Sacramento Film + Media Volunteer

Importance of Position:

Learn how the film office operates, build connections with local filmmakers


Skills, qualifications or requirements for assignment:

Basic knowledge of the entertainment industry; enrolled in a film program; basic computer, email, and phone skills; learn quickly and solve problems effectively; ability to accept feedback


Duties and Responsibilities (List specific tasks to be done by the volunteer):

Assist the film office in permitting projects; provide excellent customer service; assist in providing location contact and jurisdiction information; attend monthly Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy Commission meetings; assist with social media, newsletters, and marketing campaigns


Training Provided:

One-on-one shadowing with film commissioner, PA Boot Camp training; on-set shadowing of production (if available)


Person supervising volunteer: 

Jennifer West, Sacramento Film Commissioner


Duration of assignment:

Summer 2022: May 31-July 8 or July 11-August 19


Hours Needed and Proposed Schedule:

20 hours per week, Monday through Thursday, flexible schedule


Assignment location:

New City Hall, 915 I Street, 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814


Benefits of Volunteering: 

Gain understanding of film production in Sacramento, create relationships with local filmmakers, $1800 stipend at completion of 6 weeks


Grounds for Termination:

Failure to complete weekly hours or assignments



Jennifer West



Special Consideration:  Please acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions associated with this volunteer position, either with or without reasonable accommodation.  If you need reasonable accommodation, please contact (your agency contact)

Schedule Summary

This activity occurs between Tuesday, May 31, 2022 and Friday, July 08, 2022