Volunteering

WEAO 2018 Conference Volunteering Program

The purpose of this document is to provide information about the WEAO 2018 Conference Volunteering program.

The WEAO 2018 Conference will be held at the London Convention Centre. The annual conference brings together professionals in the water/wastewater industry and provides them with a forum for knowledge sharing, education, and networking.

Why Volunteer

Volunteering at WEAO’s conference is a rewarding experience that comes with great benefits, including:

  • Networking with industry professionals
  • Kick-start your career
  • Personal gratification
  • Insight on current industry trends
  • It’s Fun!

How to Sign Up

  1.  Register for the conference ($10 for WEF student members).
  2.  Sign up for volunteer position at: https://www.volunteersignup.org/DDRWQ 

Volunteer Positions

Ticket Collector at the Ice Breaker -- Sunday April 15, 7:00-10:00 pm, London Convention Centre

As ticket collectors, you take tickets from individuals entering the Sunday Evening Ice Breaker. It will be your responsibility to ensure that no one enters without a valid ticket. This is a good opportunity to say hello to old friends and begin your exposure to the conference environment.

Booth Attendant at Young Professional / Water For People Canada Booth -- Monday and Tuesday in Exhibit Hall, London Convention Centre

The YP/WFP booth on the OPCEA Tradeshow floor is staffed by volunteers to answer questions from exhibition attendees about our committee and WFP (Water for People). This volunteer position is good for new members who would like to engage further with the WEAO.

Ticket Sales / Admission at the Water for People Social Event - Monday evening at offsite venue

During the Monday night event, volunteers are stationed at the entrance to collect admission tickets. This is a good volunteer opportunity for those looking to increase their exposure to industry members. This is a great way to meet other young professionals, seasoned professional, and industry members.

Ticket Collector at Awards Luncheon - Monday, April 16 in the Hilton Hotel Ballroom 

As ticket collectors, you take tickets from individuals entering the Monday awards luncheon, and ensure that no one without a ticket is permitted into the lunch area.

Ticket Collector at Buffet Lunch - Tuesday, April 17 in the Exhibit Hall, London Convention Centre

The Tuesday luncheon is on the OPCEA Exhibition floor. As ticket collectors, you take tickets from individuals picking up their lunch, and ensure that no one without a ticket is permitted into the lunch area.

Ticket Collector at Banquet - Tuesday, April 17, 7-10 pm at the Hilton Hotel Ballroom 

The Tuesday banquet requires a ticket collector at the door to ensure that everyone entering holds a ticket.


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