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 these are the
key roles available for volunteers
• Venue Attendant
-Ushering, ticket collection and attending sessions
• Bar attendant
– Selling drinks and snacks and cash handling (current RSA required)
• Special Guest Chauffer
– 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.
• SWIFF Light Box Helping Hand
– Helping the crowds enjoy the stunning new SWIFF Light Box project safely, directing parking.
Rewards: 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!
If this sounds like your type of festival, please complete the online application form, or Download Here, 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:
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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This year the festival is introducing a new Projection Art Project called SWIFF Light Box (January 19-25), a walking trail of moving images and soundscapes, which will be looking for volunteers in the Jetty Area. Would you be interested in hearing more about this volunteering opportunity? (Indicate dates available below)
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If you answered yes to the above, which dates would you be interested in?

Looking forward at future work in both paid and volunteer capacity, do you have experience or skills in the following areas?

Please list any other relevant experience or information

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