Q: What do I get for being a Volunteer?
A: As a volunteer, you will learn valuable skills that will be relevant to your personal and private life, such as customer service, cash handling, and more. It also gives you a chance to make an impact on the local fan community and meet people who could become new friends or business contacts. Volunteers can be considered for higher staff positions after they demonstrate their capability.
Q: What kind of jobs will I be expected to do as an Volunteer?
A: The jobs include but are not limited to setup and takedown, registration (money handling), panel assistance, line management, and security.
Q: How do I become an Volunteer?
A: There is a 3 step process in becoming a Volunteer.
- The first step is registering by filling out the Volunteer form.
- The second step is the Interview. A formal interview will be held at intervals depending on the amount of applications we get.
- The third and final step is training and certification. Once you pass the interview step, general training will be held at intervals throughout the year. You are only required to attend one training in order to get certified as an official volunteer!
Q: Will I be able to get proof of volunteer hours?
A: By request, a certificate stating completed volunteer hours will be provided to the volunteer, which can be picked up at the convention meeting following NWFF.
Q: Will I be able to get a reference letter?
A: References letters will only be provided at the discretion of the HR team for volunteers who we feel have demonstrated exceptional performance during the convention.
Q: Will food be provided?
A: Food may be provided by us in limited quantities (but not guaranteed,) so please make sure to pack something to eat or bring some money as there are many food vendors within the vicinity.