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ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 | November 11-15, 2019 | Kumasi, Ghana | VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer Opportunities



ISCB-Africa ASBCB is pleased to announce a call for Volunteer Student Support Staff for the conference, November 11-15, 2019 at Kumasi, Ghana.

The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of research findings and methods, and development of long-term relationships and networking opportunities, for researchers within the region, as well as from around the world.

As a member of the Volunteer Student Support Staff, you will receive valuable first-hand experience at an academic association conference, a certificate of appreciation as well as a full refund on your registration once your obligations are complete. Please review the below volunteer requirements:

  • Attend a volunteer meeting before the conference to ensure you are prepared for all volunteer responsibilities
  • Complete all assigned shifts
    • You will be notified of your shifts in advance of the conference and are required to sign and return in acknowledgement
    • Please review the list of possible assignments below:
      • Registration:
        • Handing out name badges, processing of invoices and assisting with on-site registration
      • Educational sessions:
        • Check in with the session leader at the beginning of the session and identify yourself as the volunteer to assist in that session
        • Checking badges for entrance to session rooms
        • Counting attendees in each educational session
        • Monitor session rooms, alerting conference manager of any AV or emergency needs during session
      • Other conference opportunities:
        • Numbering poster boards to include monitoring hanging up and taking down of poster boards by presenters
        • Assist attendees in locating various events throughout the conference
        • Answer questions about the scientific program and giving directions within the venue


Only a small number of students will be selected to participate on this team. Those interesting in applying should complete the application (coming soon!).


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