MIFF Volunteers

2023 MIFF volunteer applications have now closed.

If you have any questions about the volunteer program or the application process, please contact volunteers@miff.com.au.

Please complete the Volunteer Application Form by clicking ‘Apply Now’ below. This form is for all applicants, including those who have volunteered at MIFF before.

To be eligible to apply as a volunteer, you must:

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • provide proof of at least two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or a valid medical exemption
  • be available across 3–20 August for the festival delivery period and on Saturday 29 July for the Volunteer Induction Day
  • read the position description (available in PDF or DOCX format) for a detailed explanation of the role, including the inherent physical requirements
  • read the MIFF Volunteer Terms of Engagement (available in PDF or DOCX format) and accept these terms before submitting the online form
  • read the Volunteer FAQs for more information about the application process and what is involved in volunteering at MIFF.

Applications close at 12pm on Thursday 15 June 2023. If you have any questions about the application process or have any issues completing the application form, please contact volunteers@miff.com.au.

“The VCs [volunteer coordinators] and ushers are near-universally awesome – they are super friendly.”

“I had such a great time back at MIFF this year, met so many great vollies, ushers, VCs and MIFF staff – I’m sad it’s already over but can’t wait for 2023!”

“MIFF is the best volunteering I had this year!”

“Overall, an amazing experience. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this an incredible experience for patrons and volunteers alike!” 

“Just to say a BIG thank you, to everyone involved in facilitating the MIFF volunteer program. As always, it was an amazing experience, which is in large part due to the fantastic culture perpetuated at MIFF!”

“Thank you so much for this opportunity – it provides a highlight of my year.”

“I loved it; it was three times as good as I expected. I really enjoyed meeting other volunteers and watching films on shift, and off shift, and I thought MIFF was brilliantly organised. So many of the films I saw were outstanding, especially the documentaries, and the Q&As with filmmakers were all outstanding.”

“Thank you for running a wonderful volunteer program that truly appreciates people giving up their time to do it.”

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