Be part of our Volunteer Staff

Are you looking to volunteer for the first time? Are you a returning former volunteer? Please click the link to join us!

Volunteer Staff Requirements

  • Must be 18 or older by May 20th, 2021.
  • Must be able to work Thursday thru Sunday.
  • Must sign up for a minimum of 24 hours during Thur-Sun at the event.

Departments to Choose From

Convention Operations (Con Ops)

Convention Support

Costume Events

Customer Service

Customer Service

Emergency Medical Response Team (EMRT)

Event Accessibility Services

Exhibit Space

Guest Assistants

Guest Logistics

Guest Services

Incident Response Team (IRT)

Main Events


Panel Programming


Registration Support

Staff Suite

Table Top Gaming

Video Gaming

Video Programming

Departments Seeking Volunteer Staff

Guest Relations: Guest Assistant Interpreter Team Member

Guest Relations: Guest Logistics Team Member

Guest Relations: Guest Assistant

Operations: IRT - Line Control Team Member

Operations: IRT - Dispatch Team Member

Operations: IRT - Administration Team Member

Operations: IRT - Rules Enforcement Team Member

Operations: IRT - Special Events Team Member

Operations: Con Ops Team Member

At ACen- Con Support Crew

Want to help out Anime Central without being a full-fledged staffer? Still want to experience the con from an insider’s perspective without missing out on any of the exciting events ACen has to offer? Try volunteering in your spare time! Sounds fun does it not?

At Con Volunteer Requirements

  • To be a Volunteer you must be 18 or older by May 20th, 2021. (Bring ID with you).
  • Have an ACen membership and Photo ID.
  • You must be responsible for your provided time card and turn it in on a daily basis.
  • You must be able to perform the given tasks and be in good health to perform tasks.

Volunteer Perks

  • Your choice of your very own “Roll-Over Membership” for next year after 16 hours of volunteering.
  • Experiences & Stories you’ll never forget.
  • Join our team and make a difference. Who knows, you may even find a department to staff with next year!

How you Earn your Volunteer Hours

  • Checking for ACen issued membership badges and passes at the door of a featured event or function.
  • Fulfilling various tasks around the convention center – running from hotel to hotel or even hotel to convention center.
  • Helping with Room Changes.
  • Work with IRT and panels, and learn what goes on behind the scenes.
  • Assembling swag bags or handing out program books.

How to Apply at Con

  • If interested in volunteering any and all days of ACen join us in the Exhibit Hall during open hours at the event.
  • Remember, you must be 18 or older to volunteer and must have an ACen issued membership badge or pass. (ID will be required upon sign up).

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