Volunteers (Top Up Crew)

Sheffield DocFest


Salary: Voluntary

Sheffield DocFest is looking for volunteers to help out across the festival as part of its Top Up Crew. 

Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival and one of the world’s most influential markets for documentary projects. We champion and present the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – in the vibrant city of Sheffield each June. We offer makers and audiences a place for inspiration, debate, development, learning and challenge. Our programming represents our core values – creativity, empathy, freedom, inclusivity and internationalism.

We are looking for volunteers to join our Top Up Crew, a team of volunteers who will ‘top up’ shifts where we need additional support. This will include (but is not limited to) miscellaneous tasks for the festival team, exhibition stewarding, and scanning entry to events and screenings. Volunteers will be able to choose which shifts they accept, and in return for volunteering will get a festival volunteer pass which they can use to access screenings, talks, and industry sessions.

Volunteer opportunities at the festival are perfect for anyone looking to build networks and connections in the industry, develop some experience in a film festival environment, and see a wide range of documentaries from some of the world’s leading filmmakers.

Volunteers in Top Up Crew will not be assigned to any tasks that require additional skills, equipment, experience, or qualifications. Shifts that they are dispatched to will last 6 hours on average. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email volunteer@sheffdocfest.com.

How to apply

To apply, please visit our website and fill out the linked form https://sheffdocfest.com/volunteer-programme by the 5 June at 5pm. It should not take you longer than ten minutes. We will be in further contact after your application with more information.

The closing date for this position is 05/06/2023 at 17:00

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