Volunteer stamps guest passport
Photo credit: Kamala Kingsley

Volunteer

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Tiki Kon wouldn't be possible without the generosity and dedication of our volunteers. We are seeking assistance with a wide variety of positions and tasks, such as ushers/door staff, guest registration, merchandise sales, decor production, hospitality, and more. Opportunities are available before and during Tiki Kon weekend. It's a fun way to see Tiki Kon from a new angle and make new friends.

In addition to helping create the best guest experience of any Tiki weekender in the country, volunteers are welcomed into our family of Tiki enthusiasts. It's a great way to meet people and make new friends. Volunteers also earn event admission, discounts on merchandise, and invitations to the big post-event cast party, depending on number of hours contributed.

  • All volunteers - invitation to pre-event meetups/parties
  • 8+ hours - basic weekend pass
  • 16+ hours - invitation to the Tiki Kon cast party in August and discounts on remaining Tiki Kon merchandise

 

Volunteer Roles

Registration Desk Staff

Check in guests as they arrive at Tiki Kon using a mobile device, distribute wristbands and included merchandise, and provide information. Located in the ballroom lobby. Shifts available Friday and Saturday.

Gift Shop Staff

Ring up guests' merchandise purchases and distribute pre-ordered merchandise on a will-call basis, load in/out merchandise and supplies. Located in the ballroom lobby. Shifts available Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Information Desk Staff

Provide guests with event schedule information, directions, and assistance with event app. Located in the ballroom lobby. Shifts available Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Show Room Door Usher

Greet guests and check wristbands at the door of the show room. Shifts available Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Symposium Door Usher

Greet guests, check wristbands (general admission symposiums) or scan tickets (add-on symposiums) using a mobile device, and assist guests in finding seats. Shifts available Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Floor Manager

Oversee general operations, ensure volunteers are in position and have what they need, handle situations, escalate issues to general managers. Shifts available Friday and Saturday.

Decor Setup and Teardown

Assist the Decor Coordinator to transform our show room and the ballroom lobby into a Tiki paradise. Includes placement of centerpieces, signage, banners, live and artificial plants, and other decor items. Shifts available Friday and Monday morning.

Tech Support

Assist volunteers with mobile device issues, Square readers and register in gift shop, and guests using the event app. Shifts available Friday and Saturday.

Bus Captain

Supervise loading and unloading of guests traveling between the hotel and Hale Pele for the Thursday mug release party. Shifts available Thursday.

Home Bar Tour

Help out on the Sunday Bar Tour and be a part of this famously sold out event. We need help delivering supplies to home bars, greeting and directing guests, serving refreshments, cleanup, etc. These coveted shifts are typically given to cherry-picked volunteers who have helped out in the past or have an existing relationship with the home bar hosts. Shifts available Sunday.