JOIN our extraordinary team of volunteers. In donating your time and talents, you contribute to the important access to independent and innovative documentary films in Vancouver that DOXA offers. 

As a DOXA volunteer you: 

  • Make DOXA possible. Volunteers are vital to the operations of the festival, programs and activities
  • Welcome audiences and DOXA supporters by providing services and information

Descriptions of Volunteer Opportunities

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Here is our Mini Volunteer Handbook.
All volunteers must abide by the rules outlined. 

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CONNECT with other volunteers and audiences

  • Contribute to the vibrancy of Vancouver's cultural communities
  • Meet great people and form new connections inside a growing network of documentary lovers, community leaders, and filmmakers 

ACCESS our Voucher Exchange Program

  • For every 4-5 hour volunteer shift receive a voucher pass to a documentary screening
  • 24 hours or more volunteer commitment to the festival (6 shifts) you qualify for a Festival Pass (worth $195) 
  • Receive DOXA's festival t-shirt with a minimum 12 hour (3 shifts) commitment
  • Be there for other perks that only a volunteer can experience (such as our Volunteer Appreciation Party)

ENHANCE your Volunteer Profile

  • Gain valuable insights into festival operations
  • Utilize your talents and skills to uplift the DOXA festival experience 
  • Keep your volunteer portfolio current


If you have any questions about volunteering or if you are interested in any of our committees, please contact:
Volunteer Services and Operations Manager:
Gina Garenkooper
Phone: 604.646.3200 ext. 103