Volunteer Application

To apply for a volunteer position at SiestaCon, please fill out the form below.

First Name

Last Name

Address Line 1

Address Line 2


State / Province

Zip Code


Email address

Date of Birth - Month

Date of Birth - Day

Date of Birth - Year

Select each area where you would like to help!

SiestaCon will run from 10am to 7pm.

Volunteers will be required to participate for a minimum of 4 hours, which may include time before and after the event.

The volunteer position will be unpaid, but you will receive a t-shirt and some special gifts in thanks.

Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities

As a volunteer, you have the right to:

  • Receive accurate information about the agency
  • Receive a clear, comprehensive job description
  • Be carefully interviewed and appropriately assigned
  • Receive training
  • Do meaningful and satisfying work
  • Be seen as belonging, through inclusion at meetings, social functions, etc.
  • Be seen as a person and to be supported in your role
  • Be safe on the job
  • Have choices and feel comfortable about saying "no"
  • Not be exploited
  • Be consulted on matters that directly or indirectly affect you and your work
  • Receive feedback on your work
  • Receive recognition for your contribution
  • Have your personal information be kept confidential
  • Be trusted with confidential information if it is necessary in order to do your job

As a volunteer, you are expected to:

  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Be trustworthy
  • Respect confidentiality
  • Respect the rights of people you work with
  • Have a non-judgmental approach
  • Carry out the specified job description
  • Be accountable and accept feedback
  • Be committed to the program
  • Avoid overextending yourself
  • Acknowledge decisions made by the staff or the organization
  • Address areas of conflict with the appropriate staff member or volunteer coordinator
  • Undertake training
  • Ask for support when it is needed

Liability Protection for Volunteers

Ways to protect yourself when you volunteer for Siesta Conventions, LLC sponsored events.

About volunteering at SiestaCon

  • All volunteers everywhere run the risk of physical, emotional, and mental injury, as well as inflicting injuries on others.
  • Before you participate in an activity that puts you or others at risk, you will be asked to sign a waiver, acknowledging that risks are involved in the activity and agreeing not to hold the institution or agency responsible.

Volunteer Protection Act

In addition to signing a waiver, you are also protected under the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997. This law protects volunteers in these circumstances:

  • The volunteer was acting within the scope of the volunteer's responsibilities in the nonprofit organization or governmental entity at the time of the act or omission.
  • If appropriate or required, the volunteer was properly licensed, certified, or authorized by the appropriate authorities for the activities or practice in the state in which the harm occurred, where the activities were or practice was undertaken within the scope of the volunteer's responsibilities in the nonprofit organization or governmental entity.
  • The harm was not caused by willful or criminal misconduct, gross negligence, reckless misconduct, or a conscious, flagrant indifference to the rights or safety of the individual harmed by the volunteer.
  • The harm was not caused by the volunteer operating a motor vehicle, vessel, aircraft, or other vehicle for which the state requires the operator or the owner of the vehicle, craft, or vessel to either (A) possess an operator's license or (B) maintain insurance.