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Volunteers

If you’re a film fanatic with time and energy to spare, Sydney Film Festival wants your help this June. 

Volunteers play an integral role in the coordination of the Festival and are an important part of the team. SFF values the skills and the time generously contributed by our volunteers each year. You’ll get the chance to meet new people, make friends and learn new skills in a creative, fun environment.

Volunteer applications for 2022 have now closed.

If you have any questions about this year’s Volunteer Program, please contact volunteers@sff.org.au

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

Volunteer requirements:

  • You must be over 18 years old.
  • You must be able to commit to a minimum of five shifts, generally four to five hours each shift, across the 12 days of the Festival. The volunteer schedule will be released mid-May.
  • The volunteer team is selected based on weekend and evening availability, as well as experience and enthusiasm. You may be asked to attend a short interview.
  • You’ll be required to attend a compulsory volunteer briefing session.

Duties include:

  • queue and crowd management
  • ticket scanning
  • distributing programs
  • greeting patrons
  • providing Festival information
  • assisting with special events
  • runners.

Benefits of volunteering include:

  • learn practical front of house skills
  • meet like-minded people including SFF staff, audiences and fellow volunteers
  • get industry experience and a behind-the-scenes insight
  • contribute to Sydney’s culture and support the not-for-profit Festival
  • receive an Admit 1 Pass to book a SFF ticket per volunteer shift
  • receive an invitation to the Volunteer Thank You Party.

Read the Volunteer FAQ

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