Animazement is always looking for dedicated individuals interested in having a hands-on experience and improving Animazement. This interest may vary from serving for a few hours to working through the tracks to serve on staff. Regardless of where you fit in the overall plan, we appreciate your interest! Frequently asked questions are listed below, you may also join our email list or email the Volunteer Coordinator.



Volunteers must be 17+ years of age. Staff must be 18 or older.

All volunteers must abide by all rules and policies set forth by Animazement and the Raleigh Convention Center. These are in place to protect volunteers, guests, and attendees by providing safe guidelines.

Volunteer Table Hours

(outside of room 306C)

Day Hours
Thursday 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Friday 9:00AM – 10:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 10:00PM
Sunday 9:00AM – 4:00PM


More volunteer information here!

Volunteer Sign Up
Volunteer Opportunities


Join the AZ Beez Facebook Group!

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Mailing List

AZ Bee (ages 17+):

AZ Bee volunteers are paid attendees and must have their own Animazement badge. These volunteers sign-in and wait at the Volunteer Table for opportunities to help. You may signup online ahead of time to make the initial check-in quicker. Come by the Volunteers Table near Con Ops (Room 402) to learn more and start working!

No set hours, may volunteer as much/little as desired
Costumes may be worn while volunteering
Work 6+ hours to earn an Animazement T-Shirt (while supplies last)
Work 8+ hours to earn an exclusive AZ Bee button (while supplies last)
Work 14+ hours to earn a badge for next year’s Animazement

Staff (ages 18+):

Staff are experienced volunteers assigned to a specific division. They must work a minimum of 20 hours total between Thursday and Sunday at the con. Previous convention volunteer experience as an AZ Bee is preferred (12+ hours) and must be available for an interview with a department head and director.

Potential Benefits:

Staff T-shirts
Weekend badge
Staff meal plan
Hotel space (if available)


The AZ Bee volunteer positions are always available since you just have to visit the Volunteer Table near Con Ops and start working! For staff positions, you can indicate your interest on the volunteer signup form and there may or may not be a fit that year.

Volunteer Coordinator Contact Form

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