A badger is a person who stands guard at entrances to convention
hallways and programming. These people check to make sure people have their
convention badge in a visible place.
Panelists and Moderators:
These people moderate the panels and events at
the convention. Anyone who submits a panel suggestion and is accepted will take
charge of a 1-2 hour panel. These people make the convention very exciting with
the varieties of topics for discussion.
Charity Auction Assistant:
Charity auction Assistants will be working with all of the charity
auction staff and items. They will help move all items from the charity auction room to the Garden Court.
They will also be showing off the items during the auction, AKA being ‘Vanna White’. Also running any
errands the Charity Auction staff might need of them.
People who help run the minute by minute needs of the consuite.
This may include putting out more snacks, using a rice cooker, or changing of pop canisters.
These people will help the Cosplayers during the Cosplay Contest Saturday night.
Any help with costumes or just a need for food/water, the Cosplay Assistant will take care of them.
These people monitor and take care of issues in
the game rooms. Common tasks include monitoring the entertainment, switching games units,
and other miscellaneous tasks.
Programming Head Counter:
Yes, a head counter. This person will be walking to each of the
programming rooms and counting how many people are in each of the rooms. All statistics will be
brought back to the Volunteer room at the end of the shift.
These people work at the registration desk. They
help distribute registration badges and packets, and generally assist in the needs
of the registration.
Video Room Assistant:
These people handle the hour-by-hour details of running anime for our
video rooms. These people will swap DVDs, play previews, change "now showing" posters, take head
counts, straighten chairs/clean between shows, and monitor the rooms.
Someone who maintains order with people using the elevators. One person
will remain on the first floor and allows a set number of people on the elevator. The second person
will be on the second floor asking people to step off the elevator so it is clear for first floor
Operations Assistant (16+):
These people would help in the basic tasks performed by Operations
at Anime Detour. Typically, this would be simple things such as answering basic questions from attendees
and parents, and providing the First-Aid bin and simple items (such as tape or glue or pens) to people
who request them. Additional activities can include cross-checking the Registration database and handing
out badges after normal Reg hours, handing out or exchanging and logging radio equipment, and checking
the Lost and Found collection.