Our volunteers are vital to the spirit of the Water Docs Film Festival - March 20-24

Water Docs creates an environment for people to get connected to the impact we have on our planet. We believe that by connecting people to ways of protecting water in everyday life, our community will thrive. Our volunteers support us through their deeply felt experiences and receive great benefits from working with us!

  • Gain valuable festival experience and education on environmental issues

  • Contribute to our commitment to action for a sustainable future

  • Join a community of documentary lovers, students, environmental activists and community organizers

  • Receive full access to Water Docs screenings and events

  • Be acknowledged and celebrated as a valuable team member

Successful candidates must attend a volunteer training session on either March 15 or March 17 and commit to volunteering for at least one 3-4 hour shift during the festival to receive a festival pass for access to all the screening sessions. If you would like to attend the Opening Night Screening and Reception as our guest, you are required to work more than one shift during the festival run.

Roles:

  • Greeter

  • Box Office

  • Ticket Checker

  • Usher

  • Stair Guard

  • Setup & Strike

  • Mic Runner

  • VIP Assistant

  • Merchandise/Info Table Assistant

  • Floater

Volunteers at the 2017 Toronto Premiere of  RiverBlue  in the OISE Auditorium.

Volunteers at the 2017 Toronto Premiere of RiverBlue in the OISE Auditorium.

The festival screenings are at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema @ 506 Bloor Street West, and special events will occur at the OISE Auditorium (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) @ 252 Bloor Street West and the Centre for Social Innovation - Annex @ 720 Bathurst Street.

HELP SPREAD THE WORD…

You can help extend the reach of Ecologos’ water programs by getting the word out through social and traditional media channels, organizing exciting community events, tapping new networks, and finding interested teachers.  

JOIN OUR DESIGN TEAM

You can also volunteer on our Design Team and help us plan and execute our programs throughout the year.
Drop us a line at info@ecologos.ca. We look forward to connecting and working with you.  

Some members of the Ecologos Design Team with founders Stan and Mariam Gibson (right side).

Some members of the Ecologos Design Team with founders Stan and Mariam Gibson (right side).

A few of the many volunteers who helped to make the 2017 Great Lakes Water Walk a reality.

A few of the many volunteers who helped to make the 2017 Great Lakes Water Walk a reality.


Just one of our volunteers' stories - how she first became involved with the organization and why she has remained.