The General Assembly (GA) Volunteer Committee provides GA registration in exchange for volunteer work at GA. Volunteer Applications must be submitted by March 31. Adult volunteers are required to contribute 24 hours. Youth (grades 9-12) volunteers and those who qualify for reduced registration rates are required to contribute 14 hours.
Please do not register for General Assembly while your volunteer application is pending.
Volunteers may request first and second choices for volunteer assignment. Registration volunteers usually work intensely at the beginning of GA and many are done by the weekend. Ushers work during Plenary (business meeting) sessions, so they will likely have lighter schedules on Thursday and Friday and then work intensely on the weekend. Other assignments (Cyber Café, Service Project, and Volunteer Office) may be able to provide a more balanced schedule.
Volunteers are notified of their acceptance in April, before the May 1 registration rate increase.
The General Assembly Planning Committee (GAPC) is committed to providing a rich and rewarding experience to all attendees at General Assemblies. As a part of this commitment, the General Assembly Planning Committee is funding GA registrations for five volunteers selected to serve as GA Chaplains. These individuals must be ministers in final fellowship with the Unitarian Universalist Association Ministerial Fellowship Committee (MFC) and in good standing with the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association (UUMA), who have excellent pastoral skills and bring knowledge and skills in both anti-oppression work and cultural sensitivity.
The process for being selected as 2014 GA Chaplain will be posted here when it has been determined.
For more information contact generalassembly @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
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Last updated on Friday, August 23, 2013.
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