2018 DCC Volunteers

Join our 2018 DCC Volunteer Team!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 2018 debra Care Conference! Our Conference volunteers are invaluable when it comes to representing debra of America to each and every conference attendee and participant, and we are so happy that you are interested in joining our team.

DCC Volunteers

Below is a summary of the tentative general opportunities to give you an idea of our areas of need, and the responsibilities of each role. With the exception of the Setup/Assembly, we will be filling these positions for Sunday, July 22 thru Wednesday, July 25th.

  • Setup/Assembly: On Sunday, July 22, the day the conference begins, volunteers are needed to assist with unloading and unpacking supplies, and other preparations such as putting together name badges, table tent cards and folders. Physical activity, such as bending, stooping and lifting up to 20 pounds, may be required.
  • Registration/Information Desk: These volunteers assist with attendee check-in, answering questions and providing information on the agenda and room locations.
  • Session Room Monitors: These volunteers help with the conference sessions. They distribute and collect surveys, help people find seating, and go around the room with microphones for questions.
  • Kids Room Security/Monitors: Volunteers are needed to keep designated kids’ play areas secure, monitoring entrance and exit points. Others will help parents sign their children in and out and provide kids with name tags.
  • Kids Room Pals: These volunteers help oversee the activity tables and designated play areas for they kids. They engage children in games and facilitate fun activities.
  • The debra Shop: These volunteers assist with set-up and sales of EB awareness merchandise.
  • Hospitality: These volunteers are our greeters, and may be responsible for helping to guide people as they enter/exit lunchroom or elevators.
  • Talent: We are also seeking volunteer entertainers for the kids rooms & photographers and videographers interested in giving their time and talent.

DCC VolunteerFull day shifts as well as morning or afternoon shifts are available (lunch is included for full day volunteers). Previous experience in supporting a conference is preferred, but not required. You must be at least 18-years-old to volunteer or provide additional parental consent.

Sign-up Now!

Please read the Waiver and Release information below to begin the volunteer sign-up process, Once your registration form has been received, a debra staff person will contact you.


I agree to volunteer fully at my own risk. I understand that debra of America shall not accept liability for any loss, damage, or injury to any property or my own personal being and debra of America is not in any way responsible for any illness, accidents, or events during the volunteer placement which may result in injury, loss, or fatality to me.

I do not suffer from any alcohol, drug, or self-harming dependency, which might hinder my ability to perform tasks while volunteering. I have not been convicted of a criminal act.

I understand that debra of America does not assume any responsibility or obligation to provide me with financial or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability benefits or insurance of any nature.

I respect the confidentiality of the information I gain while volunteering for debra of America. I agree not to publish reports, information, or photographs without explicit written permission from debra of America.

I grant and convey to debra of America all right, title, and interests in any photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me or my likeness made by debra of America in connection with my providing volunteer services.

The information provided in my application will be accurate to the best of my knowledge.

By clicking the button below, I, the volunteer, agree to the above terms and conditions.

DCC Volunteers


For more information, email DCC [at] debra [dot] org


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