Our Volunteers are OUT standing!

Thank you for volunteering Opening Night of the 2017 MiFo LGBT Film Festival, presented by Gilead, Showtime and Celebrity Cruises, and for everything you do to make the Festival OUTstanding! See you soon!

A few basics for volunteer shifts:


  • Volunteer Check-in is located at the Film Festival Box Office located on the second floor of the Regal Cinemas South Beach, directly across from Concessions. You can't miss us!
  • Dress comfortably. Clean jeans, shorts (no holes) are all absolutely acceptable. Theaters tend to get cool, so consider bringing a light sweatshirt for screenings you are able to catch in between your MiFo duties.
  • Volunteers will receive the highly-coveted LIME GREEN FESTIVAL T-SHIRT to wear. Plan accordingly.
  • Budget travel time appropriately so you arrive, park and report to your shift on time.
  • Parking thoughts can be found below. We strongly encourage you to consider carpooling when possible. Read all signs at garages and on streets for rates and zoning restrictions, etc.

17th Street Garage | $2 per hour
595 17th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

The Lincoln Garage | $2 per hour
1691 Michigan Ave # 206, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Lincoln Center Parking Garage
1625 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Bring your ticket to the theater. Validate your ticket at the end of shift for reduced rates.

Life happens. We get it. If you are unable to make your shift or are running late simply give Eric a call or text him at 305-497-5899. We look forward to seeing you and appreciate your help with the MiFO LGBT Film Festival!

Have an OUTstanding day!

Sign up for individual film shifts on VolunteerSpot at the link below.

We Need You! Calling All Volunteers

Become a Volunteer

When you volunteer for MiFo Film Fest you'll have the opportunity to be part of an exciting cultural event that occurs once a year. Experience great LGBT films and events while promoting positive LGBT community growth. This Festival could not take place without the support of the many individuals who contribute their time and hard work. Volunteers are needed to fill a variety of departments before, during and after the Film Festival, including:

Volunteer During the Festival

Here's Where We Need Your Help:

  • Filmmaker/VIP Hospitality
  • Ticket Takers
  • Ushers
  • Party Crew
  • Admin Assistance


  • Festival T-shirt
  • Free Film Tickets
  • Meet film industry professionals and fellow film festival aficionados
  • Volunteer Appreciation Day Party
  • Directly support the LGBT Community

Volunteer Throughout Year

Here's Where We Need Your Help:

  • Board of Directors

    Know How to Lead? Board Members are a core competent of film festival providing leadership and direction for film festival initiatives. Board Members typically commit to a monthly meeting, and ownership of a project or area. New Board and Committee members are needed urgently, especially with non-profit, film festival, legal and financial expertise.

  • Fund Raising Committee

    Know How to "Show me the Money..."? Fundraising is the lifeblood of any Non Profit. Help create new and innovative ways to raise money for the festival.

  • Marketing Committee

    Know How to Create a Buzz? Help plan the best way to deliver various messages and promoting the festival and its year-long initiatives.

  • Membership Committee

    Know How to Bring in Others? Play a part in developing creative ways to maintain and increase memberships, as well as develop deeper relationships with our donors.

  • Grants

    Know How Get Us Funded? Do you have experience applying for grants? Would you like to donate some time and help pursue revenue sources to underwrite the cost of our activities?

  • Screening Committee

    Love to Watch Film? We screen hundreds of films every year, and the screening committee is the first line of review and commentary. This is a fun and great way for our members to get involved.

  • Party Committee

    Are You the Life of the Party? The Film Festival has built a reputation of not only showcasing fantastic programming, but also for the incredible Parties we throw. We need creative people that love throwing and planning amazing parties. Come on Party People... you know you can do this.