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BE A PART OF HISTORY.
BE A PITTSBURGH ASALH VOLUNTEER.

OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL

530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

109th Annual Meeting September 25 – 29, 2024

Join us as we welcome to Pittsburgh The ASALH National Conference and more than 1,000 scholars, educators, community members, students, researchers and active citizens from around the world who will participate in more than 200 fascinating presentations and informative dialogues about African and African American life and history. Volunteer Today!

VOLUNTEER ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITY

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.

For volunteer opportunities, contact Stephie Young, our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@asalh.org

JOIN THE TEAM - VOLUNTEER TODAY!

Click here to download a registration form or fill out the form below to register.

(Live - Current) VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION - JACKSONVILLE FL 2023
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AVAILABILITY TO VOLUNTEER:

Please check all shifts and days you are available, minimum 4-hour shift; we will contact you with actual day/shift assignment. Assignments will be based upon conference need, skills needed, and date of Volunteer Form submission.

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VOLUNTEER INTEREST AREAS:

Please check all interest areas; we will try to accommodate interest areas. Assignments will be based upon conference need, skills needed, and date of Volunteer Form submission. All volunteers must complete an orientation/training before the conference.

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Special Volunteer Skills Needed: Some volunteer functions will require special skills. Please note if you are:
Please check if you have a disability or medical condition that should be considered: