Sunday, July 19, 2015

Sylvia Y. Cyrus: Register as a Volunteer for the ASALH Centennial Conference

Be a Part of History - Share Our Stories - Connect
Be an Atlanta ASALH Volunteer
September 23 - 27, 2015
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA  30303 

Help us share Atlanta hospitality and history with more than 1,000 scholars, educators, community members, students, researchers and active citizens from around the world who will participate in more than 200 fascinating presentations and informative dialogues about African life and history.

Volunteers Roles:
1. General Purpose Volunteer  
  • Teachers Workshop
  • Exhibit Area
  • Greeters / Floaters
  • ASALH Meetings
  • Bag Stuffing
  • Staff Office
  • Tours
  • ASALH Information Desk
  • Pre-Registration
  • Volunteer Office
  • Meal Function Host or Hostess
2. On-Site Registration
3. ASALH Store & Authors Book Signing Volunteers
4. VIP Support
5. Academic Session  Monitors
6. Media Support Volunteers
Volunteer Expectations:
  • Serious minded, helpful, flexible, courteous, and committed.
  • Wear appropriate attire during your shift. Black bottoms, white collared shirts, and comfortable, closed toed shoes. All black for banquet volunteers.
  • Attend a volunteer training session
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to your shift.
  • Check-in and out at the volunteer check-in desk.

Volunteer Training and Information Meeting  Dates:  

The following information sessions will be held at the Shrine of the Black Madonna, 946 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30310. (free parking in the rear lot)  Please plan to attend these volunteer meetings to get more information, discuss assignments and to meet individuals in the community who want to preserve, protect and promote our history. Please share this information with the individuals and organizations in your network.  

Sunday, July 26 and Sunday, August 23
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 There will be a volunteer orientation on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dates, times and assignments will be confirmed by Volunteer Coordinator Mr. Sean Jones who can be reached at

You will be contacted by the Volunteer Committee with your volunteer assignment.

Click here to submit a volunteer application

The Howard Center, 2225 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 331
Washington, DC 20059
 Contact Sean Jones for more details at

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