2023 SMC Doula Conference Volunteer Job Descriptions


  • Stuff Conference Bags
    • Responsible for quickly and accurately sorting, bundling, and packing conference materials such as t-shirts, lanyards, stickers, and other gifts into conference bags.
  • Set-Up
    • Help oversee the setup of our conference venue. This includes setting up signage and decorations and following a layout for our vendor and exhibitor booths.
  • Break-Down
    • Remove all signage and decorations along with all other conference materials.
  • Meet and Greet
    • Responsible for welcoming conference guest in a friendly and outgoing manner and directing them to their appropriate seating and sessions. 
  • Registration Tables
    • Responsible for facilitating and creating an enjoyable and successful conference experience as you will be the first contact for conference attendees. This job also includes signing in attendees and providing conference materials which includes the conference bag and answering queries and providing event information through the entirety of the conference.
  •  Assist with SMC Vendor Table
    • Responsible for assisting with the overseeing of selling SMC merchandise and ensuring that items are handled properly, while accurately keeping count of all products.
  • Coordinate Vendors and Exhibitors
    • Responsible for directing vendors and exhibitors throughout the entirety of the conference. This includes directing them to their designated spaces and ensuring that they have all materials said to be provided by SMC upon arrival.
  • Workshop Assistant
    • Responsible for assisting and supporting the Workshop Facilitator in setting up and running the workshop and having everyone sign- in. This includes ensuring that all workshop materials are pepped and organized for attendees. Making sure the presenter has water also.
  • Timekeeper
    • Responsible for ensuring that all conference workshops and plenaries start and finish on time and run according to schedule and to inform the appropriate people if an unexpected scheduling change occurs.
  • Runner
    • Responsible for assisting the event staff by running errands during the conference and providing support when needed.
  • Online Conference Assistant
    • Provide support during conference presentations by monitoring any sound, lighting, or technical issues for online attendees.