Philadelphia Film Festival Volunteer Opportunity

The Philadelphia Film festival (October 16-26) is an international film festival that houses films and guests from around the world to venues throughout the city of Philadelphia for 11 days. During these days there will be various screenings and special events. This event depends on dedicated volunteer to help with publicity and day-to-day operations. There are many great opportunities volunteering for this event like, meeting new people, getting to be a part of a Philadelphia tradition, and experiencing the Philly arts scene in a new way.


To sign up just visit  Click on the tab labeled “Sign Up to Volunteer! – Click Here” to fill out the Volunteer Sign Up Form. All questions and concerns can be directed to Alex Gibson the Volunteer Coordinator at or 267 239 2941.

See below for the volunteer positions available

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To ensure that the festival runs as smoothly as possible, we need the help of dedicated volunteers to work as ushers, box office personnel, and more. Volunteering is a unique experience and the perfect way to meet new people, be a part of a Philadelphia tradition, and see some amazing films for FREE!  Volunteering for PFF is perfect for both individuals and groups. 

      • Positions Include:
      • *Theater Operations // Greeters & Ushers
      • *Box Office
      • *Membership
      • *Special Events

After each shift, volunteers receive a voucher that can be redeemed for films during the Festival and throughout the year.

You will also be asked to sign up for a Volunteer Training Session.  All volunteers are encouraged to attend training.  Training is required for volunteers interested in Box Office or Membership