These are the areas for which you can volunteer at PCOC 2019. We ask that you create a "Volunteer Identity" for yourself, which tells us about your interest and availability. If multiple people in your party are volunteering, please create a separate volunteer identity for each person.

Volunteering Areas

Below are the volunteer areas for PCOC 2019. Click on any link to see the available time slots for each task and/or to sign up for a time slot.


Responsibilities include oversight for the safety of the Exhibit. Volunteer will be present in the Century Room during exhibit hours to ensure viewers do not touch or disturb the models on exhibit. This is an excellent opportunity for a parent/guardian volunteer.

There is 1 task in this area.


These volunteers are the faces first seen as people arrive and check in. Volunteers help set up the registration packets and Survival Kits on Friday, and distribute to attendees as they check in on Friday evening and Saturday morning.

There are 2 tasks in this area.

Silent Auction

Silent Auction volunteers monitor the silent auction merchandise and answer questions for those who come to bid. This activity will require standing in the Century room, and assisting in the vendor area as well as monitoring the Exhibition as needed and when activity with the silent auction is minimal.

There are 4 tasks in this area.

Model Menu

Model Menu monitors assist attendees by showing them models and answering questions about them as needed. Model Menu volunteers are scheduled during busy times, like ticketing and lunch. This is a good position for volunteers looking for a low key way to lend a hand. Volunteers are also needed for Set-up on Friday afternoon and Take-down on Sunday afternoon.

There are 3 tasks in this area.


Saturday and Sunday volunteers work during the morning ticketing period, either standing near the ticketing line to keep it organized and moving or helping attendees get their tickets. Volunteers will still have the opportunity to get their tickets when their number is called.

There is 1 task in this area.

Public Access Teaching

Share your love of origami by teaching some simple models to the non-folding public when they come to visit the Exhibition or the Sales Areas. This gives the visitors a chance to appreciate the joy of paper folding. Shifts are one hour each.

There is 1 task in this area.