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VOLUNTEERS

The FAN EXPO VANCOUVER team is getting ready for another record breaking year and want your help!

Whether you have been coming to the show for years or volunteered previously – perhaps you are new to the show or are just a fan of Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime and/or Gaming. Regardless, we want to hear from you.

 

Volunteer Registration will be available in August.

 

HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?

• You must be a Canadian Citizen.
• You must be at least 16 years of age or older.
• You must be available for an interview as well as any orientation meetings that follow your
  acceptance as a volunteer(approximately 2-3).
• You must be available to work a shift each day of the show.

Please note that although we do receive many out of town requests to volunteer, FAN EXPO VANCOUVER is not responsible for travel OR accommodations.

 

THE FAN EXPO VANCOUVER VOLUNTEER TEAM IS:

1. Expected to act appropriately as they are representatives of FAN EXPO VANCOUVER.

2. Expected to maintain confidentiality with any information received at FAN EXPO VANCOUVER.

3. Not permitted to make any statements or actions that would affect the convention,
    including statements to the public and/or press.

4. Expected to perform their requested duties to the best of their abilities. If for any reason
    volunteers are unable to do what is asked of them, please inform the Supervisor so that other
    arrangements can be made.

5. Not guaranteed to work in a specific area. Some duties will be specific to either Anime,
    Science Fiction, Horror, Gaming or Comics, while others will deal with all areas.

 

HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE TO GIVE?

• A minimum of 4-5 hours each day is requested.
• Volunteers are free to participate in the activities of the Expo before & after their scheduled
  duties.

 

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

• Volunteers are asked to dress casually and appropriately. No ripped jeans, short shorts or
  skirts, offensive shirts, etc.
• To be courteous to co-workers and patrons, volunteers will practice clean personal hygiene.
• Please avoid using excessive amounts of perfumes, colognes and/or hairsprays that may
  cause a problem for allergy sufferers.
• Volunteers are welcome to come in costume as long as the costumes do not cause any
  limitations to their abilities to perform their duties.
• Costumes must follow the rules set out for the Masquerade.

 

WHAT REWARDS DO I GET?

Our amazing volunteers are the heart of our show. Along with accidentally photo bombing Darth Vader, volunteers will receive:

• A glimpse of the behind-the-scenes workings of FAN EXPO VANCOUVER while volunteering
  at the show.
• When off duty, you‘ll have full access to FAN EXPO VANCOUVER exhibits. You can attend
  panels, participate in games, go to Q&A’s, and purchase photo/autograph sessions.
• A discount on FAN EXPO VANCOUVER Merchandise.
• Snacks and refreshments during shifts.
• Invaluable volunteer hours and work experience that you’ll never forget.
• A chance to be part of the comicon community while having fun.
• And last but not least, a commemorative tshirt.

SPONSORS
Lego Lego
 
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