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Volunteer Opportunities for Students 

Volunteer position information will be available in October 2016.

For more information, contact Marc Gasparotto at or 416 362 1969, ext. 297.

PDAC’s annual convention is the world’s premier meeting of mineral explorationists, developers, investors, corporate and investment bankers, financiers, analysts and government representatives. 
PDAC 2016 attracted over 22,000 people from more than 125 countries. 

PDAC offers students a unique opportunity to volunteer their time in exchange for a complimentary Student All Access Pass AND a ticket to either the Mineral Outlook Luncheon or the Panel Luncheon. 

Make an impression, build on your knowledge, and develop your network with a series of events designed especially for students. The world renowned PDAC Convention offers students a unique opportunity to meet professionals in the industry. 

As a volunteer, you will be assigned two, four-and-half-hour shifts Sunday, March 5 through Wednesday, March 8 during PDAC 2017. Volunteers may apply for one shift only on Sunday, March 5 and must be available for at least one shift Monday, March 6 through Wednesday, March 8. Volunteer apparel, a food voucher, a gift card, a volunteer certificate and an attendee bag and materials will be provided to each volunteer in addition to the complimentary Student All Access Pass. To participate, you must be available to attend a two-hour orientation session on Saturday, March 4 at 12 noon or 3 pm or Sunday, March 5 at 10:30 am or 3 pm at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. 

Available positions:

Convention Ambassadors - Volunteers will greet attendees and assist them in navigating the convention. 

Mobile Masters -  You must be comfortable with operating mobile devices and approaching people to encourage them to use the Mobile Convention Website.  As a Mobile Master, you are key to creating awareness about the Mobile Convention Website and helping attendees access and utilize this tool.