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Each year, GRFF relies on volunteer film enthusiasts to present a festival of great film and programs. People are needed to assist in all areas of the festival – there is a role for everyone! As ambassadors for both the Festival and the Region of Waterloo, being pleasant, helpful and professional are key requirements for a GRFF volunteer.

Even though you are helping us out immensely, volunteering can also benefit you! These benefits can include real life skills for your resumé, tickets to GRFF screenings, the fabulous experience of taking part in a film festival, and high school community service hours.

If you are interested in lending your time and talents to GRFF, email for further information.

What type of volunteer position are you looking for?*
Tell us how you heard about GRFF and why you would like to volunteer:

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Opportunities for 2020 include:

1. Board of Directors opportunity – Secretary

Board involvement, duties and obligations are to participate in monthly board meetings and the annual general meeting at various locations across Waterloo Region. You should understand and demonstrate a commitment to GRFF’s mandate, strategic planning and programs.  As Secretary you will:
  • Work with the Chair to draft and distribute an agenda prior to each meeting.  Ensure all rules and bylaws of the organization are adhered to by the Board during meetings and advise on the implementation of Board decisions.
  • Record the minutes of each board meeting, distribute to Board members and file for future reference.
  • Support the Board’s work through maintenance of Board documents and folders.
  • Distribute documentation to the Board and complete filings regarding the Annual General Meeting. Ensure that all records are properly and safely stored.
2. Programming Committee
Do you have a passion for film? Would you like to help bring amazing films to the Waterloo Region? The Grand River Film Festival is looking for diverse perspectives to join its Programming Committee. This volunteer position would consist of watching, reviewing, and recommending films to be considered for GRFF. Duties include attending a monthly meeting and some outreach throughout the month. We are especially looking for female, Black, Indigenous, people of colour, and minority

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