We want to invite you to a unique experience through the volunteering at the Sitges: Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, and be part of the world's number 1 genre film festival team.
In 1992, the first team of volunteers were in charge of receiving the audience and guests attending the new auditorium located at the Melià Hotel Sitges. During this quarter of a century the Festival has evolved and the volunteer have become a fundamental figure for the organization and the success of the festival.


(photo 1: Volunteer team year 1992) (photo 2: Volunteer team year 2017)

It is a figure that has become fundamental for the organization of the Festival year after year. Volunteers help in a variety of tasks within our departments and become the image of the Festival in the different venues and events, giving the best attention to audiences and attending guests.


The main task of the volunteers is to make the audience, the accredited and the guests enjoy the best experience and help in a variety of tasks in different departments.

Main tasks of the volunteers:
Ushers: Attendance to the audience, and guests before, during and after the screenings in the different venues. Control of reserved seats, distribution of information, control of audience votes, cleaning the auditorium, surveillance of the doors and the entrance and exit of the audience during the screenings, help the acces controlers during the entrance of the audience, control and preparation of 3D glasses.
Customer and Guests Service: Volunteers who will be at different Festival information points and stands, attending visitors and Festival guests and registered professionals. Support and help for the Invitation and Box Office Department, performing tasks of document classification, information and help for the general public.
Parallel Events and Industry Hub: Information and attending the general audience and guests at exhibitions, conferences, presentations and screenings in the Side Events section and Industry events at different Festival venues..
Brigadoon: Help and support for the Manager and person in charge of the Brigadoon zone. Attending the general audience and guests before, during and after Brigadoon screenings. Control of reserved seats, handing out information, theater cleaning, supervision of doors and the entrance and exit of people during the screenings, helping doormen while spectators are entering
Press, Comunication and Marketing: Classifying and informing the media outlets, attending journalists and photographers, support at press conferences, delivering the Festival Newspaper and support in the interview and translator department. Support for the Marketing Department to prepare different sponsor activities throughout the Festival. Help and support in preparation tasks and the evolution of the sponsors’ promo activities.
Production: Helping out our Production Department in technical aspects (audio and video) and  logistics needs (control in the preparation of the different Festival Spaces, cover Technical or materials needs for the different side events, etc.).


The experience of being a volunteer

The volunteers of the Sitges festival live a unique experience, collaborating with one of the most important film events in the world. The festival offers the possibility to attend the screenings and activities that year after year ar part of the program of the festival, to be close of renown artists that visit Sitges to present their films and they get to meet more than a hundred people who are part of our team with a common denominator: Movies.

Volunteers do voluntary non-profit making tasks. The Festival is not responsible for the expenses that may arise (transport, accommodation ...).
If you have any questions about the Festival's Volunteer Team, contact us by email at


- Be over 18 years old

- Commitment to collaborate during the 11 days of the festival or a minimum of 7 days.

- Come with the desire to live the Sitges experience.


Attention! The 2021 volunteer team is closed since the end of August. All applications received after, will become part of the waiting list and will be able to join the team in the event of any termination. Thank you very much.

If you are over 18 years old and want to collaborate as a volunteer with the Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya (the “Festival”), giving support in the different areas of the Festival, you can participate in our selection process for Festival volunteers filling in this form with your data.

We inform you that your personal data provided through this form will be included in the files under the responsibility of the FUNDACIÓ SITGES FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA DE CATALUNYA with address at c / Sant Honorat, 32, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona and will be treated with the purpose of attending and following up on your request to be part of the selection process for Festival volunteers, with the aim of selecting you to be part of our volunteer team.

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is your consent. No data transfers to third parties are foreseen.

At any time you can exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion, portability, limitation or opposition to the processing of your personal data, as well as your right to withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal data for the aforementioned purposes, by contacting by letter along with a photocopy of your ID, to the FUNDACIÓ SITGES INTERNATIONAL CINEMA FESTIVAL DE CATALUNYA, c / Sant Honorat, 32, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona or by sending an email to festival @ indicating the subject: "Protection of Data, Volunteers ”.

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