Why Volunteer?

  • Support your national professional Association
  • Meet leaders of the profession
  • Participate in great networking opportunities
  • Attend educational sessions when serving as a room monitor
  • Grow your professional portfolio
  • Earn admission to the Expo after completing 4 volunteer hours

Volunteer Information
& Opportunities

Being a Volunteer does not include free admission or a discounted rate to AOTA INSPIRE 2023.

You must be a member of AOTA to volunteer, and have a cell phone to receive text message reminders.

Volunteers who plan to attend additional educational sessions as attendees must register for AOTA INSPIRE 2023.

Room Monitors

  • Check attendee badges and take a head count as attendees enter educational sessions.
  • A minimum of 3 room monitors are assigned to each session room.
  • You have the option to purchase contact hours in increments of 3 for $25 for any session for which you serve as room monitor if you have not registered for AOTA INSPIRE for that day (practitioners only). 

Registration Area

  • Help attendees move smoothly through the registration lines. Volunteers should be energetic and friendly.
  • Make sure the line is moving smoothly at the Express Pass Stations by directing attendees to open kiosk stations and providing assistance with badge printing.
  • Hand out Conference bags and keep bins filled.
  • Direct attendees to the correct registration line and answer general questions.
  • Assist attendees with finding their ribbons on ribbon walls.

Information & Hospitality Booth/People Power

  • Answer attendee questions and provide information on local attractions, shops, and restaurants.
  • Assist People Power to coordinate volunteers on site. Must be familiar with Kansas City, Missouri. An ideal position for outgoing individuals who love to help!

The AOTA Experience/AOTA Store 

  • Help bag attendee purchases and answer questions.
  • Assist with raffle station to win a free AOTA INSPIRE 2024 registration in Orlanda, FL.
  • Assist with Inspiration Post-it Note Wall.

Additional sessions and volunteer opportunities will be added in early-February.