Volunteer

General Debate Volunteers

Let Freedom Ring

General debate volunteers are needed to work debate events, direct traffic, give campus tours, and staff Ask Me Booths. These volunteer positions are open to any UNLV, NSC, or CSN student, faculty or staff and do not require an application or background check for security clearance. Volunteer at Debate events such as the lecture series and watch events. More volunteer opportunities will be posted so check back regularly.

Student Debate Hall/Media Center Volunteers

Student debate hall/media center volunteers will work with the Presidential Debate Commission and National and International Media providing administrative and technical support. Students need to apply, have a faculty/staff reference, and be able to pass a background/security check conducted by the Commission on Presidential Debates. Applications for Student Debate Hall / Media Center Volunteers are no longer being accepted.

Student Debate Hall/Media Center Volunteer Job Descriptions

Debate Hall Usher

Act as ushers, and check credentials the day of the debate. Please note there are a very limited number of volunteer positions.

Media Filing Center

Provide administrative support (i.e., answer phones, send faxes, copy and deliver materials, etc.). A limited number of volunteers will need a car to run errands.

National News Media

Provide administrative support (i.e., answer phones, send faxes, copy and deliver materials, etc.). A limited number of volunteers will need a car to run errands. Volunteers should have an interest in a future career in the media or have experience in this area.

International News Media

Provide administrative support (i.e., answer phones, send faxes, copy and deliver materials, etc.). A limited number of volunteers will need a car to run errands. It would be beneficial if volunteers are fluent in one or more languages in addition to English.

Study Mission

Serve as student host for dignitaries from foreign countries participating in the Presidential Debate Commission Study Mission Program (an opportunity for up to 60 international delegates to get insider experience with organizing political debates). It would be beneficial if volunteers are fluent in one or more languages in addition to English.

Production Assistant

Help set up engineering support and staging aspects as well as provide administrative support (i.e., send faxes, copy and deliver materials, etc.). A limited number of volunteers will need a car to run errands. Volunteers should have an interest in a future career in media production or have experience in this area.

Presidential Debate Commission

Provide administrative support (i.e., answer phones, send faxes, copy and deliver materials, etc.).

Tickets

Assist with security procedures and distribution of debate tickets for students on the day of the event (note: does not guarantee access to the debate hall).

Student Debate Hall