Volunteer

Volunteer Training Session

Monday, April 9 | 4-5:30 PM | George Eastman Museum
Join Fast Forward Film Festival for the Final Volunteer Session of the Season!

It’s your last chance to get involved with Fast Forward Film Festival! Attend the volunteer training to learn more about the Film Screenings on April 13th and Gala & Awards on April 14th. Let us know you are attending by e-mailing info@fastforwardroc.org.
At the Volunteer Training we will:
  • Assign event volunteer roles
  • Review event locations at The Little Theatre & George Eastman Museum
  • Show you check-in procedures for VIP and Filmmaker

Interested in joining? Sign up here to stay up to date on the latest volunteer training sessions and opportunities!

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Fast Forward Film Festival Ambassador Program

Interested in becoming an FFFF Ambassador: Click here to sign-up! 

Ambassadors will serve as the voice of the Festival to their school, campus or organization. They will build awareness and involvement through flyer distribution, attending FFFF events and posting to social media.

This volunteer position is an excellent opportunity to build your resume and get involved in the Rochester region. You will develop skills in networking, public speaking and social media.

Ambassadors will be given full training, VIP access to the film festival, and earn a $50 gift card for their efforts. We’d be happy to work with your advisor to develop a plan to get credit for the Ambassador Program, if applicable to your curriculum.

The responsibilities of an Ambassador include:

  • Attending Fast Forward Film Festival Volunteer & Ambassador trainings and inspiration events 
  • Lead the development of a list of fifty (50) names, emails, and home/cell phone numbers of people interested in submitting a film (e.g. think outside the box, ask teachers and faculty to help you)
  • Distributing thirty (30) Call for Submission flyers to school areas, community boards OR via email to your entire school body with appropriate staff/faculty member by January 15, 2018 
  • Post about the Fast Forward Film Festival (digital flyer, text, photo, link to submit) on social media at least five (5) times with appropriate staff/faculty member by February 1, 2018.
  • Additional community outreach opportunities available
  • Recruit volunteers and attend the Fast Forward Film Festival on April 13 and April 14.

Interested in becoming an FFFF Ambassador: Click here to sign-up! 

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Other Volunteer Opportunities:

Pre-Festival Support: FFFF is looking for ambassadors this year who will participate in community outreach to local schools. The right fit for this role will be energetic, feel comfortable with public speaking and be interested in working with the youth.

Event Day Support: Once the festival gets underway, we will need a team of local volunteers to make this event a success!

Email info@fastforwardroc.org to learn more, and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for updates and announcements.

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