volunteer

Our Volunteer Applications are now open until March 7, 2019. Application form linked below. Please read the FAQs and list of Volunteer Roles below before applying. Thank you so much for your interest in helping make #EHCon2019 the best Canadian Earp experience!

Volunteer applications are now open

Click here to apply

There will be two rounds of applications: (1) December 7 - March 7 and (2) April 9 - July 9

Upon applying, you should expect to hear back sometime within two to three weeks.

If you have questions, please contact us at volunteer [at] ehconcanada [dot] com
Please Note: depending on the number of applications we receive, not everyone may be selected as a volunteer.

If you plan to attend EH Con Canada, we highly recommend that you purchase a ticket.

While tickets are not refundable, if you are selected for a volunteer position, tickets will be transferable to others.
 
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volunteer teams (tentative)

These are the tentative teams that we anticipate having at EH Con Canada:

Digital Media

Taking photos and videos during the convention, drafting captions for social media posts, editing photos and videos post-convention, and managing the live panel streaming. Please indicate in the comments section what type of camera you use, what editing softwares you are familiar with and have installed on your computer, and if you will be able to bring your equipment with you to the convention.

Line Management

Guiding and assisting attendees in line management during autographs, photo ops, meet & greets, and more.

Operations

Managing on site sales for autographs and photo ops.

Panels

Directing attendees into the panel room towards their specified seating areas, Managing microphones.

Earper Experience

Engaging with and motivating Earpers to play games, ice breakers, and more.

Registration

Assisting attendees in getting registered and receiving their convention passes. Please indicate in the comments section if you have cash management experience.

Merchandise

Managing on site merchandise sales. Please indicate in the comments section if you have cash management experience.

Security

Checking convention passes are valid, ensuring the comfort and safety of all convention goers, checking bags and props to ensure nothing unsafe is being brought on site. Please indicate in the comments section if you have experience with conflict resolution or de-escalation.

ASL Assistance

Provides ASL translation for attendees who are hard of hearing or deaf at autographs, photo ops, meet & greets, and more.

Nurturing Nedleys

Checking in with attendees and providing emotional support to ensure that they feel comfortable and safe. Spends time brainstorming and exploring possible options to increase the attendee’s ability to manage and cope with the situation by providing resources and information. Am available for training (video and in person, prior to start of convention). Please indicate in the comments section if you have experience volunteering or working in a helping profession or setting.

FAqs for volunteering

When can I apply to be a volunteer?

Volunteer applications are open now! Link to application found above.

What are the different roles I can volunteer as?

A list of teams and roles can be found to the left.

What are some perks of volunteering?

Volunteering for 4 hours one day will get you admissions into the Con free of charge for the remainder of that day. Volunteering for 8 hours one day will get you admissions into the Con free of charge the following day.

What if I plan to get autographs or attend photo ops?

If you plan to get autographs or attend photo ops, please let us know in advance during the application/interview process so we can schedule accordingly.

Will I be able to attend panels if I volunteer?

We will try our best to accommodate everyone’s schedules, however, please be aware that part of volunteering means you may be stationed in a particular location and time (for example: photo ops or autographs room) and as a result, you may miss panels.

What is the minimum age to volunteer?

The minimum age to volunteer is 19. If you are under the age of 19 and interested in volunteering, permission from a parent or legal guardian will be required.

Can I choose what roles to volunteer for?

You will be able to specify which team(s) you would like to volunteer for on the volunteer application.

If I purchase a 3 day pass, can I still volunteer?

Yes. Please let us know in your application how many hours you are available to volunteer and if you plan on attending any workshops, M&Gs, etc.

Is it mandatory to purchase a convention pass in order to volunteer?

No, it is not. Volunteering for 4 hours one day will get you admissions into the Con free of charge for the remainder of that day. Volunteering for 8 hours one day will get you admissions into the Con free of charge the following day.

I have background experience with photography/security/first aid. Will there be any opportunity to help with these?

Yes, please see our list of team descriptions to the left for more information about the teams and roles you can volunteer for.