Join Doc Edge Festival Volunteers Team

We seek enthusiastic and dynamic volunteers to join the annual Doc Edge Festival. These are the positions and tasks:

Hospitality: Outgoing people with a friendly attitude to look after the festival’s guests. Be acquainted with the festival program and the films (at least the ones which are playing during your shifts). You’ll might have to engage in cash transactions.

Festival Hub/Guide: To assist with manning our festival Hub and to provide assistance and information to guests and audiences. You should enjoy working with people. While not essential, you should have an interest or background in film/documentary.

Story Edge Hospitality (Auckland only): You will manage audiences viewing or interacting with exhibits, providing assistance and information. It will be useful but not essential that you have a background and interest in new media technologies including virtual reality, augmented reality and interactive projects.

Drivers: Airport transfers and local transport for international filmmakers, program distribution. There are requirements for this position.

Digital Projectionists: Operating festival screenings and forum sessions. For this function we’re looking for people with specific skills, visit our website to view a more detailed description of the volunteer positions.

Production Assistants/Runners: to support the festival and forum events.

Ushers (only in Wellington).

What we expect from our volunteers:

To work at least six shifts
To show up on time
Be enthusiastic and hard-working

What you can expect from us:

To gain event experience
Have access to Doc Edge screenings and events
You get a Doc Edge T-shirt
To work in a dynamic and enthusiastic team
Meet new people

To apply please contact volunteers@docedge.nz with your contact details and some information about your background and skills. Also, please indicate which volunteer position/s you’re interested in and if you’re looking to volunteer in Wellington or Auckland. You can also call us at (09) 3600 329 to enquire.