Dark Side of the Con 3 Volunteer Application
Hello, and thank you for volunteering for Dark Side of the Con II!
Volunteers get free 3-day weekend admission in exchange for their service.


Upon submitting this form you agree that you will follow the rules and regulations of the event. We also expect volunteers to follow the event's code of conduct.

1. Please show up to work on time. The event relies on you to be at your requested location at the time specified. If you know you will be late for your shift, please contact the volunteer coordinator. They will notify the department manager.

2. There will be volunteer orientation before the event. We will notify you of the time(s) that this will take place once the schedules have been created.

3. Please be dressed comfortably but appropriately for your shift. This means that you must have a shirt, shoes, pants/skirts, while on shift. If you are unsure if an ensemble that you are wearing is appropriate, feel free to check with the volunteer coordinator or a member of staff. During your shift you may need to talk with attendee or a vendor, where we require an image of professionalism.

4. Have fun!

5. If you have any questions about the event, volunteering, or something that is asked of you while you are on shift, please contact the volunteer coordinator immediately. We want to help you be as successful as possible!

List of Volunteer positions and descriptions

Security/Badge checking - The goal of the security group is to maintain order within the event. You may be tasked with checking for badges, have a clear understanding of rules of the event, and helping the Safety & EMS teams with their duties.

Information/Registration - Do you like people? Do you like being helpful? The Infodesk also doubles as registration. We need friendly, approachable people with a good attitude and ability to handle financial transactions. Knowledge of ConCardia (the collectible card game & scavenger hunt) is helpful, but not required.

Vending - This position involves assisting in selling wares for the official vampirefreaks vending booth. Must be good with customer service / sales and enjoy meeting new people

Driver or “gopher”- A Driver is key to our logistics backbone for an event. They need to be able to navigate local roads, and abide by local driving laws. A driver may need to pickup posters, performers, food, and supplies. A valid driver’s license (or permit if allowed to drive alone) and vehicle are required to apply for this position. (limited to 1-2 positions available)

Ops Support - This new job title offers a chance for volunteers to help our Operations department. We believe that empowering volunteers to assist us customer service and higher approval rating. This is a trial position and a Ops support volunteer may be required to have basic customer service skills.

Set up/Tear down crew - This position similarly requires physical movement, and may include offering help to the Ops department in setting up vendor locations, light-medium load lifting, helping with Craft services carry supplies.

There will be a review of all topics at the volunteer orientation should you have any questions you may contact us via email, or include your question within this application under "Other info/Questions"

Email address *
First Name *
We require your legal name
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Last Name *
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Scene Name
The name you want used at the event.
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Phone Number *
Format: (XXX) XXX-XXXX
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Please Choose the top 2 jobs you wish to be considered for (Only Pick 2 Jobs) - Floater, Safety Team/Badge checking, Information/Registration, Vending Support, Driver/gopher, Ops Support, Set-up/Tear down *
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Do you have any relevant work experience for any of the volunteer positions noted in the previous question? If so, tell us about them! (Otherwise, please indicate "No" in the text field below. *
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Have you worked any other conventions or events? If so, tell us about them! (Otherwise, please indicate "No" in the text field below. *
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When do you expect to arrive at the event? *
This helps us schedule you for the event
When do you expect to leave the event? *
This helps us schedule you for the event
Do you have any physical limitations that may prevent you from doing certain jobs (cannot stand for long periods of time, can only lift a certain amount of weight, etc..)? If so please specify. *
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Please, tell us a bit about yourself! (Hobbies, interest, goals, career, favorite bands, etc) *
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Other Info/Questions
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