Call for Volunteers

The 2016 ISAAC Volunteer Committee is currently recruiting volunteers. We are looking for volunteers for the following conference dates:

• Pre-Conference Workshops and AAC Camp: August 6 – 7, 2016

• Main Conference: August 8 – 11, 2016

• Research Symposium: August 12-13, 2016

Why Volunteer?

This is a valuable opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication, attending an international conference, and understanding the impact AAC has on clients, families and the international community. You will be provided a t-shirt and a certificate of recognition for your resume, and you will receive meals/snacks while volunteering. Best of all, you will receive free registration for one day if you volunteer for a minimum of three days.

What is Expected of a Volunteer?

Volunteers will receive training, and are requested to commit to 4.5 hour shifts at a time. Volunteers may be asked to assist with the following areas:

Registration Desk (assisting with conference attendee registrations/program questions)

Conference Room Facilitators (assisting with room counts, facilitating entering/exiting conference rooms)

Information Support (directions between conference locations, runners, greeters, and ‘go-to’ for questions)

Blender Bar (supporting blending of foods)

Town Hall Meeting (communication assistants, microphone holders, dicta-typing)

Language Assistance (assisting with sharing of information/answering questions in non-English delegate languages)

 

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