Job Details




• Emerging Level


Recruits and trains volunteers for the 2024 Atlanta Film Festival.

Category Coordinator  HR/Recruiting/Staffing  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period 4 Months
Posted Date Oct 31, 2023
Start Date Jan 29, 2024
End Date May 17, 2024

Job Description

TERM: As early as January 29th-May 17th with additional training dates as needed.

  • Reports to the Operations Director
  • Recruits and trains volunteers for the 2024 Atlanta Film Festival.
  • Works with all departments to ensure volunteer support coverage
  • Oversees daily volunteer roles and responsibilities during the festival
  • Work with appropriate staff to ensure volunteers are given proper training to be safe and successful in their roles.
  • Creates schedule for General Volunteers and Specialized Volunteers as needed.
  • Collaborate with ATLFS staff in making content for volunteer orientation videos.
  • Creates Volunteer Orientation presentations for in person orientations that include rules, roles, expectations and safety training.
  • Ensure volunteers work in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations.
  • Facilitate volunteer exit or dismissal process
  • Prepare questions and contact lists for post festival volunteer survey
  • Plan and implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities to show appreciation for the contributions of volunteers to the organization including post festival volunteer appreciation event.
  • Solve critical issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Write a comprehensive post-festival report covering your areas of responsibility
COMPENSATION: $5000-$6000 depending on experience.

REQUIREMENTS: Training, if needed, will be provided but the successful candidate must be a creative self-starter who is capable of independently managing detail oriented tasks on a deadline and efficiently work with other members of the ATLFF team.

TIMEFRAME & HOURS: This temporary, seasonal contractor position that pays a flat rate and does not include benefits. The Venue Manager(s) is expected to work various, flexible hours on some evenings and weekends during the 48th ATLFF, April 25- May 5th with additional training prior to the festival.

You will be successful in this role if you:
  • Balance all channels of customer service
  • Fully utilize support systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask
  • Exhibit the ability to maintain productivity while working with minimal supervision

Job Type Contract  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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