Volunteer for Upcoming Special Events!
We are seeking volunteers for the Non-Fiction Comics Festival on November 17, 18 and 19, 2023
- Be at least 14 years of age;
- Commit to at least one three-hour shift;
- Attend a mandatory 25-minute briefing session in advance of the festival
Please read volunteer descriptions below and apply to volunteer here!
Volunteers will be needed for the following positions:
Day-of Volunteer Coordinator
Volunteer liaisons between FFL contact, Barbara Shatara, and volunteers throughout the festival. Previous experience with event coordination is preferred but not required. Knowledge of audio-visual systems would be helpful.
Nov. 17th: 1 Open Position
Nov. 18th: 2 Open Positions. 2, 4hr shifts
Nov. 19th: 2 Open Positions. 2, 4hr shifts
Event Set-up Volunteers
Volunteers set up rooms for exhibitors, lectures, panel discussions and other events. Ability to lift chairs and folding tables is required.
Oct 14th: 10 Open Positions, 3hr shift late afternoon and after library close
Oct 15th: 4 Open Positions, 2 hr shift morning
Oct 16th: 4 Open Positions, 2 hr shift morning
Volunteers announce programming throughout the day, directs attendees to programming rooms, ensures programming runs smoothly and on time. 2, 4hr shifts
Oct 15th: 6 Open Positions
Volunteers direct attendees to workshop rooms, ensures workshops run smoothly and on time. 2, 3hr shifts.
Oct 16th: 4 Open Positions.
Volunteer helps setup AV for authors/speakers. Knowledge of computers and Audio-Visual equipment required. 4hr shifts
Oct 15th: 2 Open Positions
Oct 16th: 1 Open Position
Volunteers welcome people attending the festival and provide guidance to help them find the programs they want to attend. Provide general directions to areas of the Library. 2 shifts, 4hrs.
Oct 15th: 4 Open Positions
Oct 16th: 2 Open Positions
Exhibitor Happiness Volunteers
Volunteers check in with exhibitors throughout the day to make sure their needs are met. Deliver water bottles and snacks, collect trash, watch exhibitor tables during panels or breaks. Prior convention tabling experience preferred. 2 shifts, 4hrs.
Oct 15th: 8 Open Positions
Free Movie Viewing @ The Roxy
Volunteers welcome people attending the free movie viewing of James Spooner’s Afro-Punk Documentary. Pass out programs upon entry and answer questions about NFCF weekend.
Oct 14th: 2 Open Positions