November 18-26, 2023 • Atlanta, GA


Join the Leadership Team

The Georgia Festival of Trees is returning from November 23 to December 1, 2024 – and we’re on the search for passionate leaders to help us shine a light on a vital cause. We need YOU to help in a variety of ways including children’s activities, festive retail shops, entertainment support, or setup/teardown.

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Available Leadership Team Positions

Competitions Department
Auction Competition Chair

Join us as the Volunteer Auction Competition Chair and be the driving force behind Georgia's Festival of Trees’ competitions! As a key player in our team, you’ll work alongside our amazing festival team to oversee entries for the People's Choice Competition, collaborate with the Auction Director and Executive Team to ensure fair play, and make sure that the winning trees sparkle at our Opening Night Gala. If you're tech-savvy, a strong communicator, and a team player ready to dive into all aspects of the festival, we want you on our team! Your commitment will include pre-festival planning, coordination tasks, and being there on opening day.

On-Site Auction Department
Auction Decorating Day Chair

Join the excitement as an Auction Decorating Day Chair! We need a super-organized person to lead our volunteers and support the auction donors as they decorate their large and small trees onsite. Your role involves planning ahead, managing volunteers, building relationships with donors, overseeing setup, solving any issues that arise, and making sure everything runs smoothly. We're looking for someone with great communication skills, a can-do attitude, and the stamina to be on their feet during setup.

On-Site Auction Department
Auction Set-up Chair

Join us at the Georgia Festival of Trees as our Auction Set-up Chair and you will lead the way in setting up our exciting auction areas, ensuring everything is in place and ready to go. Get involved in coordinating with other teams for a beautifully aligned event, and have the chance to work alongside a fantastic group of volunteers. We're looking for tech-savvy, team-oriented individuals who love a good challenge and are ready to jump in with both feet. If this sounds like you, let's chat - we can't wait to welcome you aboard!

Competitions Department
Christmas Brick Challenge Chair

We are seeking a dedicated individual to chair our annual Christmas Brick Challenge. This unique opportunity lets you connect with passionate LEGO enthusiasts and guide them through the registration process. This role requires you to be the primary contact for competitors, maintain detailed records, collaborate with the Children's Area Director and Executive Team for festival updates, coordinate the judging process, and celebrate the talent of the participants during the award ceremony. If you love LEGOs, are organized, friendly, tech-savvy, and a team player, this is the perfect role for you. Bring your passion for LEGOs and Christmas together to create a magical event at the Georgia Festival of Trees.

Development Department
Church Outreach Coordinator Chair

Come join our team as the Church Outreach Coordinator for the awesome Georgia Festival of Trees! We’re looking for a tech-savvy, communication wizard who loves teamwork and is ready to spread some holiday cheer. Your role will involve connecting with local churches, sharing info, and responding to questions. Show us your flexibility and dedication all year round as we bring joy to our community together!

Competitions Department
Competitions Director

Join us at the Georgia Festival of Trees as our Competition Director and be the mastermind behind our exciting competitions! Manage everything from Large Trees to LEGO displays with creativity and organization. Lead our Competition Chairs, coordinate judges, and ensure smooth competition execution. If you're a great communicator, have minor tech skills, and availability from August 1st to December 15th - we want you! Available a couple hours a week from August 1st to December 15th? Bonus points if you're willing to help with event set-up and tear-down.

Children's Activities Department
Elf Training Academy Chair

Join the Georgia Festival of Trees as our Elf Training Academy Chair! This spirited role is at the heart of our Elf Training Academy, where we groom Santa's finest helpers for the festive season. Collaborate closely with the Children's Activities Director, oversee our merry volunteers, and ensure our obstacle course is a beacon of safety, cleanliness, and holiday cheer. All you need is a flexible schedule during the festival period and a commitment to creating unforgettable holiday experiences with endless opportunities to spread smiles to kids and families.

