VOLUNTEER POLICY


  • Must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer

  • Must be pre-registered for Anime Matsuri. Reimbursement of pre-registration fee is made if all shifts/hours are met on Sunday, March 16, 2014

  • Must attend Volunteers Orientation on March 2nd, 2014



New for 2014

  • Volunteers recruited under a specific department are subject to a non-refundable $20 meals deposit (covers food & drinks for the weekend by each department head)

  • No volunteers will be recruited onsite/during convention



Two categories of volunteers to choose from: PART-TIME & FULL-TIME


  • Part-Time Volunteers must volunteer at least 4 Shifts/16 hours throughout 4 days (starting Thursday, March 13 – Sunday, March 16)

  • Full-Time Volunteers must volunteer at least 6 Shifts/24 hours throughout 4 days (starting Thursday, March 13 – Sunday, March 16)

  • You may request to have hours on Thursday, March 13, 2014; up to 4 volunteer hours only

  • Volunteers must wear Anime Matsuri volunteer t-shirt during scheduled shifts (YES, YOU WILL GET TO KEEP THE COOL APPAREL WE HAVE FOR YOU!)

  • No physical or verbal abuse to attendees, peers or members of staff will be tolerated

  • No bulky cosplay/costume may be worn during volunteer shifts

  • No weapons or objects that would potential harm another person are allowed on convention premises at any time (if purchasing potentially harmful items from the dealers’ room, please check it in at the front desk of the hotel until you check out of the room)

  • Crash Space = hotel room accommodation is reserved for those 18 years+ who are Full-time Volunteers; by request only, and is given on a FCFS basis

  • No parties or personal guests are allowed inside the Volunteer Lounge or Crash Space at any time

  • Good personal hygiene is a must. Please bring toiletries & bathe daily

  • The George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas hotel and Anime Matsuri Staff are NOT liable for theft inside the Volunteers Lounge or Crash Space and/or theft of your personal belongings. Please make sure you keep an eye on your own belongings throughout the weekend

Volunteers

  • Volunteering program is open only to Anime Matsuri attendees.
  • Have you volunteered before? Describe your experience and why you would like to volunteer.
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