RainFurrest 2014 Volunteers

RainFurrest Needs You!

RainFurrest has starting hiring for RF2014 - and we need your help! - Everything that goes on at RainFurrest is handled by our staff of volunteers. These individuals spend a great deal of time and effort to put on this convention for the other furries who are attending. Without volunteers, this convention would not exist. Each volunteer on our staff is a committed individual who deserves all our thanks for their help.

Would you like to Volunteer?

We are always looking for more people to help us with our convention. There are always jobs to do, and seemingly never enough people to do them. If you are interested in helping us, we want you to understand what we expect of all our volunteers. We appreciate your offer of help and hard work for the con, and we feel it is only fair to let you know what you are signing up for before you do commit:

  • Best Effort or Bust - We ask that all staff members put forward their best effort in the role they are filling. If something is keeping you from doing your job to the best of your abilities, please make sure to communicate those issues to the executive staff or to the staff in general so we can help you in any way we can.

  • Attendance - You should plan on making at least 3 meetings over the course of the year, but this varies greatly depending on the role. We have many remote staffers, and not being able attend meetings shouldn't stop you from volunteering if you have the interest.

  • Have Fun - Although not every part of your job may be the most enjoyable thing you have ever done, we want you and everyone else to walk away from this convention saying, "I had a fantastic time!". We want you to have fun with your work, and make sure every volunteer gets time to have fun at the convention, too.

  • Ask for Help - There isn't a single person on staff who will never need to ask for help. Never let yourself get overloaded, and let the staff know if you need help with anything. After all, that's what we're here for. And vice versa, if someone else calls for help and you can help them, please do what you can. We need to work together as a team to make this convention run smoothly.

    So, after reading that, if you're still interested in helping please send us an email at hr@rainfurrest.com and give us an idea of where in the convention you'd like to work, if you dont know, let us know that too - we don't expect everyone to know how it is they can help right off the bat, it's also helpful to let us know what their day job is too - we may need someone with your particular set of skills, and most importantly, don't be bashful, we have positions for every level of commitment and experience level, and need to fill them all.

    Meeting Schedule

    Another way to volunteer for RainFurrest is to come to one of our staff meetings! Our meeting are open to anyone who wants to help out - or is just curious what goes into planning a furry convention - below is a list of the planned meetings for RF2014:

  • December 14th 2013 - Holiday Party/Hiring Party Highland Ice Arena - 6:00p - 9:00p
  • January 11th 2014 - First Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • February 15th 2014 - Second Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • March 8th 2014 - Third Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • April 12th 2014 - Fourth Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • May 17th 2014 - Fifth Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • May 24th 2014 - Sixth Meeting, Staff Meeting @ Furlandia
  • June 7th 2014 - Seventh Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • July 26th 2014 - Eighth Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • August 16th 2014 - Ninth Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • September 6th 2014 - Tenth Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p
  • September 20th 2014 - Eleventh Meeting, SeaTac Hilton - 1:00p - 4:00p