Festival Volunteer House Coordinator

Published

04/04/2018

Start Date

05/05/2018

End Date

06/10/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

305 Harrison Street
Seattle
Washington
98109
United States

Description

OVERVIEW AND IMPACT:

The Festival Volunteer House Coordinator​ supervises and coordinates venue crew volunteers,

under the direction of the Festival Venue Manager.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

● Festival Venue Managers


PRIMARY SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

● Venue Crew Volunteers


PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Serve as the primary on-site contact for venue crew volunteers

○ Greet, orient, and support venue crew volunteers

○ Assign venue volunteer positions for each screening

○ Check with volunteers during their shift to ensure they completing their tasks

successfully

○ Ensure volunteer sign-in sheets are completed and vouchers are distributed

● Support the Festival Venue Manager in facilitating smooth seating, clearing, and

cleaning of houses

● Provide excellent customer service, and ensure a positive experience for all SIFF

participants and volunteers

● Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

● English language fluency, both oral and written

● Ability to use a radio while on shift (Training provided)

● Comfortable working with technology (mobile phones, laptops)

● Ability to stand for extended periods of time

● Ability to work outdoors in all weather

● Ability to lift 20 pounds

● Ability to commit to 80 hours, including:

○ Venue Crew Volunteer Training​ – (May 5th 10 AM to 11:30 AM)

○ House Coordinator Training​ – (May 5th, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)

○ SIFF 2018 Opening Night ​– May 17

● Prior Festival Venue Crew experience is helpful. Willing to train the right service-oriented,

service-experienced candidate.


IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:

● Be organized

● Possess a service-oriented demeanor; customer service experience a plus

● Have a clear and constructive communication style

● Have strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude

● Have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and rotating team of volunteers

● Have the ability to adapt quickly

● Remain calm in the face of chaos


BENEFITS:

● (1) SIFF 2018 Festival Admit 1 Pass

● (1) SIFF Annual Enthusiast Membership

● Class credit (if applicable)


DATES OF POSITION:

● Venue Crew Volunteer Training – (May 5th 10 AM to 11:30 AM)

● House Coordinator Training – (May 5th, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)

● Festival Shifts - May 17 - June 10, 2018

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups

How To Apply

volunteers@siff.net
https://www.siff.net/about-siff/work-at-siff

Email letter of interest and resume to volunteers@siff.net indicating Festival House Coordinator in the subject line.


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