Volunteer

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Each year, GRFF relies on film enthusiasts to present a festival of great film and programs. Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas of the festival – there is a role for everyone! As ambassadors for both the Festival and the Region of Waterloo, being pleasant, helpful and professional are key requirements for a GRFF volunteer.

Benefits can include: high school community service hours, real life skills for your resumé, the opportunity to be the first to screen a premiere film, GRFF t-shirt, 2 tickets to a GRFF screening, and the fabulous experience of taking part in a film festival.

If you are interested in lending your time and talents to GRFF, email info@grff.ca for further information.

  • Ticket Taker/Usher
  • Special Events
  • Projectionist
  • Delivery (promotional materials, film, special guests, etc.)
  • Whatever is needed most
  • Other

Opportunities for 2014 include:

Fundraising Committee Members
Role includes:
 attendance at meetings and active in planning/implementing the fundraising strategy.  Great for those who are professional, out-going, comfortable talking on the phone and in-person, have a strong command of the English language, and respect confidentiality with information gathered.  Experienced in Excel and Word a must.

SHORT Shorts Event Coordinator Assistant
Role includes: Lead-up work and day of set-up and coordination of the key activities of the SHORT Shorts Screening & Awards held November 8, 2014.  Great for those who enjoy all aspects of event planning and execution – professional client-focused manner, organized, detail oriented and dependable.

Box Office – Be where the action happens – and keep track of it too!
Role includes: cash management, ticket sales, complimentary ticket and waitlist coordination, cash reconciliation, provide general information for festival events.  Great for those who love interacting with the public and are good with numbers.

Theatre Ushers – The welcoming face of the festival!
Role includes: ticket taker, assist guests into the theatre, coordinate wait lines, provide general information for festival events, hand out surveys/film guides.  Great for those who enjoy interacting with the public and providing a exceptional service.

Special Events – The life of the party!
Role includes: Set up, clean up, break down, hospitality, coat check, ticket taker, food and beverage service, bussing.  Great for those who can shift from one job to the next and have a keen eye for detail.