SVRI Forum 2022 Volunteering
More information on volunteer applications forthcoming
There will be a limited number of volunteer opportunities available at the SVRI Forum 2022. This is a great opportunity to get to know key players in the field and to form life-long friendships with like-minded professionals!
Volunteers must be able to cover their travel (flights, accommodation & transport) to and from the Forum and daily meal expenses (with the exception of complimentary days i.e. 20,21 &22 September 2021).
Volunteers will be required to be on site for the duration of the conference and may be required to act in more than one role throughout the duration of the conference.
What will be
Registration volunteers are responsible for welcoming attendees and distributing registration materials. Attendees will expect you to have the answer to everything, so you will need to familiarise yourself with the conference schedules, the conference mobile app, room locations, etc.
Presenter / Presentations:
Presenter / Presentations volunteers are responsible for ensuring all presenters are in attendance for a particular session and all presentations are uploaded. That the session room is ready to roll at the allocated time.
Hospitality volunteers need to be very familiar with the conference schedule; special events, restaurants, and other items that you believe will contribute to an overall positive conference experience including information about the conference for first-time attendees.
Volunteer volunteers are responsible for checking in and assisting exhibitors and encouraging participants to visit the Hall. As well as being responsible for giving directions to conference attendees at posts throughout the conference facility. Attendees will expect you to have the answer to everything, so you must familiarise yourself with the conference schedules, the conference mobile app, room locations, etc.
Twitter – Volunteers must be experienced “Tweeters” who are knowledgeable about tweeting protocol and Twitter best practices (use of hash tags, re-tweeting and attribution, etc.).
Volunteers may also be asked to write summaries of the sessions they attend and submit blogs to SVRI staff for uploading onto SVRI and SVRI Forum webpages on a daily basis.
Volunteers will not be tweeting and sharing on social media as official representatives of SVRI Forum but will coordinate with SVRI staff to ensure consistency of message.
SVRI Forum Mobile App:
A volunteer especially interested and experienced in all things social media may be asked to manage the SVRI Mobile App in partnership with SVRI.
Be 21 years of age or older.
Enrolled as either a full-time or part-time student at an accredited institution of higher learning, as either a graduate or undergraduate.
Currently working as an intern, either paid or volunteer, for a fixed term or employed part-time.
Preference will be given to applicants with a background in the field of violence against women and violence against children and other forms of violence driven by gender inequality.