VOLUNTEER FOR ENCOUNTERS FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Encounters 2017 volunteers

Encounters 2017 volunteers

Our festival depends as much on the generous work of volunteers as it does on the films we screen. If you’re interested in being one of our valued volunteers, you can find out more and apply below.

What will be required of you:

  • A driven, enthusiastic and friendly approach to providing excellent support to the smooth running of Encounters 2019

  • A desire to gain valuable experience within the film, arts and events industries 

  • A minimum of 2 shifts over the festival dates, each of these shifts will be about 4 hours

  • A willingness to uphold the representation of the festival by wearing the provided t-shirt with pride and acting accordingly 

What you’ll gain from us:

  • Free Festival Pass – we want you to be involved with Encounters as much as possible so when you’re off shift you’ll be eligible to use your free festival pass, gaining you access to all film screenings, events and networking sessions between Tues 24th and Sun 29th September (subject to availability & excluding main gala events)

  • A variety of fulfilling positions and roles available

  • Money off voucher for food at the café/bar for every shift you do along with an Encounters t-shirt and festival bag

  • Continuous support from our volunteer coordinator. They’ll be on hand to answer any questions/concerns that arise during the festival

  • Valuable volunteer experience at Bristol’s largest international film festival - what else says “I LOVE filmmore than volunteering at our festival!


Applications close on the 23rd August 2019, interested? Please apply here.