Volunteer Opportunities

Moving our meetups online and starting a Discord server means that we have some new volunteer opportunities! If you would like to volunteer by connecting with our online community and supporting their gaming experiences, we'd love to hear from you. Email volunteering@fallcon.com if you are interested in volunteering in any of the following positions.

Online Meetup Co-Host

Age Requirement: 13+

Skills/Requirements: Friendly, Helpful Attitude, Excellent Communication Skills, Comfortable with Discord, Comfortable with voice/video calls, Some Online Gaming Experience (i.e. Board Game Arena, Tabletop Simulator, Tabletopia)

Description: Our Meetup Co-Hosts assist meetup participants in choosing games, organizing table participants, and navigating Discord. Putting the enjoyment of others ahead of their own, they are dedicated to fostering an inclusive space and ensuring all participants, including latecomers, are welcomed and engaged. They are available to host monthly or quarterly online meetups.

Discord Moderator

Age Requirement: 18+

Skills/Requirements: Very familiar with Discord Servers, Excellent Communication Skills, Collaborative approach, Available to provide prompt response to Discord Community members

Description: Our Discord Moderators ensure that our Server is a safe, inclusive, and supportive space for everyone. They guide users, moderate the chat, and are accessible for questions. They are passionate about promoting tabletop gaming and supporting the FallCon community.

Social Media Content Creators

Age Requirement: 16+

Skills/Requirements: Creates inclusive original visual content on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and/or TikTok, Excellent Communication Skills, Strong Organizational Skills, Creative, Collaborative Approach

Description: Our Content Creators are passionate about promoting FallCon and tabletop gaming on Social Media platforms. They create and post inclusive, engaging content in keeping with what FallCon is about: People + Games. They work with the Directors and Organizers to visually articulate FallCon's games, events, and community.

ConCrew

ConCrew Volunteer applications are currently closed. We'd love to have you volunteer for FallCon once we return to hosting our in-person convention. Please sign up for our newsletter to find out when volunteer applications are open again. Below is a list of volunteer positions we have that you might be interested in for the next convention.

Registration Cashier

Age Requirement: 14+

Skills/Requirements: Welcoming Attitude, Cash Handling, Comfortable with Computers, Good Communication Skills

Description: One of the first people you interact with at the convention, our Registration Cashiers process payments and registrations for walk in guests at the front of the house and prints them their badges. Volunteers will also help attendees with general questions.

Registration Assistant

Age Requirement: 12+ (9+ if paired with parent acting as Registration Cashier)

Skills/Requirements: Helpful Attitude, Good Communication Skills, Attention to Detail

Description: Registration Assistants check in pre-registered guests using a scanner, distribute their badges and lanyards, and offer support to the Registration Cashiers. Volunteers will explain the Flea Market and Auction to patrons who have purchased those options and will help attendees with general questions.

Info Desk

Age Requirement: 12+

Skills/Requirements: Helpful Attitude, Good Communication Skills, Attention to Detail

Description: Info Desk staff answer general convention questions. They accept games being loaned for hosted events and keep an eye on the Draw Box. They also prompt volunteers to sign in for their shift.

Game Librarian

Age Requirement: 12+ (9+ if paired with a parent also acting as a Librarian)

Skills/Requirements: Knowledge About a Variety of Board Games, Helpful Attitude, Attention to Detail

Description: Game Librarians assist attendees in selecting games with desired difficulty and player count. Checks out the games using a barcode scanner, Checks in games, reviewing the contents and re-shelving where appropriate. Prints game labels, documents any missing components, or donations that get dropped off. Distributes cones to attendees seeking more players or a game teacher.

Auction Intake

Age Requirement: 14+

Skills/Requirements: Comfortable Working with Computers, Some Lifting, Comfortable Managing Stairs

Description: - Enter information onto our website regarding games that have been delivered for the auction. Printing and applying stickers to game boxes, and sorting games on the auction shelves.

Line Control/Security

Age Requirement: 16+

Skills/Requirements: Friendly but Firm, Able to Project Voice, Able to Stand for Moderate Periods of time

Description: Line Control and Security Volunteers will supervise lineups for popular events and direct attendees while keeping lines organized and out of main traffic areas.

Game Host

Age Requirement: 12+ (Younger hosts require special permission from the Training Coordinator and a parent)

Skills/Requirements: Friendly, Sociable, professional, Excellent communication Skills, Able to learn, Able to Teach Others Without The Rulebook, Puts the Enjoyment of Others ahead of their own when Teaching or Moderating games (Find full Game Host details on our FallCon Game Hosts page).

Open Gaming Hosts teach games using the Fallcon Teaching Method. They will help attendees find additional players in the opening gaming area, and manage assisting multiple tables during peak times. They help keep the gaming area tidy and answer general convention questions.

Hosted Event Volunteers are volunteers who wish to host a particular game at Fallcon. They need to have an in depth knowledge of their chosen game and able to teach it using the Fallcon Teaching Method during their timeslot. They are asked to manage communication with the attendees of their hosted game prior to the event and make sure their area is tidied after it has concluded.

Please visit our FallCon Game Hosts page for more in-depth information on volunteering as either type of Game Host.

Photographer

Age Requirement: 16+

Skills/Requirements: Experience photographing people, comfortable talking to small groups, DSLR camera preferred.

Description: Photography Volunteers will capture candid and posed photos for promotional use and training sessions. Emphasis will be showcasing our attendees and volunteers participating in all aspects of the Convention, including shots of individuals and groups.

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