Front of House


Front of House positions – Front of House (FOH) Captain – Ushers, Ballot Takers, Tickets Sellers, Ticket Proofers. See details under form.

Are You are between 15 years of age and 105 and like to Volunteer and be around Filmmakers, Screenwriters, Actors and Actresses? Do You need Co-Op or Volunteer Hours? Can You can spare 5-15 hours a week? Then, we’d like to hear from you.

All positions are volunteer and offer exceptional work experience. Previous film or arts festival or festival office experience will be an asset. We welcome film buffs, seniors citizens, high school students, interns and co-op students who can dedicate themselves to their tasks during their shifts.

Email us a brief paragraph about yourself and expertise which you bring to our festival.

  • Please mention if you have previous film festival experience
  • Tell us your availability from now until July 02.
  • Each Shift is a MINIMUM OF 4 HOURS!
  • Please include 3 positions that interest you in order of preference from the list above.

Want To Know More About These Positions?

  • FOH – Front of House (FOH) Captain
  • 4 Positions  Open
  • Afternoon Program, Night Program, ReelHeART Live Script Reads, TBFF
    (Must work entire festival)

    • Must be Bondable
    • Must be the “Host with the Most” or “Hostess with the Mostess”
    • Greet and make EVERYONE feel welcome to ReelHeART
    • Keeps good records, tags receipts, tracks expenses
    • Balances Cash and Ticket Sales
    • Train, Manage, Supervise and Mentor Volunteers
  • FOH – Ushers, Ballot Takers
    (Must work entire festival)
  • Ushers
    • Greet and Show people to their Seats
    • Make sure everyone has a ticket before you seat them
  • Ballot Takers
    • Ballots happen with Canadian films only – Audience Choice – Audience votes
    • Make sure ballots go in the right container
    • Make sure there is no ballot stuffing (only one vote per person)
  • FOH – Tickets Sellers, Ticket Proofers
    (Must work entire festival)

    • Sell tickets at the box office
    • “Will Call” ticket (advanced ticket) Pick up
    • Must have good math skills

What You Get for Volunteering With ReelHeART

  • Work Experience that you can transfer to your resume
  • Meeting New and Fun like-minded Volunteers from around the world
  • Network and make connections with fellow volunteers, screenwriters, filmmakers, agents
  • See Excellent Independent Films
  • Watch Exciting Live Reads for Screenplays just like they do it in *Hollywood* with talented Actors
  • Enjoy Volunteer Appreciation Incentives (incentives, prizes, vouchers, lots of hugs and other cool things)
  • BBQ’s, Parties, Post Festival Film Nights
  • Work with Great Managers and a pretty awesome Festival Director
  • Respect and Gratitude

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