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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Free #RootsTech Admission for Volunteers

I got the following notice from You might be interested in volunteering to receive a "free" RootsTech registration:
RootsTech is a global event – the largest family history conference in the world – where people of all ages learn to discover and share their family stories and connections through technology. RootsTech offers something for everyone, regardless of experience in family history or skill in technology.RootsTech 2015 will be held on February 11–14, 2015, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the same time as the annual conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS).  We are now accepting applications to serve as a RootsTech Conference Volunteer Assistant for shifts starting Thursday, February 5 through Saturday February 14.There are various volunteer roles available, including:·      Assembling conference materials·      Ushering and room monitoring·      Assisting attendees at registration·      Providing general information·      Helping Spanish-speaking attendees on SaturdaySome volunteer activities require long periods of being on your feet while others are more relaxed. You don’t have to be an expert with computers or in family history, just willing to provide at least 9 hours of helpful service. Besides the great service opportunity, as a volunteer you will receive a pass to attend the conference on the days you are not working as a volunteer, up to $5 to help cover parking, and a green RootsTech volunteer 2015 t-shirt. Additional perks are available when serving for more than 9 hours and for those that fill supervisorial roles. If you are under 18 please contact us directly at and, as a reminder, we will need your parents approval for you to serve at RootsTech.To register for this great service opportunity as a RootsTech Volunteer Assistant click herePlease note: If you have already registered as an attendee for RootsTech 2015, you will need to contact us at BEFORE starting your Volunteer Assistant registration.

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