Join the Team

Volunteer for BIFF 2020

 

As a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization, we depend on the incredible generosity and talents of our amazing volunteers, who will run all areas of the festival. We hope you’ll join our team of hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solving movie lovers who are committed to creating an extraordinary event for our community and by helping festival patrons and guests have the best film-going experience possible.

BIFF is dedicated to developing real life skills for all volunteers who offer their time. Marketing, Public Relations, Event Management, Production, Accounting and Sales are all skills that can be acquired while supporting the Festival. Students will receive a certificate of accomplishment noting their service to this community-driven event.

Contact us using the form below if interested in any of the following roles! 

Volunteer Opportunities

Sponsorship Manager

Interested in sales and helping to take BIFF to the next level? The Sponsorship Manager helps oversee the fundraising required to make BIFF a reality. Sponsorship identifiction and stewardship are extremely rewarding and we look forward to hearing from interested candidates as soon as possible! 

Filmmaker Experience

This crucial role helps organize transportation and accommodations for our visiting filmmakers as well as ensuring they are treated to the best of Barbados hospitality by arranging special, filmmaker only tours and events. This crucial role also helps to manage filmmaker workshops. Here is an opportunity to meet our global and local filmmakers and help them enjoy the Festival and the island during Festival Week. These position is also needed immediately.

Volunteer Manager

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to share in the volunteer experience while giving back to the community and doing something fun. You will help with film screenings during the film festival, you will fill several volunteer roles such as ticket takers, counters, ushering, office work, hospitality at parties and shuttle stops, chauffeuring guests, information volunteers and much more!

Event Managers

During the Festival, our team of amazing Event Managers is the key to making BIFF truly unique and memorable. Each manager plays a role in helping to plan each screening event and ensuring it all comes together from venue theme, set-up, catering, music, and volunteer staff. Managers in this position are great communicators and generally have some level of management experience. If interested in helping to plan the events, please let us know right away! If you’d rather just help out during Festival week, let us know that too. 

General Support

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to share in the volunteer experience while giving back to the community and doing something fun. Volunteers are needed to help promote the festival on the ground and help with film screenings at the various venues. You will fill several volunteer roles such as ticket takers, audience counters, ushering, office work, hospitality at parties and shuttle stops, chauffeuring guests, providing information and much more!

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