VOLUNTEER FOR AMCIS 2024!

Volunteer opportunities for AMCIS 2024 are described below. Volunteers are required to work a total of 15 hours during the conference in exchange for a complimentary AMCIS 2024 registration. Volunteers will not work more than 15 hours during the conference, leaving ample opportunity to network and participate in conference activities. The complimentary registration includes all group meals and coffee breaks, access to paper sessions when not volunteering, and access to exhibitors. Volunteers must be fluent in oral and written English.

WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?

This volunteer opportunity is for AIS Doctoral Students only. Participation as an AMCIS volunteer requires AIS membership and a commitment of 15 hours in exchange for free conference registration.   Those in the early stages of their doctoral education may find this opportunity especially valuable; it is a great introduction to AMCIS and the field of IS.

HOW TO APPLY

The volunteer application will open in May 2024.

Please note that this is an application for the opportunity to volunteer. Volunteer positions are not guaranteed, and assignments are made based on schedule, need, and the number of submissions.  All volunteers should be well-organized, friendly, and fluent in both oral and written English.

For volunteer inquiries, please contact Aretha Wright at aretha@aisnet.org.

IMPORTANT DATES

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BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

  • Network with your peers
  • Free conference registration
  • Meet scholars in the IS community
  • Attend conference paper sessions
  • Serve the IS Community

Volunteer Assignments include, but are not limited to:

  • Paper Session Room/AV Monitor

    Ensure presenters and session chairs are in attendance and all needs are handled. Conduct session head counts.  Monitors always remain in or directly outside the rooms.

  • Greeters and Directional Assistance

    Greeters will be positioned throughout the hotel. Volunteers must be able to answer questions about the AMCIS program and Mobile App and accurately direct attendees to various conference events.

  • Awards Lunch

    Provide directions to the lunch area and other needs related to the awards lunch.

  • Career Connect

    Check-in pre-registered university recruiters and direct interviewees to the correct interview tables. Non-reserved tables in the Career Connect area are first come, first served.  Volunteers will be responsible for the time management of the Career Connect area should a waiting line form. Volunteers must be proficient in the English language, organized, and friendly.

  • Social Event

    Provide directional assistance to the social event location.

  • Keynote Assistance

    Pass out material to attendees as they enter the keynote session; other tasks related needs to the keynote session.

  • Network Lunch Assistance

    Help provide directions during lunch. Maintain the flow of attendees to the buffet/tables and lunch seating areas.

Please note that this is an application for the opportunity to volunteer. Volunteer positions are not guaranteed, and assignments are made based on schedule, need, and the number of submissions.  All volunteers should be well-organized, friendly, and fluent in both oral and written English.

For volunteer inquiries, please contact Aretha Wright at aretha@aisnet.org.