Volunteer

GIFF relies on the support of volunteers to help run events throughout the year. Volunteers ensure the best film-going experience possible for our patrons, filmmakers, jurors, press and international attendees. As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for our volunteers. GIFF would not be possible without your hard work and dedication.

If you would like to volunteer for GIFF events and other assistance, please APPLY BELOW or contact our office at (203) 717-1800 or email erin@greenwichfilm.org.

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

 

GIFF Volunteer Expectations

  • Certain information that you are privy to as a volunteer must be kept confidential
  • Review the mission and background information about GIFF, as well as events, venue locations and membership 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 way possible
  • Dress appropriately and follow the volunteer dress code
  • Refrain from eating, smoking, chewing gum, or drinking beverages other than bottled water
  • Represent GIFF not your own personal agenda (no photos, handing out cards, scripts, etc. while on shift)

Volunteer Form

    Date of Birth

    SKILLS/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Check for Yes
    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?

    VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT

    By submitting this form, I acknowledge that I am personally offering my services as a volunteer for Greenwich Film (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.

    *I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE TERMS IN THE VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT: (MARK X IF YES):
    Yes

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