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Offline HetaliaFan

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First Time Volunteering Question
« on: September 29, 2015, 07:45:07 PM »
Hello I went to my first SacAnime in Sept. 2015 and I would like to return in 2016 as a volunteer. I have many questions though as a high school student (and yes I am of volunteer age).

-If I volunteer, do I get to choose the number of hours I will volunteer for?
-Do I get to choose what day to volunteer on? (and come at my own times to fulfill the hours, or will I get a time I must stick to?
-I think I read something about not being able to volunteer if you're already pre-registered. This isn't me yet but I was planning on pre-registering. I was going to only volunteer on Saturday but attend Friday and Sunday as a normal attendee. Is that allowed??
-What are some of the duties I will have to fulfill as a volunteer? Hand out badges, count money? Check wristbands?


If I do end up filling out the volunteer agreement, are me and a couple of friends guaranteed the volunteer places?

I'm just trying to be a good volunteer. Thanks guy!  :D

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Re: First Time Volunteering Question
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2015, 08:50:13 PM »
Hi  :)

Hour are issued in 4 hour blocks.

During the application process you will have the option to select the day and time-frame you would like to volunteer for.

If you are a minor your opt to volunteer is as a minor or for community service for high school students which is described on the website.

Yes, just select which day you would like to work.

The primary function of the volunteer is badge checking.

Anyone who signs up I will try to find a spot.  But schedules given on a first come first serve basis.


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Re: First Time Volunteering Question
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2015, 04:03:38 PM »
Thanks for answering my questions so quickly, but I actually have some more:

-If I want to volunteer, am I not allowed to pre-register?

-How many volunteers do you usually employ over the weekend? Over a single day?

-Do you have a Thursday with opening ceremonies?

-How full are you guys already for Winter 2016?

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Re: First Time Volunteering Question
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2015, 11:16:27 PM »
You can pre-reg. Depending on the type of volunteer verification will be done prior to the start of the first shift.

Ideally we would like to have at least 60 at a minimum for volunteers for the weekend.

Thursday is usually set up day. We do not use that many volunteers on day 0.

No one is ever turn away to volunteers but not all shift are always available as requested.

Thanks for answering my questions so quickly, but I actually have some more:

-If I want to volunteer, am I not allowed to pre-register?

-How many volunteers do you usually employ over the weekend? Over a single day?

-Do you have a Thursday with opening ceremonies?

-How full are you guys already for Winter 2016?