Volunteer Application :: Basic Information

All fields are required.

About the role of Volunteer


All volunteers are responsible for their own actions, all convention, staff, building, and city and state laws and rules apply to volunteers. If a volunteer breaks a rule at any point, he or she will be spoken to and the incident will be logged in their volunteer record. After two incidents, the volunteer's right to volunteer will be revoked and depending on the incident they may be removed from the convention.


Incidents include, but are not limited to:

  • Complaints from staff, volunteers, celebrities, building staff or guests
  • Sexual harassment
  • Physical altercations
  • Harassment of any kind
  • Use of alcohol or other illegal substances is prohibited while on shift during the show or an event, as is being under the influence of the previously mentioned.
  • Loss of convention property
  • Theft of property
  • Any negative portrayal of Altered Reality Entertainment/Terror Con or its employees, including, but not limited to blogging or social media platforms.
  • Any infraction of the convention or staff rules
  • Insubordination of team leader or convention staff
  • Leaving your assigned position without approval
  • Requesting free autographs or photos with/from celebrities or artists
  • Requesting contact information from celebrities, artists or agents for other events or personal use
  • Inappropriate conduct or interaction with ANY guest, attendee, volunteer or staff member.


All volunteers will be required to attend an in-person orientation and/or training, as well as read and sign a contract with the volunteer rules and expectations.

We reserve the right to refuse any benefits to volunteers who are removed as a volunteer at any time.


Q: How old do I have to be to volunteer?

A: You must be 18+ to volunteer.

Q: Do I get paid?

A: No, these are non-paid volunteer positions.

Q: What are the volunteer requirements?

A: We ask for a minimum of One 6+ hour shift while Terror Con is open to the public. Some assignments require a longer commitment as noted below.

Q: Are all volunteer applicants selected?

A: Not necessarily. Depending on the number of applicants, applicant availability and needs of the show only a certain number of applications may be selected. Others will be added to the wait-list and notified if a shift/position becomes available.

Q: How will volunteers be notified if selected?

A: You will receive a Volunteer Welcome email from volunteer@terrorcon.net if selected to volunteer.

Q: What will I be doing if I volunteer?

A: It depends. There are a variety of jobs available and depending on your availability and interest, you’ll be assigned to the best suited position(s).

·         Show Store – 6+ hour shifts available

·         Information Booth/General Admission – 6+ hour shifts available

·         VIP Registration – 6+ hour shifts available

·         Security – 2 full day commitment required

·         Photo Ops - 2 full day commitment required

·         Show Photographer – 1+ full day commitment required

·         Panels - 6+ hour shifts available

·         Guest Relations: Line Control - 6+ hour shifts available

·         Guest Relations: Liaison/Handler - 2 full day commitment required

·         Kids Con - 6+ hour shifts available

·         Green Room - 2 full day commitment required

·         After Party Assistance – extra shifts available

·         Vendor Load In/Set-Up and Tear Down – extra shifts available

Q: What if I am scheduling during a panel, photo op or event I want to attend?

A: We will work to accommodate your request(s), please let your volunteer coordinator(s) know and you will be scheduled accordingly for a break.

Q: Can I dress in cosplay while volunteering?

                A: No, only before or after your shift(s).

Volunteer Terms and Conditions and Release

In consideration of my desire to serve as a volunteer at Terror Con, I hereby assume all responsibility for any and all risk of property damage or bodily injury that I may sustain while participating in the event or other activity of any nature, including the use of equipment. Further, I, for myself and my heir, executors, administrators and assigns, hereby release, waive and discharge Altered Reality Entertainment LLC/ Terror Con and its officers, directors, employees, agents and volunteers of and from any and all claims which I or my heirs, administrators and assigns ever may have against any of the above for, on account of, by reason of or arising in connection with my volunteer participation therein, and hereby waive all such claims, demands and causes of action. If any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. I currently have no known mental or physical condition that would impair my capability for full participation as intended or expected of me. Further, I have carefully read the foregoing release and indemnification and understand the contents thereof and sign this release as my own, free act and free will.