Volunteer Opportunity: Building Partnerships Conference

The Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association is seeking volunteers to assist this year’s Building Partnerships Conference, which runs November 18-19, 2019 at the CanadInns Polo Park, Winnipeg.

Volunteers who provide 4 hours of time will receive access to the conference for the balance of the day at no cost; those who provide 1 full day of volunteer time receive access to the conference on the other day at no cost.

The volunteer positions are ideal for employees of MNPHA members, employees or volunteers of non-profit organizations, or students, who are interested in gaining networks and knowledge regarding the housing sector.

Job Descriptions

Registration and Info Desk Volunteer: Assist conference participants, including registrants, speakers, and trade show vendors, with registration and give general assistance as needed. Registration and Info Desk Volunteers should be friendly, engaging, organized, detail-oriented, able to take initiative, and able to work with their small team.

November 18: 4 volunteers from 8:00am-12:15pm; 2 volunteers from 12:00pm-4:15pm

November 19: 2 volunteers from 8:00am-12:15pm; 2 volunteers from 12:00pm-4:00pm

Session Recorder: Using available video recording equipment, we are seeking volunteers who able to record the conference proceedings, including two keynote speakers and four pre-determined concurrent sessions. The videos will be used for promotional materials and to develop summaries of the sessions – they do not need to be professional quality. Session recorder volunteers should be comfortable with point-and-shoot video equipment.

November 18: 1 volunteer from 10:45am-4:15pm

November 19: 1 volunteer from 9am-2:30pm

Photographer: Volunteers will take quality crowd shots of formal sessions, including two keynote speakers and four concurrent sessions. Photographers are expected to submit at least 1 photo, post-edited for each session’s speakers or panels. It is strongly desirable to provide photos of the attendees, but not required. Delivery format could be either a USB drive (MNPHA provides) or via dropbox.

November 18: 1 volunteer from 10:45am-4:15pm

November 19: 1 volunteer from 9am-2:30pm

Volunteers should send their interest and availability to [email protected] by October 15, 2019.