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)

Thursday6:00PM – 10:00PM
Friday9:00AM – 10:00PM
Saturday9:00AM – 10:00PM
Sunday9:00AM – 4:00PM


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AZ Bee (ages 17+):

AZ Bee volunteers are attendees and must purchase 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 to learn more and start working!


  • No set hours, you may volunteer as much or as little as you want
  • Costumes may be worn while volunteering.
  • Earn an exclusive AZ Bee button after your first shift (while supplies last).
  • Work 6+ hours to earn an Animazement T-Shirt (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 25 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)


Volunteer Coordinator Contact Form

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