ASAPA presents

Animethon 2024

August 9 - 11 / 2024 Edmonton Convention Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
/ Volunteer


Join the Team!

All of our staff are volunteers and the event is made possible by these committed volunteers who dedicate their time and effort to put on the event. When you volunteer with us, you join a team of  volunteers who are passionate about working together to plan events, organize people, and help our attendees be safe. We are currently seeking people with a passion for fostering community who can manage time and resources effectively and communicate efficiently in high-energy environments. We also strive to be a safe, inclusive space for everyone. Volunteers are expected to work towards maintaining this safe space.

Staff Openings

Thank you for your interest! Applications for Animethon 2024 are now closed! Only those applicants who are selected for interviews or positions will be notified.
Applications do not guarantee you will get a position. The process is competitive and providing more information and a resume may increase your chances of receiving an interview.
Should you have any questions please contact personnel [at] animethon [dot] org.
Staff Openings

General Responsibilities

  • Agree to and follow event policies.
  • Report to any immediate staff supervisors.
  • Attend all shifts on-time and perform all required duties.
  • Respectfully and professionally attend to patron questions/concerns.
  • Wear appropriate attire for the tasks you will be performing. Any costumes worn must be family friendly and cannot impede duties.
  • Attend training appropriate to your position, if available.
  • When applying for any position, please inform us of any skills/experience you may have.

Event Staff

  • Must be at least 18 years of age on application (Those under 18 will be reviewed and may be accepted on a case by case basis).
  • Staff positions vary in hours and are expected to volunteer before and during the event. Specific requirements are role dependent.
  • Minimum commitment of 20 hours of time spent planning and running the event. 
  • Familiarize themselves with, and follow, the Staff Handbook.
  • Must attend staff training as required.
  • Staff are generally expected to be available throughout the event.


  • Staff Applications close on July 5, 2024.

Staff Benefits

Not all benefits are guaranteed. Benefits depend on availability and hiring dates.
  • Staff Badge provided acts as an 3-Day Pass.
  • Complimentary 3-Day Pass to gift to a friend!
  • Staff T-Shirt! (Different from ones available for purchase).
  • Early access to Exhibitor Hall (if assigned duties do not conflict).
  • Access to this year’s staff-only events (appreciation dinners, holiday party, etc).
  • Work experience (Proof of volunteer hours available upon request).
  • Food Stipend of $90.
  • Hotel discounts based on position (Subject to availability).
  • Merchandise preorders/discounts if available.