The Desmond Tutu Center needs a verity of volunteers to help host the DTC Conference, SUSTAINING GLOBAL CHANGE: HEALING AND LIBERATION.
General Volunteer information:
Time Commitment: shifts of 4 hours.
Important Dates: Conference on November 11-12 and a training night beforehand (date TBA)
Opportunity to work with a dynamic team to host a meaningful event
Free conference participation (other than during the volunteer’s shift(s)) for those who volunteer at least 4 hours
Networking with a wide variety of socially conscious community leaders
Food provided for volunteers
Volunteer positions and specific information:
Position Title: Floater
Purpose: The Floater will be available to help with quickly retrieving, communicating, or executing tasks that arise during the conference.
Being present in assigned locations
Being flexible, open to taking on any issues that may arise.
Position Title: Desmond Tutu Center information Volunteer
Purpose: Will help provide information on the DTC and its upcoming events and initiatives.
Staff a table of DTC information
Help distribute Desmond Tutu Center information in or before sessions by placing "save the dates" in auditorium chairs and doing other similar tasks.
Position Title: Information Volunteers
Purpose: The information center will be a hub and main point of contact for conference attendees to have questions or issues addressed and dealt with. Volunteers will be posted at the DTC information table during theconferenceandatkey location to greet and inform attendees during arrival and transition times during the conference.
Needed to be present at the main info hub at designated locations during the conference.
Will serve as a main point of reference for attendees issues, needing directions around the venue, directions to the venue, help with transportation, etc.
Will be responsible for answering a phone or texts that is the main point of contact for attendees
Position Title: Photographer
Purpose: Will help capture needed photographs of the conference.
Photograph shots of all sessions
Photograph Shots of attendees for later conference promotion
Position Title: Welcomer
Purpose: Will be stationed at doors near parking lots and at the entrance to the auditorium
Be present at assigned stations when folks are arriving, and at the auditorium at the beginning of sessions.
Help direct people to registration and to sessions.
Assure all in attendance have proper credentials, if they do not, politely explain the policies of the conference.
Need volunteers at chapel parking lot entrance, fountain entrance, and auditorium entrance.
Position Title:Keynote Speaker Point Person
Purpose: Will assist the speaker however possible and serve as their single point of contact
Will be the single point of contact for one of our keynote speakers
Will be needed primarily to pick the speaker up from the airport, help them with transportation, getting to lodging and to and from the conference each day.
Will be the point of contact if the speaker has issues.
Will need to have a meeting with DTC director about this position and the speaker you will be helping before the conference.
Position Title: Registration Volunteer
Purpose: Will help attendees to register and receive appropriate credentials for the conference
Be present at the the registration table to help attendees check in and receive credentials
Help prepare registration materials and information packets
Position Title: A/V Assistant
Purpose: To help assist with and address and A/V or tech related issues that may arise for session leaders and help with Q/A
Being present in assigned sessions
Assisting session leaders with A/V or Tech related issues that may arise
Helping to assure that all rooms A/V are operational before the conference
Assist in Q/A portions of sessions by bringing microphone around
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- 4 Hour Shifts