Volunteer Orientation

Special Programs

New York

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

7:00 PM
Check-in begins at: 6:45 PM



The SAG-AFTRA Foundation relies on the generous support of volunteers like you. Would you like to help at our events? In our office?

Before you can volunteer for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, you need to attend a Volunteer Orientation session. At the orientation, you will be given information about the volunteer program, your tasks, Foundation policies and will participate in a group interview.

Volunteer Application Process:

  1. Complete the Volunteer Application if you have not already done so. Your Volunteer Profile can be found by logging into the website and going to MY ACCOUNT.

  2. Sign up to attend this Volunteer Orientation by RSVPing.

  3. Attend the orientation on August 15th and complete required paperwork. The orientation will last approximately 90 minutes - 2 hours.

  4. Interview with staff at the orientation.

  5. Wait for your application to be processed.  You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been approved.

The expectation is a commitment of at least 9-10 hours every calendar year (approximately 3 events between January 1st and December 31st).

Acceptance and Appointment of Volunteers:

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation reserves the right to accept or deny a volunteer application. Service as an active volunteer begins with completion of all the necessary steps to qualify for a volunteer position and an official notification of acceptance. Confirmation of active volunteer status may only be given by an authorized representative of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Volunteer Program. No volunteer shall begin performance of any position until they have been officially accepted for that position and have completed all necessary screening and paperwork. At the volunteer orientation, each volunteer shall receive a copy of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation volunteer service agreement.

Recruitment and Equal Opportunity:

Volunteers are recruited by SAG-AFTRA Foundation on a pro-active basis, with the intent of broadening and expanding volunteer involvement in our mission to provide vital assistance and educational programming to the professionals of SAG-AFTRA while serving the public at large through our signature children’s literacy programs.

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation does not discriminate against, nor does it tolerate discrimination against or harassment of, any person based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status. Marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Volunteers are recruited based upon their skills, abilities and suitability to perform volunteer responsibilities.

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