NBAF (National Black Arts Festival) Volunteer Information & Program Details

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Renowned Worldwide for Showcasing the Very Best of the Culture of the African Diaspora, NBAF  presents 2012 National Black Arts Festival, July 6-15, in Atlanta  “the premier festival of its kind in the United States.” (US Congress H. Res 1286) Conversation & Panels, Theatre Performances, NBAF Gala:  A Ruby Evening, Turner Voices First Glance Teen Arts Competition, Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair, NBAF @ Centennial Olympic Park:  International Marketplace, Concerts on the Music Stage, Children’s Education Village: Destination Afrika and Beyond, Publix Healthy Cooking Pavilion, Art Exhibitions.  Make Plans to Attend Now and Take MARTA to the Festival! http://www.nbaf.org

http://nbaf.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/577x264xslide-Text-To-Give_v2.jpg.pagespeed.ic.L8ojCqmQrR.jpgSupport NBAF, Do Something Good for yourself and the World.  Your support will allow NBAF to continue to connect, inspire and cultivate the arts.  "As we enter into the 25th Anniversary of the institution we encourage you to financially support NBAF.  We need it now more than ever if we are to continue to tell the stories of a people through the lens and voices of its artists.  Please give your support to NBAF today"  We Appreciate and Value YOU!  Thank YOU (note: the amount you give will be charged to your cell phone bill)

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Greetings!

NBAF is calling you to a CASH MOB at our International Marketplace at Centennial Olympic Park.  What is a CASH MOB?  A group of people who decide to support a local business or institution by spending a minimum of $20 with them on the same days.  

 NBAF needs you to CASH MOB the International Marketplace on Friday, July 13th, through Sunday July 15th, at Centennial Olympic Park.  (see website for hours: www.nbaf.org )

 Support 24 years of artistic, educational and programming excellence from NBAF, presenters of the National Black Arts Festival.

 Help us spread the word, please resend and post on your social media networks.

 Thank you for your support.

 

 

NBAF's International Marketplace(Reserve your Space)  KNOW More: http://nbaf.org/2012/05/09/international-marketplace/

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/292453_985490127810_1704815344_n.jpgNBAF First Glance Teen Arts Competition:  KNOW More: http://nbaf.org/first-glance-competition-visual-art-film/

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 Top pic: Ceramic Sculptor/Woodrow Nash @ Centennial Park>International Marketplace, 2010

Bottom pic: Leather craftsman, Paul Akurugu of Ghana, same location, 2010

INFORMATION FOR VOLUNTEERS


Greetings, Cultural Ambassadors


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the National Black Arts Festival. The National Black Arts Festival celebrates and promotes the art and culture of the African Diaspora through year-round programming and a summer festival in venues throughout Atlanta. Just as music, dance, film and literature are essential elements of art and culture, the time, talent, energy and enthusiasm of more than 200 volunteers are just as critical to the Festival’s success.

Volunteers are essential to every area of the Festival so whether you have a little or a lot of time to share, there is a place for your talents at the National Black Arts Festival. Flexible hours, evenings and weekends are available and we’ll help you tailor a volunteer opportunity to fit your schedule. Visit one of our orientation sessions to learn more.

General Volunteer Information


How to become a Volunteer
In order to volunteer for the NBAF you must attend an orientation. Orientations are held on Saturdays @ 2pm, beginning in May. There are no exceptions. (please go to the website at www.nbaf.org for future dates) Teenagers 16 and older may volunteer. Children under 16 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian to volunteer. Volunteers are encouraged to invite friends or family members to volunteer with them.

Volunteer Attire
Volunteers are asked to wear solid white top and solid black bottom. If you are volunteering outside, hat and sunscreen is suggested. You
may wear black shorts or skirts. Comfortable shoes are a must. No jeans, under shirts/tank tops, jean, flip flops, if you are unsure, please ask. If you are wearing inappropriate attire, you will not be able to volunteer.

Identification Badges
All Volunteers must wear their festival ID badges at all times during their shift. Remove badge if you are not volunteering and attending an event. Badges will be distributed at the festival’s main venue.

Purses/Backpacks
No provisions are available to secure personal belongings.
Fanny packs are recommended.

Volunteer Positions Available but not limited to
Information Booth, Office Support, Ticket Handler, Usher, Production Assistance, Stage Security, Membership, Host/Hostess

Volunteer Shifts:

9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm, 5pm-10pm  (may vary due to assignment)

Parking
The festival does not pay for parking. Most venues are at free parking locations or deck parking. All venues are accessible to MARTA. www.itsmarta.com 404-848-5000

Directions
We have directions to each venue. We urge you to familiarize yourself with the transportation requirements and the venue set up long before your event. If you can’t go before your assigned date and time give yourself extra time to get there on the day of your shift.

Volunteer Lead
Most of our main venues have been assigned a Volunteer Team Lead. This person will be your main contact for your assigned event. They will confirm your scheduled date and time with you for their venue location only. They will be the person on site who will explain your assignment.

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Top pic: Volunteers @ 2011 GALA/Ritz Carlton

Bottom pic: International Marketplace@ Centennial Park 2011

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Comment by Dee Elder on June 4, 2012 at 4:42pm

I look forward to attending orientation before you go on VACATION, even if I don't make it before you go....... Have a wonderful time.

Comment by Herald AKA "H" on June 1, 2012 at 9:22am

Well done! All key points and "fun" inclusive.

Comment by Warren G on April 10, 2012 at 9:35am

Great work Keith.  The NBAF is blessed to have a person like you.  I appreciate everything you do brother.

 

Comment by Dee Elder on March 20, 2012 at 11:13pm

Thanks for the info. See you soon

Comment by Sylvia Brown on March 14, 2012 at 2:07pm

Looking forward to it, as usual!

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