BE A HERO BEHIND THE SCENES: VOLUNTEER!
Welcome! The 40th Mill Valley Film Festival runs October5-15, 2017, and we need your help!
Every year more than 500 dedicated volunteers join in our efforts to celebrate and promote film as art and education.
We showcase over 200 independent and international films and music events in one of the most beautiful parts in the Bay Area.
Why volunteer at MVFF? Because eleven days of film, music, panels, parties and great conversation in a beautiful setting inspires you, and because you want to do your part in sharing these beautiful stories and experiences with the world.
Ready to get involved? We are looking for reliable, hard working, positive team members who can volunteer for at least two 4-hour shifts during the festival.
TO VOLUNTEER AT MVFF:
- You must be at least 18 years old
(For applicants between 14 and 17 years old, please reach out to [email protected] )
- Commit to a minimum of two 4-hour shifts during the festival
- Attendance at our volunteer orientation/training in September
- MVFF40 T-shirt
- One MVFF voucher per shift completed
- Pre-festival volunteer screening
- Post-festival Volunteer Appreciation Party
- For 50+ completed hours, an Associate level CFI Membership
VOLUNTEER CODE OF CONDUCT:
You are an ambassador and the face of Mill Valley Film Festival to both patrons and to the public at large. As a volunteer you are expected to:
Treat all patrons, visitors, artists, staff and fellow volunteers with respect and courtesy
Conduct yourself in a friendly and professional manner
Do not consume alcohol or drugs while on a shift and do not report for duty while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Show up on time and dress appropriately for your shift
Contact the Volunteer Department immediately when you need to cancel a shift
Work through your entire shift
Keep all information you handle confidential
YOU CAN EXPECT THE FOLLOWING FROM MVFF STAFF:
Respect, courtesy, and clarity of expectations
Appreciation for your efforts
Willingness to address your concerns and answer your questions
A safe work environment
To be informed about role or shift changes as early as possible
ALREADY REGISTERED TO VOLUNTEER?
Log in to www.shiftboard.com/mvff and make sure that your contact information is up to date (click on “My Account”). If you do not remember your password, click on “Forgot Password” above the login boxes and you will be sent a reminder email. If your login information is up to date and you are not receiving MVFF volunteer emails, check your junk folder to see if our emails have been flagged as spam.