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Volunteers

Each year, goEast is looking for dedicated and film-enthusiastic volunteers to take on various tasks during the festival week. In return every volunteer will not only get a free festival pass, which allowes them to watch the films and visit all events, but will also have many more advantages.  

This year’s festival week will take place from April 20 to 26, 2021.

If you are intrested please contact us via E-Mail  goEast-orga@dff.film.

 

Guest attendents needed
(April 20 - April 27, 2021) 

 

As guest attended you will take care of our festival guests at the guest counter in the festival center (Museum Wiesbaden). Furthermore you will pick them up from the airport or train station and accompany them to their hotel. We have many international guests, therefore a good command of English is required; the knowledge of Central and Eastern European languages is an advantage.  

The shifts last 5 hours each. You should at least be able to help 20 hours in total during the festival week. You are welcome to combine the different volunteer activities at goEast and to carry out your shifts in several areas.  

We are looking forward to meeting you!  

Reliable drivers needed
(April 20 - April 27, 2021)  

 

During the festival weeek your task will be to drive our guests between the locations as well as to pick them up from the hotel, the train station or airport. Required are a class B driver's license and at least 3 years of driving experience.  

The shifts last 6 hours each. You should at least be able to help 20 hours in total during the festival week.  You are also welcome to combine the different volunteer activities at goEast and to carry out your shifts in several areas.    

Drivers will receive an expense allowance if they can take on shifts on all festival days. 

We are looking forward to meeting you!   

 

Cinema Admission 
(April 20 - April 26, 2021) 

 

During the festival week your task will be to to assist with the cinema admission and clean-up of the movie theaters. A big plus ist that you get to watch the films that are screened during your shift. 

The shifts last 5 hours each. You should at least be able to help 20 hours in total during the festival week. You are also welcome to combine the different volunteer activities at goEast and to carry out your shifts in several areas.    

We are looking forward to meeting you!   

Staff needed for the Festival Bar and Festival Kiosk 
(April 20 - April 26, 2021) 

 

Have you always wanted to be a barkeeper for one night? During the festival week you will be the barkeeper and hand out drinks as well as mix them.  

The festival bar will be staffed from 10:00 am to approximately 1:00 pm in multiple shifts, which will last 5 hours each. You should at least be able to help 20 hours in total during the festival week. You are also welcome to combine the different volunteer activities at goEast and to carry out your shifts in several areas.

We are looking forward to meeting you!   

Support needed for the set-up and supervision of the VR exhibition as part of the Open Frame Award
(April 20 - April 30, 2021)  

 

In the context of the Open Frame Award we need volunteers to help with the set-up and supervision of the VR and 360° exhibition in Wiesbaden (April 20th-26th) and in Frankfurt am Main (April 27th-30th).  

The shifts will last 5 hours each. You should at least be able to help 20 hours in total during the festival week. You are also welcome to combine the different volunteer activities at goEast and to carry out your shifts in several areas.    

We are looking forward to meeting you!   

Help with set-up and dismantling During the goest festival week
(April 19/20 and April 26/27, 2021)

 

Set-up will take place on April 19/20 and dismantling on April 26/27.  

The individual shifts will last about 4 hours each. You should at least be able to help 20 hours in total during the festival week. You are also welcome to combine the different volunteer activities at goEast and to do your shifts in several areas.

We are looking forward to meeting you!   


In return we offer: 

  • International filmmakers and artists up close in person
  • A friendly festival team and nice colleagues
  • A personalized pass that gives you free access to all festival events
  • Films, film talks, symposium, gatherings at the festival kiosk, the festival bar and much more
  • A festival bag and a goEast t-shirt
  • Behind-the-scenes insight into a major film festival
  • Food and drink vouchers

In return, each helper will also receive an accreditation card to visit the festival events free of charge.

Unfortunately we can not reimburse travel costs (to Wiesbaden or Frankfurt).

If you are interested or have any questions you are welcome to contact us at any time via e-mail at goEast-orga@dff.film

To become a part of goEast, you need to log in to our Visitor Page by March 30 and fill out which areas you would like to be involved in. If you do not have an account yet, you will first need to create one and fill in your information, as well as upload a photo that we will need for your volunteer badge. If you already have an account, update your contact information if necessary and we will contact you again at the end of March! 

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If you are interested in supporting us, please contact our organisation team (goeast-orga@dff.film) by March 30. In this mail you can also indicate on which days you have time to help out.