* 1. Thank you for expressing interest in volunteering for the Green Meetings Industry Council Sustainable Meetings Conference. As a volunteer you will receive complimentary admission and lunch in exchange for volunteering. Please be prepared to volunteer between 8 hours in the form of two - three shifts on April 15th-17th, 2014. We typically need help in the following areas:

- Registration Assistant | Help set up the registration area prior to the start of the conference. Assist with a variety of tasks such as directing attendees, general registration, badge printing, speaker check in, setup/breakdown, etc.

- Directing Attendees | Help set up the registration area prior to the start of the conference. Assisting with a variety of tasks such as directing attendees to different programs, restrooms, exhibitor stations, etc…

- Room Monitor | Monitor the session door and answer basic questions about the event. Display time warning cards for speakers, take room counts, run the mic for the Q&A session as well as maintain the drinking water station and assist the stage manager as needed.

- Waste Management | Monitor Tri-bin Waste Stations during the conference to help attendees dispose of compost, recycling and landfill waste. Assist with waste measurement and sorting as needed.

To proceed with volunteer application, please select "yes" below.

Best,
Kaylee Wolf

Registration Coordinator
GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference
503.226.2377 Office
kaylee@gmicsmc2014.socialenterprises.net


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* 4. What are you looking to gain through your volunteer experience? What are you hoping to contribute as volunteer for the Sustainable Meetings Conference? Please briefly describe any experience you have that prepares you for this role (bonus points for sustainability related experience or interest).

* 5. As a volunteer, you will be asked to interact with and direct conference attendees and/or members of the local business community. Does this strike you as exciting or concerning?

* 6. As a volunteer you will be asked to perform tasks that require the ability to think on your feet and to be able to handle a quick paced working environment. Please provide an example of a situation in which you had to react quickly.

* 7. Some volunteer positions require you to look up attendees by name through an electronic registration system and print name badges. Please indicate you comfort level and proficiency with computers, basic training will be provided

* 8. In additional to your conference volunteer shift, we have the opportunity of being a Volunteer Tour Guide. Volunteers will be responsible for checking in attendees, taking photos during the tour, and following up with the tours guides for any post tour feedback. If you are interested AND have equipment to take photos, please select your top three tour choices.

9. Do you have questions for the conference organizers? You will be contacted soon to confirm the receipt of your application; if you have any initial questions please email Kaylee Wolf at kaylee@gmicsmc2014.socialenterprises.net

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