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Volunteers Needed! 

The Equality Federation Institute is seeking a crew of wonderful volunteers to make our 2018 Leadership Conference a success! 

Please review the information below and fill out this volunteer form by July 1st. 

This is a great way to support the LGBTQ movment and its leadership from around the country. You will interact with decision makers and innovators and attend informative and transformational session and plenaries. Beyond this, it is a lot of fun! 

Our conference is at Le Meridian in New Orleans on Poydras and S. Peters. We need your help from Wednesday, July 25th through Saturday July 28th. 

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Volunteer 4 shifts for a registration
  • You are invited to our receptions and events: Wednesday Night Social, Thursday catered lunch and Saturday Closing Reception 
  • Attend all sessions and panels of your choosing 
  • First come, first serve on sessions to staff as a volunteer

Ready to join us? Click here to sign up today! 

Leadership Conference Volunteer Needs

WED JULY 25

1:30 - 4:30 pm: Set up / Registration
2 volunteers needed
4:30 - 7:30 pm: Registration / Welcome Reception
4 needed

THU JULY 26

8:00 - 11:00 am: Registration
3 volunteers needed
9:00 am - Noon: Registration / Session 1 Monitors
3 needed
Noon - 3:00 pm: Registration / Session 2 Monitors
6 needed
3:00 - 6:00 pm: Registration / Session 3 Monitors
5 needed
5:00 - 8:00 pm: Fed Fling
2 needed

FRI JULY 27

8:00 - 11:00 am: Registration
3 volunteers needed
9:00 am - Noon: Registration / Session 4 Monitors
3 needed
Noon - 3:00 pm: Registration
2 needed
3:00 - 6:00 pm: Registration / Session 5 Monitors
6 needed

SAT JULY 28

9:00 am - Noon: Session Monitor 6
3 volunteers needed
1:30 - 4:30pm: Sessions Monitor 7 & 8
3 needed
4:00 - 7:00 pm: Closing Reception
2 needed

Room Monitor Responsibilities
(For all workshops)

  • Distribute evaluation forms to all chairs
  • Let presenters know that it’s time to start at the official start time
  • About 20 minutes in, get a count of how many people are in the session
    and write that number on the labeled envelope
  • As end of session approaches, hold up 10 minute and 5 minute warning signs
  • Let presenters know it’s time to stop at end of session
  • Remind everyone to hand evaluations to you on their way out
  • Evaluations should be returned to registration table

Questions? Contact Claudette Silver at claudette@equalityfederation.org.
Be sure to sign up today!