptions below). Volunteers get to participate in the conference for free. Lunch will be provided.

*Please provide your phone number when emailing us*

Volunteer Assignments Include:

Setup: Must be able to show up before the event. Setup volunteer will assist staff in preparing for the event, including alphabetizing name tags, setting up signs, placing materials at seats, etc.

Greeters: Volunteers will welcome and direct guests into the conference and assist in guiding them to registration.

Registration: Volunteers will help check in attendees, process new registrants, take payment, and pass out programs and other materials.

Ushers: Volunteers will help guide attendees to their seats.

Alliance for Girls Booth: Volunteers will help pass out necessary flyers and assist attendees with questions regarding Alliance for Girls.

Speaker's Escort: Volunteers will notify speakers when they will be speaking, escort them to the stage, and make sure they are accounted for.

Slideshow: Volunteers will help make sure the slideshow is in alignment with the topic.

Cue Speaker: Volunteers will notify speakers when they should begin and end during breakout sessions and plenaries.

Lunch: Volunteers will help with lunch cleanup.

People "Gatherer": Volunteers will help attendees get to the main conference room and/or breakout sessions.

Breakdown: Must be able to stay after the event to help clean up and pack any materials that need to be removed.

Miscellaneous: Flexible volunteers that can assist with any of the organizers needs.

Notetaker: Volunteers will take notes during speaker sessions and breakout sessions

TimeKeeper: Volunteers will keep track of the time during breakout sessions to ensure that everthing remains on schedule.

Reception/Check IDs: Volunteers will help check attendees IDs and assist with passing out beverages. (Must be 21 years or older.)

If you believe in girls and young women, volunteer at this event!


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Ushering
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Minimum of 3 or 4 hours
  • Must attend in-person orientation on 5/22 (or orientation call if you can't make in-person)

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