Volunteer Application

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About the role of Volunteer

In order to volunteer.

  1. You must be at least 16 years of age or older.
  2. You must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  3. You must be available for an interview, as well as any orientation meetings that follow your acceptance as a volunteer
  4. You must be available to work at minimum 1 complete shift lasting 5-6 hours during Comic Con weekend.

Please note: Although we do receive many out-of-town requests to volunteer, London Comic Con Inc. is not responsible for travel, parking, OR accommodations. 


Volunteer Terms and Conditions and Disclaimer

The London Comic Con volunteer team is:

  1. Expected to act appropriately as they are representatives of London Comic Con.
  2. Expected to maintain confidentiality with any information received at London Comic Con.
  3. Not permitted to make any statements or actions that would affect the convention, including statements to the public and/or press.
  4. Expected to perform their requested duties to the best of their abilities. If for any reason volunteers are unable to do what is asked of them, please inform the Supervisor so that other arrangements can be made.
  5. Not guaranteed to work in a specific event or with specific persons as we expect your assistance wherever necessary to operate a successful event.

How much time do I have to give?

  1. A minimum of one shift lasting between 5-6 hours is required.
  2. Volunteers are free to participate in the activities of the convention before or after their scheduled duties. Convention leisure time will be awarded as set forth in commitment levels outlined below.

What is the dress code?

  1. Volunteers are asked to dress casually and appropriately. No ripped jeans, short shorts or skirts, offensive shirts, etc.
  2. You will receive a volunteer t-shirt upon arrival to your shift.
  3. To be courteous to co-workers and patrons, volunteers will practice clean personal hygiene. Please avoid using excessive amounts of perfumes, colognes, and/or hairsprays that may cause a problem for allergy sufferers.
  4. Volunteers are welcome to come in costume as long as the costumes do not cause any limitations to their abilities to perform their duties.
  5. The London Comic Con staff reserves the right to dismiss any volunteer whom they feel does not adhere to the guidelines set out by London Comic Con, and/or who fails to satisfactorily complete their duties.

 

What rewards do I get?

Our amazing volunteers are the heart of our show. Along with accidentally photo-bombing Darth Vader, volunteers will receive:

  • A commemorative London Comic Con T-shirt and Collectible Lanyard.
  • A glimpse of the behind-the-scenes workings of London Comic Con.
  • When off-duty, you‘ll have full access to London Comic Con show exhibits. You can attend panels, participate in games, go to Q&A’s, and purchase photo/autograph sessions.
  • An opportunity to experience invaluable community service and event experience.
  • We will sign-off on your student community hours for school if applicable

Commitment Levels:

The time you volunteer dictates your complimentary convention access:

Morning shift:  Upon the end of your shift you will have the rest of the day to enjoy Comic Con

Afternoon shift: You may enjoy Comic Con prior to your shift start.  Simply check in with Volunteer Coordinator upon arrival to gain access and then report back to them 15 minutes prior to your scheduled shift.

Alternatively those working the afternoon shift on Saturday may attend Comic Con on Sunday as their free time.


It is understood that you are volunteering under your own free will and accord.  You will not hold London Comic con Inc responsible for any unfortunate events that you may experience during your time as a volunteer.


About London Comic Con 2019

London Comic Con is the largest Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming event in SW Ontario.

Celebrating its 6th year, London Comic Con has become a must attend event for pop culture fans as well over 10,000 people can be expected to attend annually from all across Southern Ontario and even from around the world. The event provides a substantial economic impact to the City of London, filling up hotels and restaurants throughout the duration of the Con.

Every year, London Comic Con offers exciting family-friendly attractions, events, and world-renowned celebrities! Previous guests include: William Shatner, Ron Perlman, Alan Thicke, Lori Petty, LeVar Burton and Mick Foley to name a few. Stars in attendance are from hit television shows like The Walking Dead, Star Trek, WWE, Sons of Anarchy, Power Rangers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer and many, many more.

Everyone is a fan of something, and London Comic Con is a place to celebrate all things pop culture. Get an autograph or a photo with your favourite guest and get to know your favourite celebrities more intimately at our live stage segments where the celebrities have fun sharing stories with the fans on past achievements  and upcoming projects.

Drop into one of our Fan Zones for a unique experience presented by fan groups celebrating Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Dr. Who and Star Wars.  Watch professional comic artists from Marvel, DC, Chapterhouse and Image Comics create their work and share stories in panel discussions, learn from our “How To” workshops, and take photos with your favourite costumed characters! There is so much to do!

It’s also a great place to buy a unique gift (or treat yourself!) with over 80,000 square feet of shopping madness.

London Comic Con now resides in the prestige London Convention Centre located in the heart of downtown London.

London Comic Con Inc was founded in 2014 and the team has since developed other amazing events in London such as Rock'n'Con, Heatwave: Hot Sauce Expo and Shock Stock with more on the horizon.


 

londoncomiccon.ca


October 5th - 6th, 2019

London Convention Centre

300 York Street
London, ON