Office Staff: general office support functions to include answering telephones, tracking supplies, maintaining attendance lists at business meetings, connecting inquiries to the appropriate ASALH staff person. Microsoft Office and email skills are preferred.
Greeter: directing people to registration and session locations, thorough knowledge of all events, sessions and room locations is necessary. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be personable and calming.
Session Monitor: make sure everyone entering session has a name badge; support presenters by handing out material during session; collect and turn in session evaluation forms. Sessions are one hour and thirty minutes each.
Registration: Volunteers working onsite registration must be computer savvy as the registration must be completed online, and a receipt and badge generated.
Meal Event Volunteer: assist with room setup placing reserved signs on tables, programs on chairs; taking tickets at door and helping those with reserved tables find their table.
Book Signing: assist with setting up for as many as 30 authors, by placing table tents on tables; direct authors to assigned tables.
Bus Tour: Tours are Wednesday 7AM; Thursday 7AM; and Sunday 7AM. Check badges and collect tickets. Volunteers will not ride on the bus.
Evening Out: direct conference participants to bus; serve as greeters to check name badges and take tickets.
Film Festival: turn the lights off and on, and stay in the room to observe if something goes wrong technically and report to appropriate person.