Do you have a heart to serve? Do you enjoy being a vessel through which the Lord can touch lives and encourage others? Do you want to attend the conference, but find that it is a challenge financially? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, we would love to partner with you as we seek to spread God's message of Everlasting Hope this year!

As a volunteer you will receive a free conference registration and a free boxed lunch for Saturday.

Whether you are coming to serve or be served you will be blessed by this God-filled weekend experience. Before you proceed to the Volunteer Application, please take a few minutes to read the Volunteer Position Descriptions and Volunteer FAQs.

We look forward to serving alongside you!

Bham Vols

 

ALL Volunteers

Conference Attendance: Volunteers will receive a complimentary registration for the conference. Volunteers will be able to sit down and enjoy most of the Extraordinary Women conference, as long as their commitment is filled. Some positions may require rotation during speaker sessions and concerts.

 

Volunteer Meetings: Team leaders will meet at 3:00pm on Friday to receive additional training. All other volunteers will meet at 4:00pm on Friday for a mandatory meeting. During this meeting, you will receive your Friday volunteer sticker, a weekend schedule, and general volunteer instructions before we break out into team meetings.

 

Box Lunch: Each volunteer will receive a complimentary box lunch on Saturday.


SELECT A CONFERENCE

 

 

Greeters

This team sets the pace of the conference. A warm smile and friendly “Hello!” will cheer the attendees as they step through the doors.

Responsibilities:  Greet attendees as they come in the door(s) and scan registration ticket. Greeters will pass out packets and/or fliers as attendees enter the door(s). If attendees do not have a conference registration, Greeters will direct them to the Will Call/Registration booth. Greeters will also help with the box lunches on Saturday, which may include - setting up box lunches, collecting lunch tickets, helping distribute box lunches, and directing attendees through lunch lines.

**Greeter position may include usher duties in some conference cities based on need.

Will Call/Registration/Information

This team offers assistance to attendees regarding: will call registrations, on-site registration, pre-registration for 2013, and general conference information.

Responsibilities:  Offer will call, on-site registration, pre-registration and informational services to attendees. Master lists of all the registrations will be provided for each booth in order to check: conference registrations ordered late; and lost registrations. Information services may include: directions to common locations in building; EWomen curriculum and membership information; American Association of Christian Counselors curriculum, membership and conference information. (Note: There will be a staff member present to help with any questions or concerns.)

**Please note – If you are required to work a Will Call Booth during lunch, your box lunch will be brought to you.

EWomen/Speaker/Artist Product Tables

This team is full of energy and utilizes people skills to help attendees select EWomen, speaker or artist product.

Responsibilities:  Provide assistance to attendees in regards to selecting and purchasing product. Must be 18 years old to volunteer at speaker/artist product booths. Detailed instructions will be given by the booth manager, sponsor, speaker, artist or organization representative as to the merchandise, prices, method of payment received, etc. The highest traffic will be during breaks, before/after the conference and during lunch. Therefore, plan on being at your designated booth during those times. At least one volunteer needs to be present at the product booth at all times unless otherwise directed by booth manager. Typically, volunteers rotate during speaker sessions and concerts.

**Please note – A speaker or artist booth will typically experience higher volume following that speaker or artist’s performance. 

Team Leaders

This team is friendly, proactive and utilizes leadership skills to serve as ambassadors between EWomen staff and volunteer teams.

Responsibilities:  Team Leaders will meet at 3:00pm on the Friday on the conference for additional instructions/training.

Greeter Leader – will serve over greeter volunteers to ensure that doors open on time and that packets/fliers are evenly distributed between entrances. This leader will also assist with box lunch distribution on Saturday.

Product Leader - serve over speaker/artist product booth volunteers. Leader will assist staff with distributing lunches to volunteers prior to break on Saturday. Leader will help manage speaker/artist signing lines, if needed.

Encourager Leader - serve over encourager volunteers. Leader will pray with volunteers and direct them to reserved seating on Saturday morning. Leader wil assign volunteers to doors on Friday for attendance card collection as well as assist with the Compassion packet pass.

Encouragers

This team provides spiritual support and counsel during the Altar Call(s).

Responsibilities: Pray over the venue on Friday evening and collect attendance cards at the end of the Friday night concert. Meet attendees as they come forward during the Altar Call on Saturday. Must be comfortable counseling, sharing God's Word, and praying with attendees. Encouragers will also assist with Compassion International packet pass on Saturday morning.

Ushers

This team is friendly, helpful and proactive to meet the directional needs of the attendees. 

Responsibilities:  Assisting guests to their seats and assisting Special Needs individuals to their designated areas. Directing guests to common locations throughout the venue (Restrooms, Will Call/Registration/Information booth, Lost and Found, etc).  Also, may include reporting any medical emergencies to staff and/or paramedics. Ushers will help with the box lunches on Saturday, which may include - setting up box lunches, checking lunch tickets, helping distribute box lunches, and directing attendees through lunch lines. Ushers will assist with the Offering on Saturday afternoon.