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Quills Volunteer Sign Up

The 2024 Quills Conference will be held August 8th - 11th at the Salt Lake City Marriott University Park, located at 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108.

Please note: All volunteers for Quills 2024 will be selected from those who fill out this form. Space is limited. All volunteers will be expected to work 12 hours to receive their comped Quills ticket. 

This means, if you are only available one day (e.g. Saturday) you'll be expected to volunteer for the whole day in order to gain access to the rest of the conference via the app.

The Quills Conference Volunteer Application
Preferred Method of Contact
Have you volunteered with the League of Utah Writers before?
What days/times are you able to volunteer? (Check all that apply)
What type of volunteering would you like to do? (Check all that apply.)

Thank you! We’ll be in touch.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AS VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN UPDATED FOR 2024!

Thank you for being interested in volunteering with this year's League of Utah Writers Quills Conference from August 8-11, 2024.

TYPES OF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
We will need the following types of volunteers (please specify your preferences and experience in the sign-up form):

  • Tech: Strong computer skills required, specific training required, seated position.

  • Door Guard: Minimal training required, seated position.

  • Pitch Helpers: Minimal training required, some physical activity required.

  • Gopher/Runner: Minimal training required, very physically active position.

  • Help Desk: Specific training required, seated position.

  • Set Up/Tear Down: Specific training required, level of physical activity varies by task.


COMMUNICATION:
For any volunteering questions before the event, email events@leagueofutahwriters.org. During the conference, we will utilize Discord to coordinate needs in real-time. When volunteers are selected, they will be sent a confirmation email to join Discord.

VOLUNTEER PERKS:

Working for a total of twelve hours over the course of the four-day Quills event will earn you a basic ticket that will allow you to attend classes when you are not working. You will be scheduled to work based on the available times you provide in the form.

 

Volunteers will have access to the Volunteer Green Room on the 6th floor of the hotel. The room will be unlocked, but closed. You will have access to a water station and snacks. Please plan on bringing your own meals unless you add conference meals to your ticket. Please plan on arranging your own transportation and hotel accommodations.


VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION:
Because this is a hybrid conference, you are required to watch the training videos required for your position(s). 

 

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or you've been exposed to anyone with a respiratory illness, we ask that you stay home and let us know so we can fill your positions.


Have any questions? Please email events@leagueofutahwriters.org


If your application is approved, you will receive an email confirmation by July 1st with details on how to register for the conference as a Quills Volunteer. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us at The Quills Conference this year!

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