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Many hands make light work, with benefits to boot!

Part-time volunteer opportunities will be presented as options during registration. If you are interested in a full-time volunteer position for the event, check out the opportunity below:

We are looking for 3 friendly, enthusiastic volunteers to help staff the ClickerExpo Store in Washington DC! No experience needed, however retail/customer service is a plus. Must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Some lifting required.

Duties include:

Store Set Up
Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Move and open boxes up to 50 pounds
  • Set up store displays
  • Remove excess cartons and packing materials
  • Additional duties as needed

Store Staffing
Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Breaks and Lunches Friday - Sunday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm

  • Maintain, manage, and organize merchandise on display tables
  • Help customers find items
  • Assist customers with checking and retrieving stored bags
  • Help organize and maintain bag storage in checkout area
  • Provide support as needed

Store Breakdown
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Help organize product for shipping
  • Provide physical product counts
  • Box/Seal product
  • Move product to designated location

Compensation:

Store volunteers receive complimentary admission to the conference (Labs, meals other than lunch, and special events are an additional cost) as well as a 10% discount on regularly-priced store merchandise.

Volunteers are free to attend any Sessions, as long as duties are fulfilled.

To Apply:

Fill out the form below. Please do not apply if you are unsure of your availability for all of the required times and duties as outlined below.

Please also note that dogs are not allowed in the store while you are working, so if you have a dog other arrangements must be made.

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Could You Be Our Charitable Partner?

Are you a local nonprofit that embraces clicker training and is dedicated to bettering the lives of animals?  We have a great opportunity for you!

At every conference, we select a local nonprofit as our charitable partner. Throughout the weekend, the charitable partner earns donations through our fun, skill-based treat-tossing game, Toss Your Cookies. There are a ton of other perks, including:

  • A free table in the ClickerExpo Store to promote your organization
  • An insert in the ClickerExpo attendee gift bag
  • (1) free 3-day conference registration
  • (1) free vendor pass
  • Proceeds from the Toss Your Cookies game (historically $1,000+)
  • A case of KONG products, generously donated by KONG Company

Interested? Complete the form below. The selected charitable partner will be notified no later than 12/1/18 for Portland and 2/1/19 for Washington DC.

  • Thursday: Welcome Reception from 4:45 - 7:00pm

    Friday: Morning Break (10:00 -10:30 am), Lunch (12:30 - 2:00 pm), Afternoon Break (3:30 - 4:00 pm), Session End through Store Close (5:45 - 6:30 pm), Friday Night Social Event (7:00 - 9:00 pm)

    Saturday: Morning Break (10:30 - 11:00 am), Lunch (12:30 - 2:00 pm), Afternoon Break (3:45 - 4:15 pm), Book & Media Signing (5:45 - 6:30 pm)

    Sunday: Morning Break (10:30 -11:00 am) and Lunch (12:30 - 2:00 pm)