Call for Volunteers – IFLA WLIC 2019 | Athens

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Do you like volunteering? Are you fan of libraries and wish to help?

Then, this is for you!

Who: Greek National Committee of IFLA WLIC 2019 (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress)

What:  Invites you to become a volunteer during the Congress

When: from 22nd till 31st August 2019

Where: Athens Concert Hall Megaron in Athens, Greece

Why: Volunteers play an integral role in supporting WLIC 2019. They are key to creating a positive and welcoming atmosphere to delegates while assisting the hosts to deliver a professionally run Congress.

Don’t worry! A series of upskilling programs and training sessions will be offered to Volunteers and an information kit will be provided regarding specific duties and benefits.

If you are

  • 17 years old and above

  • available, through your own arrangements, to attend the training sessions scheduled for May, June and August 2019 in Athens

  • available, through your own arrangements, to perform your volunteer duties from August 22nd till 31st 2019. IFLA does not provide any accommodation and/or transportation arrangements

  • physically fit to to maintain a moderate level of physical activity for 8 hours per day and able to be on foot and moving at a quick pace

  • able to fund and take care of your own travel arrangements (including visa, transportation and accommodation)

grab this opportunity.

Volunteers who have the time, dedication and enthusiasm, will assist in delivering successfully this international event.

If you are professional, committed, hardworking, reliable and culturally sensitive, then you are exactly what we are looking. Your details on the completed forms will be held securely and confidentially. Only the selection committee will have access to this information. The Application for Volunteers are open from November to December 2018. Knowledge of English is obligatory for all Volunteers.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER AT IFLA WLIC 2019

“JOIN US. TOGETHER WE EXCEL”

Click here  to Apply as a Volunteer

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More Information: Benefits of becoming a Volunteer

Benefits

Volunteering is a great way for you to get involved with the 85th World Library and Information Congress of IFLA in Athens, Greece

Why Volunteer?

  • Receive free registration!

Volunteers are a valued part of the Congress. After your shifts, you can attend the conference sessions.

  • Meet and Network!

With a range of stakeholders involved in library and information science from all over the world including researchers, practitioners, academics, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives and students.

  • Add to your personal and professional growth!

By taking advantage of this great opportunity. Certificates of attendance will be given to volunteers for participating in the training sessions and upskilling programs.

  • Add to your CV!

Certificate of attendance for volunteers will be given after completion of your volunteer tasks.

  • Time for Souvenirs!

Official volunteers’ bag and vest as souvenirs… and free food and beverage while on duty.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for volunteers who have the time, dedication and enthusiasm to assist us deliver successfully this international event. If you are professional, committed, hardworking, reliable and culturally sensitive, then you are exactly what we are looking. Your details on the completed forms will be held securely and confidentially. Only the selection committee will have access to this information. The Application for Volunteers are open from November to December 2018.

Who can apply ?

  • You must be 17 years old and above

  • You must be available, through your own arrangements, to attend the training sessions scheduled for May, June and August 2019 in Athens (teleconference).

  • You are available, through your own arrangements, to perform your volunteer duties from August 22nd till 31st 2019. IFLA does not provide any accommodation and/or transportation arrangements.

  • You are physically fit to to maintain a moderate level of physical activity for 8 hours per day and able to be on foot and moving at a quick pace.

  • Able to fund and take care of your own travel arrangements (including visa, transportation and accommodation).

How to apply?

The Application for Volunteers are open from November to December 31st 2018. Click here to apply to Volunteer. The successful applicants will be notified in January 2019.

For any questions, please contact us at wlic2019.volunteers@gmail.com