SIFF Volunteers are key to the success of SIFF Cinema, Seattle International Film Festival, and SIFF Education.
Anyone at least 16 years old can volunteer, from students to retirees, from Festival newbies to Festival pass-holders. Our volunteers meet tons of people and, of course, see great films!
2014 Volunteer Meeting
SIFF's Annual Volunteer Meeting is an open-house, speed-date, pep-rally celebration to kick off the Festival season. Volunteers (new and returning) are invited to learn more about getting involved in the country's largest film festival. April 12 | Learn more here.
How to Volunteer
If you are a new SIFF Volunteer, please register with Shiftboard, our on-line scheduler. To volunteer with the 2014 Seattle International Film Festival you must be registered by May 14, 2014. 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 can then access your account to join teams, view our calendar, and pick up shifts. If you have volunteered with us in the past, and already have a SIFF Shiftboard account, you do not need to re-register.
Benefits of Volunteering at SIFF
SIFF is pleased to award our volunteers with vouchers that are redeemable for Festival and SIFF Cinema tickets - and SIFF Membership. For every two hours you volunteer, you will receive a voucher. One voucher equals one ticket. Five vouchers equal an Enthusiast Membership. Vouchers are transferable, but the sale of vouchers is strictly prohibited. Some programs and films prohibit the use of vouchers, please check listings.
SIFF Enthusiast Membership
Five volunteer vouchers equal an Enthusiast Membership. You can redeem 5 vouchers (or more) receive a one-year Enthusiast Membership. Download the Vouchers for Membership Form.
NEW! Skilled Service Providers
Are you a skilled tradesperson? If so, we'd like to talk to you about volunteering your time and expertise in:
moving and storage
Please contact us!