Volunteer Opportunities

The TEDxCharleston team is a 100% volunteer-organized effort. Interested in joining us? We’d love to hear from you. Below are current opportunities:

Ba a Part of the Speaker Selection Team

Want to be a part of a team dedicated to ideas worth sharing that inspire and change the community? TEDxCharleston is seeking curious, energetic and thoughtful individuals to join its speaker selection committee.

The perfect candidate will have a passion for learning about a broad range of issues, great people skills, a wide network in the community, the ability to read and decipher a large amount of information in a short period of time using TEDx guidelines and dedication to be a part of the process over 8-10 months. Persons with a background in engineering, technology, entrepreneurship, the arts, architecture, design, and business a plus.

Time commitment during the selection process (February – May) is approximately 5 hours a week. This includes 3 in-person selection meetings (usually in downtown Charleston after 5pm). Time commitment during the speaker coaching process (August–October) is 5 hours a month. This includes attending some coaching sessions and / or the speaker run-through, assisting with show flow, and working with speakers the day of as needed.

Volunteers cannot also be applicants for the 2017 event. TEDxCharleston is an all-volunteer effort. If interested, please send a resume and a short statement about your desire to be on the committee to speakers@tedxcharleston.org. Resumes and statements accepted until February 1, 2017.