Conference Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Recreation Manitoba
Address: 103 - 145 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2Z6
Website: https://www.recconnections.com/
Organizational Description: Recreation Manitoba (RM) is a provincial organization that works alongside and with recreation professionals and practitioners in providing a variety of programs and services including training & professional development, communications, membership services, networking, advocacy and information sharing.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Recreation Manitoba Conference and Trade Show has been held for over 25 years. During that time, volunteers have played a key role in guaranteeing its success. Whether they assist in setting up the trade show and social events, or helping at the registration desk, the volunteers contribute in making our annual event run as smooth as possible.

This year our conference will return to in-person for the first time since 2020! We need volunteers, just like yourself, to help make our conference a great success!

We are currently looking for volunteers to help as:

Registration Attendant
- Confirm delegates are registered.
- Hand-out name tags
- Assist with the distribution of the delegate packages
- Assist speakers/presenters with their individual requirements
- Liaison at registration table to provide information on conference, and hotel logistics
- Input data from evaluation forms into computer
- Run errands as required by Conference committee

Ambassadors
- Meet and greet delegates & presenters as they arrive at the Hotel/Conference Centre
- Provide directions and/or assistance as needed

Session Monitors
- Meet presenter and ensure all room requirements are as requested and AV equipment is operating correctly
- Introduce the speaker
- Meet greet delegates as they arrive at the session
- Attend session and address any logistic situations that arise
- Distribute and collect the speaker evaluations for the session Will be paired with a delegate/mentor to network and gain a more meaningful experience

Tradeshow Attendant
- Assist with set-up of tradeshow
- Attend to requirements of the tradeshow booth participants

Hospitality/Event Assistants
- Assist with logistics and set-up at social event venue
- Participate in the social night festivities

Social Media
- Maintain, manage and curate the official conference Social Media Outlets (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and, Instagram)
- Source and post relevant social updates
- experienced social media marketers who are knowledgeable about social media protocol and best practices (use of hash tags, re-posting and attribution, etc.)


All activities will be happening at the Holiday Inn West. All volunteers will have extensive training and a team to support them.
Skills Required: - Friendly
- Teamwork
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Skills Gained: communication skills, tech support, and networking.
Related Careers:
- Recreation Management & Community Development
- Kinesiology
- Business
- Sport Management
- Social Work
- Social Services
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
March 13 - 15
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: kamillah.elgiadaa@volunteermanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-803-6949
Online: www.recconnections.com/volunteer
Closing Date: Mar 10, 2023
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