Serving the Home Education community.

Volunteers Make a Difference!

How many volunteers does it take to run a successful AHEA convention each year?

This year, we are looking for approximately 250 people to cover various shifts on Thursday, Friday & Saturday to help things run smoothly.

What positions need to be filled?

  • Set-up & take down
  • MCs, Security
  • Speaker Hosts and Drivers to and from airport for speakers
  • Room Monitors
  • Registration
  • Volunteer Check-in
  • Guest Services
  • For Booths in the exhibit hall (for New Homeschoolers, for Special Needs & for High School
  • To help with Used Curriculum Sale
  • To help in the Youth Program & chaperones for the Thursday field trip
  • Grad ceremony
  • General runners & snack cart
  • Lots and lots of help for the Children’s Program!

Who do we need to help out? And how long are the shifts?

Youth, Parents, Grandparents, Homeschool Grads. . . almost anyone that is willing and a teen or older. There are various shifts but most are a 4hour/8 hour/full 2 day commitment.

Why would I like to volunteer?

  • To meet and get to know new friends and like-minded people.
  • To contribute to and support a cause you believe in.
  • To try something new.
  • To save money!! (If you serve an 8 hour shift, you will have your registration fee reimbursed at the end of the convention. If a couple serves 10 hours total between the 2 of them, they will have their couples registration fee reimbursed. Note: Reimbursement does not include the AHEA membership amount, only the convention registration fee portion).
    • 1) For any volunteer that signs up before March 1, 2019 will get their name entered in for a draw to win a $50 Gift certificate to spend in the exhibit hall at this year’s convention!
    • 2) A second draw to win $100 CASH!! This draw will be held near the end of the convention and announced just before the closing session in the main hall. Anyone that serves a 1-4 hour shift will get 1 entry in to this draw and anyone that serves a 5 - 8 hour shift will get 2 entries after they serve their shift!

How do I get involved?

Thank you in advance for your willingness to help!

Please fill in the form below to volunteer and let us know which area you are interested in.

Volunteering Form

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