SDSU 2018 Aging Gracefully Expo Volunteers Needed

SDSU Extension will host the Aging Gracefully Expo on Sept. 15 at 10 AM MDT at the Holiday Inn (505 N. 5th St., Rapid City, SD 57701). Volunteers are need to assist with welcoming attendees, assisting with logistics and other tasks. Below is a description of different volunteer needs.

Orientation Meeting: September 15, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

Only morning shift volunteers needs to attend this meeting. This meeting will last about 10 minutes to review volunteer assignment and answer any additional questions.

Title: Expo Host

Job Description: Volunteers will be stationed at the welcome table. Volunteers will greet guests as they arrive, distribute event programs, answer questions about the event and encourage participants to complete the evaluation before they leave the event for their chance to win a door prize. Volunteers will collect completed surveys from guest. Volunteers will distribute and collect door prize entry forms. Only guest who complete the entry form will be eligible to enter the drawing for a door prize. All door prize entry forms must be collected by 3:15 p.m.

  • Morning shift (9:30 to 1:00): 3 volunteers
  • Afternoon shift (1:00 to 4:00): 3 volunteers*

*Please arrive 15 minutes early to be briefed about duties.

Title: Expo Keynote Webcast Presentation Manager

Job Description: Volunteers will assist the event or panel moderator. Volunteers will collect questions from the audience. Audience questions shall be written on index cards and delivered to the moderator. Volunteers will also help manage questions that arrive from remote locations by screening for appropriateness (no political questions) and writing them on index cards to be given to the moderator. Volunteer will compile a list of questions that could not be answered because of time constraints. Volunteers will try to get contact information of person who asked question so they follow can happen at a later time.

  • 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • 3 volunteers

Title: Expo Breakout Presentation Manager

Job Description: Volunteers will assist presenters during the breakout presentations, distribute and collect presentation evaluation forms. Will return completed evaluation forms to Expo Host at welcome table.

  • 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • 4 volunteers (2 per session)

To volunteer,  call (605) 394-1722. 

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