Accessibility

Director: Gillian Parker

Volunteers for this department should be friendly and work well with others. This department focuses on making the convention accessible for everyone. ASL background is a plus.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
Accessibility@awa-con.com

Analog Gaming

Director: Louis Perico

Crew members in Analog Gaming will run games and handle demos and tournament judging.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
ttg@awa-con.com

Artist Alley

Director: Cat Stodghill

Keep order in the Artist Alley by ensuring that both artists and attendees are following the Artist Alley rules. Assist Artists and attendees in finding booths and answering Artist-related questions.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
ArtistAlley@awa-con.com

AWA Store

Director: Alica Palmer

(Formerly Merchandise) Volunteers will staff our merch booth, greet customers, and work with our AWA merch inventory.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
APalmer@awa-con.com

Bunnies without Borders

Director:Dr. Laura Block

Bunnies without Borders is looking for volunteers that are calm under pressure, certified in first aid and CPR. Volunteers in this department must be able to provide first aid, and pre-EMS triage and care for ill or injured attendees and guests

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
BWB@awa-con.com

Business

Director:Faisal Ahmed

Members of this department take care of the day to day tasks of running a convention.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: No
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
faisal@awa-con.com

Cosplay Events

Director: Patrick Sinclair

Help organize and run various cosplay events at the convention, including the Cosplay Contest. Volunteering in the Cosplay Department is an all-day affair on Saturday of the convention.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
cosplay@awa-con.com

Crew Resources

Director:Sarah Wenn

Looking for responsible, friendly individuals that can assist with crew registration and office tasks.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
Crew@awa-con.com

Dealer’s Room

Director: Cat Honea

Volunteers in this department will be customer service oriented, with duties such as maintaining access control during business hours, loss prevention, vendor relations and answering attendee questions in a professional manner.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
dealers@awa-con.com

Events

Director: Miranda Bryant

Punctual and enthusiastic volunteers needed to help keep the schedule on track, and assist panelists as needed.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
Events@awa-con.com

Fashion Events

Director: Vanessa Banks

Fashion loving volunteers needed to prep fashion events and assist models and designers as needed.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
Fashion@awa-con.com

Green Room

Director: Jo Hampton

We are looking for individuals who can assist with meal prep, food handling, clean-up, and additional miscellaneous tasks as assigned.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: No
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
GreenRoom@awa-con.com

Guest Relations

Director: Natalee Aukerman

Volunteers for this department will be expected to manage and follow the day to day schedule of activities of an assigned guest. Positions in this department require careful attention to detail, and a professional and respectful demeanor at all times.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
Guests@awa-con.com

Hospitality Services

Director: Jennifer Clark

Formerly Baby Lounge and Con Suite. Volunteers staff the baby lounge, a place for parents to decompress with their small children, and help feed volunteers throughout the weekend. Must be willing to prepare food and make food deliveries to crew.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
Hospitality@awa-con.com

Information

Director: Julianne Trew

Charismatic individuals that can help answer questions and direct attendees as the need arises.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
info@awa-con.com

Kuma Kuma Maid Cafe

Director:Lita Hopkins

Bultlers and Maids in the Kuma Kuma Maid Cafe serve food and entertain guests of the Maid Cafe with various games and performances.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: No
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
Maidcafe@awa-con.com

Main Events

Director:TJ Hamilton

Volunteers in main events should be enthusiastic and excel at communication

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
mainevents@awa-con.com

Manga Library

Director:Elizabeth Soldwish

This department is looking for people who can check bags and assist attendees looking for specific manga.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
manga@awa-con.com

Marketing

Assistant Director: Vanessa Banks

Volunteers in this department should be charismatic individuals willing to interact with attendees and help promote the convention.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
Marketing@awa-con.com

Operations Support

Director: Diana Settle

Volunteers in this department should have great communication and organizational skills.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No

Panda Ops

Director: Jessica Wehling

Panda Ops volunteers should be willing to learn new tasks as given, and coordinate lines and door entry.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Open to New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
pandaops@awa-con.com

Photography and Videography

Director:Nikki Rau-Baker

Experienced event photographers and videographers wanted. Portfolio review for photographers is required. For videography we welcome people that have basic understanding of photography and can follow rapid fire directions.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
media@awa-con.com

Press & Industry Relations

Director: Victor Albisharat

As part of the press relations department, you will check in pre-approved press and industry members. You will also be required to note any questions that may arise throughout the weekend.

Age Requirement: 21+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
press@awa-con.com

Programming

Director: Sara Richardson

Assist with programming.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: No
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
panels@awa-con.com

Public Safety

Director: Paul Liistro

The Public Safety department requires responsible individuals that can handle access control, policy enforcement and general public safety. You must be customer service oriented, and capable of keeping calm and collected in all situations.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
dps@awa-con.com

Publications

Director:Seeking

Help design and distribute signs around AWA.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview Required: Yes
Accepting New Crew: No
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
info@awa-con.com

Registration

Director: Ardyn Lee

Registration needs individuals that can help prepare and sell badges to attendees at the door. As a member of the registration team, you will also help with data entry and prep work during the convention.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
registration@awa-con.com

Special Projects

Director: Gabi Fitzgerald

Special Projects is looking for people to staff special events, such as the Formal Ball.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: No
builds@awa-con.com

Tech

Director: David Peyton

The Technical department is looking for people who like to work with their hands that are looking for challenge and willing to learn. Able to handle some heavy lifting.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
tech@awa-con.com

The Video Art Track

Director: Daric Jackson

Video Art crew members help run the The Video Art Track.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
videoart@awa-con.com

Video Games

Director: Thomas Jaccino

Challenge friends and family in relationship destroying tournaments! Crew members in Video Gaming help run tournaments and keep the crowds under control. Duties also include maintaining games and consoles.

Age Requirement: 18+
Interview: Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
videogaming@awa-con.com

Video Rooms

Director: Darius Washington

Video Room crew members handle showing everything from live action to classics to never before seen premiers. We help put the anime in Anime Weekend Atlanta, one play button at a time. We’re looking for individuals that can follow a predetermined schedule, coordinate lines and doors to certain showings.

Age Requirement: 16+
Interview: Not Required
Accepting New Crew: Yes
Operates 24 Hours a Day: Yes
video@awa-con.com