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Keen to be apart of AVCon in a larger way? Check out this page for more information on volunteering at AVCon.

Volunteer at AVCon

Team AVCon runs events throughout the year and collaborates with the broader community and sponsors in addition to the AVCon Festival. With more events happening throughout the year, there are more opportunities for people with different levels of experience and interests to help shape AVCon in their way. Team AVCon values the uniqueness of our team and understands that when unique people work together, we can deliver extraordinary results.

AVCon enlists the help of over 400 volunteers to assist the Elect and Committee with the delivery of AVCon’s events, including the AVCon Festival. Volunteers range in age from 16 to 60 and help out in various activities to ensure our attendees have a fantastic experience. From assisting guests in setting up card games to working the ticketing booths, there are various roles for you to take on.

Volunteering opportunities are opening up now! Click the headings below to jump to our open opportunities!

Become An Invader

Invaders are the volunteers that help keep the Festival and our mini-events running. Easily identifiable by their striking shirts, Invaders help in various roles, from setting up board games to managing event lines. Every year, Team AVCon looks for passionate fans to help out as Invaders.

Perks of Being an Invader

On top of making AVCon a great and memorable experience, Invaders get the following perks:

– Free entry into all events you volunteer at
– An exclusive AVCon Invader t-shirt for the main event
– Your name in all event program booklets
– Invader-exclusive events and meet-ups
– Access to the Invader only Discord
– VIP access to the AVCon Afterparty held after the main event

How to become an Invader?

Invader applications for the AVCon 2023 Festival are now open! Either complete the form on this page or click here to go directly to the Google Form to apply. Applications will close on February 13th, 2023.

For any queries relating to volunteering at AVCon, please contact [email protected] or through our Contact Us page.

Apply To Be An Invader

Join Our Event Team

Our event team is in charge of all the larger programming during the Festival weekend, from the cosplay competitions to our guest panels. The events team are also the brains behind some of our lead-up events, such as the AVCon Ball and After Dark.

We’re looking for passionate volunteers to help fill out our event team for 2023. There are a variety of open opportunities below.

For any queries relating to the events team at AVCon, please contact our Events Coordinator at [email protected].

AVCon is an annual anime and video games Festival run by the not-for-profit organisation Team AVCon. Inc. AVCon prides itself on providing as much content at our event to our attendees and being an inclusive and safe space for people to express their love for anime and video games.

The Events Coordinator is looking for Stage Hosts for the upcoming AVCon 2023 festival. The responsibilities of a successful applicant include the following:

– Ensuring events run smoothly on stage while maintaining professionalism
– Fielding questions from audience participants
– Interviewing guests
– Preparing materials to question guests and gamers on
– Assisting the Events Coordinator in running the closing ceremony
– Communicate with the Events Coordinator regularly about how everything is tracking

Throughout the year, there will be minor events that the successful applicants will also need to assist with in various ways.

Skills Required

– Time management and organisational skills
– Management and leadership skills
– Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
– Ability to problem solve
– Good communication and collaboration skills
– Flexible meeting hours
– Professional demeanour
– Public speaking experience/good stage presence
– Knowledge of Google Drive and G-Suite Applications

Desirable Skills

– An understanding of the Team AVCon demographic
– An understanding of Video game tournaments
– Previous experience running large interest-focused events

How To Apply

Before applying for the position, please note this is a volunteer role, and as such, the successful applicant will not be paid for services in any way, shape or form.

Please email your expression of interest, with a cover letter and resume, to [email protected] by Saturday, 11 February 2023, at 9 pm, and the Team AVCon elect will be in touch.

AVCon is an annual anime and video games Festival run by the not-for-profit organisation Team AVCon. Inc. AVCon prides itself on providing as much content at our event to our attendees and being an inclusive and safe space for people to express their love for anime and video games.

The Events Coordinator is looking for Cosplay Coordinators for the upcoming AVCon 2023 festival. The responsibilities of a successful applicant include the following:

– Processing cosplay competition entrants and preparing documents for judging
– Securing judges for the competition
– Assisting the Event Coordinator and Elect with the cosplay parade
– Source and collate judging material to allow judges to understand the full complexity of the cosplay they are evaluating
– Create run sheets
– Source prizes to give to winners of the competition
– Communicate with the Events Coordinator regularly about how everything is tracking

Throughout the year, there will be minor events that the successful applicants will also need to assist with in various ways.

