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Pre-con design, Managing staff

Design system to support the various dance events in this space: club dances, Renaissance ball, swing dance, English country dance, etc. Some of these will likely have live music.

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At-con, Data entry, Email-heavy, Managing staff, Pre-con, Project Management

Responsibilities: The Communications Assistant Division Head helps the Communications Division Head with email correspondence, social media and email posts, general organizing, volunteer/staff mana

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18+, At-con, Car driving, Data entry, Email-heavy, Local to Boston, Managing staff, On-call, Post-con, Pre-con, Project Management

Responsibilities: The Technical Director handles Tech Division email correspondence, dealing with vendors, equipment acquisition, interfacing with other divisions, organizing information, staff rec

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Dance Area Head

The Dance AH organizes Arisia’s Dance programming. This includes both dance instruction sessions and open dancing. The AH recruits session leaders who propose and then run their own dance sessions.

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Dead Dog Party Staff

1-2 people are needed to run the Arisia Dead Dog Party, the end-of-con gathering for volunteers and attendees.

Hours starting at approximately 4pm and going to 11pm Monday of the convention.

Requirements: Reset room after Green Room vacates area, order pizza, set out snacks, and cleanup when finished. 

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Events Liaison

Act as the single point of contact for several events, attend each of your Events, fix any problems encountered

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Events Liaison Lead

The Event Liaison Lead manages the Event Liaisons (ELs). The role is a mostly pre-con recruiting and oversight role.

Pre-con:

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Exhibits Assistant Division Head

Responsibilities: The Exhibits Assistant Division Head helps the Exhibits Division Head with email correspondence, food ordering and transport, organizing, volunteer/staff managing, staff recruiting, and documentation of timelines and processes for running Exhibits Division. If needed they may need to run an area under their supervision in case of an emergency.

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Food Assistant Division Head

Responsibilities: The Food Assistant Division Head helps the Food Division Head with email correspondence, food ordering and transport, organizing, volunteer/staff managing, staff recruiting, and documentation of timelines and processes for running Food Division. If needed they may need to run an area under their supervision in case of an emergency.

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Food Division Volunteers

Requirements: Replenishing food, cleaning tables and keeping food areas clean, and friendly assistance as needed. 

Areas Available: Con Suite(attendee interface), Green Room(presenter interface), Staff Den(staff interface).

Multiple 2 hour shifts available.

Early morning (7am) and late shifts available.

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Food Setup/Breakdown Staff

Requirements: Moving food between various areas of the convention, packing/unpacking and storing food stock. Lifting required for some tasks.

Various shifts available. Flexible hours.

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Food Shift Leads

The Arisia Food Division has several openings for Shift Leads in various areas (Con Suite, Green Room, Staff Den).

Requirements: Directing 2-3 volunteers in stocking food areas and keeping areas clean.

Friendly demeanor a plus.

Hours: 2 hours shifts. Morning (7am) and late evening shifts available.

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General Tech Staff

Responsibilities: Arisia Tech supports the panels, performances, presentations, and media that make up the convention. We build theaters into ballrooms to create performance spaces; we provide sound reinforcement and projection for panels; we run sound, lights, cameras, and backstage work for Arisia events like the Masquerade; and we welcome new people to join us.

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