Annual Conference Volunteers

The ACS Annual Conference takes place with the support of hundreds of volunteers who generously contribute their talents and their time – from a few-hours shift up to a full week or more – to help make our events successful.

All volunteers receive benefits that may include an official conference t-shirt, tickets to popular events like Meet the Cheesemaker, and the opportunity to work behind the scenes with a network of industry leaders!

Sign Up to Volunteer

Registration for volunteer shifts at the 2023 ACS Annual Conference is now open! Interested volunteers may select the role(s) and shift(s) that interest them most. Cheese experience is not required. Sign up here for the Annual Conference volunteer shifts.

General Volunteer Roles

Are you interested in volunteering with a crew of fellow cheese lovers at the 2023 ACS Conference in Des Moines? New and returning volunteers (minimum age of 18) are essential to the success of our conference and encouraged to join our conference crew of 100+ volunteers. Experience with cheese is not required and training will be provided for all roles for each shift by our team leaders. We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities with different shifts for pre-conference functions and conference events July 18-21 at the Iowa Events Center. Volunteer teams are needed in the following areas: product receiving, certification exams, registration, food preparation, and preparation and event support for both Meet the Cheesemaker. Sign up here for the Annual Conference volunteer shifts.