Volunteer at IDF 2017

Applications for Volunteers for IDF 2017 are now closed.

Volunteers have an important role to play at the IDF Congress 2017. We welcome applications from those who are interested in being a part of this significant scientific event in Abu Dhabi.

Whether you are someone who simply enjoys the excitement of volunteering for big events, or have a specific interest in diabetes research and education, your contribution as a volunteer will be crucial to the success of the Congress. 

Volunteers will be assigned specific roles after an initial screening of applications. Roles include:

  • General information
  • Registration
  • PowerPoint operator 
  • Material distribution
  • Delegate bag filling

Each volunteer is expected to give Congress delegates a warm Abu Dhabi welcome and to showcase the best that the IDF Congress has to offer. 

Volunteers are a valued part of the IDF Congress. Outside of your shifts, you will be able to attend conference sessions. 

Sandwich lunch and water are provided on your shift days as well as the cost of a bus fare within the Abu Dhabi area to the Congress venue ADNEC. 

There will be training sessions for volunteers and you will also be furnished with an information kit, a t-shirt, and a name badge.

The criteria for volunteers are:

  • You must be 18 years or older 
  • You must be based in Abu Dhabi or Dubai
  • You are available, through your own arrangements, to attend the orientation sessions on Saturday 2 December 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
  • You are available, through your own arrangements, to perform your volunteer duties from 3 Dec to 8 December 2017       
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