PERKS AND BENEFITS
All the perks of a normal attendee
Big thing on your CV
Meeting great people with the same mindset
Exposure to companies – it’s not just about the IT stuff
Keeping the flow of hackathon smooth
Making sure everybody’s happy
Helping hackers with their needs
Providing support for partners and sponsors
Distributing food and water
Having fun and more!
Who is a volunteer?
According to Cambridge Dictionary, volunteer is “a person who does something, especially helping other people, willingly and without being forced or paid to do it.“
The whole team of organisers of HK are “volunteers“ as well.
What is Hack Kosice?
Why is volunteering at HK a great opportunity for me?
Volunteering is not only a great way to boost your CV, but it is also an ultimate opportunity to meet motivated people, such as hackers, sponsors and organisers, and to help to build a unique experience. Volunteering at HK a perfect way to get a VIP access to an international event.
What are the tasks for volunteers at HK?
Team of volunteers is an essential aspect to make the whole Hack Kosice happen!
Tasks may be different for every volunteer – we will generally need help with registration of hackers, providing support for partners and sponsors, distributing food and drinks, technical help and any other tasks to keep the flow of hackaton smooth.
What is provided for me?
Food is provided. Accommodation outside of HK is not – however, in case of need, a sleeping area is available for hackers as well as for volunteers.
What are the requirements to become a volunteer?
You have to be 18 years old in time of HK. You have to be able to communicate confidently in English.
Do I have to have any experience with volunteering?
No, there has to be some first-time. If you fit into mentioned requirements, if you are responsible and passionate about trying volunteering and if you feel like you could manage the mentioned tasks, don´t be afraid to make HK your first experience!
Do I have to be interested in IT?
No. You have to be interested in volunteering. However, if you are interested in IT, but not yet confident enough to attend as a hacker, volunteering is a great way to get already mentioned VIP access to the whole event.
Are you taking international volunteers as well?
Why not! If you come from any other Slovak city, or even from another country, do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to agree on further details!