2017 National Convention NAAAP Chicago


Swissôtel Chicago
323 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601


August 17, 2017
August 19, 2017

Benefits of Volunteering

As a conference volunteer, you will:

  • Participate in decisions and strategic development for the conference
  • Work with other dedicated, talented leaders in the TypeWell community
  • Contribute and strengthen your individual skills (organization, leadership, communication, technology, logistics, etc.) within a team environment
  • Cultivate your management skills by identifying and leading a subcommittee and/or on-site volunteers

Skills needed:

A successful event requires a dedicated team with diverse skills:

  • Organizational skills necessary for developing sessions and schedules
  • Project management and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Communication (oral and written) at all levels
  • Conducting meetings (e.g., working with speaker panels or leading subcommittees)
  • Teamwork and willingness to support other team members
  • Listening skills
  • Troubleshooting, knowing when to escalate an issue

Please consider contributing your time and talents!

Learn more by visiting our Convention Planning Meetings page.

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