Volunteer positions open for the

Garden State Film Festival !!!!!!    

Be a part of one of the most exciting weekends in New Jersey when the Garden State Film Festival returns to Asbury Park, March 22 to 25. There are a limited number of volunteer opportunities still open for ushers, ticket takers, box offices, merchandise sales, event staff, and more. Skilled production volunteers needed too. Your all access volunteer pass will allow you to be a part of all the film screenings, parties, seminars, networking, and fun.


GSFF has events all year round that you could help us with.

The Garden State Film Festival relies on the generosity and dedication of our volunteers year round.  We seek volunteers locally, nationally, and internationally who share a commitment to supporting independent film & the arts.  

We can’t do what we do without you! 

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For four exciting days, March 28 – March 31, 2019, GSFF will welcome film enthusiasts and professionals from around the world to celebrate the best of international cinema. As one of our grandest events to date, we’ll need a stellar team of volunteers to make the Festival a remarkable experience for all our guests. Get involved, meet new people, and discover the latest in international cinema.

FYI: 2019 is our 17th festival in various venues in Asbury Park

GSFF is BIG DEAL!! We have had as many as 35,000 attendees in the past!

We are considered one of the most coveted true indie film festivals in the USA with a stellar reputation globally on the festival circuit.We attract top name celebrities and give everyone a chance to get up close to them.

All volunteers receive a badge that allows them to attend:

  • Any regular screening events
  • Professional Panel Discussions
  • Friday night cocktail party and first screening
  • After parties

PLUS GSFF Volunteer Perks

  • Mingle with filmmakers & celebrities
  • Light snacks and water while working
  • Discount Tickets to Special Events


  • Hospitality
  • Passing Out Programs
  • Greeters
  • Ticket Takers
  • Ticket Sales
  • Ushers
  • Merchandise Sales
  • And more!!

See you soon and THANK YOU!

STILL HAVE QUESTION??? Contact us at volunteer@gsff.org today!!

This year we are using InItLive to manage our volunteers. We think you will find it easy to use but here is some help if you need it.

To sign up go to: www.gsff.org/volunteer

When you first sign on , you will be taken to the Registration Page:

This will bring you to a landing page with several required questions noted with a red asterisk. Please fill in all of the information correctly:

  • Profile–  Please upload a photo to your profile..it helps us get to know you! 
  • Position – Pick the jobs you would like to do. 
  • Availability– let us know when you are able to work
  • Skills– let us know a little about your skills
  • Comments– Any feed back is good and/or previous work experience with GSFF.

PLEASE upload a photo. It helps us identify you and get to know you better.

As we get closer to the event you will receive confirmation on what you will be doing , when and where. You will receive this email from do-not-reply@initlive.com. (It may go into your spam/junk mail.) So please be on the lookout!


2019 Rack cards are available to be picked up in Monmouth County by contacting diane@gsff.org .

THANK YOU from the bottom of our collective hearts!

Take a minute to look over our
2018 Volunteer training flip book

(We know these are for 2018..but they will give you an idea of what to expect in 2019)



Take a minute to look over our
Czar training flip book by clicking HERE.

Please use this link to select GSFF as your charity of choice when you make purchases through Amazon Smile.


Thank you for your continued support!