Vacancies

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Welcome!

This page is part of the organization of MCH2021. Feel free to look around and please note that information on pages such as the Main Page or Q&A is kept more up to date.

MCH2021 is a "DIY" hacker event, organized by volunteers and everyone who visits. If you want to help prepare the event, please join the orga by participating in a team. If you want to help at the event, please participate as an angel.


Want to help?

MCH2022 is a "Do it Yourself" kind of event, matching the hacker spirit.

If you want to help, you can email volunteering@mch2021.org. If you don't know what you want to do, feel free to describe what you're good at, so we can find a good match.

Current vacancies for MCH2022

These are teams in need of team leads and team members. If you want to join / kickstart such a team, make sure Team:Projectleiding is notified (via the PL contact at that team, or if all else fails User:Stitch)

Role / Team Description
Team:Ticket_&_Entrance
Team:Finance
  • Needs team members and a team lead.

Are you interested? Contact the IFCAT treasurer at henry@ifcat.org Please note: do not hesitate if this interests you. We have people ready to help you get started.

Team lead Vacancy

Before the event Time needed: 4-8 hrs a week The amount of time spent on these responsibilities will be few hours a week at first, and will increase closer to the event.

  • Establish an overall budget (this is already done!)
  • Instruct teams on how to file budget requests
  • Triage budget requests from teams
  • Give advise regarding financial decisions
  • Write procedures and policies, with example forms, for team expenses
  • Reimburse volunteer expenses

During the event

  • Manage the flow of virtual and real money at the event
Team:Terrain
  • Contact us now: terrain@lists.mch2021.org
  • 2 people for buildup coordination: managing supplier sequence and etc
  • 1 person for teardown coordination: making sure everything is moved off the field in the correct order
  • Plans / inspiration from previous events is available, but you can make something yourself if you want to.
Team:Shuttle, 3 people needed (including team leader) Plan and coordinate angels and yourself for shuttle runs from and to Nijkerk/Zeewolde and get luggage from and to the parking lot.
  • Provide a shuttle service between the train station and event venue for visitors who travel by train.
  • Schedule driving shifts
  • Drive according to a schedule during busy hours
  • Publish the shuttle schedule on the wiki
  • Drive on-demand when it’s quieter; be reachable by phone for receiving requests
  • Post phone numbers in relevant places
  • Transport visitors luggage (note that not everybody wants to use this service)
  • Establish pick-up points at parking and wherever the train shuttle drops people off.
  • Establish drop-off points that are shielded from rain, where people can have their luggage delivered.
  • Deliver things at the correct drop-off point.
  • At the end of the event, reverse operations: drop-off points become pick-up points and vice versa
  • Make the pick-up and drop-off points visible, and shield them from rain.
Team:Villages
  • Help villages (self-organized sub-events and/or people camping together) establish their presence
  • Write instructions for villages on how and where to send special requests (e.g. Power, NOC, On-Site), and how to integrate their village with the main event
  • Coordinate/plan which village goes where
  • Seek out villages with incomplete or vague wiki pages and encourage them to add more concrete information
  • Check whether villages adhere to imposed restrictions
  • Publish village locations on the map once this stabilizes
  • Preempt possible nuisance issues (e.g. loud music) and communicate and design accordingly
  • Be infodesk-like, but for village-specific needs.
Team:Accessibility
  • In total 3 team member vacancies, including team lead
  • checkout Team:Accessibility
  • you will analyze possible needs for accessibility
  • you will get in touch with the specific teams to guarantee and improve accessibility
Team:Horeca
  • Two people needed!
  • Search for event food trucks (maybe contact also with the previous ones)
  • Contact and ask for offers
  • Together with map/terrain, plan their locations
  • Together with finance/treasury make sure everything is up and running
Team:Info
  • teamlead needed! To organise meetings, manage the to-do list, instruct volunteers on the field
  • Booklet creator, for creating the print booklet with essential information to be handed out to all visitors
  • 2 'Team Info members' to gather questions and answers, both before the event and during the event (as support for the infodesk angels)
Team:Huisstijl
  • designer for t-shirts, stickers, look of booklet and more!
Team:Sanitation, 1 person
  • Rent cleaning company and coordinate cleaning of on-site facilities (toilets, showers)
  • Involvement: get to know the scope of the event (talk with terrain), request a few offers from cleaning companies, make sure they turn up and do their thing responsibly
Team:Moebelhaus, 2 persons
  • Provide tents, chairs, and tables for villages.
  • Set prices and arrange pre-sales via the ticket shop
  • Have a physical place where people can pick up and return the goods they have ordered
  • Supervise that people only take what they paid for.
  • Ask On-Site to deliver large orders directly to villages
Team:Waste, 3 people, 14 angels
  • Rent waste disposal facilities at a vendor, blueprint available if needed
  • Request and roster angels for shifts
  • Provide garbage disposal facilities (bins) for crew and visitors
  • Minimize the amount of inconvenience caused by trash
  • Have garbage collected for compacting and moving off site by vendor trucks
  • Provide instructions on how to deal with (specific kinds of) garbage
  • Provide garbage bags for visitors (through entrance and info-desk)
  • Handle communication with garbage disposal company
  • Collect bottles from all around the campsite
  • Sort bottles in crates
  • Dispose of alien bottles (not sold at bar) properly
Team:Parking
  • Determine the layout for the visitor and crew parking lots
  • Validate parking tickets
  • Micro-manage people who are parking their cars, to optimize usage of the available space
  • Provide optimized arrival and departure flows
  • Ensure the parking does not turn into a muddpool
  • Provide temporary parking space (“K+R”) for people who are dropped off by friends, family, or taxi.
Team:Warehouse, 2 people needed, several angels
  • Design and host an on-site storage facility with shelves for smaller goods, with doors that can be locked, and a climate that doesn’t get too humid.
  • Host LHQ (Logistics Headquarters) for the several logistics teams
  • Determine, together with teams, which things they will arrange themselves and which things can be in the centralized bulk buying.
  • Buy tools and disposables before the buildup starts
  • Track the inventory
  • Restock when needed
  • Have a desk where the crew can borrow stuff
  • Go after things that aren’t returned
  • Validate and register crew driving licenses, hand out wristbands for validated drivers
  • Provide a parcel pick-up point for villages
  • Coordinate closely with build-up and tear-down for needed things and their availability (e.g. timing)
  • Determine golf kart and bicycle requirements
  • Rent golf carts and bicycles from suppliers
  • Distribute dedicated golf carts and bicycles to teams
  • Manage golf carts and bicycles: repair or let supplier replace/repair
  • Collect golf carts and bicycles for returning to supplier
  • We need at least 2 additional people with a drivers licence and car for supply runs and such.
Team:Tickets and entrance, 1 people needed, several angels
  • teamlead / on field ticket-angel manager
Team:Badge, 5 people
  • Sponsor communications: reach out to the sponsors we need to badge the badge a reality
  • Hardware sourcing: help us ping our production partner to find the right parts for the badge
  • PCB art: design the bestest look and feel for the badge!
  • Delivery manager: guide the production of the badges, the bags to put them in, the sweatshops to package them, and ensure we have something cool to give to our visitors
Team:Security, 1 sub-teamlead Fire
  • Guard the safety and security of everyone at the event
  • Instruct people on potential safety issues
  • De-escalate conflicts
  • Surveil the site actively
  • Be part of the health and safety infra of the event
  • Setup and take care of the Firesafety at MCH2022
  • Work on the firesafety section of the permit application
  • Setup firesafety rules to avoid fires at MCH2022
  • Setup volunteer Firesafety training
  • Organize the onsite Fire safety shifts

