Volunteer for a TEDx in the Quad Cities Event

Get Involved

As a volunteer, you’ll help build an organization that instills the same wonder and inspiration you feel when watching a TED or TEDx talk online. Volunteers share their time and talent to help drive the Quad Cities area idea revolution, creating a truly unique, single-day conference of ideas worth spreading.

Roles span all areas, from venue design and social outreach to partner management and hospitality. We have openings for day-of-event or longer-term volunteers that take a more active role. Sign up to get on our volunteer list, where you'll be notified on when and how to get involved.

COMMITTMENT

Being a part of TEDx in the Quad Cities is a serious and real commitment, regardless of your role. In addition to the specific tasks you’ll be involved with, we’ll depend on you for at least the following:

- Be an evangelist for TEDxDavenport, marketing it everywhere
- Follow through on tasks and commitments you sign up for
- Attend organizational meetings in the Quad Cities
- Attend conference setup prior to the event
- Perform day-of conference setup and duties

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

As a volunteer, you’ll become part of a community and receive benefits including:

- Free conference admission
- Volunteer-only t-shirt
- Direct role in building a TEDx conference
- Access to brilliant ideas and speakers
- Great friends and experiences

WHAT YOU'LL DO

- Registration: Welcoming and verifying attendees entering the conference
- Signage: Organizing, assembling, and hanging signage throughout the venue
- Stage managers: Managing all aspects of the stage, props, and gear
- Storytellers: Recording the conference and its creation from a behind-the-scenes perspective
- Talent wranglers: Queuing speakers and assisting them with any needs
- Ushers: Directing attendees throughout the venue and answering general questions

Apply to Become a TEDx Volunteer:

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