First Night Celebration Department
First Night Celebration Gala Tech Chair

Hey tech enthusiasts! Are you ready to be our Opening Night Gala Tech Coordinator? Join us in ensuring a seamless gala experience. Your role includes coordinating with teams, managing ticket sales and table assignments, and providing crucial support before the big event. If you're organized, love teamwork, and feel at home in the digital world, we want you on our team to help make the festival a hit!

Children's Activities Department
Lil' Elves Driving Academy Chair

Join us at the Georgia Festival of Trees as we search for a superstar Volunteer Chair to lead our Lil' Elves Driving Academy! If you're passionate about creating a safe and festive atmosphere for younger kiddos, we want YOU. Your main duties will involve running daily activities, ensuring equipment is top-notch, coordinating volunteers, keeping safety a priority, and maintaining cleanliness. The perfect candidate will have a love for working with children, be a strong leader, and be available throughout most of the festival. If you're ready to spread holiday cheer and help make our community's holiday season truly magical, apply now!

Retail Department
Mistletoe Mall Gift Shop Chair

The Georgia Festival of Trees is seeking a passionate and dedicated gift shop chair to manage the Mistletoe Mall Festival gift shop. Do you have a special knack for helping customers discover the perfect Christmas gift? Do you find joy in crafting stunning holiday displays that make spirits bright? Are you passionate about handpicking merchandise that captures festive cheer? If so, we warmly invite you to join the Retail Team at the Georgia Festival of Trees where we deck the halls with boughs of holly, wrapping joy and seasonal splendor into every purchase.

Guest Services Department
Office Chair

Join us as the energetic Office Chair for the festive Georgia Festival of Trees! Be at the heart of our office operations, interact with a range of individuals, and help create a truly enchanting community event. Your key duties will involve office setup, executive assistance, task management, and volunteer coordination. We're looking for someone who is tech-savvy, super organized, can juggle multiple tasks with ease, and can adapt to change with grace. This is an amazing chance to make a positive impact on a team and express your love of all things Christmas.

Development Department
Online Donation Coordinator

The Georgia Festival of Trees, a time-honored tradition celebrating the spirit of giving and creativity, is seeking a dedicated and dynamic Online Donation Coordinator to join our vibrant team. This pivotal role focuses on nurturing meaningful relationships with our valued sponsors, ensuring excellent fulfillment of sponsorship agreements, and contributing to the overall success of the Festival.

On-Site Auction Department
Photography Coordinator Chair

We're looking for a passionate photographer with excellent organizational skills and team leadership abilities to join us as our Auction Photography Coordinator! Your role includes recruiting and managing volunteer photographers, ensuring they are well-informed and equipped to capture the festival's brilliant auction items. You'll work closely with the On-Site Auction Director and the Auction IT Team for smooth operations and photo management. A flair for communication, a tech-savvy approach, and a team-player mentality are vital for this role. So, step into a role that celebrates photography and holiday spirit at the 2024 Festival.

Children's Activities Department
Reindeer Games Chair

Want to join the fun at the Georgia Festival of Trees? Become our Reindeer Games Chair and work alongside the Children's Activities Director to run the craft and game area. Your responsibilities will include training volunteers, keeping those craft supplies stocked, and solving any issues that come up. If you enjoy working with kids and are super organized, this could be the perfect gig for you! We offer a flexible schedule and even the option to share the role with a co-chair.

Development Department
School Outreach Coordinator Chair

Want to help spread joy and festive cheer in Georgia? Join us as a School Outreach Coordinator at the Georgia Festival of Trees! Your mission? Building relationships with local schools to make sure everyone gets into the holiday spirit. As a coordinator, you'll connect with educators, respond to questions, and share the excitement through promotional materials. If you're tech-savvy, a great communicator, and ready to work as part of a team, we want YOU on our amazing journey to success. If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and make a difference, we'd love to have you join us!

