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Volunteers are a vital part of Knowbility. We have a variety of roles for everyone to contribute to making a successful AccessU!

Volunteer for AccessU 2023

How you can help - Roles

The following are brief examples of volunteer roles for this year.

  • Virtual Help Desk
    • Manage emails and questions in event's Slack #help channel
    • Provide assistance with virtual log-in troubleshooting
  • Onsite Registration & Help Desk
    • Help participants check-in each day
    • Provide directions and guidance to various buildings and rooms
  • AV/Tech Support
    • Set up classrooms and auditorium for classes and presentations
    • provide technical support for classrooms
  • Moderators
    • Monitor session broadcast to the Zoom event platform (adjust camera position, microphone)
    • Managing equipment in the classroom
    • Facilitate virtual chat for Q&A
  • Room Host
    • Provide assistance to the presenter with classroom materials
    • Pass the microphone for in-person attendees to ask questions
  • Miscellaneous Onsite Support
    • Help with set-up and/or tear down
    • Provide general assistance to staff

Expectations & Perks

All volunteers are expected to:

  • participate in training and orientation for AccessU
  • work 4 hours per day they are scheduled

All volunteers will receive:

  • A Knowbility t-shirt
  • Attend AccessU sessions as a participant
    Thank you to our AccessU 2023 Sponsors: Evinced, Visa, Fable, IAAP - the International Association of Accessibility Professionals, Barrier Break - creating a limitless future, and Oklahoma AbleTech