Volunteers are a key part of Hopeathon Hawaii's success.
As a volunteer, you can use your computer skills to help with online tasks throughout the competition and/or attend Competition Weekend in person to help keep Hopeathon Hawai'i running smoothly. Experience a hackathon while learning about video game development.
If you need service hours for school Hopeathon Hawai'i management will be happy to sign off on your time commitment.
IN PERSON TASKS FOR COMPETITION WEEKEND (December 3rd - 5th)
Room Setup - Set up tables, chairs, posters, sponsor booths, contestant snack station, and directional signs
Tech Setup - Laying extension cord/taping down, Test wifi connections, Set up A/V equipment
Greeter - Guide contestants, sponsors, referees, mentors, and other volunteers in figuring out their task stations and schedules
Concessions - Serve food and drinks at the contestant snack station
Check-In Table - Welcome contestants and record their attendance, Pass out swag bags to contestants, Issue badges
Room Clean Up - Put away tables and chairs, Help sponsors take down booths, Dispose of trash, Sweep floors
Security - Escort spectators off the campus, Direct car drivers to the appropriate parking areas
Refreshments - Prepare, order, or pick up food and/or drinks for contestant snack station
ONLINE TASKS THROUGHOUT COMPETITION
(July 6th - December 5th)
Website Management - Update HopeathonHawaii.org with new sponsor content, Add page for winning games and contestants
Social Media Management - Post pictures/videos/stories and respond to postings on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, Create ads for TikTok
GitHub Management - Post winning and operational video games
Discord Server Monitoring- Monitor contestant chat rooms, Coordinate with mentors on providing assistance to contestants
Emails / Newsletters - Create and send advertisements and newsletters out, Maintain email mailing lists
Creative Content Production -Produce writing, copywriting, graphics, music, and video clips for contestants
Voiceover Work - Work with writers to record your voice on video content to push to contestants, sponsors, referees, etc.