Join Our Team: Call for Volunteers

About Film Africa

Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African cinema brought to you by The Royal African Society, returns for its 8th edition from 2-11 November 2018. We are building a team of committed and interested volunteers who are passionate about African film and storytelling to help us deliver this year’s festival.

Our volunteers often tell us what a fun and rewarding experience they’ve had as part of Film Africa, seeing great films, meeting like-minded people and gaining valuable experience. If you’re passionate about film and/or African cultures, join us at Film Africa 2018! We’re looking for enthusiastic people who would be able to assist with the following tasks:

The Role

The 2018 edition will take place in venues across London from 2 – 11 November. We’re looking for enthusiastic people to join our Volunteer team and assist with the following tasks:

  • Distributing promotional material at events and key locations
  • Meeting and greeting Festival guests and audience members
  • Stewarding at Film Africa events, parties and Q&A
  • Gathering audience evaluation and award ballots
  • Guest Hospitality
  • Live social media posting
  • Assistance with general festival production tasks
  • Volunteers are expected to do a minimum of 5 shifts over the ten days of the festival, and will also be required to attend a 2-hour Volunteer Induction the week before the festival (18 October, 18:00 – 20:00). Expense is covered.

    In your application, please also let us know if you are available to volunteer at the Film Africa stand at Africa on the Square, on Sat 27th October, for a 3 hour shift between 12 – 6pm. (Shift times 12pm-3pm OR 3pm-6pm).

    How to Apply

    Please email your CV to Abel at along with 300 words max explaining why you would like to join the Film Africa 2018 volunteer team. Please include VOLUNTEER APPLICATION 2018 in the subject line.

    Closing date: Friday 5th of October 2018

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