Applications to volunteer with the Melbourne Queer Film Festival have now closed.
All applicants will be notified by the end of September – thanks for your patience!
Each year, we look for friendly, film-loving folks from across the LGBTQIA+ and ally community to help bring Australia’s largest queer film festival to life! Volunteer roles provide opportunity to learn new skills, gain valuable industry experience, make friends, and give back to the LGBTIQA+ community.
|WHAT||WHERE & WHEN|
|Volunteer Applications Open||Tuesday 8 August
|Volunteer Applications Close||Friday 8 September
|2023 Program Launch||Early October
|Online Volunteer Induction||October
|Volunteer Meet & Greet||Early November
Victorian Pride Centre, St Kilda
|2023 Festival Dates||Thursday 9 November – Sunday 19 November
Applicants will be notified by the end of September. A mandatory online volunteer induction will be held prior to the festival and an optional Volunteer Meet & Greet event will be held in one of our venues in early November.
|Front of House Volunteers (FOHVO)||Are you a people person? Our Front of House Volunteers are responsible for:
• Welcoming patrons and scanning tickets
Estimated commitment: Shifts are generally between 3-6 hours + 30 minute break
|Front of House Coordinators (VC)||Are you looking to exercise your team leadership skills? This might be just the position for you! While on shift, our Volunteer Co-ordinators are responsible for:
• Supporting the MQFF Venue Manager to designate volunteers with tasks, scanning, ushering, etc.
Estimated commitment: Shifts are generally between 4-6 hours + 30 minute break
|Photographers & Videographers||
Are you great with a camera? MQFF is looking for some talented and experienced photographers and videographers who will be responsible for:
• Documenting MQFF’s events
Estimated commitment: 8-12 hours a week during festival times, plus 1-2 hours a fortnight leading up to the festival
|Social & Marketing Support Volunteers||
Are you looking to work with the latest queer film content and spread the good word about MQFF? We’re looking for experienced content and marketing helpers who will be responsible for:
• Copy writing and drafting communications
Estimated commitment: 3-5 hours a week. We are looking for people who can commit for 6 months or more with some shifts at the Victorian Pride Centre.
Got questions? Visit our Volunteer FAQs page.VOLUNTEER FAQs
For all Volunteer enquiries please email email@example.com