Seeking Student Volunteers for the OPHA Conference

OPHA is seeking student volunteers to help with the 78th OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting. Volunteers receive complimentary registration. This is a great opportunity to learn more about OPHA and gain valuable networking and volunteer experience. Some of our volunteers have later been offered employment or gain leadership roles at OPHA!

2022 Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Abstracts - Help prepare abstracts for our review committee and for our online program.  Students will have the opportunity to read examples of professional abstracts submitted to an academic conference.  Time commitment: Part one will be prepared between June 18-24 , will take ~2 hours of data organization. Part two will happen in August with another 1-2 hours of data organization.
  • Poster session - Help with on-site logistics, set up, and guidance for presenters at the conference.  Duration: check in at registration Monday morning and after lunch. On site for the duration of the poster session set up in the early afternoon October 17.
  • Photographer - Photograph the event including featured presentations (keynotes, awards luncheon, award winners, poster session) and break out sessions that volunteer attends.  Share photos with OPHA staff within one week of the event.  Duration:  On site October 17 & 18.
  • Technical support -  This volunteer should be detail oriented and have familiarity with Excel.  Help ensure that all presenters, regardless of format, are registered.  Other technical help associated with the conference app and other detailed assignments. Time commitment: Help with app and other technical details estimated to occur in late August or in September. Confirm registration on a rolling basis October 1 - 13.

Contact Dana Merrill at [email protected] or 503-719-5600 with questions or interest.