Get a Free Pass to RootsTech as a Volunteer!
The largest genealogy conference in the world requires a lot of helping hands. Did you know that all RootsTech volunteers who fill a 6–8 hour shift for the 2018 conference receive a RootsTech pass and a free lunch? Not to mention the opportunity to attend inspiring keynote addresses, classes of all kinds, and the chance to tour the gigantic Expo Hall—oh, and don’t forget the free t-shirt!
Have a look at the following volunteer opportunities to see what’s right for you.
As a registration volunteer, a cheerful, helpful disposition is essential. You will be an attendee’s first contact at the conference and will be responsible for assisting them with the check-in process.
As a classroom assistant volunteer, you will help manage a specific classroom. Your responsibilities will include gaining a basic knowledge of the overall event, assisting the presenter in setting up, managing the flow of attendees before and after the session, ensuring all attendees have a seat, and assisting with any additional needs that may arise.
As a classroom scanner, you will be responsible for greeting attendees and scanning their badges as they enter classrooms. You will need to inform attendees when a class has reached capacity and answer basic logistical questions.
Swag Bag Volunteer
As a swag bag volunteer, you’ll be part of a team of volunteers that will spend the day filling attendee bags with conference materials prior to the event.
As a rover volunteer, you will assist and support the conference in various positions as needed.
Family Discovery Day Volunteer:
As a Family Discovery Day volunteer, you will help manage a specific activity. Your responsibilities will include gaining a basic knowledge of the overall event, managing the flow of attendees through the activity, assisting with crowd control, and assisting with any additional needs that may arise.
Additional Volunteer Information:
All volunteers should be in good health and prepared for a full day of bustling physical activity.
Your shift will be assigned based on the information you provide in the volunteer application.
Not all applicants are guaranteed acceptance, since we are unable to anticipate the number of applications we will receive.
Cancellations are problematic, so please apply only if you are confident you will be able to serve.
Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.
All volunteers must attend a mandatory training meeting (TBA).
After completing the volunteer application, you will be contacted by email within two weeks. If you do not receive our email by then, please email email@example.com to verify that we received your application.