Logistics Volunteers and Science Activity Volunteers must both complete the following:

  1. Read your volunteer position description.
  2. View the Science Carnival Volunteer Training video. Note: this video has not been updated to 2017 so the date of the event is incorrect.  The Science Carnival is Saturday, November 4, 2017.
  3. Fill-out the Volunteer Designation Form and submit it through campus or regular mail to the address below on or before 5 pm Friday, October 27. After that date, bring your form to the Science Carnival.
  4. Certify that you have completed the above training and that you understand the risks associated with your volunteer role at the Science Carnival by completing the Training Certification Survey.  This link will be active through 5 pm Friday, October 27. After that date, you will complete a paper version of the survey on site at the Science Carnival. Make sure that you view the video, however, prior to arriving at the Science Carnival.
All individuals must provide the Volunteer Designation Form to be able to participate as a volunteer at the Science Carnival. 
Students who are minors must be supervised by an adult and they must provide the Volunteer Designation Form with parent signatures and parent emergency contact information.

Forms can be sent through CI campus mail to Lori Cordova, El Dorado Hall, brought to the Science Carnival on the day of the event, or sent by regular mail to the below address:

Lori Cordova, Grant Analyst
El Dorado Hall
CSU Channel Islands
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 91320

Copies of these forms will be available at the Science Carnival; however, you must view the training video by 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

In addition to the above tasks, Science Activity Volunteers must complete the following:

Lead Science Activity Volunteers

  1. Lead science activity volunteers must coordinate with Dr. Hampton/ his CHEM 490 students to check-out the contents of their tub by October 11, 2017, to ensure that all supplies are available for their activity. You must also complete all items listed under the Activity Volunteers section.
  2. You are also responsible for contacting students who have signed up for the activity that you are coordinating.

Activity Volunteers

  1. Activity Volunteers must connect with the Lead Science Activity Volunteer who will be training you. Training must be completed by October 25, 2017.
  2. Read and understand the background information about your assigned science activity (click here to access the SignUp Genius website) at the on-line Science Carnival Activity website. Be sure to read any materials related to your activity well in advance of the Science Carnival and send any questions to Prof. Hampton. 
  3. Review the hazards associated with your science activity and read the MSDS forms for chemicals that will be used in your science activity.  
  4. View a shortened version of the CI Chemistry Department Safety Video
  5. As part of the Training Certification Survey, you will be asked whether you viewed these materials and whether you understand the hazards associated with your activity.
  6. Certain activities may require additional training, especially those involving cryogens, chemicals, or fire. This training must be provided by Prof. Hampton or the Chemistry Laboratory Technicians.

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