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Every year, the face of the Vancouver Queer Film Festival is the volunteers! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, VQFF 2020 has adapted to an online format to ensure we can offer the festival experience to our at-home community.

As we move digital, we continue to need the support of dedicated individuals gifting their time and skills to realize our mission and facilitate the important work of increasing LGBT2Q+ representation in film and society.

Volunteer Perks Include:

  • FREE VQFF 2020 volunteer t-shirt
  • FREE screening tickets pack
  • Volunteer Appreciation Party!

To sign up as a volunteer, click on the link below. You will be redirected to create a Timecounts account and fill out the VQFF 2020 Volunteer Sign Up Form. We can’t wait to distantly meet you and get you involved in the festival!

Volunteer Opportunities

Technical Customer Support
These volunteers ensure the digital accessibility of our festival for patrons with diverse digital backgrounds! You are a problem solver, love interacting with the public, and are comfortable learning and using technology. You may be using various forms of communication including live chat, e-mail, social media, and calling. These opportunities include both in-office and remote roles.

Event Support
Event support volunteers help to make sure our parties and special events are successful. You love parties, meeting new people or supporting behind the scenes. Event support includes both remote and in-person opportunities such as monitoring digital events, technical videography support, on-site set up, and supporting performers on-site.

Packaging & Distribution
Always wanted to test out being a mail carrier? This is your chance! These volunteers get involved in-person to ensure that all our physical materials get put into the hands of our patrons. Bonus points if you have a drivers license and vehicle to support deliveries.

Copy Editing & Platform Testing
These volunteers support the digital accessibility and revision process of our physical guide, website and other public-facing platforms.You enjoy nitpicking written and digital material, providing constructive feedback and being the first to test a new product. These opportunities are both remote and hosted in our offices.