Outfest Volunteer Program

Want to get involved with Outfest? The Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival is a great opportunity for new volunteers looking to donate their time, or for veteran volunteers to continue their support. Through Outfest LA, Outfest celebrates cutting edge, dynamic, and diverse voices in queer cinema by showcasing LGBT feature films, shorts, and panels to a multi-cultural audience in Southern California. Please visit shiftboard.com/outfest to sign up and for shift information.

New Volunteers


In order to volunteer with Outfest Los Angeles, we ask that you follow these registration requirements as they are essential for a successful and enjoyable volunteer experience.

  • Register for an Account on Shiftboard
  • Upload a headshot photo of yourself into the Shiftboard “MyAccount” tab. Your face must be clearly visible.
  • Make sure your information is up to date and completed as fully as possible on Shiftboard at all times.

Complimentary Membership

All volunteers hours accumulated from the beginning of August to the following end of July go directly towards an Outfest Membership. With a membership, you are gifted with access to advanced tickets, complimentary tickets to the festival(s), and priority seating to various screenings.

For more information regarding membership benefits, please visit our Membership page.

Photography & Videography Volunteers

Outfest is looking for photographers and videographers to assist in documenting the 2016 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival. For those who are interested in being one of our documentation team, please contact us at volunteer@outfest.org.

Questions about volunteering?

If you have any questions about Outfest Los Angeles, please feel free to contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@outfest.org.