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Thank you for teaming up with the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX)!

There are year-round opportunities to volunteer at events that are presented quarterly, along with the main festival in September.

DRIVE-IN VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

All Drive-In Movie Volunteers receive incentives, including:

  • AFMX merchandise

  • food and beverage

  • discounts to local merchants

  • After 3 completed shifts, volunteers receive a free drive-in movie ticket for the movie of their choice. 

  • After 5 completed shifts, volunteers receive an AFMX gift certificate for $25     

  • After 10 completed shifts, volunteers receive an AFMX Virtual Festival Pass 

  • Work shifts are 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm on Friday nights.  The parking lot opens to drive-in patrons at 7:00 PM. The show begins approximately at dusk. Volunteers can work over a variety of different weekends. We ask all volunteers to remain for the duration of their shift.

  • All volunteers will receive safety vests and flashlights for their shifts. Volunteers are asked to work the entire shift to help with the setup and tear down of the drive-in.  Volunteers must be comfortable walking in a parking lot to monitor ticket holders.  There will be some light lifting, walking, and standing involved but we work as a team to make sure we all help each other!  

 

We are currently looking for volunteers for the following positions:
DRIVE-IN MOVIE TEAM

Screen Team

Handles all aspects of setting up our 24 ft projection screen for optimal viewing experience.  Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs., walk ladder, handle rope, observe safety measures and work on top of the truck trailer to help attach the screen. Safety gear will be provided.  

A/V Projector Team

Responsible for setting up and tearing down the AFMX equipment (laptop, projector, and sound transmitter).   Will need to troubleshoot for any audio or video issues. Previous computer and A/V experience helpful but we are happy to train! 

 

Ticket Scanners

Responsible for providing customer service to ticket holders upon arrival, assuring proper credentials and tickets when gates open, and directing attendees towards parking attendants.  Assists team with setting up/tear down of parking lot signage and volunteer room.  iPhone is required to access our Eventive ticketing platform. 

 

Drive-In Lot Attendants 

Directs vehicles to designated parking spots, ensures COVID 19 social distancing protocols are adhered to, provides service as needed. Assist with set up and tear down of parking lot signage.  Must be able to lift a traffic cone and signage to set up drive-in movie signage. The desire to get their 10K steps in is a definite plus while working a traffic light directing cars is a definite plus!

 

Volunteer Green Room Attendant 

Oversees and maintains the volunteer safety equipment, arranges volunteer refreshments, ensures all volunteers sign in for their shift, are provided safety equipment (vest, walkies, flashlights), and directs ticket holders to restrooms. 

Drive-In Lot Manager

Oversees the coordination of all drive-in positions to ensure parking lot safety and customer service. Actively recruits volunteers for AFMX Drive-In movies weekend movies.  Conducts 1:1 interviews and training and scheduling for all volunteers.  Will be responsible for database management, filing, and volunteer communication. Computer skills, attention to detail, strong interpersonal details are a must!  Previous volunteer experience a plus but moreover, the desire to build a team is most desirable. 

VOLUNTEERING FOR AFMX FESTIVAL :
  • Although returning volunteers are given the first selection of positions, we welcome applications from new candidates.

  • Apply online at any time during the year.  The application deadline for the main festival in September is September 11. You must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Once your application is submitted, you will receive an email or phone call to discuss volunteer opportunities.

AFMX CORE TEAM

 

Marketing Coordinator

Works closely with the Director of Operations, Creative Director, Marketing Consultant. Must be familiar with sales, media outreach (both local and national), creative marketing solutions, press releases, distribution, and follow-up phone calls to assure press release information is covered in print, on radio, television, and the web. Will also help with marketing materials distribution

Social Media Manager

Target marketing of films and events across all social media platforms leading up to the fall festival. During the festival, promoting events day-of, live feeds from events and promotion for next day’s events.  Manages all social media accounts for AFMX such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn before, during, and after events. Is proactive to create meaningful posts to engage and interact with the AFMX audience and its potential creative collaborators. May oversee others assigned to assist with social media. 

Volunteer Coordinator

Conducts 1:1 interviews and training and scheduling for all volunteers.  Will be responsible for database management, filing, and volunteer communication. Computer skills, attention to detail, strong interpersonal details are a must!  Previous volunteer experience a plus but moreover, the desire to build a team is most desirable. 


 

For a full list of volunteer positions, CLICK HERE.  If you are interested, please complete the volunteer application or drop us a line at volunteers@afmxnm.com.

CLICK HERE for AFME Foundation's Harassment Policy, Confidentiality Agreement, and Production Release/Waiver of Liability Agreement.

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