Our Volunteers are OUT standing!
A few basics for volunteer shifts
- Are you rising talent? Gain valuable exposure to the SoFl film market and entertainment industry.
- Are you a film buff? Make new friends and network with fellow film festival aficionados.
- Are you in the community? Network and connect with prominent figures in the LGBTQ community.
- Do you need to fulfill community service hours? Have fun while giving back. We are a 501(c)3.
- Do you just want to support equality, representation, and education? Come lend a hand.
Volunteers will be assigned to any of the following areas: SCANNERS, LINE MANAGEMENT, BALLOTS, SETUP\BREAKDOWN, OPERATIONS, SEATING, TALENT, & VIP HOSPITALITY.
We also need Party People to help with all of our Special Events: Filmmaker Soiree, Opening Night, Ladies Spotlight, Centerpiece Party, Men's Spotlight, Closing Awards Ceremony
All volunteers will receive
- (1) COMP voucher to a festival screening for each shift worked
- Special edition, contest-winning Outshine T shirt
- La Croix Sparkling Water (Volunteer Sponsor)
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.
Know How to Create a Buzz? Help plan the best way to deliver various messages and promoting the festival and its year-long initiatives.
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.
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?
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.
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.