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Accessibility Coordinator

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GEEKGIRLCON

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Mission of GeekGirlCon

GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events. GeekGirlCon values being a Welcoming Community, Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion.

Department

Convention Operations

Reports To

Accessibility Manager

Job Summary

Work with all departments in GeekGirlCon organization to facilitate greater accessibility for staff and attendees both during the convention itself and during the planning stages.

Responsibilities
  • Assists the Director of Convention Operations and Accessibility Manager in execution of tasks and projects;
  • Works with Accessibility and Marketing teams to maintain accessibility-related information on website and marketing material;
  • Examine plans for physical spaces to make sure it meets necessary accommodations;
  • Create and implement accessibility trainings for staff and volunteers regarding meeting the needs of all con attendees;
  • Curate accessibility programming;
  • Helps with accessibility coverage and troubleshoot issues at convention
Required Qualifications
  • Knowledge of ADA and state ordinances regarding Disability Rights Law including service and companion animal rights
  • Knowledge of common accommodations and adaptive devices used by people with disabilities
  • Experience working in a diverse environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as Accessibility Coordinator or similar role
  • Experience on staff of a convention
  • Experience conducting and assessing training sessions and workshops and/or teaching experience
What It Means to Volunteer as GeekGirlCon Staff
  • GeekGirlCon staff positions are all volunteer, non-paid positions.
  • Attendance in-person or remotely for staff and departmental meetings is required.
  • Must maintain prompt and professional correspondence.
  • Most work is conducted over email and with in-person meetings in the Seattle area.
  • Between 5-7 hours per week of work is required for this role (including meetings, etc).
  • The staff is a team of highly dedicated, geeky, and passionate volunteers; it’s a lot of hard work, but an amazing experience with lots of opportunity to help build GeekGirlCon for the future!
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https://geekgirlcon.com/get-involved/volunteer/accessibility-coordinator/

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About GEEKGIRLCON

Location:

815 1ST AVE SUITE 315, SEATTLE, WA 98104, US

Mission Statement

GeekGirlCon is dedicated to celebrating women and girls in the fields of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), comics, science-fiction, literature, gaming, and other geekiness by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events.

Description

At our two-day convention in October, GeekGirlCon sets up a diverse and inclusive environment in the heart of downtown Seattle to celebrate every geek and honor the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; game play and game design; and beyond.

Arts & Culture
Community
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Washington State Conference CenterSeattle, WA 98101

(47.60849,-122.33641)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Between 5-7 hours per week of work is required for this role (including meetings, etc).
  • In-person or online attendance at monthly meetings, in-person attendance at yearly convention

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