2018 Volunteer Sign-up
The Society for Applied Anthropology is pleased to offer students attending the Annual Meeting opportunities to volunteer. This is a great way to interact with other attendees, network, and see the inner workings of the meetings. With every 4 hours worked you will receive one year’s free membership.
Volunteer duties may include...
Registration check-in, stuffing participant packets, Tour/Workshop check-in, helping set up posters and exhibits, moving boxes from storage room
Book Exhibit Set-up/Monitoring
Set up: move boxes of books to exhibit hall and place on exhibitor's tables. Help vendors set up their booths and clean up trash boxes when finished
Monitoring: keep an eye on unmanned tables so that merchandise is not stolen; help vendors if they need to take a break or are overwhelmed with sales; closing shift - start alerting people of closing time
Poster Session Set-up
Move boxes of easels and poster board to exhibit hall, set up easels and poster board, place a number, pins, and clips on each board, help students find their designated areas, keep out on-lookers/viewers until session opens
A/V Set-up/Tear down
Set-up: Unbox A/V equipment and put together carts, move carts with screens and projectors to rooms, tape down loose cords
Tear down: Take down screens, pull up tape from cords, bring carts back from rooms, take apart carts, re-box A/V equipment, load box truck with registration supplies and A/V equipment
Social Monitoring (*Must be 21 or over)
Help set up food, pour drinks (some alcoholic), keep everything tidy. When events are over, clean up dishes and bag up trash
Volunteer Sign-up Form
Fill out the form below with your preference for shifts. Please do all three preferences so that we can work to get you the times you would like.