We are now recruiting community members interested in contributing to Drupal by serving as event volunteers for DrupalCon Pittsburgh 2023 - where the people who make amazing digital experiences possible come together to make them even better. Please note that folks who volunteer a minimum of 8 hours will receive a free ticket!
All positions have now been filled for DrupalCon Pittsburgh 2023.
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Due to the volume of applications, you may not receive communication if you are not assigned a volunteer role.
|Speaker Review Committee (FILLED)||The Speakers Review Committee supports developing the DrupalCon program emphasizing the participant experience. The development of the program will include a combination of an open call for content and the cultivation of content around specific topics, themes, and desired outcomes. The team also works to integrate best practices and lessons learned from other successful conferences.||20-30 hours between October and February|
|Marketing & Outreach Committee (FILLED)||As part of the Promote Drupal Initiative led by Suzanne Dergacheva, the Marketing and Outreach Committee will develop ways to reach returning and potential participants, emphasizing audience diversity for DrupalCon. Members will utilize DrupalCon brand standards and share team-crafted messages primarily via email and social media.||20-30 hours between October 2022 and June 2023|
|Local Ambassador (FILLED)||Are you a Pittsburgh local, who loves your city and knows it like the back of your hand? Consider being a local ambassador! Help curate content and experiences for fellow DrupalCon attendees, and give us the inside scoop on all things Pittsburgh.||
10-20 hours between August 2022 and June 2023, including on-site at DrupalCon
Translation Assistant (FILLED)
|Translation assistants will help non-English speaking and English Second Language attendees enjoy DrupalCon North America. If you speak a language other than English and would like to help others, this is the perfect role for you!||15-20 hours between August and June, including at least 4 hours on-site at DrupalCon|
|Summit Program Committees (FILLED)||The Summit Program Committees will champion programming development, including interactive elements, networking, and high-quality facilitation and presentations. Summits happen during DrupalCon week and focus on key Drupal industries and the community. The program will be curated through an open call for content and intentional outreach around specific themes and desired outcomes.||25-35 hours between January 2022 and June 2023, including on-site at DrupalCon|
|Scholarship Mentor (FILLED)||Mentors guide scholarship recipients through the DrupalCon journey, review participant expectations (Code of Conduct, etc.), suggest the most relevant program events to attend based on participant goals, and facilitate connections with members of the Drupal community who have similar interests. Scholarship mentors serve as Drupal ambassadors and friendly faces in an unfamiliar environment.||5-10 hours in May and June, including on-site at DrupalCon|
|Logistics Contributor (FILLED)||Logistics Contributors are folks who enjoy making events happen by having high energy and a warm communication style. They will work in collaboration with our event staff to manage the registration desk, direct attendees, greet attendees, help with set-up or tear down, and assist the Conference staff as needed.||4-8 hours of on-site time at DrupalCon|
Why give your team time to volunteer for DrupalCon? Here are just a few of the benefits for event contributors:
- Expand your network of open source and technology leaders in the Drupal community
- Gain hands-on experience related to conference program planning and community engagement
- Earn recognition for your time and talent contribution on the event website and at the event itself (exposure for both your personal brand and your company/organization)
- Feel the joy of creating positive community engagement, foster a shared vision of the future of the Project, and help to drive Drupal innovation through collaboration
- Position yourself and your organization as Drupal and open source thought leaders at the center of one of the world’s most significant and successful projects
- Earn official contribution credits for the Drupal project
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