VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR TEAM ARISIA

POSITIONS AVAILABLE for Arisia 2017

Last updated: August 20, 2016

If you don't see a position you like, take a look at the Org Chart. A position without a name might be open. Also you could submit a volunteer form, and we'll try to find a position for you.


Position: Staff Den Service Staff
We are looking for several people to provide food service for the staff of Arisia.
Responsibilities:
  • Civil and courteous interaction with staff being served and others.
  • The ability to follow directions well and provide proper food service. Knowledge of cross-contamination rules and/or previous food service experience are a plus but not necessary.
  • Must have a high degree of mobility as the job requires frequent movement.

At the con, you will be expected to do the following:
  • Bus tables regularly, changing tablecloths when needed.
  • Keep ice baths properly full and cold.
  • Prepare trays and bowls of foods for serving; restock trays/bowls when empty.
  • Do various general tasks regarding keeping food tray/bowls stocked, keeping food at proper temperatures, as well as regular room maintenance/cleaning.

The minimum number of hours for each position is 6 hours at the convention total, the maximum is as many hours as each individual wants to give. Hours are available from Friday morning early (we serve Friday breakfast) through Monday evening.

Contact:Please apply to staff-den@arisia.org

Position: Staff Den Food Prep Staff
We are looking for a few people willing to sit at a table for a few hours to prepare and plate food for service.
Responsibilities:
  • Must be able to sit (or stand if the worker prefers) and prepare food, including cutting veggies, plating cold cuts, etc.
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Must be familiar with or willing to learn rules with regard to preventing cross-contamination of food.

The minimum number of hours for each position is 6 hours at the convention total, the maximum is as many hours as each individual wants to give. Hours are available from Friday morning early (we serve Friday breakfast) through Monday evening.

Contact: Please apply to staff-den@arisia.org

Position: Publications Coordinator
Responsibilities: Arisia produces several publications, including the pocket program, souvenir book, restaurant guide, and at-con newsletters. Each of these has a person responsible for them, and we need someone to coordinate it all. You'd be keeping track of progress against timelines, helping publications get the information they need when they need it, and coordinating between publications that need the same information to help Arisia speak with one voice. This position requires good negotiation skills and attention to detail.

Contact: Please apply to comms@arisia.org

Position: Web Developer(s)
Responsibilities:We need one or more web developers to help with Zambia, the open source scheduling software used by Arisia and several other cons. The work is all pre-con and can be as much as you like. In particular, we need developers willing and able to work in PHP. Other technologies we use include MySQL, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Less, and XSLT.

Contact: Please apply to staffservices@arisia.org