The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Volunteer opportunities are now available!

Share your time, talents, and connect with other nursing professionals while attending the 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Join fellow attendees and STTI staff by volunteering in any of the areas listed below. You are eligible to volunteer once you have registered for the event.

STTI members can apply for open volunteer positions for congress in the Circle.

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Non-members who wish to volunteer can contact Janell Jackson via email at janell@stti.org, phone 317.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free), or 1.317.634.8171 (International).

International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Greet attendees and assist with seat selection.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome dignitaries and attendees.
  • Assist with seating if needed.
  • Distribute any event materials (e.g., programs, brochures).
  • Support staff with additional tasks.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Be able to stand for long periods of time and manage stairs and stage risers unassisted.
  • Lift 10 or more pounds.

Time Commitment: Minimum of two hours per opportunity

Training and Orientation: STTI staff will provide training, orientation, ongoing support, and supervision.

STTI Marketplace

Assist attendees with STTI merchandise purchases.

Responsibilities

  • Answer questions and assist with purchase selections.
  • Help staff keep merchandise organized.
  • Monitor marketplace inventory.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have a pleasant and helpful demeanor.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Be able to lift 10 or more pounds.

Time Commitment: Minimum of two hours per opportunity

Training and Orientation: STTI staff will provide training, orientation, ongoing support, and supervision.

Moderators

Introduce presenters and monitor presentations. Moderator check-in is required on-site near the event On-Site Registration kiosk in The Dublin Convention Centre.
Please refer to the schedule for check-in times.

Responsibilities

  • Review required information with presenter(s).
  • Introduce the presenter(s).
  • Ensure that presentations are free from conflict of interest and/or bias.
  • Serve as the time keeper for presentations.
  • Facilitate question-and-answer dialogue between the audience and presenter(s).
  • Complete a short Moderator Report Form for feedback and evaluation of each session you moderate.
  • Obtain the signature of each presenter at the session.
  • Arrive in the room at least 10 minutes before the start of the session.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have a pleasant and helpful demeanor.
  • Be able to sit/stand for up to one hour.

Time Commitment: Minimum of one 45 minute presentation session. One person may moderate up to three presentation sessions.

Training and Orientation: STTI staff will provide on-line training that should be completed prior to arrival at the event. On-site staff are available for ongoing support and supervision.

Poster Presentation Setup/Removal

Work with STTI staff to prepare the poster presentation area and assist with cleanup.

Responsibilities

  • Aid presenters with finding their poster location.
  • Answer presenters’ questions and provide setup materials and direction.
  • Assist staff with poster removal if presenters don’t retrieve them.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have a pleasant and helpful demeanor.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Be able to lift 10 or more pounds.
  • Be able to multitask, answer multiple questions, and speak to large groups.

Time Commitment: Minimum of two hours per opportunity

Training and Orientation: STTI staff will provide training, orientation, ongoing support, and supervision.

Moderator Check-In

Assist moderators and speakers with checking in, providing needed updates.

Responsibilities

  • Check in presenters and/or moderators.
  • Provide packets to moderators.
  • Provide continuing nursing education (CNE) certificates to speakers and moderators.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Attend a pre-event training webinar.
  • Have a pleasant and helpful attitude.
  • Be able to lift 10 or more pounds.
  • Be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.

Time Commitment: Minimum of one hour per opportunity

Training and Orientation: STTI staff will provide training, orientation, ongoing support, and supervision.