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Event Planning and Management
Yoga Journal Work Exchange
Program: 2015 San Francisco Conference, January 15 - 19in
San Francisco, California
Thank you for inquiring about a Work
Exchange position at the Yoga Journal LIVE! San Francisco
Work Exchange Volunteer Program is available for
qualified participants who are interested in assisting
the conference managers in the production of the
conference. The program is an excellent way to become
involved behind-the-scenes, while participating in a
world-class yoga gathering. There is a nominal fee
and a partial rebate is given to those who satisfactorily
perform their duties. This program is not for those who
are seeking a full schedule of yoga. We are seeking
people who wish to be vital members of the conference
management team, while being able to participate in a
limited number of classes.
Interest in this program is always. If
you would like to apply please send us:
1) a resume or work history
2) a statement telling us
why you are interested in this program. We would like
to know your educational and employment background and
not necessarily your experience with yoga (hint
know you do yoga, tell us what makes you a great
You can apply via email to email@example.com or
via fax to 303-447-3946.
Below is a complete description
of the program.
Exchange Volunteers must be available from 11:00
AM Thursday, January 15 through 5:30 PM Monday,
January 19, 2015, including evenings.
Exchange Volunteers will be required to
work up to sixteen hours. This includes
helping at the Registration Desk, assembling
goody bags, assisting with audiovisual, working
at special events and other management tasks. Some
moderate lifting is involved.
will be a mandatory orientation meeting for
volunteers at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 15. At
that time work-schedules will be distributed. The
remainder of that day and evening well be
involved in organizing for the arrival of
Exchange Volunteers will be required to be a door
monitor for up to six classes.
You will be able to participate in these classes
fifteen minutes after the class begins.
Fulfilling door monitoring and mat placement duties can
be demanding and requires that you be firm and diplomatic. Class
sizes are controlled by allowing only registered
participants to enter and participants are required to
place their mats according to our configurations. If
If you become a Work Exchange Volunteer it is imperative
that you are comfortable enforcing these regulations.
Exchange Volunteers can participate in classes
when not working. These classes are taken on a
space available basis and volunteers are not
eligible to register for classes.
Exchange Volunteers are charged a $200 fee. Each
volunteers performance is rated and within
four weeks of the end of the conference, those
with a satisfactory rating are issued a $100
rebate. (Note: the $200 fee is considered as
a commitment on your part and will not be
refunded should you cancel.)
Volunteers are eligible for the event group-rate
at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, the
The Work Exchange Program is a great opportunity to
network and meet other volunteers with the common goal of
providing service to the yoga community. The opportunity
to meet and study with some amazing teachers makes for an
amazing experience that you won't regret.
Selections for the Work Exchange Program will be made
in the near future. We look forward to receiving
Director of Event Services
Yoga Journal/Horizon Conferences