Volunteer Registration: Anime Matsuri

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Why Volunteer?

  • Volunteering for Anime Matsuri is a great way to be part of the convention. Volunteers help out with the different departments of the event and are a big part of the outcome of the convention.
  • Volunteers do NOT and should not need to pre-register for Anime Matsuri
  • Volunteers must use Shiftboard to register and maintain contact with their department.
  • There are two types of volunteers:
  • Staff Volunteers:  Part Time (16 hours or less), Full Time (16 hours or more)

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New or Returning Volunteer from AM2016?
New Volunteer
Volunteer from AM2016
How many hours can you work during the convention?
Up to 15hrs
Up to 23hrs
over 24hrs

Total number of hours for the entire duration of the convention.

For Full-Time volunteers only. Must be at least 18 yrs of age. We cannot guarantee crash space

Pick three departments you are most interested in
Vendor Room
Artist Alley
Autographs/Photo Op
Guest Relations
Main Events/Production
Amusement Hall/Gaming
General Volunteers
Security/Line Control
Setup/Tear Down

Have you volunteered before? Describe your experience and why you would like to volunteer.

What is your T-Shirt size?


- Must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer

- No volunteers will be recruited onsite/during convention

- You may request to have hours on the Thursday of the con

- Volunteers must wear Anime Matsuri volunteer vest during scheduled shifts

- No physical or verbal abuse to attendees, peers, or members of staff will be tolerated

- No bulky cosplay/costume may be worn during volunteer shifts but wigs and light cosplay is allowed

- No weapons or objects that could potentially harm another person are allowed on convention premises at any time

- Crash Space = hotel room accommodation is reserved for those 18 years+ who are Full-time Volunteers; by request only, and is given on a first come first served basis

- No parties or personal guests are allowed inside the Volunteer Lounge or Crash Space at any time

- Good personal hygiene is a must. Please bring toiletries & bathe daily

- The George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas hotel or other official convention hotels, Anime Matsuri Convention and Anime Matsuri Staff are NOT liable for theft inside the Volunteers Lounge or Crash Space and/or theft of your personal belongings. Please make sure you keep an eye on your own belongings throughout the weekend

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