Thank you for considering volunteering for the Silicon Valley African Film Festival! Our festival celebrates the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the African continent through the medium of film. Our mission is to promote and share African cinema and to foster cross-cultural understanding and dialogue.

As a volunteer, you will play a crucial role in making our festival a success. We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals who are willing to donate their time and skills to help us with various tasks, such as marketing and outreach, event planning, fundraising, technical support, and more. Whether you are a student, a professional, or a community member, there is a place for you in our team.

Volunteering with us is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience, network with like-minded individuals, and contribute to a meaningful cause. Moreover, you will have the chance to attend our screenings and events, meet filmmakers and industry professionals, and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of African cinema. Join us today and help us make a difference!

We are proud to have you and the film festival here, It is a showcase of authentic voices. Thank you for enriching our cultural landscape.”

Sam Liccardo, Mayor

City of San Jose, California

Volunteer Application
9am – 12pm12pm – 3pm3pm – 7pm7pm – 10pmFlexible
Thursday, October 12
Friday, October 13
Saturday, October 14
Sunday, October 15
Monday, October 16
1 hour a week2-3 hours a week4-5 hours a week6-10 hours a weekFlexible
1st Choice2nd Choice3rd Choice
Press / Media Assistant
Social Media Team member
Marketing and PR Team member
Sponsorship and Partnership Team
Graphic Design and Illustration
Video editor
Attendant
Box Office
Reception / Red Carpet Host
Screening Room Attendant
Stage Hand
Program / Venue Attendant
Panels / Workshop Attendant
Concession Attendant
Transportation Crew
Country Flag Bearer
Opening Ceremony Crew
Closing Ceremony Crew