Interested Volunteers:
Volunteering with RISE will not only be rewarding but a rare opportunity for Austin students and professionals to interact and learn from a selection of the City’s top entrepreneurs while also accessing a network of like-minded individuals. This year's keynote speakers include Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe-Giver of TOMS Shoes, and Red McCombs.

Volunteer Positions:
• Packet Stuffing: Volunteers will be stuffing corporate collateral into RISE bags for the EXPO segment of the Event. This task will be held on Saturday morning, February 27th from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. at the Acton School of Business. The facility is located at 1404 E. Riverside Dr. Austin, TX 78701.

•Host Assistants: Volunteering as a host assistant, you will have the opportunity to work alongside session hosts. Tasks will include providing support for audio/visual needs, attendee check-in, information distribution and etc. Each session will run for 1.5 hours and will take place from 8 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., between March 2-5, 2010. If you have interest in volunteering for more than one session, we will do our best to accommodate your requests.

•RISE Reception and Keynote Event Operations: Volunteers will be needed on the evening of March 1st, 2nd and/or 4th, 2010. In this role, you may be asked to assist with a number of responsibilities to ensure a seamless event execution. Event operations will include (but not limited to) greeting attendees, information distribution, merchandise sales, host sign-in, booth assistance and food & beverage.
• RISE Fast Pitch Event: Volunteers will be need on the evening of March 3rd, 2010. In this role, you may be asked to assist with a number of responsibilities to ensure a seamless event execution. Event operations will include (but not limited to) greeting attendees, information distribution, participant sign-in, booth assistance and food & beverage.

For further inquiries or to apply for a RISE volunteer position, please visit the RISE site at http://www.riseaustin.org/volunteer or email eddie.russell@riseaustin.org. We appreciate your interest!