There is something for everyone at the Georgia Festival of Trees! Here are a few of the fun, festive opportunities you can choose from when you join our volunteer team.
Sign up today to access our volunteer portal and view all available positions and shifts.
Support our tree, wreath, centerpiece, nativity, and gingerbread donors by ensuring they have a smooth and pleasant experience. Enjoy a front row seat as the trees arrive and come to life on our auction floor…creating a whimsical display of beauty and elegance.
We love our little guests and want to provide them a festival filled with fun. Activities include:
● Writing Letters to Santa
● Phone an Elf
● Bubble machines
New this year:
● Elf Training Academy (Obstacle Course)
● Sugar Cookie Decorating!
● LEGO/DUPLO build & play areas; LEGO winter display, LEGO ornament building
We have live, local performers entertaining us throughout each day of the festival. Help greet our performers, check them in, and escort them to the stage when it is their time to shine!
Guest Services/Office Help
Join our guest services team to provide excellent customer service during festival hours. Or assist our office staff with various tasks to support the individual department functions. These opportunities are essential for the smooth operation of the entire event.
Setup and Tear Down
How do I register?
To register as a volunteer, go to www.gafestivaloftrees.org/volunteer and fill out the quick form. You will be immediately directed to our volunteer portal, InItLive, where you can view volunteer opportunities and register as a volunteer in our organization. This process takes about 5-8 minutes and is required if you wish to sign up for a shift.
Where is the festival located?
The Georgia Festival of Trees will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Building A. (285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313)
What are the festival dates and hours?
The Festival will open on November 18th for our private Preview Party. We open to the public on Saturday, November 19, and close on Sunday, November 27. We will be closed on November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving. Our operating hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How long is a shift?
Shifts are typically 4 hours, although there are some shifts that vary slightly. This information is clearly outlined in the shift descriptions in our volunteer portal.
Are there any age requirements for volunteers?
Teens aged 12-15 are welcome to volunteer with adult supervision. Ages 16 and up are welcome to volunteer as adults.