Volunteer

TechCrunch is accepting a limited number of applicants to volunteer at TC Disrupt 2022 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Volunteers will receive a complimentary General Admission ticket to Disrupt SF 2022 and attend the event while not on volunteer duty. Upon completion, volunteers will receive a free one year membership to TechCrunch+ , a members-only community from TechCrunch with exclusive content. Deadline To Apply: Oct 3rd, 2022

Volunteers get the opportunity to work on behind the scenes and assist with tasks such as registration, attendee check in, expo, startup, speakers, receptions or general event set up. 

Please continue reading for further information regarding volunteering at the show. Need help? email volunteer@techcrunch.com

What are the requirements to apply as a volunteer?

  • Over the age of 18
  • Vaccinated fully plus a booster for Covid-19
  • Attend an orientation in person at the Moscone Center on Oct 17th
  • Fulfill up to 10 hours of volunteer hours during Disrupt
  • Local bay area resident with previous event volunteer experience is preferred but not required

What are the volunteer schedule?

  • Monday, Oct 17th, 2022 – 1:00 pm PT – 2:30 pm PT  | Mandatory in person orientation and training
  • Tuesday, Oct 18th, 2022 
  • Wednesday, Oct 19th, 2022 
  • Thursday, Oct 20th, 2022

Once we accept your volunteer application, we will assign your volunteer scheduled based on your availability entered in the application. A volunteer shift can begin as early as 6:30am or end as late as 8:30pm. You may be scheduled for an 8-9 hour shift or you may be scheduled with two separate shifts at 4-5 hours each. 

What kinds of tasks do volunteers perform?

Here are a couple of examples of volunteer tasks but not limited to:

  • Registration check-in
  • Session badge scanning
  • Directional/customer support
  • Vendor expo set up support
  • Speaker support
  • General event set up

Will I be trained?

Yes, a TechCrunch manager will train all volunteers for any assigned tasks during the orientation and check you in before your shift starts. 

When will I hear back from TechCrunch about my application?

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis the week they are submitted on by no later than that Friday at 12:00pm PT. All applicants received after Friday 12:00pm PT will be part of the following week’s review. Due to volume, we only notify confirmed volunteers.

What’s the address/where do I need to go?

All volunteer activities will take place at Moscone Center West. 800 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Can I get paid/reimbursed for costs?

This is a volunteer opportunity. TechCrunch will not pay you for your time nor cover any expenses incurred by volunteers.

Does TechCrunch provide travel for volunteers?

TechCrunch does not provide any travel for volunteers nor cover any travel expenses incurred.  

Is there discounted hotel options for volunteers?

Yes, check out the hotel section in the Attendee Info page

Is food provided to volunteers?

Yes, we will provide snacks and water. 

When will I get my Disrupt SF ticket?

After the orientation on the 17th. 

When will I receive my TechCrunch+ membership?

One week after Disrupt. 

Are masks required to volunteer?

No, masks are recommended by not required to volunteer.

Is COVID19 Vaccination required to volunteer?

Yes, all volunteers must be fully vaccinated and received at least 1 booster prior to Oct 17th, 2022 to be eligible to volunteer. Status will be checked on-site.

Is there an age requirement to volunteer?

Yes, all volunteers must be 18+ by October 17th, 2022.

I have more questions, who should I talk to?

Please email volunteer@techcrunch.com if you have any further questions.