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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.


Infodesk

Why

You want to make camp life easier for visitors, for example by making it trivial to find correct information at the same locations.

What

  • Help with requesting and authoring blog posts, setting up/running the info desk, planning angel shifts for said desk.
  • Before the event: Answering mails to the info address, gathering answers to questions, adding / updating frequently asked questions on the wiki, help authoring the booklet. Planning the infodesk.
  • During the event: support the info-desk and info-angels on site, make it a nice place to be.

Who

Looking for people for most tasks, or a combination of them. For example someone to help the person setting up the info desk, or a booklet creator, or people that answer the info mailbox and update the same info on the wiki.

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Boekenwuurm at boekenwuurm@mch2022.org or Stitch at stitch@mch2022.org, or phone: 06 1342 5622


Parking leads/volunteers

The insane parking lot at SHA

Why

You want people to arrive and depart safely at the event. Make sure the cars can rest safely.

What

  • Create a really nice parking team tent that supports the team members with all kinds of nice facilities.
  • Directing cars on the field
  • Managing the parking angels and/or hired traffic guides

Who

Two to three people that can prepare for a good parking experience. Possibly automating/offloading as much as possible so it becomes an absolute minimal amount of work.

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Stitch at stitch@mch2022.org, or phone: 06 1342 5622


Declarations/reimbursements

Why

You want teams to be able to have the least amount of overhead when spending money on their projects

What

  • Triage declaration requests, prepare money transfers for easy payout

Who

One person that is able to work with procedures and structure

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Henry at henry@mch2022.org


Why

You want the event to be supported by the right companies, and help them out in visiting the event.

What

  • Help finalizing sponsor contracts, shepherd the sponsor so they can have the most out of the event

Who

One person that is able to work with diligence, professionally and be supportive

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Tom at tom@mch2022.org


Buildup and/or teardown coordinator

Why

You want the buildup and teardown to go as smooth as possible, making every bodies live easier

What

  • Managing supplier sequence, (re-)scheduling them, setup the correct order for teardown

Who

One person that is able to work with diligence, professionally and be supportive. Plans / inspiration from previous events is available, but you can make something yourself if you want to.

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Stitch at stitch@mch2022.org


Driver for shopping sprees and/or deliveries from-to site

Why

You want to make sure everyone has what they need!

What

  • Buy ridiculous amounts of things and get stuff to the right location well before the event, _and/or_ drive small lorry's from and to the site during buildup and teardown

Who

One person with a driving license for each of these roles would be best

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Stitch at stitch@mch2022.org


Waste Manager and trash YEET-er

Why

You like a clean camp site and like to unburden people at the site

What

  • 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

Who

3 people to manage day to day operations of trash yeet-ing, 14 angels for the heavy lifting

Contact

If you are interested in helping out, contact Stitch at stitch@mch2022.org


Other, older Vacancies

Role / Team Description
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:Horeca
  • Two people needed!
  • Contact and ask for offers
Team:Huisstijl
  • designer for t-shirts, stickers, look of booklet and more!
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: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: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: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: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!