YoFi Fest, the Yonkers Film Festival, is celebrating its 6th anniversary and needs your help. The Festival runs November 2nd-11th.
We’re looking for enthusiastic, reliable, creative people to help us make YoFiFest 2018 our best year ever! We’re a not for profit, all volunteer staff and we literally cannot make the festival happen without our amazing volunteers. From running the box office, to hospitality, helping filmmakers and audience, and chatting us up on social media, we need your talent and support!
Please note we need you to:
• Be 18+ to participate in this program, 21+ to work at the parties.
• Attend a pre-festival orientation on October 27th at 12 pm at RIverfront Library 1 Larkin Center Yonkers NY
• Commit to work a minimum of 3 shifts
What we’d like to offer as a thank you:
• Festival Tee Shirt
• Vouchers to Screenings and Workshops
• Staff meal and/or snacks
We have opportunities in the following categories:
Work with our amazing social media maven Gady Gallagher to spread the word about our amazing films, filmmakers, parties, events and festival before and during the festival.
Box Office/Sign In
Greet our audience, manage sign in/will call/ticket sales, sell merchandise and concessions, help audience members with questions about the festival.
Pick up and drop off as needed, run errands, etc.
Hand out programs, help people get seated, check wristbands/tickets
Help audience and filmmakers get oriented to the festival campus, field general questions and point them to departments that can best service them.
Help with organizing parties in advance of the festival, volunteer at the parties to help with set up, guest management, vendors, work the door checking wristbands, etc.
We are also looking for experienced people in the following fields:
Friday, November 2nd-Saturday, November 11 (Festival)
Weekend shifts run 4-5 hours throughout the day.
Weeknight shifts are 4 hours, 5-9pm.
Will send specific shift availability information when you respond with interest.
Please contact us at YoFiFestVolunteers@gmail.com for more information.