We are happy to have you on board as a new volunteer or to welcome you back to our team!

Your support as volunteer at the cinemas, the ticket booths, the festival centre or one of our many events is vital to the festival’s smooth running. In turn, you have the chance to witness a big international event from up close and get to know many interesting people. Your effort is rewarded with a festival pass and / or cinema vouchers, clothing and food during work hours.

For any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at +41 44 286 60 00 (or [email protected]). We are looking forward to meeting you soon!


 --- Applications for the 15th Zurich Film Festival will be accepted in Summer 2019 - more details coming soon ---


Furthermore, the guest management department is once more looking for volunteers to accompany international filmmakers, producers and other film industry representatives for several days during the Zurich Film Festival (26 September - 6 October 2019). This position offers you the unique opportunity to experience the festival at first hand and you will get the chance to meet fascinating people.

    •    Available for a minimum of 4 consecutive days
    •    German and English language proficiency is required; additional languages are always very welcome
    •    Attending the guest management volonteer-workshop on Saturday July 27, 2019 is mandatory

In return, you’ll get a festival pass which allows you to obtain a ticket for all regular screenings throughout the festival.

For further questions, please read the following advertisement or contact Nicolas Eberhart ([email protected])