Artist Alley

Director: Matt Ninomiya
Help run art contests, handle silent auction bids, assist with managing and showing artwork at the live auction.


Director: Alan Le

Assists with Guest Relations department and ensuring a safe experience for attendees at guests autographs.

Cosplay Cafe

Director: Andi Choe

Helping host, serve, and entertain con goers at the cafe in cosplay and helping to organize small events. Training will be given.

Dealer’s Room

Director: Justine Tenn
Stave off impending chaos by helping with crowd control in the Dealer’s Room. Help vendors when needed, and help handle Kawaii Kon merchandise.


Director: Roy Bann
Work with panelists and guests to keep events running smoothly. Events staffers help keep the convention on time and help answer questions from attendees and presenters alike.

Guest Relations

Director: Natalee Aukerman
Assist our guests during their stay at the convention. Applicants to this department will be screened and interviewed by a director.

Manga Library

Director: Andi Choe
Monitor our manga collection, keep the library organized and help maintain a relaxing environment for patrons.


Director: Gina Maeda
A picture is worth a thousand words and the media team is there to catch them all! The media team captures both photo and video of all the action at Kawaii Kon. To apply, a portfolio is required and will be reviewed for approval. Media team members are also required to submit their edited footage within two weeks after the end of Kawaii Kon, unless otherwise agreed upon.

Public Safety

Director: Robert Ardiente
Monitor the convention for possible safety concerns. Check prop weapons to make sure they adhere to the Kawaii Kon weapon’s policy and enforce the rules set forth by the convention.


Director: Andi Choe
Be on the front lines to help generate, organize, sell and distribute membership badges to the attendees of Kawaii Kon.


Directors: Miki Sato and Rachel Yasaka
Run the information booth, and help answer any and all attendee questions. Operations staffers may also be called upon to fill gaps in other departments.

Table Top Gaming

Director: Van Fujishige
Run tournaments in the Table Top Gaming room, and help maintain order in the room.


Director:Jason Kaawa
Work closely with Events to make sure the audio and visual requirements for panels and main events are met. Additionally, tech staffers may be called upon to help other departments with their A/V needs. Technical background is preferred but not required

Video Gaming

Director: Angel Rumbaoa
Maintain video games and equipment, assist in running tournaments, and work closely with gamers to create a memorable experience for Kawaii Kon’s gamers.

Video Rooms

Director: Roy Bann
Prepare equipment and media for the video rooms. Video Room Staffers help keep the Video Rooms on schedule and help contribute to content scheduled.

Volunteer Applications are closed