ASAPA presents

A Taste of Animethon 2018

Jan 19 & 20 / 2018 Shaw Conference Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
/ Volunteer


Join the Team!

The event is powered by the committed Volunteers and Staff who dedicate their time and effort to put on the event. When you volunteer with us, you join a team of Managers, Coordinators, and other Staff and Volunteers who are passionate about working together to plan events, organize people, and help our attendees be safe. We are currently seeking people with a passion for fostering community who can manage time and resources effectively and communicate efficiently in high-energy environments. We also strive to be a safe, inclusive space for everyone. Staff and Volunteers are expected to work towards maintaining this safe space.

If you have an interest in applying for an Event Staff or Volunteer position for this event, please use the following application form.

Should you have any questions please contact atoa_volunteers [at] asapa [dot] ca.

Staff Openings

Current staff openings are posted here.

Staff Openings

About Volunteering

While everyone working for the event is a volunteer, you may want to consider applying for a staff position for additional perks and better work experience. The primary difference between the various levels of volunteering & staffing are expectations and responsibilities.

General Responsibilities

  • Agree to and follow event policies.
  • Report to any immediate staff supervisors.
  • Attend all shifts on-time and perform all required duties.
  • Respectfully and professionally attend to patron questions/concerns.
  • Wear appropriate attire for the tasks you will be performing. Any costumes worn must be family friendly and cannot impede duties.
  • Attend training appropriate to your position, if available.
  • When applying for any position, please inform us of any skills/experience you may have.

Day-Of (Event) Volunteers

  • Must be at least 14 years of age prior to the start of the event.
  • Check in with Human Resources / Volunteer Coordinator approximately 15 minutes prior to each shift.
  • Duties are wide and varied.
  • Commit to volunteer at least 4 hours of time during the event.
  • Must purchase their own Event Pass. Pass reimbursement possible. See Benefits.

Event Staff

  • Must be at least 16 years of age prior to the start of the event.
  • Duties depend on the position and typically have a fixed scope of work.
  • Familiarize themselves with, and follow, the Staff Handbook.
  • Commit to at least 10 hours of time spent planning and running the event.

We are always recruiting Volunteers and Staff! Join us and tell your friends!


  • Staff Applications: Dec 30, 2017
    • Staff who sign up after this date may not qualify for some benefits!
  • Volunteer Applications: Jan 12, 2018
    • Sign up by this date to lock in your volunteer schedule in advance.

Staff Benefits

  • Staff Badge provided acts as an Event Pass.
  • Early access to Vendor Hall (if assigned duties do not conflict).
  • Access to this year’s staff-only events (appreciation dinners, holiday party, etc.)
  • Work experience (References available)
  • Food Stipend of $40.
  • If reasonably possible, the ability to pre-order event merchandise (limitations will apply).

Day-of Volunteer Benefits

  • After completion of at least 7 hours of assigned and recorded volunteering you are eligible for Pass Reimbursement.
    • Reimbursement must happen before the conclusion of the event.
    • Value reimbursed to be the amount they paid for a pass up to a maximum of the lowest pre-registration price for an Event Pass for said event.
  • Food Stipend:
    • 4 or more total hours, but less than 8: $10.
    • 8 or more total hours: $20.
  • Early access to Vendor Hall (if assigned duties do not conflict).
  • Volunteer Experience and hours (References / Proof of volunteering available)