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Volunteer, Leeds Young Film Festival

Volunteer, Leeds Young Film Festival

Great opportunity to volunteer with Leeds Young Film Festival

Leeds Young Film Festival is the UK’s largest family film event where the whole family can watch, learn and play. Over 15,000 children and their families will be entertained over Easter from 30th March – 13th April 2020 to explore the world of film, animation and virtual reality through screenings, live shows, workshops and drop in events across the city.

Benefits of volunteering with the Festival:

Develop teamwork, confidence and communication skills.
Excellent work experience in events management and festival production.
Meet fellow cinema lovers and explore the latest digital technology.
Access to exclusive offers and masterclasses year-round, celebrating Leeds International Film Festival, Light Night Leeds, Independent Directions Film Festival (INDI’s) & Leeds International Beer Festival.
Many have gone on to gain internships and paid roles with the council and beyond.

Workshop Assistants:
Get stuck in with our family activities, facilitating & assisting workshop leaders
Welcoming and encouraging participation from young audiences.
Interest or knowledge in animation, film production e.g. sound, makeup effects, costume, virtual reality
An ideal role for friendly, detail orientated & dedicated volunteers
Event Assistants

Creating a positive and happy atmosphere for attendees.
Duties include: queue-busting, checking tickets and festival passes, offering information throughout venues and assisting Venue Coordinators.

Ideal for proactive individuals, with experience in customer facing roles, or those looking for an introduction to events management and festival production

Being an advocate and representative for the festival; keeping all festival zones, clean, tidy and safe; and getting stuck in with any task!
Reporting any problems to the Production Manager/Venue Coordination
Ideal for those looking to pursue careers in events management or build upon production runner skills.
For those who love a challenge and enjoy problem solving, keen to learn more about being ‘behind the scenes’.

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