Become a volunteer at the 22nd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference

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Become a volunteer at the 22nd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference
Brussels, Crowne Plaza, 24-27 October 2018

Politics for Change, From Words into Action


For the first time the Annual Conference will take place in Brussels – the capital of Europe and the home of ILGA-Europe. It is organised in close cooperation with three local host organisations: Arc-en-Ciel WallonieÇavaria, and RainbowHouse


What the 2018 ILGA-Europe Annual Conference is all about …

  • The conference is an agenda-setting moment for European LGBTI movements.
  • The conference connects activists and enablers of change.
  • The conference is about building on our diversity.
  • The conference is a place to get inspiration and to be empowered.


ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference could not happen without the support of local volunteers.

Join the group of volunteers and help us organise another successful conference!


What’s in it for You?

  • Show the support and mobilisation of the Belgium LGBTI+ community
  • Attend the largest LGBTI conference in Europe
  • Meet and network with other activists
  • Join the social programme during the day you volunteer


Well-being of volunteers

  • Meals provided during the day you volunteer
  • Volunteers schedule that allows everyone to take breaks
  • Access to a quiet room
  • Supervision by an ILGA-Europe staff member and/or volunteer coordinator(s)
  • T-shirt provided by local host organisations


What is expected from you?

  • Volunteer for a minimum of 6 hours per day
  • Be flexible with tasks and schedule
  • Be hands-on, stress-resistant and have a positive attitude
  • Have good language skills


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support final conference preparations
  • Information and orientation of participants
  • Assist with crowd management
  • Registration desk
  • Information desk
  • Support the smooth running of the programme (plenary sessions, workshops, consultations)
  • Social programme
  • Opening & closing receptions (assist with set up of the venue, coordination of shuttle buses from the conference hotel)
  • Photographer
  • Wrap up


Volunteers should also be available for the introduction meeting on Monday 8 October at 7pm in Brussels.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please send an email to [email protected]


ILGA-Europe is committed to the fullest possible participation and wants to make sure that no one is put off by the actions, language and attitude of others.  It is particularly important that everyone demonstrates mutual respect and avoids any attitude that would be hurtful or dismissive.  It is important that we are aware of our own attitudes and actions, and that we are willing to challenge our own prejudices in a constructive and respectful manner.  

Volunteers commit to support ILGA-Europe's Diversity Policy and Code of Conduct on Mutual Respect: