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Volunteer Information

The OAVT Conference is looking for volunteer RVTs to assist as session moderators, and staffing the OAVT booth. We also have a few openings available to students who wish to assist with the hands-on labs and workshops.

All volunteers must be available to attend volunteer training virtually in January 2024. Volunteers are also expected to be on-site by 7:00am each day.

Volunteer Roles

Session Moderator

Requirements: Must be a current RVT in good-standing with the OAVT

Role:

  • Scanning delegate badges as they enter the room
  • Welcoming and introducing the speaker
  • Managing signage (such as “Room Full” signs)
  • Managing situations within their room including adherence to room capacity guidelines
  • Thanking the speaker and providing reminders at the end of the session
Booth Staff

Requirements: Must be a current RVT in good-standing with the OAVT

Role:

  • Greeting attendees at the OAVT booth
  • Directing members to a variety of flyers or information about their inquiry
  • Answering commonly asked questions (with information provided during training)
  • Managing other activities happening within the booth (such as giveaways or contests)
  • Identifying or tracking inquiries that should be addressed by other OAVT staff members
Student Volunteer

Requirements: Must be a current Student Member in good-standing with the OAVT

Role:

  • Assist with materials distribution for hands-on labs and workshops
  • Assist with materials set-up for hands-on labs and workshops
  • May include moving heavier items (such as mannequins)

OAVT Conference

107-100 Stone Road West
Guelph, ON
N1G 5L3

events@oavt.org

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