Volunteer & Employment Application

Which position are you applying for?

We use many Google Apps in our organization, so a Gmail email address is preferred. Please proof your email address since all communications will be sent to this address!

If you do not have a mobile phone, please enter a number where we can reach you.

Approximately how many hours per week can you devote to AvaCon related work?

Are there any general days of the week or times that are good to meet with you synchronously? For example, Saturdays, any time after 6PM EST on Fridays. Please specify your time zone if you list specific hours!

Briefly describe your previous professional experience in this domain. This should not be a copy of your resume, but rather information about how your previous work might relate to this position at AvaCon.

Please list any degrees, certifications, or other professional licenses you may hold. Please include the name of the degree or certificate, area of specialty if applicable, the year earned, and the issuing institution. For example: BS in Computer Science, University of Chicago, 1994.

If you have links to websites, an online portfolio, or other URLs that might help us learn more about your previous work, please enter them here. There is space below to attach a cover letter, resume, or a portfolio file if applicable.

Do you have any previous personal or professional experience with virtual reality, virtual worlds, games, or other virtual environments? If so, what platforms, worlds, or game worlds have you used and what types of activities did you engage in that may be related to your work with AvaCon.

If you have an avatar name that you use in virtual worlds, please enter your avatar first name.

If you have an avatar name that you use in virtual worlds, please enter your avatar last name.

If you have a cover letter, upload it here.
Please upload a copy of your resume.
If you have a portfolio that is not web based, you can upload a document here.

Verification Statement

1. I certify that I am over the age of 18 and all the information provided by me in connection with my application is true and complete, and I understand that any misstatement, falsification, or omission of information may be grounds for refusal to hire or, if hired, termination.

2. I understand that as a condition of employment, I will be required to provide legal proof of authorization to work in the U.S. (Not applicable to general volunteers.)

3. I understand that submission of this application does not necessarily mean that I will be hired, and that if I am hired, my employment will be at will, and either I or AvaCon may terminate my employment at any time, with or without notice or reason.

AVACON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  All employment decisions at AvaCon are based on business needs, job requirements, and an individual’s skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance and other appropriate qualifications, without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual or affectional orientation, veteran status, gender identity and expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. AvaCon is committed to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, and any other laws or regulations relating to equal employment opportunity.

NOTICE TO RI Applicants:  AvaCon is subject to the Worker’s Compensation Act.