Volunteers

The National Zero Waste Conference is seeking volunteers to serve as Room Monitors, Registration Ambassadors, and assist with conference setup and close-out. The event takes place at Cal Berkeley in Berkeley, California on March 18 & 19, 2020.

We are looking for volunteers that are comfortable in a professional environment, enjoy volunteering, and are eager to help. Each volunteer shift is four (4) hours.

Follow this link to apply.

Role: Room Monitor

  • Provide event support. 
  • Responsibilities may include various event-support activities and will be assigned based on priority: 
    • Session Setup and Speaker contact – be the primary liaison with speakers and ensure the room is properly set
    • Checking attendees into the session
    • Take notes during the session
    • Notify staff of any issues or need for assistance on behalf of the speakers

Role: Registration Ambassador

  • Provide event support. 
  • Responsibilities may include various event-support activities and will be assigned based on priority: 
    • Welcome attendees and assist with badge printing/check-in
    • Assist with directions for attendees
    • Direct issues or day-of registration to appropriate staff leads
    • Assist with other tasks as needed

Role: Conference Setup and Close-out

  • Provide event support. 
  • Responsibilities may include various event-support activities and will be assigned based on priority: 
    • Set-up support may include placing signage, setting out materials, setting up the exhibit spaces, and more
    • Close-out will include gathering and packaging all setup areas

Benefits

Why Volunteer?

  • Connect with leading professionals in Zero Waste
  • Contribute to the success of one of the nation’s most important events
  • Learn about cutting edge Zero Waste initiatives and strategies

We will provide you with the following:

  • Complimentary food and beverage
  • Full access to all presentations (as long as they do not conflict with scheduled volunteer times)
  • A high energy atmosphere to meet like-minded individuals

Qualifications

  • Comfortable in a professional environment
  • Enjoy volunteering and eager to help
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to travel independently to/from the event location
  • Passion for Zero Waste

Follow this link to apply.

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