Committees

 
  1. Convention Center Greeters- Volunteers will welcome guests at the COBO Center as well as directing traffic within the Convention Center from Thursday morning through Sunday evening. Volunteers Needed: 3
 
  1. Sidewalk Greeters - Volunteers will be stationed at the Downtown Core and on sidewalks near the nexus of Conference activities from Friday morning until Saturday evening. Volunteers Needed: 2
 
  1. Hotel Lobby Greeters- Volunteers will staff information tables in hotel lobbies in downtown Detroit hotel sites from Thursday morning until Saturday evening. Volunteers Needed: 4
 
  1. Registration- Some of these volunteers will staff the registration area in Landmark Theatre and COBO Center. They may provide badge holders and information packets to those who are pre-registered. Others may staff the information tables for questions about the Conference. Management of online registration and payments, Management of speaker and guest room assignments, creation of attendee badges, Creation and maintenance of a master check-in list, Creation/compilation of attendee package: bags, maps, t-shirts, program booklet, and lanyard. Managing conference on-site registration and information tables, Updates to attendees leading up to conference Attendee tracking (room numbers).  A third set of volunteers may assist the professional firm handling on-site registration. Volunteers Needed: 6
 
  1. Shuttle Bus Drivers/Greeters– Volunteers who possess a Chauffers’ license will be driving and picking up and dropping off guests who have pre-registered for the Shuttle Service. Other volunteers will be stationed at shuttle bus service drop-off and pickup points at peak hours from Thursday morning to Sunday early afternoon to help all Convention attendees using Bus Services to and from hotels, the Convention Center and Belle Isle Park. Volunteers Needed:4
 
  1. Accessibilities- These volunteers will be a source of information for physically challenged and other individuals who feel the need for additional support. Volunteers Needed: 1
 
  1. Transportation Hub Greeters- These volunteers will greet our visitors at the airport, train stations, and bus depots. They will guide them toward transportation to their local destinations. Volunteers Needed: N/A
 
  1. Hebrew Kidz: This team is responsible to plan and coordinate the Hebrew Kidz Workshops, which includes 4 age groups: Elementary (Pre-K – 2), Elementary (Grades 3-5), Middle School (Grades 6-8), High School (Grades 9-12). A minimum of 2 volunteers are need per age group. Volunteers are responsible for ministry plans, decorations, child registration, entrance and exit, games and activities, gospel presentation, and recovery area for lost children. In addition, this team is responsible to procure needed equipment and supplies. Volunteers Needed: 6
 
  1. Food Preparation: Volunteers will help prepare, cook, and serve Breakfast and Lunch items during Conference. This team is responsible for setup, breakdown, and cleanup of food areas. Volunteers Needed: 6
 
  1. Volunteer Kick-Off Meeting & Training Orientation- Volunteers will help set up and organize the official start of the Great Hebrew Awakening Hebrew to Negroes Mega Conference Volunteer activities. The goal of the Kick-Off Meeting is to provide information about the volunteer process and to sign up volunteers for the various subcommittees. The Training is the orientation meeting for volunteers. Volunteers Needed: 3
  1. Arrangements: The Arrangements team is responsible to obtain much of the equipment and supplies needed for the conference. This includes fence, stages, sound systems, tables, chairs, tents, electrical power, trash cans, and more. In addition, this team is responsible to recruit site setup and cleanup volunteers and oversee all site setup and cleanup responsibilities. Volunteers Needed: 6
 
  1. Guide Guests: Assist moving conference attendees into the main general session area in a timely manner for sessions by asking people to please take their seats – assisting anyone who may need assistance finding a seat. Volunteers Needed: 2
 
  1. Shadows:these volunteers will be assigned to one of our guest speakers. They are responsible for meeting the assigned speaker at the Hotel and provide a welcoming atmosphere to the Conference. They are responsible for ensuring conference guests and speakers are well fed and taken care of, ground transportation, carrying their bags and miscellaneous items, ensuring that guest speakers eat breakfast and lunch, and creating a welcoming and helpful environment, downtown Detroit tour guides, on-site welcome, and more for guest speakers.  Volunteers Needed:10
 
  1. Musical Concert: They are responsible for ensuring musical guests are well fed and taken care of, arranging sound check opportunities, carrying their bags and miscellaneous items, ensuring that artists are accommodated for, and creating a welcoming and helpful environment,. Volunteers Needed:4
 
  1. Marketing and Promotional:Responsible for developing and implementing marketing initiatives and activities to increase awareness of the conference to attract attendees, assemblies, and ministries; seek corporate entities that are interested in supporting the Conference; developing compelling and innovative promotional and marketing materials in order to enhance attendance at the Awakening Conference. Volunteers Needed:4
 
