Volunteer during the 2017 MCC Conference for People of African Descent, Friends, and Advocates! We are looking for people with kind hearts and generous spirits to volunteer their time to help others during the Conference. Volunteer opportunities include (but are not limited to): conference registration, worship (usher, greeter, acolyte), choir, workshops, audio visuals, hospitality, and so much more.
Please fill out this form or email one of the addresses below to ask questions or to provide details regarding your volunteering.
Registration volunteers will check attendees in, provide them with their conference credentials, and answer basic questions on the worship, plenary and breakout sessions. Registration volunteers are asked to work in 2 hour blocks, starting Thursday afternoon through mid-day Saturday.
Volunteers are needed as greeters, ushers, and acolytes. Greeters will welcome conference attendees as they enter the worship space and make them feel invited, valued, and loved. Kind hearts, voices, and presence are needed to facilitate this holy moment. Ushers will guide attendees to the appropriate seating areas in the worship space, help with the offering, and direct communion. Acolytes will help hold the communion elements and assist in serving communion.
Musicians, singers, dancers, drummers, readers and other worship artists and environment designers are needed.
Volunteers are needed to provide support to ensure our presenters have all the equipment and materials they need and generally troubleshoot any last minute problems that may arise during the presentation.
Experienced volunteers may be asked to assist with running sound and Power Point presentations during worship and possibly workshops. In addition we will need volunteers who are willing to load information into Power Point templates.
Hospitality and Set Up
Hospitality volunteers will help to ensure that the overall conference space and conference experience conveys a spirit of openness, acceptance, and gratitude to everyone involved with the Conference. They will staff the Hospitality Table (open during the conference’s main times), stuff conference bags, decorating, assist with set up/breakdown, runners, greet at special events, assist specific VIPS and Special Guests. If your spiritual gifts include gratitude, generosity, humor, and you are outgoing and enjoy people, this is the opportunity for you. VIP Buddies are volunteers who will be assigned to aid and assist our VIPs, special guests, and leadership.
Volunteers will provide for the pastoral care needs of our attendees during the conference.
Volunteers are needed to transport our VIP guests and leadership from/to the airport.
Volunteers will assist in providing a safe conference for all.
If you have any questions, please contact conference organizers at PADconference@MCCchurch.net