Volunteer Opportunity: Planet in Focus: International Environmental Film & Video Festival, Toronto, ON
Position Title: Volunteer
Location of Job: Toronto, ON
Application Deadline: 9/22/2008
We are a non-profit organization that is keenly aware of the valuable contributions of our volunteers. Planet in Focus can’t happen without people like you!
There are many things to do at Planet in Focus. You can choose to volunteer for the annual Film Festival, at ongoing events throughout the year, and/or with office administration. We value diversity and invite volunteers from all backgrounds and levels of experience to continue making Planet in Focus the dynamic organization that it is.
Presently, we need passionate volunteers that can spare a little or a lot of time to work on:
- the Mixed Greens monthly screenings presentations (Ushering, Lights, etc)
- Office Administrative support
- Marketing outreach
In return for your help you will receive:
- The opportunity to contribute your skills and gain valuable experience and knowledge through participation in the largest environmental film festival in Canada;
- The opportunity to contribute to Toronto's vibrant cultural community;
- Access to Planet in Focus 2008 screenings and events;
- Acknowledgement as a valuable team member.
Volunteers will be reimbursed travel (TTC Tickets) and will receive refreshments. PIF will also accumulate total volunteer hours: for every 3 hours worked, festival tickets will be awarded (redeemable at the annual festival).
Planet in Focus is Canada’s premiere international environmental film festival showcasing outstanding and compelling works in all genres from around the world. Our mission is to promote the use of film and video as catalysts for public awareness, discussion and appropriate action of the ecological and social health of the planet.
Festival highlights include: screening of 90 films and videos; public panels; filmmaker workshops; an industry centre; School Program; Children’s Program; awards; and a curated Spotlight Program (2008 theme is Food: The BigPicture).
- Dedication and Enthusiasm
- A great sense of humour
- A passion for the arts
How to Apply:
Additionally, please contact us if you are interested in volunteering for our annual International Environmental Film and Video Festival from October 22-26. If you are interested in volunteering, please send your resume and/or your specific areas of interest to Claudia Sicondolfo (by fax or email).
Send Submissions To:
The Distillery District
55 Mill Street, Case Goods Warehouse
Suite Building 74, Studio 402
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4