VWBPE Volunteer Opportunities

These are the volunteer positions currently open that extend through the conference.

Please read the descriptions below and fill out the form if you are interested.


    Open Sim Coordinator - Programs

    February until end of conference Assist in developing presentation schedule for events in Open Sim Grid Find Open Sim Grid presenters During conference work as liaison between events happening in Open Sim Grid and Second Life

    MOOC Working Group

    Massively Open Online Course This course Virtual Worlds, Education and Games will start on March 18th and run to April 15th. It will be a continuation of the discussion started at the conference. Starting in January and running 4 weeks after the conference Reports to and works with Program Chair and Vice Chair Looking for Instructional Designers, Facilitators and past MOOC participants Work in WordPress Develop a Virtual Worlds, Games and Education MOOC Help compile weekly readings, material, video, audio, etc. Schedule guest speakers Facilitate weekly synchronous session Write up press releases and announcement for LinkedIn, Facebook, twitter Post pictures for Flickr and pinterest

    Presenter Preparation Team Members

    February to March 18th (as needed) Reports to the Presenter Preparation Lead Assist Lead with preparing and instruction of workshops on presenting at VWBPE Assisting presenters with use of presentation system, navigation in SL, voice, how to upload slides and other usually requirements of presenting in SL Be point of contact for presenters before and during conference

    Poster Preparation Liaison

    Beginning of March to start of the conference Reports to the Poster Stream Lead Assist poster presenters with finding location and setup, assuring posters are setup in correct area Be point of contact for poster presenters before the conference

    Poster Estate Managers

    Reports to the Poster Stream Lead Begins two weeks prior to the conference Supervise poster sims during the conference Manage activities on the sims Check on voting objects located on Poster area assuring posters are setup in correct area Be point of contact for poster presenters before the conference

    New Avatar Helper

    February to March 18th (as needed) Reports to the Social Chair Assists in orientation for those avatars new to SL via workshops or cohorts Would include instructing on walking, sitting, SL etiquette, SL voice, turning mic on and off, operating chat, and accepting notecards and teleports and other normal conference activities.

    Blogger

    Report to respective Communications Chair On your own blog, write and post material on VWBPE Tweet blog post with hashtag #vwbpe

    Open Sim Reporter/Blogger

    Report to Program Chair Specifically write material on Open Sim Grids for an audience that in Second Life May include comparisons, new features, hypergating and POV of a new user Report on Open Sim Grids presentations, tours and poster displays On your own blog, write and post material on Open Sim Grids presentations at vwbpe Tweet blog post with hashtag #vwbpe

    Award Designer

    Reports to social chair Design Awards for Posters and Machinima contest prior to the conference Be available to place name plate on award prior to the award ceremony

    Social Committee Member

    Plan, organize, build, schedule entertainment, and/or host the socials during the conference. The social committee also plans and hosts the awards ceremony, so we need volunteers to help with the award process.
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