Volunteer Expression of Interest

Volunteer Expressions of Interest Have Now Closed, we will be in contact with all applicants in early March.

What Does Volunteering Involve?

As a volunteer you may be asked to assist with any aspect of the conference organisation. This could include: The outline of work could include — but is not limited to (and depends when you are rostered on):

  • Assisting in the preparation for delegates
  • Assisting the registration process when delegates
  • Greet delegates and assist with general onsite
  • Monitoring of session rooms and assisting with sessions chairs and speakers


Associated Costs

Please note you will be responsible for your own travel and transport to the conference venue and accommodation (if applicable) and any other expenses during the conference (e.g. Conference Dinner, meals outside of conference hours).


Important Information

Please note that due to ALIA’s insurance requirements you must be a current ALIA Personal Member to volunteer. Volunteer positions are available to Students, New Graduates, and Members of ALIA Groups*.

All volunteers are required to attend a training and induction on Monday 6th May 2024, at the Adelaide Convention Centre. There will also be a virtual Q & A session prior to the conference (date TBC).

Volunteers receive complimentary registration to the full ALIA National Conference (excluding conference dinner), and a certificate. Hours can be logged for CPD.

ALIA is excited to welcome volunteers who have previously been underrepresented at our conferences. Our Volunteer Coordinator will work with volunteers to make sure you have a comfortable experience.

If you have any questions about the role, please call the events team on 02 6215 8220.

Volunteer Expression of Interest submissions close on 23rd February 2024 and applicants will be notified the first week of March on the outcome.


*Please note ALIA has made the decision to only offer volunteer roles to non-speakers to provide different avenues of engagement for our early-career members. If you have been selected as a speaker for the ALIA National Conference you are not eligible to be a volunteer as well.