Everyone attending Arisia'23 will have to be masked and fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including the bivalent booster, by January 3rd. For details, see the COVID statement page.

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   Arisia'23 is over. Please visit the new convention site:

Joining Team Arisia

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Arisia! Take a look at our Help Wanted page to see where you could help.

If you don't see anything there that you're interested in, fill out our Volunteer Signup form and we'll help you find the position that's right for you. The Help Wanted page also has an announce-only list if you'd like to be notified when new jobs are posted.

If you'd like some specific ideas about where to volunteer, let us know what you're interested in working on by emailing @email.


Just being a volunteer can bring its own satisfaction. Without volunteers, there would be no Arisia. Everyone, from our Corporate President, to the Convention Chair, to the person who has just an hour at the convention to give, is an unpaid volunteer giving their time to help make Arisia a success. But if you're also in it for the swag, read on!

  • Eight (8) hours of volunteering earns you a free staff T-shirt at the convention (only available to volunteers).
  • Twelve (12) or more hours earn you a free membership to next year's convention (or the following convention).
  • Double your volunteer hours by helping with truck loading and setup before the convention starts or with tear-down and load-out at the end of the convention - that's only six (6) hours of work to earn next year's membership, and you won't have to miss a minute of the convention!
    • Help for at least six (6) hours on loading and setup on Wednesday (truck loading), Thursday (load-in and set-up), or Friday (load-in and set-up only, generally until 3 PM)
    • Help for at least six (6) hours on tear-down and load-out on Monday (tear-down and load-out only, generally after 3 PM) or Tuesday (load-out and truck unloading)

Important: Make sure you get your timesheet signed! That's how we know you did the work, so you get the perks.