John Nguyen, who is the former officer of LeaDBP, is currently looking for volunteers to help out with Anime Matsuri this year. Please reach out to him if any of you are interested in volunteering for the event.
Anime Matsuri is an annual anime, Japanese culture and related arts convention hosted at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Anime Matsuri is looking for Dedicated Volunteers and Staff to help out at Anime Matsuri Convention, June 13 -16, 2019.
Volunteers can sign up through this link here: https://www.animematsuri.com/registration/volunteer-application/
Both Dedicated Volunteers and AM Staff earn a volunteer t-shirt and 4-day convention badge which they can use to attend the convention (for free!) after fulfilling their volunteer shifts. In addition,
AM Staff members also earn extra perks such as access to Staff Green Room, hotel accommodations, meals, and convention swag & goodies.
Here is a quick summary of requirements for Dedicated Volunteers and AM Staff:
You must be 18+
Volunteer a minimum of three 4 hour shifts (12 hrs) during the convention
Live in Houston area (to attend orientation and meetings)
You must be 18+
A dedicated and motivated individual with passion for Japanese Pop Culture
A commitment of a minimum of 32 hours at Con, 8 hours Pre-Con for training/events
Live in the Houston area (to attend interview, events and meetings during the year)
Right now, they need volunteers to help with Access Control, Fashion Show, Gaming, Info Desk, Programming, and Registration. Details about these departments can be found here:
We had over 36,000 people attend Anime Matsuri last year, and we anticipate having as many or more attendees this year, so anyone you can send my way helps a lot! You can also reach out to [email protected]