June 1-4, 2017

We Need You!

The Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) relies on the support of volunteers to help run the 4-day festival, as well as events throughout the year. Volunteers ensure the best film-going experience possible for our patrons, filmmakers, jurors and international visitors. As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for our volunteers. We could not run the Greenwich International Film Festival without your hard work and dedication.

If you would like to volunteer for the Greenwich International Film Festival, please APPLY BELOW or contact our office at (203) 717-1800 or email volunteer@greenwichfilm.org.

All volunteers must be 16 years or older. Volunteers who work parties or special events must be 21 years or older.

Volunteer Orientations

Volunteer Orientation meetings will be held in April and May

GIFF Volunteer Expectations:

  • Certain information that you are privy to as a volunteer must be kept confidential
  • Review the mission and background information about the Greenwich International Film Festival, as well as daily events, venue locations and pass levels so that you have an understanding before your volunteer shift begins
  • Be polite, friendly and as helpful as possible during your interactions while volunteering
  • Know your role, your shift, your team contact, and where to find answers to questions you or attendees might have
  • Show up on time, meet the commitment you have made and keep track of your nametag and t-shirt (if applicable)
  • Be an ambassador for GIFF and represent the festival in the best possible way
  • Dress appropriately and follow the volunteer dress code
  • Refrain from eating, smoking, chewing gum, or drinking beverages other than bottled water
  • Represent the festival not your own personal agenda (no photos, handing out cards, scripts, etc. while on duty)

Volunteer Form

Date of Birth

Comfortable speaking to a large audience?Able to lift heavy boxes?Computer experience?Professional phone manner?Valid drivers license?Automobile?Knowledge of the Greenwich area?


By submitting this form, I acknowledge that I am personally offering my services as a volunteer to the Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) solely for civic, charitable or humanitarian reasons, without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation or benefits. I understand that no compensation will be provided.

I understand that GIFF is in no way responsible for any injury or theft that may occur during the course of my duties as a volunteer. I release GIFF of any responsibility for any and all damages to persons/vehicles/property I use during the course of my volunteer services.

I also authorize the GIFF to use my name and photograph for publicity/educational purposes related to GIFF.

I certify that all statements made in my application are true and complete, and I understand that any misstatement of material facts will subject me to disqualification or dismissal