Thank you for your interest in volunteering with ACT Human Rights Film Festival produced by the CSU Department of Communication Studies. The ACT Human Rights Film Festival relies on the generosity and dedication of volunteers like you to make the festival and all our affiliated events run smoothly.

Email volunteer@actfilmfest.org if you are interested in being added to our year-round volunteer list to help at community events, ACT Year-Rounds screenings, and other opportunities.

Volunteer opportunities will be available for the 2020 festival starting in late February 2020.

In order to volunteer for the festival, you will need to sign-up electronically for an available volunteer shift. Click the “VOLUNTEER” button below. Then, please be sure to print out the volunteer waiver form below, complete the document, and bring it with you to your shift. Only one waiver is needed if you end up volunteering for more than one shift.

Opportunities & Benefits

Volunteer Opportunities at the Festival

  • Theater Set-Up & Operations
    Volunteers will assist festival staff with setting up festival. Note this is likely to involve some physical labor such as lifting and moving equipment such as tables and chairs. Volunteers will then help with theater operations including ushering, ticket-taking, etc. On-site training provided.
  • Theater Operations
    Volunteers will assist festival management with guests and festival operations including ushering, checking tickets, theater setup/strike, etc. On-site training provided.
  • Film Reception Assistance
    Volunteers will assist festival management with guests and festival reception setup and management including, directing guests to reception space and checking credentials at the door. On-site training provided.
  • Festival Information & Ticketing Desk
    These volunteers will serve as points of information for people attending the festival. This is a customer service oriented position and volunteers will help patrons with festival questions. Volunteers in the position will also help manage the comp and Will Call ticket distribution. On-site training provided.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Volunteers get a free t-shirt as well as a voucher good for one film screening.