Get great perks, make new friends & play games as part of the ProtoTO crew!

Volunteers are integral to ProtoTO’s success and help make the event a reality. It’s also a great way to make new friends and join the ProtoTO family.


  • Access to all 3 days of ProtoTO – play games when you are off shift and attend the after parties!
  • 1 FREE Playtester ticket (3 day pass) for a guest
    • Note: If you already bought 1 or 2 playtester tickets, you will be refunded, just let us know at info@protoTO.ca
  • ProtoTO t-shirt and tote bag
  • 2 extra raffle tickets
  • Invitation to the ProtoTO Volunteer Dinner and Volunteer Appreciation Nights


Volunteers may be asked to do any of the following tasks:

  • Registration table: Sign attendees in via Eventbrite app, Greet attendees, Answer questions, Oversee raffle draws, Hand out Programs, etc
  • Ticket checkers: We have two special ticketed events on Friday and Saturday evenings, we will need volunteers to check tickets at the door of the room (Avenue)
  • Social Media: Volunteers are asked to post photos or videos to the ProtoTO Facebook group, and tag #ProtoTO (and @protoTO_) on Twitter
  • Set up and take down: Volunteers working the first and last shifts of the convention will help set up and tear down, which will involve carrying some fairly heavy boxes
  • AV help: We will record the two special ticketed events on Friday and Saturday evening and may ask volunteers to set up the mics, amp, tripod, iphone and charger, and oversee the recording