On-Farm Research


The Manitoba Agronomists Conference is in need of volunteers Wednesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 12.

In return for volunteering, you will receive a FREE LUNCH
and be able to attend a speaker session of your choice
(standing room only please).

The following are the types of jobs we are looking to fill:

December 11

4 volunteers are needed to help out at the Welcome Centre to hand out parking passes (beside U lot) in the morning from 7:15-9:30 am.

You will be responsible for handing out the U lot 2
-day parking passes to guest speakers and conference participants. You will be provided with instructions and the list of participant names. You will need to ask each participant their licence plate number and write it on the parking pass before handing it over.

At 9:30 am the rest of the parking passes can be left with the Welcome Centre Staff and they will distribute the rest.


December 11 & 12

2 volunteers are needed each day to help with queuing up PowerPoint Presentations in 172 Agriculture Building for each guest speaker.

These are pre-loaded onto the computer in room 172 Agriculture and they are in order of speaker presentation times and days. Sometimes we also require help with running the mic to audience members with questions for the speaker at the end of each presentation.

It is important that the conference stays on schedule. If you volunteer for this position you must be tech savvy.

December 11 & 12

2 volunteers are needed each morning and afternoon for the Registration Table located outside of 172 Agriculture.

Morning – 7:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Hand out nametags, hand out iClickers, hand out Program & Abstracts booklet, have participants sign the CCA & CCSC forms, hand out speaker packages.

Afternoon – 1:00 pm to 4:45 pm, be available for any questions, collect iClickers at the end of each day.  Collect conference evaluations at the end of the second day.

December 11 & 12

1 volunteer for each morning and afternoon to check AM, PM & lunch breaks in Agriculture Atrium and Poster Room – 138 Agriculture.
Stand by refreshments approximately 15 min before the AM & PM breaks.

2 volunteers to lead conference participants (especially on first day) to lunch location, Rm 204 Marshall McLuhan Hall in University Centre. At 12:50pm announce to group lunch is over and to please walk back to the Agriculture Building for the afternoon session.

1 volunteer each morning and afternoon to help with the set-up of poster displays in 138 Agriculture (mostly completed on the morning of the first conference day), ensure poster quizzes are completed and returned to the collection box.


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