The Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit proudly staffs each event throughout its tour across the country with volunteers. All are welcome to participate as a volunteer and be ambassadors of AWS. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer on the trailer check out these important details.
COVID 19 Exhibit Protocols
American Welding Society will implement and enforce all protocols established by local/state/federal government agencies, which may include:
Encouraging social distancing inside trailer and outside at exhibit tables.
Face covering requirements (masks available on-site as needed)
Enhanced cleaning and sanitization with an emphasis on high traffic and touch point areas
Hand sanitizer stations located throughout the exhibit
Volunteer's Role and Duties:
Whether your a seasoned welder, a student, or just interested in volunteering- you'll be a perfect fit on the mobile exhibit! Below are few examples of a volunteer's functions on the trailer:
Oversee and train visitors on the operation of the VRTEX Welding Machine
Interact with visitors by sharing your story and welding knowledge
Guide visitors through trailer exhibits and displays
Handout AWS informational items
Benefits of Volunteering:
All volunteers who participate; will receive parking reimbursement, a $10 meal voucher, and an AWS Careers in Welding t-shirt. All volunteers are also entered into a drawing- with the chance to win a welding helmet!
We encourage all schools, local businesses, & community members to get involved by volunteering on the trailer at local events. For more info on how your school can benefit from volunteering or how your school can get involved, check out these exclusive Student & School volunteering benefits below:
Each volunteer receives free admission to the event, a careers in welding t-shirt, a meal voucher, and parking reimbursement.
Interaction with welding industry professionals & advocates.
Community & Service hour acknowledgement.
Automatically entered into a daily drawing for a welding helmet.
Educational Institution Benefits:
Earn a Free Lincoln Electric welding power source for your school when combined volunteer hours reach the 50 & 100 hour mark.
A total of at least 50 combined volunteer hours earn a small power source for an educational institution.
A total of at least 100 combined volunteer hours earn a large power source for an educational institution.
Combined volunteer hours are totaled from each volunteer that is allocating their time on behalf of an educational institution. Business volunteers may elect to have their volunteer hours go towards a local welding program of their choosing.
Volunteer at an Event Near You:
If you're interested in volunteering at an event near you or looking for more information, visit the tour schedule for more details or use the button below :
We are always looking for event suggestions for the Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit!
If you are hosting an event and interested in having the mobile exhibit attend an event, check out the general requirements and submit a suggestion form to get in contact with us. If have any thoughts or know of a great event that the mobile exhibit should attend, feel free to share by filling out a suggestion form below.
General Event Requirements:
For the Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit to consider attending an event, these few requirements must typically bet met:
Family friendly environment and appropriate audience.
Event daily attendance of 3000+ people.
Venue infastructure must be suitible for Trailer & Semi.
Some additional considerations may apply.
Submit an Event:
Tell us about an event that the Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit should attend by using the button below!