Volunteering at Houston Cinema Arts Festival
Festival volunteer opportunities include positions working in operations, marketing, social media, theaters, administration, outreach, and engagement. This is a great opportunity for film enthusiasts, students, filmmakers, or anyone interested in supporting the arts in Houston.
As a volunteer, you are the public face of Houston Cinema Arts Festival. Volunteers are at times the first and occasionally the only member of our staff that a patron will meet. You will be interacting with guests throughout your time at the festival. Thank you for welcoming them with a smile and being helpful. If you encounter a question you cannot answer or a situation you cannot easily resolve, make sure to find a Houston Cinema Arts Festival staff member who can assist. Maintain a calm, professional, and friendly demeanor and treat each patron as a VIP.
All Volunteers MUST BE 18 years old or more. A few events will require a volunteer to be 21 years old or more. Reliable transportation is preferred.
As our thank you for completing a minimum of one 4 hour shift, you will receive two free tickets to one regular screening of your choice. If you work multiple 4 hour shifts, you will receive two additional tickets to another regular screening of your choice. You’ll also receive a FREE volunteer T-Shirt and an invitation to an exclusive Launch Party as our guest.
Houston Cinema Arts Society is strongly committed to the health and safety of our patrons, volunteers, and staff. As such, we will be strongly encouraging all Volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first date of volunteering. Considerations will be made for Volunteering who are unable to receive the vaccine due to other health concerns or religious beliefs. Any Volunteers may be asked for their Vaccination Status at any time, and unvaccinated Volunteers will be required to submit to screening questionnaires, temperature checks, and regular testing for COVID-19.
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