Ready to volunteer? Great! This form will connect you with local organizers. (Looking for our 1-minute Volunteer Overview? Scroll down!)

 

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HackerNest 1-minute Volunteer Overview (signup form above!)


- be kind, be sincere, help each other
- ask questions; city volunteer teams are full of helpful people (like you) happy to hook you up with contacts, rides, jobs, advice, fries, etc.

- wear comfortable shoes; cannot stress this enough
- make sure you introduce yourself to organizers at the event -- they're good people, promise!


Roles/Stations

**Registration** - needs good handwriting

- smile, welcome people, mark attendance, write nametags
- hand sponsors/partners to runners
- shut down for announcements/SuperConnect

**Runner** - mostly herding

- hang by registration, deliver sponsors/partners to lead organizers, make sure they're all set
- notify stations to shut down for announcements, crowd control

**Bar** - everyone's best friend

- smile, fill cups to 60% (so they don't spill - carpets will smell), serve
- shut down for announcements/SuperConnect

**Healthcare** - check/protect everyone

- ask if you can intro solo attendees to others
- check if sponsors/partners/volunteers need anything like water, respite, etc.
- take crowd/group/happy photos #HackerNest


General Schedule (timing varies by city)

18:00 - Briefing, Setup

- arrive, pizza, get briefed, intros, assign roles
- setup registration and bar

19:00 - Shift 1

- all stations go live: registration, runners, bar, healthcare

19:45ish - Announcements, SuperConnect

- herd speakers, shut down stations, crowd control
- SuperConnect (all volunteers invited to participate)

20:00ish - Shift 2

- unstaff registration, but remain vigilant for late arrivals
- trade off on bar as needed so volunteers can chat up attendees

21:45 - Cleanup, crowd control

- keep venue happy, encourage attendees to exist elsewhere, push to afterparty, etc.

 

Handy Ryver Setup Instructopic* for Volunteers!

 

 

* We just made this word up. Whaddya think? :D