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Still Seeking Volunteers for MFF 2014!

VOLUNTEERbannerMaryland Film Festival is still seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help us put on our upcoming Festival next week!  Volunteering with Maryland Film Festival is a fun and exciting opportunity, and it is the friendliness, energy and outstanding service of our volunteers that helps make the Maryland Film Festival an event so many fans and filmmakers look forward to.
If you would like to offer your time to us in exchange for great perks, click here for more information about volunteering, and scroll down to the bottom of the page to fill out a volunteer application.  It’s not too late to sign up!  
The festival has expanded this year to new venues and corners of our community. This means we need your service more than ever!
Volunteers receive a special limited-edition volunteer t-shirt in exchange for their service, along with a screening voucher for each completed shift.  It’s a fun way to contribute to this amazing event in exchange for great perks and meet other wonderful film lovers along the way!
We will be having our final volunteer orientation SATURDAY, May 3rd (TOMORROW) at the MICA Lazarus Studio Center (131 W. North Avenue) at 10am.  Come to the orientation to meet the MFF staff and find out more about volunteer opportunities for the festival!

Maryland Film Festival 2014 Call for Volunteers Now Open!

MFF Volunteer Coordinator Eric Voboril (right) at Volunteer Headquarters with his assistant Kirsten Walsh (left) during the 2013 Maryland Film Festival.

MFF Volunteer Coordinator Eric Voboril (right) at Volunteer Headquarters with his assistant Kirsten Walsh (left) during the 2013 Maryland Film Festival.

Do you love Maryland Film Festival?  Are you interested in giving your time this year to help out with MFF 2014 in exchange for amazing perks?  If so, we want you!

The 2014 Maryland Film Festival will take place May 7-11 in downtown Baltimore and we will need more volunteers than ever to support filmmakers as well as the diverse, eclectic community of film lovers in Baltimore and throughout Maryland that attend our festival.

Many volunteer opportunities are available: Box Office, Tent Village, Friends of the Festival, Filmmakers Lounge, Theater Ushers, and more! You will be our front line ambassador, greeting guests from around the world!

REQUIREMENTS: Must enjoy serving the public, and must be committed to fulfilling assigned shifts.  All new volunteers must attend a volunteer orientation at the MICA Graduate Studio Center at 131 W. North Avenue on either Saturday, April 19th from 10-11AM or Saturday, May 3rd, 10-11AM. 

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers under the age of 18 can apply to help out at the festival, but may be excluded from certain positions and must submit a permission form signed by a parent or guardian before volunteering. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old to help without serving alongside a parent or legal guardian.

BENEFITS TO VOLUNTEERS:  In appreciation for your support, you will receive a limited edition t-shirt and, for each four (4) hour shift worked, earn a free screening voucher or $5 toward festival merchandise. Water and light snacks will be also available. Volunteers are invited to a free “volunteers only” film screening, held shortly after the festival, of one of the most popular films of MFF 2014.

SPREAD THE WORD: Please help us to recruit other committed volunteers. Invite your friends and family, co-workers, fellow students, church members, and others! We can’t have too many volunteers!

HOW TO VOLUNTEER: Volunteers will need to fill out a form to apply to become a volunteer (see below).  For people who have NEVER volunteered at Maryland Film Festival, please fill out the New Volunteer Application.  For returning volunteers, please fill out the Returning Volunteer application.