VOLUNTEERS
20200906_131019
20200906_131019

press to zoom
20200805_195839
20200805_195839

press to zoom
20200722_183626
20200722_183626

press to zoom
20200906_131019
20200906_131019

press to zoom
1/17

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

AFMX is gearing up for our 10th Anniversary Edition 2022, September 13 to 18, 2022! 

 

We are excited to return to our popular live events this year and welcome enthusiastic and customer service-oriented individuals to help us in the following positions.  Click any position to sign up!

 

VENUE MANAGERS - CENTERSTAGE CONVERSATION, WORKSHOPS, and FILM BLOCKS

  • Assure proactive venue operations and communications while following proper procedures and protocol in accordance with the AFMX contract.

  • Oversee Audio Visual requirements necessary for each program

  • Coordinate green room, water stations, and refreshments for panelists.

  • Oversee ushers and ticket scanners, registration and merchandise kiosks at theaters, projectionists at the venue.

  • Introduce the Film Block and/or Center Stage Conversation moderator and guests.

  • Requires strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to manage a small team of dedicated volunteers.

VENUE MANAGER ASSISTANT

  • Assist Venue Managers in the above-designated duties to ensure efficient and effective customer service for festival patrons and special guests.

  • Help to maintain a Covid safe environment between events.

  • Must have a strong sense of customer service, a positive attitude, and great communication skills.

  • Standing, walking and some light lifting is involved.

HOSPITALITY MANAGER

  • Oversee registration, merchandise, green room, drivers/runners volunteers

  • Provide customer service to patrons and VIP guests as needed

  • Must have a strong sense of customer service, a positive attitude, and great communication skills.

  • Standing, light lifting and walking is involved.

 

GREEN ROOM VOLUNTEER

  • Will work closely with the Venue Manager to ensure food and drink are available for the VIP Green Room.

  • Must have a strong sense of customer service, a positive attitude, and great communication skills.

  • Sitting, walking and some light lifting is involved.

 

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY TEAM

  • Photographers to shoot highlights of ALL of the events at AFMX.

  • Standing and walking is involved.

REGISTRATION ASSISTANT

  • First point of contact for all incoming guests to assist Venue Manager

  • Assist all AFMX participants, providing directions, and general customer services.

  • Sitting, walking and some light lifting is involved.

MERCHANDISE ASSISTANT

  • Assists in sales merchandise of t-shirts, hats, water bottles, and any other merchandise to be sold at venues.

  • Must have a strong sense of customer service, a positive attitude, and excellent communication skills. Sitting, walking and some light lifting is involved.

USHERS AND TICKET TAKERS

  • Responsible for being at AFMX venues to work the doors and assure proper credentials or tickets are presented upon entry to each event.

  • Will help to maintain a Covid safe environment between events.

  • Must have a strong sense of customer service, a positive attitude, and great communication skills.

  • Standing and walking is involved.

 

SIGNAGE COORDINATOR

  • Assist with creating and distributing festival signage and promotional materials leading up to and during the week of the event.

  • Coordinates signage and distribution team on pre-event marketing material distribution, ensures signage is delivered to venues, directs signage team on placement at venues

  • Standing, walking and some light lifting is involved.

  • Reliable transportation is helpful.

 

MARKETING MATERIALS DISTRIBUTION TEAM

  • Responsible for delivery and grassroots distribution of marketing materials such as posters and postcards to specific organizations, retail outlets community bulletin boards, and sponsors who will promote AFMX events.

  • Reliable transportation is helpful.

 

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR

  • Lead team for dedicated drivers/runners by creating daily schedules and assignments

  • Assist with errands, VIP transportation,

  • Required clean driving record and proof of auto insurance

  • Impeccable customer service is required.

 

AFTER PARTY ASSISTANT

  • Assists Event Coordinator on all matters related to after party

  • Impeccable customer service is required.

  • Standing, walking and some light lifting is involved.

 

SPONSOR ASSISTANT

  • Assists Executive Director with sponsor packages; ambassadorship

 

WORKSHOP ASSISTANT (UNM Mesa Del Sol)

  • Support guest speaker for a documentary workshop by assisting with equipment needs and live stream

  • Must have impeccable customer service skills

 

PERKS

All volunteers receive:

  • AFMX swag

  • Complimentary festival ticket to all the screenings and Center Stage Conversations

  • Food and drink during the festival

  • Awesome networking opportunities working with film and music industry professionals

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • All volunteers must complete our online volunteer application at AFMX Volunteer Form 2022 (google.com).  This helps up maintain our database every year.

  • In addition to our Volunteer Application, you can sign up for a variety of shifts at AFMX In-person Venue Volunteer Positions (signupgenius.com)

    • All shifts are in 4-5 hour blocks with 2 to 3 shifts per day. 

    • Most blocks require standing and walking with light lifting. Please indicate on the volunteer form or sign-up sheet if you have special needs.

    • You may sign up for as many shifts as you'd like.  We will do our very best to accommodate your preferred shifts and positions.

    • There will be different venues for our in-person event so please be aware when making your selection.

  • Volunteers must attend our in-person training session before the festival.  Date TBD

  • AFMX takes the safety and well-being of the volunteers and festival participants seriously and will continue to adhere to COVID regulations and health guidelines. AFMX follows the New Mexico state mandate regarding mask and vaccines. We highly recommend festival attendees and volunteers to be vaccinated and/or follow mask usage to protect our community but is not required. We encourage all participants to follow social distancing and cleanliness rules to maintain the highest level of safety possible.

  • The application deadline for the main festival is September 1. You must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Once your application is submitted, you will receive an email or phone call from our Volunteer Coordinator from discussing volunteer opportunities.

 

SCHEDULE AND VENUES

Our entire festival schedule is on our website at https://www.afmxnm.com/festival-schedule-2022

Our list of venues and addresses is on our website: https://www.afmxnm.com/venues-maps

 

Tuesday, September 13 – University of NM (UNM)

Rodey Theatre - 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106

 

Wednesday, September 14 – University of NM (UNM)

Mesa del Sol (Morning Workshop only) - 5700 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

Rodey Theatre (Afternoon and Evening) - 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106

 

Thursday, September 15 – National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) - 1701 4th Street SW ABQ, NM 87102

Bank of America Theatre (BOA) and Wells Fargo Theatre (WF)

 

Friday, September 16 – National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) - 1701 4th Street SW ABQ, NM 87102

Bank of America Theatre (BOA) and Wells Fargo Theatre (WF)

 

Saturday, September 17 – National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) - 1701 4th Street SW ABQ, NM 87102

Bank of America Theatre (BOA) and Wells Fargo Theatre (WF)

After-Party at Tractor Tavern, Wells Park – 1800 4th Ave NW, ABQ, NM 87102

 

Sunday, September 18 – National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) - 1701 4th Street SW ABQ, NM 87102

Wells Fargo Theatre (WF)

After Party at M’Tucci’s, Bar Roma, Nob Hill - 3222 Central Ave SE, ABQ, NM 87106

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Martha Cummings at martha@afmxnm.com

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.

Din is a popular choice on business and tech sites. It's also a good font for creating page titles with impact.