Volunteer Job Descriptions
This will help you decide what you'd like to volunteer for when signing up for shifts:
Theatre and Venue Operations
Volunteers greet and welcome guests, provide Festival information, check passes at the door, sell tickets, make popcorn, usher, assist with line control inside and outside the building, count guests, tidy up theatre between showings. In most cases, once all patrons are seated, you may watch the film while on shift, but it is not guaranteed.
Box Office/Will Call
Volunteers greet and welcome guests, provide Festival and local area information, sell passes and merchandise, dispense pre-ordered passes for patrons, greet filmmakers and VIP’s, distribute volunteer, filmmaker and VIP packets, assist in directing patrons, tidy up lobby and restrooms.
Ambassador (floating position)
Volunteers position themselves on Elk Avenue promoting the Festival, handing out programs, providing Festival information and directions, film times and locations, engaging new audiences. This also includes checking in with Festival Directors to help run errands around town and between venues.