The 52nd NCECA conference will take place March 14-17, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

We will need about 200 volunteers to fulfill approx. 13 hours each over the course of Monday March 12 through Saturday afternoon the 17, 2018. Positions are typically split up into 3 shifts, 4-5 hours each, spread over 3 days during the week.  Some positions may require longer hours one day and shorter another day.

Volunteer Positions include but are not limited to:

Demonstrator Assistant

Tasks Include:

Assisting with demonstrations and in hands-on process rooms.

Registration Assistant

Tasks Include:

Helping with onsite registration.

Set Up & Break Down Assistant

Tasks Include:

Setting up and taking down the Gallery Expo and Project Spaces.

Merchandise Sales Assistance

Tasks Include:

Talk with customers and assist in finding what they need as well as restock sold merchandise.

Conference Packet Stuffing

Tasks Include:

Arriving on Monday to start unpacking materials or working on Tuesday filling the conference bags that attendees will get.

K12 Exhibition Assistant

Tasks Include:

Helping out in the K-12 room which includes unpacking the work as well as assisting with setting up and then taking down the show.

Badge Checker

Tasks Include:

Badge checker at the doors to various lectures and events.

In exchange for volunteering you will receive a full conference pass and an NCECA Membership.

Please note: You must have created a profile on our website and have an NCECA Customer ID number to be considered as a volunteer. Make sure to login to your profile or create a profile to get your Customer # for the application. This does not cost anything. Make sure your email address is the same as the one on your application.

Volunteers are not placed on a first-come, first-served basis; flexibility in your schedule will increase your chance of being offered a position.

If you are local to Pittsburgh or know the area, we need volunteers to ride on the shuttle and tour buses and help guide attendees to the many exhibitions taking place in Pittsburgh.

There are many benefits to volunteering including meeting interesting people, learning new skills and getting to experience the conference from the inside. Connections are made and friendships formed!

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:


Please contact our 2018 Pittsburgh, PA On-site Liaisons:

Shoji Satake

Kate Lydon