Staff are non-paid volunteers who work throughout the year and at con to make Anime Expo and Anime Conji what they are.

Apply to be a Staff Member

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have 40 hours of volunteer work scheduled per event
  • Complete staff paperwork and training prior to starting volunteering
  • Adhere to all SPJA volunteer policies/guidelines
  • Becoming a part of the close knit community of fans and friends
  • Free staff specific swag (i.e. staff only t-shirt)
  • Resume and experience building
  • Basic food/housing provisions during the convention
  • Behind the scenes look at how conventions and the industry are run
There are many different departments within SPJA-- over 10 for the Business Operations and over 30 specifically for Anime Expo. With over 1,500 volunteer staff, finding your home is important!

Divisions include: AV Tech, Interactive Events, Programming, Guest Relations.Department descriptions coming soon!

Divisions include: Facilities, Attendee Services.Department descriptions coming soon!

Divisions include: Marketing, Technology, Staff Resources, Accounting.Department descriptions coming soon!