Volunteers are vital to Elmacon. If you can spare the time to get involved, we need volunteers for marking, proctoring and general organization and we would gladly welcome you.



  • Marking: Markers will work in teams to grade the papers as they come in. Some familiarity with spreadsheets would be a bonus. A short training session will be given on the morning of the competition to teach the marking proceedures. PLEASE NOTE: If you have a family member or relative competing in ELMACON, you may not participate in marking. We also ask that markers be at least 16 years of age.


  • Proctoring: Proctors supevise the exams as they progress. They make sure that the students behave appropriately during the exams.


  • General: There are LOTS of other tasks that need to be taken care of to make Elmacon run smoothly, e.g. organizing snacks, directing parents etc.


The form below asks you to indicate your preference(s) in these three areas, but it is possible that on the day of the Elmacon you may be asked to fill multiple roles as needed. You will be contacted by email during the final organizational stages of Elmacon.


Volunteer Details
If you require a certificate to confirm your participation as a volunteer, please let us know.
Volunteer Type
Please indicate your preference of the available volunteering areas. We will try to assign you to these tasks but we may ask you to fulfill other roles as needed.

Privacy Statement: The information requested on this form is collected under the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the specific purpose of request for registration in 13th Annual PIMS Elementary Grades Math Contest 2012 and will not be shared with 3rd parties. For the purposes of compliance with the Act, we request that business/academic contact information, rather than personal contact information be provided wherever possible.

For information about the collection and use of this information please contact the PIMS Central Office at the University of British Columbia 604-822-3922.

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