Great volunteers make the West Virginia International Film Festival possible. As a volunteer-based, non-profit organization, we depend on the generosity and dedication of our volunteers, who run all areas of the festival, including the Underground Cinema. We hope you’ll join our team of hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solving movie lovers dedicated to helping festival patrons and guests have the best filmgoing experience possible.
Become a WVIFF Volunteer by joining the Facebook group Underground Cinema Volunteers
Or you may fill out the form below:
SPRING AND FALL FESTIVAL
We recognize the time you devote to the Spring and Fall Festivals and provide as a thank-you for your service ONE FREE TICKET for each shift you work. Each shift is around 1 hour. For any volunteer who completes 4 hours (4 shifts) of volunteering, you will receive a FREE WVIFF t-shirt!
Those who volunteer for the Underground Cinema will receive ONE FREE TICKET for each shift you work. Each shift is around 1 hour and 45 minutes.
VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS at the Festival
Ticket Sales: Assist with ticket sales. Make sure patrons get the correct ticket for their purchase, including Will Call tickets. Check student ID’s for student tickets. Handle cash, check and credit card transactions. Direct patrons to ticket taker.
Ticket Taker: Assist with taking festival ticket upon entry into screening to ensure accurate box office attendance report.
Concession Attendant: Assist with snack and drink sales. Maintain inventory and a secure environment. Handle cash, check and credit card transactions.
Merchandise Attendant: Assist with t-shirt sales. Maintain inventory and a secure environment. Handle cash, check and credit card transactions.
Clean Up: Assist with picking up trash left behind after a film screening. After last screening of the day assist with packing up and stowing away merchandise and concession products.