Volunteer

Join The Mystic Spiral Unicorns!

  

We invite you to join the Mystic Spiral Unicorns as a volunteer to support the fandom arts at MY-CON Orlando, March 16, 2019.


To apply to be a volunteer with the Mystic Spiral Unicorns at MY-CON Orlando

We try to give volunteers opportunities before, during, and after the event to walk around and meet new friends.

Volunteers get a free t-shirt and earn free hugs, candy and stickers when they commit to a day of fun at the convention.


Volunteers and Staff are in need for the following departments:

  • Game/Panel Room: Ready for the fun? Your job here will be making sure the room sticks to schedule, watching the equipment, and to make sure no one breaks the rules.
  • Audio Visual (A/V): Your job here will be running the majority of the panel rooms. You will be assisting with AV Set-up for the “trivia” panels for the most part. Being able to speak up and having PA knowledge is a plus in experience points.
  • Convention Operations: Can we fix it? Yes, you can! You are the Fix-It-Felix’s of the convention. Your job here will be to make sure everything runs smoothly. You are the Mover and Shakers of the con because they can go anywhere at any time.
  • Cosplay Info Booth & Contests: OH did you see that!.. When you assist the attendees with signing up for the costume contest! Your job will be to help sign costumers up, control the lines for winner line up, and helping crowd control.
  • Cosplay Repair Team: Your role here will be to help a cosplayer in need! You must have basic knowledge of cosplay repair including basic sewing, wig styling, make-up and glue gun use.
  • Greeter: “Welcome to MY-CON!” Is what you will be saying in this role. Your job here will be providing people with warm greetings, and sharing information of the venue, locations, and events during the program.
  • Info/Disability Services: Your job here will be to assist attendee with basic needs and knowledge. This ranges from location, seating, and to knowledge of events for them to attend during the day.
  • Kids Program: In this role, you will work with the kids of MY-CON, helping them locate kids sign up for the costume contest and the coloring station…get your inner Rapunzel ready!
  • Photography: YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN CAMERA EQUIPMENT. Your job will be taking photos of the events happening (panels, main, etc.), and take hallway shots! You may also be set up for scheduled group photoshoots and unique photo booths. MY-CON must be able to use the photos for advertisements their webpages and social media.
  • Registration: We want you! – And your smiling and friendly face. You will be the first person people see at the show, so show your best personality. Your job will be to welcome people, sell entry bands, handout badge/wristbands. 
  • Show Coordinator:  Your job under this title will be to assist with turnaround time of our main events. Knowledge and experience with scheduling is a plus. You will also be guiding the guests and attendees.

The EARLY deadline to be considered for volunteer opportunities is January 1, 2019
The REGULAR deadline for volunteer opportunities is February 15, 2019
The LATE deadline for volunteer opportunities is March 10, 2019

The earlier you register to volunteer the better your chances are to be assigned to the department you have requested.


Thank you for your interest in volunteer opportunities with Mystic Spiral Unicorns in support My-CON Orlando 2019 which takes place March 16, 2019 at The Wyndam Orlando Resort, 8001 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 

As MY-CON approaches, Mystic Spiral Unicorns want to make MY-CON Shine; this is our first one. We are looking for volunteers who would like to donate time, talent and expertise in order to gain behind the scene access to the convention and an opportunity to meet other volunteers who have the same interests and passions for the comics, anime and pop-culture community.


 For further information about volunteering before or after the convention, please contact mystic_mycon@yahoo.com 

Volunteer Details

 

There are many different opportunities at the con. Some of the volunteer positions call for specific skills and experience, but many will only need enthusiasm, dedication, trust, and creativity. If this sounds like an opportunity for you please complete the Volunteer Form and send it to us. The earlier you send your form, the better.

For further information about volunteering before or after the convention, please contact mystic_mycon@yahoo.com


All volunteers are asked to assist for a minimum of 5 hours during the day in order to receive the volunteer benefits. Each volunteer will be expected to check in and out with the volunteer coordinator. Parents can also volunteer to earn a pass for their kids(11-16), given that the kids are old enough to roam on their own. 

If you are interested in volunteering with the Mystic Spiral Unicorns in support of MY-CON, the following must be completed and understood:


1. You must submit a volunteer form before the deadline. 

2. You must be 16 years old or over. 

3. Volunteer Team t-shirts and shoes are to be worn during the shift at all times. 

4. Please help promote a safe and healthy environment while volunteering. Refrain from condoning or participating in any deliberate act that may create danger or an unhealthy situation towards any individual.


Most volunteer positions are easy to learn and do not require any previous experience in order to qualify for the assignment. Volunteers assist in all areas of the convention, from assisting staff, special events, running errands, registration, checking badges, etc.; no task is overlooked or under-appreciated. To be considered for volunteering for Mystic Spiral Unicorns in support of MY-CON 2019, please fill out this form. If you have any questions, please contact us at mystic_mycon@yahoo.com 

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