The Jewish Film Institute relies on over 100 volunteers annually to make our programs possible.

Volunteers are needed throughout the year to help with screenings, programs, and events as well as for the annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. Applications are accepted year round.

Questions? Email or call 415-621-0556 to apply.

What do Jewish Film Institute Volunteers do?

Volunteers are needed during the Festival and throughout the year to help with events, ushering, press check-in, ticket taking, and much more. We rely on the help and generosity of nearly 100 volunteers every year to make JFI’s programs welcoming experiences for all.

Volunteer benefits include:

  • Vouchers for SFJFF and other Jewish Film Institute screenings and events
  • Exclusive SFJFF T-shirt
  • Volunteer appreciation party
  • Register to become a Jewish Film Institute volunteer at

For more detailed information about SFJFF volunteer opportunities, please see our Festival Volunteer handbook.

Questions? Email or call 415-621-0556