A List of (sometimes oddly specific) MPC Volunteer Needs

The Milwaukee Paranormal Conference is a small staff of people who are passionate about making the event happen. We very much rely on volunteer help. Here’s a list of some specific things we need, but we will add more as we realize we missed stuff. Volunteers get a discount on shirts and we are going to organize a volunteer party in October. We appreciate you and if you’re interested, email milwaukeeparacon@gmail.com and we will add you to the list. Let us know if one of the positions is right for you or if you’re open to anything.

Pre-conference

Street team– hanging flyers, distributing promotional postcards. Everyone is encouraged to help us out by spreading word online. Our website is milwaukeeparacon.com and this year’s Facebook event page is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/129428029207864

Friday, September 24, Paranormal Party @ Faklandia

-Ghost story tellers! Participate in the Ghost Story Open Mic. Sign up for 5 minutes of stage time to share your experience or a story you’ve heard that you love. Sign up at 7pm, Faklandia Brewing.

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/292416242659939

Saturday, September 25, Milwaukee Paranormal Conference @ Alverno College

-Kite flyer(s)- we need a person or two to fly a kite 9:30-10:30 or 11am outside the conference front doors. This is not a joke.

-Sign dancers- want to dress as a cryptid and do a spinny sign dance? We’d love it. Or someone to help put directional signs up around campus– last year we did it at Alverno people requested this as they got lost.

-Front desk- 2 people for each 2 hour shifts. 10-Noon, Noon to 2, 2 to 4. 6-8 volunteers total. Help sell merch and answer questions.

-Vendors load in– 9-10am. We like to offer people a helping hand if we can. Having a few people to help vendors carry stuff to load in at 9am is something we’d like to offer.

-Hall Monitors– ha, ha for lack of a better term. We just want some people to take a shift walking around making sure everything is alright.

-Vendors load out- helping vendors carry stuff out, 6pm.

Sunday, September 26


-Yoga point person, need someone to enjoy yoga at Forest Home Cemetery, check in people as they arrive, maybe take a couple pictures. 10AM
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/3011372975808429

-Poets. Paranormal inspired poetry open mic at Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts. Sign up at Noon.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/643804343261960/

-Cemetery Art and Symbolism tour point person- same as yoga, check people in, take a couple pictures, enjoy the tour. 3PM
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/552578672823554/

-Witch’s Faire @ Faklandia Brewing: need a couple people to help set up at Noon, and a couple people to help tear down at 6pm.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1348145175581690/

That email again is milwaukeeparacon@gmail.com

Thanks for your time, you are appreciated!

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