Student and Corps Member Volunteer Information
The 2017 Salmon Recovery Conference offers students and corps members (e.g., AmeriCorps, Washington Conservation Corps, Veterans Conservation Corps) a great opportunity to volunteer, thanks to the generosity of the conference sponsors.
More than 700 salmon recovery practitioners are expected to converge upon the Wenatchee Conference Center in Wenatchee, WA on April 25–27, 2017.
- Learn about issues, projects, and up-to-the-minute methods in Pacific Northwest salmon recovery.
- Connect one-on-one with salmon recovery professionals and policymakers from Oregon and Washington.
- Build your resume by volunteering and participating in this year’s conference.
- Network with people, companies, agencies, and organizations from throughout the Northwest.
- Get reimbursed for your student registration fee by working for 4-6 hours at the conference.
What Will You Do as a Student Volunteer?
Volunteers will serve as room monitors for the break-out sessions. You will assist the session lead or agency staff as needed.
- Dim room lights as requested.
- Ask conference center staff for additional water pitchers or to adjust the room temperature.
- Contact agency staff for help with audio-visual equipment.
- Help with timekeeping during a session.
Interested?The conference is sold out. We are no longer offering online registration or on-site tickets in Wenatchee.
Apply soon, and no later than noon on Monday, April 17. Only a limited number of volunteer hours are available.
- Submit your application early.
- Register for the conference at the student rate.
Registration entitles you to attend all keynote talks, plenary panels, and breakout sessions (except when you are serving as a room monitor), as well as meals and refreshment breaks.
And don’t forget—in return for working 2 to 3 hours at the Salmon Recovery Conference, you will be reimbursed for your student registration fee up to $150.00.
Tuesday, April 25, morning.
Tuesday, April 25, afternoon.
Wednesday, April 26, morning.
Wednesday, April 26, afternoon.
Thursday, April 27, morning.
- All potential volunteers must register for the conference and pay the required registration fee of $150.00.
- All potential volunteers must fill out and submit the volunteer application form by noon on Monday, April 17.
- Fee waivers will not be granted.
- You are responsible for your own transportation, lodging, and meals not supplied at the conference.
- You must serve all your assigned hours to receive the registration refund, NO EXCEPTIONS!
- You must obtain a work form at the conference registration desk, fill it out, and submit it before the end of the conference—signed by an RCO staff member—to be reimbursed.
- You must attend the Student Volunteer Informational Meeting at the Wenatchee Convention Center, on Monday, April 24, in the late afternoon. You will be notified with the time and place.