Austin, TX: Call for Volunteer Greeters – SAA Conference Career Center

Job Opening Title: 2019 SAA Career Center Needs Greeters

Employer Name: Society of American Archivists

Job Location: Austin, TX

Application Deadline: July 19, 2019

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: A Different Way to Help at the SAA Career Center!
The SAA Career Center was established to offer career advice, counseling, and a chance to mock interview as a way for members to advance their careers and volunteers to give back to the community. Find out more about the Career Center here:

We need your help to continue to make the Career Center a success! Last year, we recruited for a new type of volunteer: Career Center Greeters! This year we want to continue to help people navigate the Career Center by recruiting Greeters!

What Does It Take to Be a Greeter?
We are just looking for an hour of your time to do the following:
Welcome people who walk into the Career Center;
Tell them about the services offered, and how to sign up;
Answer questions (or direct them accordingly) that are posed by visitors;
Smile, and maybe make a new friend or two!

We will send out a Greeter orientation email to all volunteers prior to the start of SAA.

During this year’s SAA Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, the Career Center is open as follows:
Saturday, August 3: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday, August 4: 8:30 am – 10:00 am; 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Monday, August 5: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

If you are interested in being a Career Center Greeter, please sign up at

Sign up is on a first come, first serve basis; the deadline to sign up is July 19, 2019.
You will receive a confirmation of your time slot with the orientation email prior to the Annual Meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact me at or 410-245-1607. Your participation is so very much appreciated!

Thank you,
Laura Starr

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