Become a Volunteer

We’d like to thank those members who have volunteered to work with us at the Turks & Caicos Film Festival in November.

Your support is important and we look forward to hearing from you in the run up to the event.

What are the perks?
Festival volunteers will have access to watch films when off-shift.

 
 

Award Tally

What we need from you
8 hours total
Three 3-hour shifts

What you do
Light office tasks
Answer phone, walkie-talkie
Run errands on foot

What it requires
Customer service skills
Concentration, attention to detail
Some periods of inactivity

Box Office

What we need from you
40+ hours total
Includes Pre-festival trainings
Three pre-festival 4- hour shifts
Five festival 5-hour shifts (one each day of festival)
Includes additional benefits

What you do
Sell tickets, memberships, et al on computer
Box office experience or strong computer skills

What it requires
Strong customer service skills
Weekday availability
Familiarity with TCIFF
Required Training

 

Delivery Crew

What we need from you
8 hours total (counts as full volunteer)
Morning, lunchtime or evening shifts (one shift each day of the festival)
Perfect for teams of two, or we can pair you

What you do
Pick up and deliver coffee/food

What it requires
Use of your own car (mileage reimbursed)
Ability to do some lifting
Age 18+

Hospitality

What we need from you
12 hours total
Three 4 hour shifts

What you do
Check-in and act as Host for filmmakers and guests at Hospitality Suite

What it requires
Strong customer service skills
Light cleaning, bussing
Knowledgeable about TCIFF + Providenciales
Age 21+

 

In-House

What we need from you
25-28 hours total
Three 8+ hour shifts
Includes viewing films

What you do
Manage procedures, patrons, and cleaning in assigned theater
Monitor films as they play

What it requires
Friendly manner & strong customer service skills
Comfortable with public speaking
Leadership skills a must
Weekday availability
Required Training

On-Call Sub

What we need from you
12 hours total
On-call one full day of festival (8:30a- 8:30p or 11a-11p)
Includes viewing films during shift as available

What you do
Sub for any volunteer area (except Box Office, House Manager, and Transportation)

What it requires
Use of your own car (mileage reimbursed)
Ability to lift 40 lbs
Own (vibrating) cell phone
Willingness to fill in anywhere

 

Special Events Party Crew

What we need from you
12 Hours total

What you do
Set up and strike

What it requires
Age: 21+
Shift lengths vary
Ability to lift 40 lbs
Long periods of standing
Customer service skills

Photography

What we need from you
Approx. 8 hours total (counts as full
volunteer)
Includes admission to some films and parties as assigned

What you do
Work off an assigned shot list
Take Photos used in Souvenir Program, on website, social networking sites, and more (all credited)

What it requires
Advanced skills (must provide link to portfolio)
Must have own digital camera
Social Networking knowledge

 

Production Crew

What we need from you
12 hours total
Pre-fest, during fest, and post-fest shifts available

What you do
Behind-the-scenes
Set up and strike venues, transport equipment and supplies

What it requires
Ability to lift 40 lbs support
Some periods of standing
Use of your own car helpful, not required (mileage reimbursed)

Front of House

What we need from you
9 hours total (counts as full volunteer)
Six 1.5 hour shifts (one each day of festival)

What you do
Keep order in lines, direct patrons outside venues
Friendly presence, assertive manner, strong customer service skills

What it requires
Ability to use “outside voice”
Long periods of standing
Knowledge of festival helpful

 

Transportation

What we need from you
12 hours total
Shift lengths vary

What you do
Transport filmmakers/guests
Drive AIFF minivan between airport and festival sites

What it requires
Use of your own SMART phone
Occasional use of your own car
(mileage reimbursed)
Customer service skills
ODL and insurance
Age 25+
Some periods of inactivity

Usher

What we need from you
12 hours total
Three 4-hour shifts during the festival

What you do
Greet and assist patrons
Hand out and collect ballots

What it requires
Friendly manner & strong customer service
skills
Long periods of standing
Some periods of inactivity
Customer service skills

 

Office Support

What we need from you
12 hours total
Four 3-hour shifts

What you do
Assist with general
Run occasional

What it requires
Computer skills helpful office projects
Willingness to help with (flexible scheduling) errands a wide range of tasks
Use of your own car helpful, not required (mileage reimbursed)