Napa Valley Film Festival

Registration: Napa Valley Film Festival Volunteers 2016 (November 9 - 13, 2016)

Hello!


Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF)!

Before applying to volunteer, please be sure you’ve read the details of the 2016 program here.

Please keep in mind, the Volunteer Department’s decision to accept and assign volunteers depends upon the fit of a volunteer’s skills and the availability of open volunteer positions.

First, we need to cover a few main questions to check your eligibility to volunteer:


* required field
APPLICANT INFORMATION
 

Additional Information
* Please select your shirt size:
Is there a specific Team that you're requesting to be on?
* Have you previously volunteered for the Napa Valley Film Festival?
 Yes  No
If so, how many years?
1
2
3
4
5
If yes, what was the last year and in what role did you volunteer?
How did you hear about volunteering for NVFF?
* Have you volunteered for a film festival/big event before?
 Yes  No
If yes, in what role and at what festival/event?
* Birthdate
* Are you age 21 or older?
 Yes  No
What is your current occupation?
* Are you involved in the Film Industry in any capacity?
 Yes  No
If yes, please explain your affiliation:
Are you currently a student enrolled at a college or university?
 Yes  No
If yes, what school do you currently attend?
What are you studying?
* Why are you interested in volunteering for the NVFF? (If you are a returning volunteer, what is it that has you coming back?)

Volunteer Programs
* Please select the program you are applying for.

Full Fest Volunteer: 40+ Hours Volunteer (fixed schedule)

  • Work a pre-assigned schedule  
  • On average 6-8+ hour shifts  
  • Work everyday of the festival or 40 + hours of pre-festival or a combination of pre-fest and festival.  
  • Additional training days may be required  
  • Receive credential with unlimited access to films when not on shift. 
  • Volunteer Circle Membership

Half Fest Volunteer: 30 + hours Volunteer (combination of fixed and or flexible schedule)

  • On average 4-6 hour shifts
  • Work 5 or more days every day the week of the festival or 30 + hours pre-festival or a combination of pre-fest and festival.
  • Receive credential with unlimited access to films when not on shift.

Shift Choice Volunteer: 12 hours+

Receive one volunteer voucher for every four or six hours volunteered. Volunteer vouchers are redeemable for one film ticket for the volunteer on a space-available basis. Vouchers and credentials are nontransferable and must be used by the volunteer with his or her credential.


Volunteer Lodging

Lodging in the Napa Valley area during the Festival can be expensive and difficult to secure. Some Full Fest volunteers MAY be eligible for donated housing but it is NOT guaranteed. (Keep in mind donated housing is not glamorous; it could be a sofa sleeper.) Half Fest, sign-up and Napa Valley residents ARE NOT eligible for donated lodging.

* Please select your lodging information

Volunteer Teams of Interest
* Please select the city you would be most interested in working:
* Please select up to three teams you would be interested in volunteering for:
Refer to: Role descriptions
Ballot counting
Box Office - week prior
Box Office - week of
Box Office - both weeks
Corporate Relations
Culinary Stage
Filmmaker Lounge
Flex Volunteer-willing to do any role assigned (indoor or outdoor)
Industry Panel
Lifestyle Pavilion
Office Assistant
Ring Master
Showhouse
Merchandise
Special Events (can be late hours)
Street Teams
Theaters
Transportation (can be late hours)
Volunteer check-in
Volunteer Hubs
Wine Pavilions
Year around Volunteer
* Are you interested in being a team/venue manager?
 Yes  No
If yes, please answer the following:
Have you managed people in an event or festival-like or other environment before?
 Yes  No
Please explain the event/position you held as a manager. Include your responsibilities and number of people you managed.

Skill Sets
* Are you able/certified to pour alcohol?
 Yes  No
* Please choose your certification(s)
TIPS
RBS
Lead
Other
Not Applicable
If other, please list

Please upload a copy of your certifications in the applicant information section above.

* Can Stand for Long Periods of Time
 Yes  No
* Team Player
 Yes  No
* Detail Oriented
 Yes  No
Interacting with Public in Professional Settings
Film Festival Experience
Highly Organized
 Yes  No
Ability to Handle High Pressure Situations
 Yes  No
AV Equipment
Computer Skills
Events Operations Experience
Customer Service Experience
IT Experience
Cash Handling
Public Speaking
Are there any skills you would like to tell us about? (This is your opportunity to provide additional skills not listed above or elaborate on the ones you selected.)
What foreign languages do you speak fluently?
ASL (Sign Language)
Arabic
Chinese
Dutch
Farsi
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hebrew
Hmong
Indian (Hindi/Urdu/Misc)
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Portugese
Russian
Spanish
Somali
Swedish
Tagalog
Thai
Vietnamese
Other
* Are you willing to drive as part of volunteering?
 Yes  No
* Are you willing to do physical labor as part of volunteering?
 Yes  No
Anything else we should know about you?

Emergency Contacts
* Emergency Contact
* Emergency Phone #
* Emergency Notes
Allergies



Thank you for your interest!
 
 
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