As a charitable cultural organization, TIFF simply couldn't offer such a broad range of initiatives without the impressive skills and commitment of our Volunteers. We are grateful for the ongoing contribution made by our many Volunteer teams.
Want to be part of the world’s leading public film festival? Each September, the Toronto International Film Festival brings the best in Canadian and international cinema to theatres around Toronto. And if you’re 18 years of age or older, you can apply now to become part of the dedicated team of Festival Volunteers who help make it all happen!
Those who successfully complete their Volunteer commitment during the Festival will have the option of receiving postings for year-round Volunteer opportunities at TIFF Bell Lightbox to support our programming all year long.
If you are between the ages of 14 and 17 and interested in joining our Youth Volunteer Programme, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when our online application is available. Recruitment for this team typically takes place in December.
We’re looking for Volunteers who:
All applications will be reviewed, and qualified candidates will be invited to an in-person orientation session taking place in the summer.
Festival Volunteers receive access to films at TIFF, exclusive discounts, the chance to make new friends, and the feeling you helped make it all happen!
Want to learn more about what happens when you apply? Click here to read more about the recruitment process.
Questions? Contact the Volunteer Office at email@example.com or 416-934-5846 for more information.
Our talented and dedicated Volunteers are vital to the success of the Festival each year. Festival Volunteers assist in a variety of roles in the following areas:
If you’re currently an active TIFF Volunteer, please log in to the Volunteer Hub (above) to access your account.
Please note: Returning Volunteers who last participated with the Festival in 2015 or earlier must reapply as a Volunteer by completing the 2019 Festival Volunteer application form. Your application will be reviewed, and your previous Volunteer experience will be taken into account.
Please contact the Volunteer Office at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
TIFF is proud to be a contributing member of VAACT, a program to recognize volunteers who support multiple arts and culture events and festivals throughout the year in the City of Toronto. Awards are given to Volunteers who complete the minimum requirements with at least four participating VAACT organizations throughout the year. VAACT culminates each year on International Volunteer Day (December 5) with an awards ceremony to acknowledge and thank our Volunteers for their contributions in making Toronto a more vibrant, cultural city.
Interested in getting involved? Check out the full list of participating organizations and program details at vaact.org!