Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Seven Tepees Learning Center, 3177 17th Street San Francisco, CA
Dress: Casual attire (company shirts recommended, if applicable)
Conference Theme: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at our spring 2019 conference, VR Chica!
Girls between 9-18 years old will experience virtual and augmented reality through a combination of demos and hands on activities, engage with men and women mentors from local technology, design and business companies and plant a seed of interest to further explore topics and potentially pursue as a strong interest and academic and professional interest.
Learn more about Latinitas: latinitasmagazine.org
General volunteers, station helpers and lunchtime career presenters will be required to participate in virtual orientations regarding volunteer expectations and responsibilities.
*Deadline to signup as a volunteer: Friday, May 3rd, 2019*
GENERAL EVENT VOLUNTEERS: Set Up of Event Space (TBD) / NEED: 10 Volunteers Setting up general event room, registration tables, participant tables and Latinitas items such as the backdrop for pictures, photo booth materials, and informational materials.
Registration (8:00am - 9:30am) / NEED: 15 Volunteers Direct girls to registration area, help with check-in, inform parents about parent workshop and general schedule for the day, hand out T-shirts and goodie bags and set out breakfast/snack items. Spanish language speakers strongly encouraged!
Tech Workshop / Station Assistants (8:30am - 12:00pm) / NEED: 15 Volunteers Assist facilitators at a tech station with setup needs and equipment, accompany participating girls to bathroom outside of scheduled breaks as needed, help tech station Leads maintain order and ensure that equipment is being used carefully and safely.
Event Logistics Volunteers (8:30am - 1:00pm) / NEED: 15 Volunteers Setup afternoon work stations, monitor Latinitas equipment as needed, assist with lunch setup
Clean Up of Event Space (4:00 pm - 5:00 pm) / NEED: 10 Volunteers Clean up and reorganize event room, throw away all trash and collect all event materials and bring back to Latinitas office.
CAREER PRESENTERS & WORKSHOP MENTORS: Lunchtime Career Presenters (11:25am - 1:30 pm) / NEED: 15 - 20 Volunteers Meet with participating girls during lunch and share your background, working experience, and interests. A short orientation is required prior to becoming a career presenter at VR Chica to discuss expectations.
Workshop Mentors (1:00pm - 4:00pm) / NEED: 15 Volunteers Help girls brainstorm the importance and purpose behind high tech functions. Work with a team of 6-8 participants and guide them through the steps of building a website or creating a virtual or augmented reality project.
*An orientation is required prior to becoming a mentor at VR Chica.*