Approximately 150 volunteer marshals and pages are needed at The United Methodist Church's 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Fla. April 24-May 4, 2012.
Marshals serve in the visitor and reserved seating galleries, assist visitors and special guests and check credentials for proper authorization.
Pages assist delegates, secretarial staff, Bishops, members of the Judicial Council and official visitors as well as distribute approved materials and deliver printed information.
Marshals and pages are responsible for their own travel and expenses.
Deadline for applications is August 31, 2011. Applicants will be notified of their status by November 30, 2011.
About General Conference
The General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church, and meets once every four years to consider revisions to church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for churchwide programs for the next four years. The 2012 meeting will take place April 24-May 4 at the Tampa Convention Center.