Call for IIFS Volunteers

Volunteers will play an integral role in supporting the IFLA Information Futures Summit (IIFS) and are vital in creating a positive and welcoming atmosphere for delegates while assisting the hosts in delivering a professionally run event.

On behalf of the Australian Committee of the IFLA Information Futures Summit, we kindly invite you to become a volunteer during the Summit to be held from Monday 30 September until Tuesday 2 October 2024 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

Through participating, you’ll support our collective efforts, enrich your expertise, and broaden your horizons. Take the next step in your professional journey, and join us at the IIFS!

Criteria and expectations

To become an IIFS Volunteer, you must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Either an Australian resident or a resident of New Zealand
  • A library student, an early career librarian, or a library technician with less than 5 years of experience
  • Available, through your own arrangements, to attend scheduled training sessions online and in person on Sunday, 29 September in Brisbane
  • Available to perform your volunteer duties from 29 September until 2 October 2024. IFLA does not provide accommodation or transport during the Summit
  • physically fit to maintain a moderate level of physical activity for 8 hours per day and able to move at a quick pace. If you use a wheelchair, please indicate this in the volunteer form
  • Able to fund and take care of your own travel arrangements (including flights, transportation, and accommodation)

Does this sound like you? If so, see the full call for volunteers and apply today!

Application deadline: 22 April 2024