Apply for Volunteers

Apply for International Volunteers!

Welcome to the WWW2014 conference volunteers FAQ page. This is the place to find quick answers to some important questions regarding volunteering for WWW 2014.

Who are Volunteers?

Volunteers are typically people with an involvement in the World Wide Web, who are interested in experiencing the conference but otherwise, could not afford to attend. We are looking for people from around the world to come join us and help support the conference in many capacities. The volunteer group consists of past and new international volunteers.

What can I expect to do at the conference?

  • Registration Preparation
  • Support Registration Desk
  • Room Setup, Monitoring & AV
  • Support Social Events
  • Floaters

Volunteers who have multi language skills are needed at registration and as floaters.

What qualifications do I need?

You don’t have to be an expert! You must have a good attitude and be enthusiastic about helping others… and of course an interest in the web.

However, you cannot apply for International Volunteers if you are the first author (or presenter) of the paper published in WWW2014.

What do I get?

International volunteers receive a free registration which allows access to all days of the conference as well as all social events and lodging for the week. You will be required to work 40 hours in exchange. There will be a flexible roster system that will allow you to schedule your work commitments between attending the parts of the conference that interest you. Above all, you will meet other volunteers from all over the world and make friends for life.

Volunteers are needed in various areas from Sunday, April 6th till Saturday, April 12th 2014. Volunteer times start on some days as early as 0700 and end as late as 2100 on other days.

How do I apply?

There are usually more applicants than positions so make sure you use the spaces provided in the registration form to tell us ( as much about yourself as possible.

Should you have any inquiries on Volunteers, please email:

Important Dates

  • Announcement: Nov~Dec, 2013
  • Applicable period: Jan 6. ~ Jan 26, 2014
  • Notification: Feb. 10, 2014 (Mon)
  • Final Notification on Job Allocation: Mar 3. 2014 (Mon)