Chicon 8 Volunteer Form
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Chicon 8! We need volunteers, and volunteering is a fantastic way to meet people and make new friends.

This survey gives you a chance to tell us more about what you are interested in doing, what your talents might be, and when you might be able to help. If you have any problems with the survey please let us know at If you're interested in being on panels, please sign up on the program page at

Please note that all Chicon 8 staff and volunteers must purchase a membership to attend the convention and/or participate in the Hugo nominating/voting and site selection. Check the Registration page for information on membership types and rates,

Please use your personal email address when filling the form. Your responses will be emailed to you, and we will be in touch with you within a few weeks of submission.

This form is used to collect emails, names and other data about potential Chicon 8 volunteers. The data is used for coordinating Chicon 8 staff and volunteers. The data can be accessed only by select Chicon 8 staff for the purpose of managing and contacting the individual with regards to their volunteer status and/or position in the organization, and will not be released to third parties. The data is stored on Google servers. For EU citizens, the Google servers may be located outside of the EU. The data can only be accessed with a username and password. The contact person regarding this data is Karin May (
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Email *
I understand that by completing this form, I am giving permission for Chicon 8 to store my provided data in the Volunteer database and contact me, with the provision that, should I decide to leave the organization, I can request that my data be removed from the Volunteer database. *
First Name
Last Name or Only Name *
Please include the best phone number at which to reach you if it is okay to contact you by phone. Please include country and area code.
Country of Residence *
Do you live in or near Chicago, Illinois? *
Have you volunteered at a convention before?
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If yes, which convention(s) and in what role(s)?
Are you replying to a "Help Wanted" notice, or were you recruited for a particular role? What was it?
We post calls for help for particular areas on our website and social media accounts. Let us know if one of those caught your eye. If you were asked to join by one of our existing staff members, for what role were you recruited?
Division Preference
In the list below, please indicate your preference for working in the various Divisions. For information about the Divisions, take a look at page 9-10 of Progress Report 0,

You are not required to complete this list but any selections will be considered during the volunteer on-boarding process.
Artistic Direction
Diversity & Inclusion
Member Services
Promotions & Marketing
Staff Services
Are there areas/tasks that you particularly do not want to work on?
At what level would you like to volunteer?
What skills or certifications do you have that you would be willing to use as a volunteer? Feel free to include your job, technical, or professional skills.
When are you available to work? Select as many as you are willing to work.
If you need any physical or other accommodation related to volunteer work, please provide relevant details.
Is there anything else you would like us to know?
Can you give us a brief bio for our website/staff directory?
What is your t-shirt size? We're not saying there will be t-shirts...but if there are and you would want one, we need your size.
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Convention Ambassador
Would you like to get started volunteering now? We have opportunities for you to attend virtual events and staff fan tables and parties. It's a great way to meet people and spread word about Chicon 8. If you are interested, check yes below. We will contact you with event dates and you can pick the ones that work with your schedule.
Are you willing to be an Ambassador for the convention by attending virtual events and staffing fan tables / parties via Discord and/or Zoom? *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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