Volunteer Experience

All of my volunteer experience is in the arts/entertainment field.

San Francisco International Film Festival

Volunteer Lounge AssistantBox Office
San Francisco, CA
Venue: Sundance Kabuki Theaters
Organization: San Francisco Film Society
April 2012 to May 2012, April 2011 to May 2011 (Two weeks)
Event Page | Organization Website

Most of my shifts were with the festival’s volunteer lounge. I signed in and signed out volunteers; directed them to the volunteer coordinator for shifts and with questions and concerns; distributed name badges and volunteer vouchers; counted audience award ballots; and managed the snack table. At the box office, I distributed festival tickets at will call.


Press DeskGeneral
San Francisco, CA
Venue: Moscone Center South
Organization: Comic-Con International
April 2011, April 2010
Event Page | Organization Website

For the 2011 convention, I worked a pre-convention shift the evening before the launch to make name tags for press members. At the actual convention, I assisted with on-site press registration and did data entry. At the 2010 convention, I distributed Warner Bros. gift bags.

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

Theater Operations, Box Office, Volunteer Check-In, Press Check-In
San Francisco, CA
Venues: Sundance Kabuki Theaters, VIZ Cinema
Organization: Center for Asian-American Media
March 2011, March 2010
Event Page | Organization Website

At the 2011 convention, I was part of crowd control inside the venue and directed guests to the auditoriums. I also distributed tickets at will call. At the 2010 convention, in addition to doing crowd control, I did volunteer check-in and check-out and checked in and distributed tickets to members of the press.

Official Star Trek Convention

San Francisco, CA
Venue: Westin St. Francis Hotel
Company: Creation Entertainment
January 2010
Company Website

For one day at the convention, I worked at Creation Entertainment’s merchandise table. I handled financial transactions (Cash box and credit/debit) and restocked products for display and purchase. The other day, I assisted with crowd control and door security for the William Shatner and Patrick Stewart appearances.

Post Street Theater

San Francisco, CA
April 2009

I served as an usher for patrons attending a production of the live dance show Burn the Floor.