Due to an overwhelming response by the people of the Carolinas, we have exceeded our volunteer recruitment goal of 10,000 volunteers and registration to volunteer for the 2012 Democratic National Convention is now closed. Thank you to each volunteer who signed up to make this convention possible.
We are so impressed with the culture of volunteerism and how this community has risen to the occasion of helping to make this convention the most open and accessible in history.
To log into our volunteer management system please click on the ‘Log In’ button. When you log into your account, you will be able to select your shifts and edit your profile. When you select the button, it will open our secure registration system in a separate window.
Beyond volunteering convention week, there are so many ways for people to get involved with this historic event:
-On Monday, September 3, the Charlotte in 2012 Convention Host Committee will sponsor the first-ever family-friendly Labor Day convention kickoff event in Uptown Charlotte. This festival will engage more Americans and celebrates our Democracy, the Carolinas, Virginia, and the South. Guests attending the event will enjoy a free event with interactive expositions, family activities, and live music. Delegates and members of the public who want to attend caucus meetings can do so without missing the festival. Public transportation to Uptown Charlotte will be available. Visit www.charlottein2012.com to get more information about the event.
-On Thursday, September 6, President Obama will accept his nomination at Bank of America stadium, allowing tens of thousands more people to be engaged in the event. Sign up on www.demconvention.com to be the first to learn about how to get community credentials for the event.
-During the convention week, uptown will be open for business and bustling with members of the media, delegates, elected officials, and others. We want to welcome visitors to our state and region with southern hospitality.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions. Please take a look at that before you start registration and refer back if necessary when you are entering your profile information.
Thank you for joining the thousands of volunteers who will help make Charlotte shine in September!
Is there an age requirement? All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age by June 2012. A valid driver’s license or government identification may be used as proof of age.
How many shifts do I have to work? Volunteers must be available to work a minimum of two 4-hour shifts. Volunteers are permitted to volunteer for back-to-back shifts.
Am I required to attend training? All volunteers will be required to attend a general training and any specialized training sessions pertaining to their specific volunteer assignment.
What if I live out of state? Will I still be able to participate in a training session? Ideally, training sessions should be attended in person, however, if that is not possible we will work to arrange alternative training sessions.
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