Do you love movies? Would you love to see movies for free? The Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF) is returning to Coffs Harbour and Bellingen this January and is seeking volunteers (18+) who are after the opportunity to see new and exciting films (for free!), meet other cinema buffs, and help make the festival a warm and wonderful experience.

Roles Available

Aside from being the face of the festival, volunteer roles include:
• Venue Attendant – Ushering, ticket collection and attending sessions
• Bar attendant – Selling drinks and snacks and cash handling (current RSA required)
• Special Guest Chauffeur – A special position for a special person! Involves helping with travel for the festival’s guests, and assisting the Guest Coordinator.
Set up/Pack down – Helping to set up for special events, the Opening Night Gala (Jan 10), the Industry Connect Event (Jan 22) and the Closing Night Gala (Jan 25). Pack
down for these events may be the next day.
• Pre-Festival Work – Distribution of flyers and posters around Bellingen and Coffs Harbour.


You get to be part of the action!! SWIFF volunteers will also receive one free admission per 4 hour minimum shift. Plus, added perks at special events!

To apply to volunteer at the festival, fill out the application form on the right, or email for more information.

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Please indicate on the calendar below which dates you are available, taking note of the venue on that day:
(hold down control to select multiple dates)
Jetty Theatre

Bellingen Memorial Hall

Are you interested in volunteering to help set up and pack down for special events during the festival? All at Jetty Theatre

Are you interested volunteering leading up to the festival, e.g. marketing, distribution of programs, posters etc?
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Do you have any other awesome skills that you’d love to bring to SWIFF?

Please list any other relevant experience or information

I agree to attend an induction day in advance of the festival