Volunteers are the heart and soul of the IASWG symposium. IASWG will select around 50 volunteers to perform tasks related to registration, hospitality, session oversight, traffic direction, social media, logistics, set-up and tear-down. In exchange for your time and effort, your registration fee will be discounted to $25 and you will receive a discount on your Gala ticket.

In order to be considered for a volunteer assignment, applicants MUST:

  • Be enrolled in a Community Services, BSW or MSW program or be a Community Services, BSW or MSW recent grad who graduated in either December 2019 or May 2020
  • Be a current IASWG student member
  • Be willing to be an active and engaged volunteer for at least 2 half-day volunteer shifts
  • Attend a volunteer orientation session before or at the symposium

To apply, click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Positions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Volunteer selection will be confirmed by email no later than January 31, 2020. Please note, you must be a member before your volunteer application is reviewed. Once you are notified about your volunteer application status, we request that you register for the symposium at a discounted rate of $25. You are also able to purchase a discounted Gala ticket for $25.

Applications received on or before January 31st will be given priority placement.

  • November 1: Call for Volunteers goes live
  • January 31: Priority Deadline for Volunteer Placement
  • February 1: Appointments Announced

If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator via email at [email protected], who is the primary point of contact before and during the symposium.