Volunteering

2019 WEAO Conference Volunteering Program

The 2019 WEAO Conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North). 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 this 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.  Go to http://www.weao.org/annual_conference to register for the conference ($50 for students). 

2.  Once registered for conference, sign up for volunteer position:  www.volunteersignup.org/PHHC4

Volunteer Positions

Ice Breaker- Greeter / Counter

This event will be held Sunday from 7-10 pm in Constitution Hall - Level 100.  As greeters, you will check and count the badges of each individual for appropriate marking before they are admitted to the Sunday Evening Ice Breaker. If they do not have this event marked off on their badge, please direct them to the registration booth located outside the Exhibition Hall. This is a good opportunity to say hello to old friends and begin your exposure to the conference environment. 

YP/Water for People (WFP) Booth Attendant

The YP/WFP booth, located in or near the OPCEA Exhibition in Constitution Hall - Level 100.  Volunteers answer questions from exhibition attendees about our committee and Water for People. This volunteer position is good for new members who would like to engage further with the WEAO.

Water for People Social Event - Ticket Sales / Admission

This event will be held Monday from 7-10 pm offsite.  Volunteers will be stationed at the entrance to collect admission tickets. Please note that there are two types of tickets -- one at $50 which includes dinner, and the other at $20 which is for admittance only after 9pm for entertainment portion of evening.  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 professionals, and industry members.  

Awards Luncheon – Greeter / Counter

This event will be held Monday from 12-2 pm in Room 206.  As greeters and counters, you will check the badges of individuals entering the Monday Awards Luncheon for proof of purchase, and count the number of attendees entering the lunch area.

OPCEA Exhibition Lunch – Line Monitor / Counter

The Tuesday luncheon will be set up in hallway outside the OPCEA Exhibition floor, Constitution Hall - Level 100.  It will be your responsibility to mark the badge and count each individual entering the lunch area, confirming that they have received their meal.  If they do not have this event marked off on their badge, please direct them to the registration booth located outside the Exhibition Hall.

Banquet - Greeter / Counter

This event will be held Tuesday from 7-10 pm in Room 2016.  As greeters and counters, you will check the badges of individuals entering the Tuesday Banquet for proof of purchase, and count the number of attendees entering the lunch area.


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