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The Alexandria Commission for the Arts and the Office of the Arts present the 5th annual Alexandria Film Festival on November 3 – 6, 2011. The Film Festival offers feature-length films, documentaries, animations and shorts by emerging and established filmmakers to an engaged audience seeking new or rarely seen films.

 

The Film Festival still needs volunteers, including lead volunteers, to help out on Thursday, November 3rd through Sunday November 6th at the Old Town Theater, the Athenaeum, Four Mile Run Community Center, the Masonic Auditorium and the Masonic North Lodge. Volunteer duties include ushering, handing out programs, taking tickets, and assisting visitors. Hours are flexible.

 

Job Title: House Manager/Lead

 

Purpose: The position of House Manager will be responsible for managing between 2-8 man crews during a 2-3 hour time slot for the Alexandria Film Festival (November 3-6). The House Manager will act as the main source of communication between the chair and the rest of the helpers during the festival. They will also be communicating with the V.I.P. Handlers.

 

Key Responsibilities:

- Directs, manages and organizes 2-8 other workers.

- Act as a go-between between their crew and the chair.

- Answers any questions about the film festival when necessary.

- Makes decisions concerning where the other volunteers will be, as well as their responsibilities.

 

Reports to: Chair or Co-Chair of the Film Festival Volunteer Committee

 

Qualifications:

- Strong leadership skills.

- The ability to work well with others.

- Strong sense of responsibility and dependability.

- The ability to organize and direct others.

 

Available Locations:

- Old Town Theater

Thursday, November 3 – 8:00pm-9:30pm

- Athenaeum

Friday, November 4 - 5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, November 5 – 4:00pm-9:00pm

- Four Mile Run Community Center

Friday, November 4 – 5:00pm-10:00pm

- Masonic Auditorium

Friday, November 4 – 5:00pm-9:30pm

Saturday, November 5 – 11:00am-9:15pm

Sunday, November 6 – 11:00am-7:00pm

- Masonic North Lodge

Friday, November 4 – 5:00pm-9:30pm

Saturday, November 5 – 11:00am-11:30pm

Sunday, November 6 – 11:00am-4:30pm

 

Time Commitment: Anywhere between 2-5 hours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday at any available location; would also need to be available for a mandatory House Manager orientation. Date will be determined.

 

Any questions should be referred to: aca@alexandriava.gov

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Job Title: Film Festival Volunteer

 

Purpose: The volunteer will serve as an usher for the Alexandria Film Festival (November 3-6) and will be responsible for handing out programs, selling and collecting tickets as well as managing the crowd. The volunteer will help guests find seating and act as a visual and physical presence to assist with any concerns or difficulties that visitors may have.

 

Key Responsibilities:

- Handing programs to guests.

- Help to find seating if necessary.

- Manage the Box Office.

- Answering any questions about the film festival if necessary.

 

Reports to: House Manager

 

Qualifications:

- Ability to follow directions.

- Friendly and helpful personality.

- Patience in managing crowds.

- Love of films.

 

Available Locations:

- Old Town Theater

Thursday, November 3 – 8:00pm-9:30pm

- Athenaeum

Friday, November 4 - 5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, November 5 – 4:00pm-9:00pm

- Four Mile Run Community Center

Friday, November 4 – 5:00pm-10:00pm

- Masonic Auditorium

Friday, November 4 – 5:00pm-9:30pm

Saturday, November 5 – 11:00am-9:15pm

Sunday, November 6 – 11:00am-7:00pm

- Masonic North Lodge

Friday, November 4 – 5:00pm-9:30pm

Saturday, November 5 – 11:00am-11:30pm

Sunday, November 6 – 11:00am-4:30pm

 

Time Commitment: Anywhere between 2-5 hours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday at any available location.

 

Any questions should be referred to: aca@alexandriava.gov

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