Space Symposium

Volunteer Now for the 31st Space Symposium

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The four-day Space Symposium, held each spring at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., requires more than 300 volunteers, who may work from as little as four hours to as much as several months gearing up for this event. Volunteers provide valuable support in crucial areas, such as exhibitor registration, speaker support, on-site registrant check-in, greeter/directional personnel and technical support.

If you are interested in volunteering for the 31st Space Symposium you may apply now. The Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor. Pre-event training and a site visit will be provided for volunteers.

Requirements to Volunteer
To volunteer with the Space Foundation, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Dress appropriately, in accordance with your particular job or activity
  • Communicate clearly with the Space Foundation about your expectations – we are happy to be flexible with your schedule if you communicate with us
  • Provide two or more references if you have not volunteered with us before
  • Understand that the volunteer coordinator will evaluate your skills and preferences in order to place you in the best role

There may be additional requirements based on a particular job or activity.

Volunteers who work a minimum of four hours at the Space Symposium receive:

  • Pass to a panel or featured speaker session
  • Exhibit Center entry
  • Use of the volunteer lounge for breaks and meals
  • Volunteer gift
  • Opportunity to participate in the premier gathering of the global space community

Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Picard is happy to answer your question. Contact her by email at [email protected], or by telephone at +1.719.576.8000.

This article is part of Space Watch: January 2015 (Volume: 14, Issue: 1).