Washington DC Int’l Film Festival

Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Website: Filmfest DC

Filmfest DC is a District-wide event, bringing together the city’s film community in a spirit of cooperation and celebration. It is one of the longest running major cultural events in Washington, DC and credited with thought-provoking, insightful and entertaining programming. The Filmfest DC community includes the University of the District of Columbia, The National Endowment for the Arts, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Washington Film Society, Landmark’s E Street Cinema, Goethe-Institut Washington, and Embassy of France.

Worked Performed:
* Develop volunteer recruitment and retention plan
* Identified and implemented new methods to attract more volunteers
* Utilize third party recruitment platforms as needed (Idealist, Volunteer Match)
* Filter all volunteer questions and concerns
* Recruited and worked with a diverse pool of volunteers

Accomplishments:
* Cross pollinated volunteers from other festivals to volunteer at Filmfest DC