Become a volunteer for Turkish National Programming Contest 2019

 

inzva is organizing the first Turkish Programming Contest ever; which will be held on September 13-15, 2019 at Beykoz Kundura, Istanbul. This first-of-its-kind event is a multi-tier, team-based programming competition that will be operated under the auspices of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (“ICPC”), and partnered with Middle East Technical University.

We will have three  areas of work for volunteers: general support, hospitality and information support.  The qualities listed below are wanted in each volunteer regardless of their assignment.

  • The ability to understand and communicate spoken and written English

  • Organization and time management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Self-motivation and willingness to take action

  • Focus on results and an analytical approach

  • Dynamic attitude and great social skills

  • Qualities of a good team player

 

SCHEDULE Of TPC 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

04.00 - 06.00 PM Arrival at inzva and Team Registration
06.00 - 08.00 PM Opening Ceremony
08.00 - 10.00 PM Turkish Programming Contest Welcome Dinner

Saturday, September 14, 2019

08.00 - 09.00 AM Breakfast at Beykoz Kundura
09.00 - 09.45 AM Opening Ceremony and Team Introduction
10.00 - 11.30 AM Team Photo Shootout
11.30 - 12.00 AM Coffee Break
12.00 - 06.00 PM Technical Session
07.00 - 09.00 PM Dinner

Sunday, September 15, 2019

08.00 - 08.45 AM Breakfast
09.00 - 09.15 AM Arrival at Contest Area (Beykoz Kundura)
10.00 - 03.00 PM Turkish Programming Contest 2019 (5 hours)
04.00 - 05.30 PM Award and Closing Ceremonies

Application deadline: Sunday, August 21 at 9pm.

Announcement of results: 25.08.2019

First meeting: 30.08.2019

Second meeting: 03.09.2019

Volunteer team arrival: 07.09.2019

 

The three volunteer groups will work on different areas. Their roles are as follows.

General Support:

  • To check the dormitory and space.

  • To place the luggage into the luggage area on the first day; and to make sure that they are safe.

  • To check up on the participants and guide them correctly when necessary.

  • To help with translation when necessary.

  • To communicate with the coordinator on the cleanliness of the space and the items that may run out.

Hospitality:

  • To give the welcome kits and name badges to the participants when they arrive.

  • To show the participants to their dorms and to assist them in getting settled.

  • To carry out the signing process of the documents by the participants and to deliver them to the coordinator.

  • To make sure that the participants are getting accustomed and comfortable with the place.

Information Support:

  • To solve problems with the overviewing of the coordinator in a case of emergency, such as accidents, illnesses and quarrels.

  • To help and answer the questions of the participants.

  • To keep the coordinator and the volunteer team in contact.

  • To follow up on the participants who are leaving and entering the premises.

  • To inform the participants on the announcements and changes that may be made.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A volunteer certificate issued by BEV Foundation.

  • Working in a historical factory, Beykoz Kundura; and gaining remarkable experience.

  • Being part of a non-profit hackerspace community in Turkey.

  • The possibility of working with inzva as a full-time employee.

FAQ

Q1: What should I do if I cannot make it to the contest even though I am accepted as a volunteer?

A1: If you have an important reason not to come, you can let us know by sending a formal email to contact@inzva.com. You should know that in the case of unexcused absence, your communication with inzva may be permanently terminated.

Q2: When can I find out what my responsibilities are? What will they be based on?

A2: Your responsibilities will be determined by the order you have provided us with in the application form. The results will be shared via email, and you will be informed of the details on the date of the designated meetings.

Q3: Can I be in multiple volunteer groups at once, or can I be assigned to another group during the contest?

A3: Yes, you can be in more than one volunteer group. Your role may change during the event, however this can only be done with the approval of the coordinator.

Q4: How will be expenses of accommodation and food be covered during the contest?

A4: The volunteers and participants will be staying in dormitories, and meals during the event will be provided by BEV.foundation. We expect your active participation and hard work.

Q5: I missed the application period but I really want to join, Can I still apply?

A5: Unfortunately. Once the applications are closed, we cannot accept more applicants.

Q6: I have never been to inzva before. How can I adapt to the area?

A6: There will be periodical meetings with the volunteers before the contest. You will have the chance to adapt yourself to inzva and meet the volunteer groups during these meetings.

Q7: I live outside Istanbul but I still want to volunteer. Would I be accepted? If I am, will my transportation be covered by inzva?

A7: Yes, you can be accepted. However, you need to keep in contact and join the meetings. Unfortunately, we cannot cover transportation expenses; although we can provide accommodation.

Q8: Can I both be a contestant and a volunteer?

A8: No.

Q9: Can I leave Beykoz Kundura during the event?

A9: If you have an important reason to leave Beykoz Kundura during our events, please contact the coordinator before the contest.

If you have any other questions, please contact us via contact@inzva.com.

All volunteers have to abide by our CODE OF CONDUCT.

 

 

Accommodation and meals are provided by BEV.foundation

If you would like to support us in this contest, gain valuable experience and be a part of the community, fill in the form below.

TURKISH NATIONAL PROGRAMMING CONTEST 2019 VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM

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inzva is the sanctuary of Turkish hacker community. We organize algorithm camps, AI study groups and informative talks to cultivate students who study computer engineering and software in Turkey.

We offer a quiet, peaceful and inspiring environment to work, stay and socialize. Our space is designed for competitions and meetups, located in a historical factory building with amazing views of the Bosphorus. As an independent non-profit entity supported by BEV.foundation, we provide a neutral umbrella for all Turkish hackers.