Volunteer

Our Volunteers are OUT standing!

When you volunteer for OUTshine you'll have the opportunity to be part of an exciting cultural event that occurs twice a year. Experience great LGBT films and events while promoting positive LGBT community growth. This Festival could not take place without the support of the many individuals who contribute their time and hard work.

A few basics for volunteer shifts:

Upcoming Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, September 30th - 3:00-4:00 pm
Schubert Blg, Room 208
2040 N Dixie Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
The Pride Center at Equality Park

Volunteer Shift Info

  • Volunteer Check-in is located at the Film Festival Box Office at each theater. You can't miss us!
  • Dress comfortably. Clean jeans, shorts (no holes) are all absolutely acceptable. Theaters tend to get cool, so consider bringing a light sweatshirt for screenings you are able to catch in between your OUTshine duties.
  • Volunteers will receive the highly-coveted LIME GREEN FESTIVAL T-SHIRT to wear. Plan accordingly.
  • Budget travel time appropriately so you arrive, park and report to your shift on time.
  • FREE PARKING for both venues can be found on-site

Life happens. We get it. If you are unable to make your shift or are running late simply give Jesus a call or text him at 954-940-1299. We look forward to seeing you and appreciate your help with the OUTshine Film Festival!

Have an OUTstanding day!

Sign up for individual film shifts on VolunteerSpot at the link below.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer During the Festival

Here's Where We Need Your Help:

  • Filmmaker/VIP Hospitality
  • Ticket Takers
  • Ushers
  • Party Crew
  • Admin Assistance

Benefits:

  • Festival T-shirt
  • Free Film Tickets
  • Meet film industry professionals and fellow film festival aficionados
  • Volunteer Appreciation Day Party
  • Directly support the LGBT Community

Volunteer Throughout Year

Here's Where We Need Your Help:

  • Board of Directors

    Know How to Lead? Board Members are a core competent of film festival providing leadership and direction for film festival initiatives. Board Members typically commit to a monthly meeting, and ownership of a project or area. New Board and Committee members are needed urgently, especially with non-profit, film festival, legal and financial expertise.

  • Fund Raising Committee

    Know How to "Show me the Money..."? Fundraising is the lifeblood of any Non Profit. Help create new and innovative ways to raise money for the festival.

  • Marketing Committee

    Know How to Create a Buzz? Help plan the best way to deliver various messages and promoting the festival and its year-long initiatives.

  • Membership Committee

    Know How to Bring in Others? Play a part in developing creative ways to maintain and increase memberships, as well as develop deeper relationships with our donors.

  • Grants

    Know How Get Us Funded? Do you have experience applying for grants? Would you like to donate some time and help pursue revenue sources to underwrite the cost of our activities?

  • Screening Committee

    Love to Watch Film? We screen hundreds of films every year, and the screening committee is the first line of review and commentary. This is a fun and great way for our members to get involved.

  • Party Committee

    Are You the Life of the Party? The Film Festival has built a reputation of not only showcasing fantastic programming, but also for the incredible Parties we throw. We need creative people that love throwing and planning amazing parties. Come on Party People... you know you can do this.