Development Department
Sponsor Liaison Chair

Become a vital part of the Georgia Festival of Trees as our Development Liaison! You'll be instrumental in making sure this holiday tradition is a smashing success. Dive into forging strong relationships with sponsors, overseeing sponsorship benefits, and handling logistics for sponsor participation. Plus, you'll ensure everything runs smoothly by sticking to sponsorship agreements and keeping sponsors in the loop with newsletters. If you're a great communicator, love working in a team, and at least partially tech-savvy, then this role is perfect for you!

Entertainment Department
Pre-Festival Performer Liaison Chair

Join us at the Georgia Festival of Trees as a Pre-Festival Performer Liaison Coordinator! We need an enthusiastic go-getter to help make our festival unforgettable for over 150 performer groups. From managing documents to coordinating workflows, your role is crucial to keeping the stage running smoothly. You'll work closely with different teams, be the go-to person for performers, and help create a fun atmosphere. If you're tech-savvy, a fantastic communicator, love teamwork, and can commit a few hours per week from May to December, we want YOU!

Guest Services Department
Ticketing Chair

Ready to dive into the holiday spirit with us at the Georgia Festival of Trees? Become our Ticketing Chair and be a key player in creating a magical experience for all our guests! We're looking for someone who enjoys spreading holiday cheer, pays attention to details, and thrives in a lively atmosphere. Join us in perfecting the art of customer service, leading our volunteer team, and making sure every guest arrives with a smile. Your commitment from September 15 to December 1st is crucial, along with being able to attend meetings and training sessions leading up to the festival.

Auction Delivery Department
Tree Delivery Route Chair

Join our dynamic auction team at the Georgia Festival of Trees as our Delivery Route Chair! This essential role involves coordinating the post-auction delivery of Large Trees to our auction winners, ensuring that the stars of the Festival are efficiently delivered to their new homes. Your role includes verifying delivery addresses, planning routes for efficient operations, collaborating with the delivery prep team, monitoring progress in real-time, and resolving any issues on delivery day. Ideal candidates are available from Nov. 30th to Dec. 2nd, organized, great communicators, team players, tech-savvy, and quick problem solvers. Come be a part of the magic!

Auction Delivery Department
Tree Prep & Load Chair

Take on a vital role in spreading holiday cheer across Georgia as the volunteer Tree Delivery Prep and Load Chair at the Georgia Festival of Trees. As a key part of our operations, you'll lead a team, ensuring the safe and efficient preparation, packing, and dispatching of our festive trees to auction winners. Your responsibilities will include supervising work crews, coordinating equipment, training volunteers, and assisting with loading. This role is perfect for someone with leadership skills, a knack for organization, the ability to coordinate with different departments, a patient demeanor for training, and an eye for detail.

Volunteer Department
Volunteer Coordinator

The Georgia Festival of Trees is looking for an enthusiastic and people-oriented Volunteer Coordinators to join our team! This individual will be pivotal in engaging and managing our network of dedicated volunteers who play a crucial role in the success of our annual festival.

Volunteer Department
Volunteer Newsletter Chair

Are you passionate about volunteering and love Christmas? Join us at the Georgia Festival of Trees as our new Volunteer Newsletter Coordinator! Your role will involve creating a fun monthly newsletter to keep our amazing volunteers in the loop and excited about the festival's cause. You'll work closely with our Executive Team and Volunteer Director to craft engaging content, boost volunteer involvement, and share important updates promptly. The ideal candidate is a creative writer with great communication skills who can work independently and manage projects efficiently. Experience in newsletter design and email marketing platforms is a plus. Availability to assist with the Festival set-up and tear-down is also appreciated. Come be a part of something special - join our team today!

2024 Volunteer Registration

Calling all Santa’s helpers and holiday enthusiasts! If spreading Christmas joy is on your wish list, come volunteer at the Georgia Festival of Trees. Whether you’re flying solo or coming with a group, we’d love to have you as a volunteer. Simply fill out the form below and let’s make this holiday season extra special!