  1. Cruise/Award Banquet Committee:responsible for organizing the Cruise of the All-White Cruise on the Detroit River, sale tickets for the event, compile guest list, secure Jazz Band/DJ, organize dinner selections with guests, manage registration for this event and arrange decorations. This Committee formally recognizes the excellence and contributions of people in the Hebrew awakening movement through the bestowal of a variety of awards and evaluate nominees for each of these awards. Volunteers Needed: 4
 
  1. Vendors Committee:responsible for creating a package for reaching out to potential vendors, tracking document weekly and updates on vendor selection, provide selected vendors with the conference agenda, booth location, set up timing and details, and other relevant information, schedule meetings with vendors to answer any question they have on set up logistics, on the day of the event, walking around the vendor area and talk with vendors to ensure they have everything they need, secure a target of twenty (20) paying vendors that are relevant to the conference theme and purpose. Volunteers Needed:3 
 
  1. Family Cookout:responsible for planning and organizing the Family Cookout that gives Conference attendees, their families, and the guests an opportunity to fellowship in a fun, safe, and relaxed atmosphere. Responsible for planning and organizing the Conference Cookout; selects the location and theme and entertainment for the Cookout; decide what type of food, the cost of the food and supplies should be figured into the per person cost; reserving the location and making the deposit if one is required; give report of the day’s activity to include expenses, theme, all costs, attendance and other information that will detail the Cookout activities. Volunteers Needed:10
 
  1. Conference/Workshop:responsible for selecting the site for the Conference workshops; work out contract details with the selected site; contact and coordinate with the Speakers; prepares documents, copies and materials for all Conference workshops; attend to details leading up to the workshop; attend to details on the day of the workshop; work out the speaker’s contract details with the selected speakers; recommends the theme of the Conference, develops a budget and manages the program portion of the overall conference budget; identifies the speakers for the Conference and makes recommendations to the Host Committee on program format; facilitate speaker arrangements; responsible for corresponding with the speakers in order to obtain pictures and biographies, to keep the speakers informed of the progress of the program, to identify speaker requirements and to assist the speakers, if needed, with transportation and accommodations, meeting room setups and audiovisual needs. Volunteers Needed:N/A
 
  1. Community Service: responsible for providing ways in which conference attendees can provide ministry to and give back to the Detroit area; responsible for organizing and overseeing the community service project of the Conference. Planning, scheduling and executing the community service events. Promoting and ensuring a safe and respectful environment for all service events attendees are involved in that day (ie food pantry giveaway; cleaning up blighted areas, tutoring/literacy projects, road-side cleanup projects; etc.)Volunteers Needed:10
 
  1. Unity Prayer Coordinator:responsible for identifying key attendees who will are willing to pray during the one-hour Sabbath Morning Unity Intercessory Prayer event. Responsible for uniting all attendees to pray collectively and fervently for Yah to break through in new and miraculous ways. To organize a prayer initiative, during the conference, that fuels the atmosphere of possibility, and the entire focus begins to shift from inward to up-and-outward. Volunteers Needed:
 
  1. Movie/Hebrew Forum:responsible for organizing the registration tables at the Movie Premier. Responsible with organizing the structure of the forum and panel, choose moderator, select and invite panelists, select theme, create relevant questions, and develop strategies to engage the audience. Responsible for securing a stage, tables, chairs, lighting, microphone, and sound equipment necessary for the Forum. Volunteers Needed:2
 
  1. Baptism:responsible for making sure that all necessary baptismal equipment is available and ready prior to each baptismal service on the last day of the Conference. Develop a list of candidates and notify candidates for baptism well in advance of the scheduled baptism at Belle Isle Park. Arrange with and candidates for a period of instruction regarding the baptism. Prepare name tags of candidates for identification purposes. Assure supplies such as towels, baptismal robes, plastic bags for wet clothing, white attire for those who forget to bring one, male and female grooming accessories, and plastic baskets for wet towels and robes available. Give candidate an official record of baptisms. Perform necessary cleanup after the baptism. Volunteers Needed: 10
 
  1. Social Media: responsible for helping us to spread the word about all the great happenings at The Great Awakening Hebrew to Negroes Conference!  If you’re an avid Tweeter, Facebooker, Instagramer this area is for you.  These volunteers must be experienced "Tweeters" who are knowledgeable about tweeting protocol and Twitter best practices (use of hash tags, re-tweeting and attribution, etc.). Volunteers must be on site for the duration of the conference. All you need to do is just share your experiences in Detroit out to let everyone know all the great stuff happening. Volunteers Needed: 2
 
  1. Bag Stuffing: Assist in “assembly” line to stuff conference materials into conference tote bags Assist in setting up the registration area. This entails: Placing tote bags below registration tables. Placing name badges in name badge holders at registration table. Assisting with other registration setup needs as they may arise. Volunteers Needed:4