Available Staff Positions



We need volunteers in the following departments (contact hr@otakuthon.com if interested):

  • Registration:
    Responsible for helping with the paperwork, making sure that everyone has their pre-registration papers ready and providing information on the sections to be filled out by the con-goer.
  • Crowd Control:
    Responsible for directing the line-ups in an orderly fashion, making sure there are no trouble-makers and keeping a smooth flow from places such as the Artist Alley, Dealer's Market, Registration and various areas that have a good number of con-goers.
  • Badge Checkers:
    Responsible for checking people's badges in and around the convention to make sure people are allowed in.
  • ID Checkers (volunteers to be 18 years and older):
    Same responsibility as Badge Checkers, but also responsible for checking for proper proof of age (18 years and older) for rooms with mature content. Volunteers for this position could be asked to cover late night events (past 12 midnight).
  • Bag Check Attendants:
    Responsible for checking in and out of bags for con-goers in a secured area and keeping the contents of the bags safe and sound.
  • Room Monitors (for screenings and video games):
    Responsible for surveillance of the screening and video gaming rooms and reporting problems if they arise.  Sharp eyes and good observational skills are an asset.
  • Photoshoot:
    Responsible for assisting with the photographer and the printing process of the photos during the convention.
  • Garage Sale:
    Responsible for assisting in the sale of various products during the Garage Sale at Otakuthon.
  • Cleanup & Support Crew:
    Responsible for helping with cleanup during the convention, moving things from area to area when necessary, helping dealers, and other miscellaneous tasks.