DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM?
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.
WHAT DO VOLUNTEERS DO?
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:
Acomodadors i Porters: 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.
Guest Service: Volunteers who will be at different information points and attending Festival guests and registered professionals.
Customer Service and Information: Volunteers who will be at different Festival information points and stands.
Side Events: Information and attending the general audience and guests at exhibitions, conferences, presentations and screenings in the Side Events section at different Festival venues..
Sitges Cocoon: Information and attending the general audience that want to live the experience offerde by the activities with Gear VR technology.
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.).
Ticket Office: Support and help for the Invitation and Box Office Department, performing tasks of document classification, information and help for the general public
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Inscriptions from August 2019
If you are over 18 years of age , you can enter the selection process for volunteers and collaborate in different areas of Sitges International Film Festival.