Gender Infinity 2017 Conference Volunteer Application
Friday, October 13th - Saturday, October 14th
University of Houston, Student Center

Thank you for your interest in being a conference volunteer with Gender Infinity. Each year families, learners, advocates and providers come together to advance relationships, knowledge, and resources to empower gender diverse individuals. Volunteering during the Gender Infinity Conference is a great way to support justice, equity, and hope for infinite gender possibilities.

Please review the below volunteer expectations and benefits, and provide the requested information. We will be in touch with you once the application has been reviewed, and we are ready to make assignments.

We all participate in different ways. If you want to volunteer but are not sure if volunteering will work for you based on what you read below, feel free to contact us at access@genderinfinity.org. We can help figure our how you might be able to volunteer and participate in a way that work for you and us!

VOLUNTEER EXPECTATIONS & BENEFITS
Volunteers are considered representatives of Gender Infinity (GI) for the entirety of the Conference. As such, we are seeking volunteers who are welcoming, friendly, and affirming of all gender identities and expressions. We need volunteers who are punctual, respectful and helpful during the Conference. Outlined below are some general expectations and benefits of becoming a Conference volunteer.

HOURS – The number of shifts you volunteer for will determine the amount of the conference you can attend outside of your designated volunteer time. Proof of volunteer hours can be produced upon request. If you wish to receive continuing education credits there will be a charge.

ORIENTATION – All volunteers will be asked to attend Volunteer Orientation on Sunday, October 8th from 2:00 – 5:00 PM located on the University of Houston campus.

TSHIRT – A GI shirt will be provided at orientation and should be worn at all time while you are attending the conference.

MEALS – All day volunteers are invited to eat with the Conference attendees. There are also several on-campus eating options available.

SESSIONS – While you are on shift, you will not attend sessions, unless it is to fulfill a volunteer responsibility.

PARKING:
FRIDAY: One parking vouchers will be available for the Welcome Center Parking Garage. No in and out privilege.
SATURDAY: Surface lot parking is free, or you can pay $5.00 for a parking garage space.

**If you have a disabled parking tag or license plate, you will be able to obtain a UH disabled parking pass for $3.00 from the Visitor's Booth (on University Blvd.). The tag will allow for parking in LOT 1E, near the Student Center. For further information please email access@genderinfinity.org.

VOLUNTEER ROLES/TASKS
Pre-Conference/Week-Of Conference Tasks:
• Picking up and delivering materials or supplies
• Organizing and creating participant packets
• Assembling Conference programs
• Purchasing supplies or decorations
• Assembling kiddo Activity Kits
• Greeting out-of-town visitors
• Assembling name badges
• Other tasks as identified

Friday & Saturday Conference Volunteer Roles:
• Setup & cleanup
• Registration Table Assistance
• Greeters/Directional Assistants
• Food/Beverage Organizers
• Conference Runners/Floaters
• Session/Workshop Monitors/Continuing Ed Organization
• Merchandise Assistance/Sellers
• Vendor Assistance
• Translators (Spanish)
• Family Conference Buddy (experienced family member to assist new family attendees with conference navigation)
• Saturday Kid Room Assistant (Elementary)
• Saturday Kid Room Assistant (Middle School)

Your turn: Tell us about you!
First and Last Name (name you want used)
Your answer
Pronouns (how you want others to refer to you; i.e. they/them/theirs; she/her/hers; he/him/his)
Your answer
Email Address
Your answer
Street Address (City, State, Country, & Zip)
Your answer
Primary Phone Number
Your answer
Emergency Contact Name & Phone
Your answer
Have you volunteered with GI previously?
Tell us about your interest in being a volunteer with Gender Infinity.
Your answer
What are the top 3 task you are most interested in assisting with during the 2017 GI Conference? (selection will not guarantee assignment)
What times are you available to volunteer?
What size shirt would you like?
How can we make the conference more accessible for you?
Your answer
Is there anything else you want us to know?
Your answer
Thank you!
We appreciate your interest in supporting the Gender Infinity Conference.
Someone will be in touch soon!
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