Skills Required

– Time management and organisational skills
– Management and leadership skills
– Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
– Ability to problem solve
– Good communication and collaboration skills
– Flexible meeting hours
– Professional demeanour
– Ability to manage a team and delegate tasks
– Knowledge of Google Drive and G-Suite Applications

Desirable Skills

– An understanding of the Team AVCon demographic
– An understanding or participation in the Adelaide Cosplay Community
– Previous experience running large interest-focused events

How To Apply

Before applying for the position, please note this is a volunteer role, and as such, the successful applicant will not be paid for services in any way, shape or form.

Please email your expression of interest, with a cover letter and resume, to [email protected] by Saturday, 11 February 2023, at 9 pm, and the Team AVCon elect will be in touch.

AVCon is an annual anime and video games Festival run by the not-for-profit organisation Team AVCon. Inc. AVCon prides itself on providing as much content at our event to our attendees and being an inclusive and safe space for people to express their love for anime and video games.

The Events Coordinator is looking for Panel Coordinators for the upcoming AVCon 2023 festival. The responsibilities of a successful applicant include the following:

– Processing Panel applicants and helping prepare timetables
– Liaise with applicants to confirm details about the event
– Ensure that sufficient area is provided for panelling and adjusting timetables accordingly
– Communicate with the Events Coordinator regularly about how everything is tracking

Throughout the year, there will be minor events that the successful applicants will also need to assist with in various ways.

Skills Required

– Time management and organisational skills
– Management and leadership skills
– Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
– Ability to problem solve
– Good communication and collaboration skills
– Flexible meeting hours
– Professional demeanour
– Knowledge of Google Drive and G-Suite Applications

Desirable Skills

– An understanding of the Team AVCon demographic
– An understanding of convention panels and how they run
– Previous experience running large interest-focused events

How To Apply

Before applying for the position, please note this is a volunteer role, and as such, the successful applicant will not be paid for services in any way, shape or form.

Please email your expression of interest, with a cover letter and resume, to [email protected] by Saturday, 11 February 2023, at 9 pm, and the Team AVCon elect will be in touch.

AVCon is an annual anime and video games Festival run by the not-for-profit organisation Team AVCon. Inc. AVCon prides itself on providing as much content at our event to our attendees and being an inclusive and safe space for people to express their love for anime and video games.

The Events Coordinator is looking for Stage Managers for the upcoming AVCon 2023 festival. The responsibilities of a successful applicant include the following:

– Ensure events across the weekend run smoothly and in line with the schedule
– Liaise with the Events Coordinator in the lead-up and during the event
– Manage all aspects of the stage and stage areas

Throughout the year, there will be minor events that the successful applicants will also need to assist with in various ways.

Skills Required

– Time management and organisational skills
– Management and leadership skills
– Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
– Ability to problem solve
– Good communication and collaboration skills
– Flexible meeting hours
– Professional demeanour
– Ability to liaise with different teams and relay information accordingly
– Knowledge of Google Drive and G-Suite Applications

Desirable Skills

– An understanding of the Team AVCon demographic
– Previous experience as a stage manager
– Previous experience running large interest-focused events

How To Apply

Before applying for the position, please note this is a volunteer role, and as such, the successful applicant will not be paid for services in any way, shape or form.

Please email your expression of interest, with a cover letter and resume, to [email protected] by Saturday, 11 February 2023, at 9 pm, and the Team AVCon elect will be in touch.

Become a Game Master

Calling all new and current Game Masters! Have experience in running Tabletop RPGs? Why not sign up to run your game to a whole new group of people. AVCon is looking for Game Masters to run tabletop RPGs throughout the weekend. Whether it’s just 1 game or multiple games throughout the weekend – we want to hear from you!

Perks of Being a Game Master (GM)

On top of running your game with a group of new people, GMs will be entitled to an AVCon day pass on the day you will be running games and access to the AVCon After Party. GMs who GM the whole weekend will be entitled to 1x weekend pass to AVCon 2023, access to AVCon After Dark and the AVCon After Party.

How DO I Become A Game Master?

Game Master applications for the AVCon 2023 Festival are now open! Either complete the form on this page or click here to go directly to the Google Form to apply.

For any queries relating to working tabletop at AVCon, please contact [email protected] or contact us through our Contact Us page.

Apply To Be An Invader