IT TAKES AN ARMY…

CIFF’s unique combination of screenings, masterclasses, workshops, and special events would not be possible without the generosity and support of our outstanding volunteer teams. They love film, love our communities, and work tirelessly to create the best CIFF experience possible for all our attendees and guests.

As a CIFF volunteer, you’ll enjoy an unusual, behind-the-scenes experience with one of the top documentary film festivals in the world. You’ll meet new people and enjoy access to festival events. Most importantly, you’ll be part of the growing CIFF family!

If you want to work hard, have fun, and make the magic happen, please consider joining us for 2016!

SIGN UP

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM SPONSOR

Our Volunteer Program is proudly sponsored by Camden National Bank, an independent, Maine-based community bank that has been anchoring communities, enriching the lives of Maine people and helping business succeed since 1875.

HOW TO VOLUNTEER

Please follow the link below to register with Shiftboard, our online scheduler. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a welcome e-mail from us (check your bulk/spam/junk folder!) that will include your new password. You may then access your account where we will assign you to your volunteer team and specific shifts, as well as sharing general information about volunteering with CIFF. 

SIGN UP

BENEFITS

We welcome volunteers at any level of time commitment! Every volunteer is essential to making this festival a success. We offer the following additional benefits for volunteers making a commitment of 8 or more hours of time:

FRIEND

Want to join in the fun, but your life is super-busy? With 8 hours of your time, you’ll earn our eternal gratitude, 4 tickets for general admission to any films of your choice plus additional free admission to selected screenings at the Camden Opera House throughout the Festival weekend, an official volunteer T-shirt, and access to CIFF’s Closing Night Party. Depending on your availability and interests, as well as our needs, hours may be completed before or during the Festival weekend.

HERO

With 18 hours of your time dedicated to CIFF, you’ll be our Hero! In addition to all the benefits enjoyed by our Volunteer Friends, you’ll receive a Festival Pass giving you passholder admission to all screenings at CIFF and to all open workshops and panels at CIFF’s Points North Documentary Film Forum. Depending on your availability and interests, as well as our needs, hours may be completed before or during the Festival weekend.

LEGEND

If you’re ready to jump into action now, or to dedicate the entire Festival weekend to a frenzy of creativity, you could be a CIFF Volunteer Legend! Every CIFF season ultimately depends on a core group of committed volunteers who devote 24 or more hours of time and care to all areas of the festival: publicity, box office, transportation, tech support, events, and venues. Where are your interests? Let us know via your registration here, and we’ll work to match you with the right jobs. In addition to all the benefits enjoyed by our Volunteer Friends and Heros, you’ll receive an All Access Pass (21+ only) giving you admission to several All Access-only events with guests, which include top emerging documentary filmmakers and industry representatives. Depending on your availability and interests, as well as our needs, hours may be completed before or during the Festival weekend.

Questions? Please contact Volunteer Manager Sarah Rogers at sarah@camdenfilmfest.org

Campaign v2

Campaign v2

VR crash course v2

VR crash course v2

volunteer v2

volunteer v2

FOLLOW US

STAY IN TOUCH