Volunteer for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

After two years of virtual festing, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns as an in-person event February 16th to the 20th, featuring many mainstay elements of the past, including the fun 3D film session on Thursday evening and the beloved Saturday Morning Kid’s Films session. One of the nation’s largest environmental and adventure film festivals, attendees will enjoy a wide variety of award-winning films about nature, activism, and adventure. The 2023 edition will feature a program including 23 features and 105 short films, continuing to bring together top filmmakers, activists, and social innovators to inspire environmental awareness and action.

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the successful event that it is because of all the hard working, dedicated volunteers who staff the myriad of roles necessary. We are still looking to fill nearly 500 shifts at this year’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival. All volunteer roles play a meaningful part in the festival production – and there’s something for all interests and skills.

Female Volunteer pouring beer for festival goers

Also, do you know a teen who’s interested in filmmaking or the environmental fields? They’re welcome to sign-up for a shift as well, with parent/guardian permission. Ages 13 and up are welcome.

We are still seeking numerous festival leaders to take on the roles of Venue Captain and Tech Lead. Other positions with the “greatest need” for sign-ups: the Tech 2 Crew and the Environmental Action Table shifts.

When you sign-up to volunteer for the film festival, your shifts worked will be rewarded with film session tickets (1 volunteer shift = 1 film session ticket).

SYRCL + WSFF Volunteer Open House

graphic announcing the open house

You are welcome to stop by the SYRCL office on Wednesday, January 18th between 5:30pm-6:30pm for a SYRCL + WSFF Volunteer Open House – this is the perfect opportunity to ask any burning questions you might have about opportunities, meet fellow interested volunteers, and enjoy some refreshments. Click the button below to RSVP.

Spread The Word for us on Social Media

sample wild and scenic social media post

We are also looking for your help in spreading the word to your friends, family, and professional networks to join you as a festival volunteer. We’ve put together some templates and sample posts for you to use. Click the button below to access our social media toolkit for images and text to use on your social media platforms.

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