Contact us at maurits.dusoswa@kpnmail.nl or jeroen@ifcat.org

Team:Security, 1 sub-teamlead EHBO
  • Guard the safety and security of everyone at the event
  • Instruct people on potential safety issues
  • De-escalate conflicts
  • Surveil the site actively
  • Be part of the health and safety infra of the event
  • Setup and take care of the EHBO at MCH2022
  • Work on the EHBO section of the permit application
  • Setup personal safety rules to avoid personal injuries at MCH2022
  • Setup volunteer EHBO training
  • Organize the onsite EHBO shifts

Contact us at maurits.dusoswa@kpnmail.nl or jeroen@ifcat.org

Team:Clothing production, 2 Creative people
  • Design and order clothing items
  • Organize the prodiction
  • Maintain the relation with the producers
  • Organize the distribution

Contact us at jeroen@ifcat.org

Team:ROC, 1 admin human

We really could use a human to help with gathering the info from the teams about how many radios are needed, and with which teams they communicate (to make a good estimate on channels)

Contact us at ifcat@uberia.nl

Team:Press
  • We can always use some (2-3) enthusiastic people to handle press communications
  • Ensure the press is aware of the rules we have on the campsite
  • Collect press teams at the gate and accompany them on-site.
Team:Badge, web developer(s)
  • The Hatchery is in need of a make-over.
  • Hatchery needs support for standalone firmware apps (next to already supported µPython apps).
  • The badge will get WebUSB support, and how cool would it be if you could have a live IDE for both the ESP and FPGA in your browser?
Team:Badge, firmware developers

We need people to build:

  • Main firmware (in C) for the ESP32, including GUI.
  • Better firmware for the RP2040, which acts as the USB interface and an I/O-expander on the badge.
Team:Badge, app developers

For useful or cool little apps to ship with the badge, like:

  • Interactive talk schedule
  • Apps that make use of the sensors on the badge (air quality, temp, humidity, and a magic location sensor)
  • Apps that make use of the ICE40 FPGA on the badge
  • Something to interact with connected decoration on the terrain
Team:NOC
  • Coordinator for NOC helpdesk
  • Coordinator for on-site datacenters



Todo: automated vacancies

This is a list of vacancies for the MCH2022 organization. We're still in the process of gathering all Team Vacancies and adding them here, so the overview is not complete yet!