Founded in 1997, Rooftop Films is an innovative, grassroots, non-profit, film festival and production collective based in Brooklyn, NY. Rooftop Films has grown to become one of New York City’s leading film organizations, serving over 45,000 audience members. Our mission is to engage and inspire diverse communities by showing movies in outdoor locations, creating innovative events, and teaching filmmaking to young people in addition, Rooftop Films provides professional equipment at low-cost to artists, educational institutions, and other non-profit organizations.
Rooftop Films is an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages women and people of color to apply.
Summer Series Load Out Assistants
Rooftop Films is seeking energetic and proactive individuals to assist in breaking down our outdoor screenings, specifically our larger setups in Industry City in Sunset Park, on the beach at Coney Island, and Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City.
Load out assistants must be 18 years and older. They will work part-time alongside our technicians from 10PM – 2AM. Candidates should be comfortable lifting up to 50lbs, and a valid drivers license is a plus. Interested applicants should fill out this application and we will be in touch shortly.
Summer Series Street Team
Rooftop Films is looking for a group of dedicated volunteers to help get the word out about the 2015 Summer Series through grassroots promotion. Throughout the summer we will have open calls for assistance distributing flyers and strategically hanging posters in neighborhoods across New York. If you are interested in joining the Street Team, please fill out this application.
Naturally, we're offering some great incentives:
- If you volunteer for TWO shifts, you will receive two FREE tickets to any of our regularly priced Summer Series events
- FIVE shifts will get you a Rooftop Films tee-shirt
- TEN shifts get you a MEMBERSHIP!
Rooftop Films Summer Volunteers
As a non-profit arts organization, Rooftop Films depends on volunteers like you for its growth and success. Working with Rooftop is a great opportunity to see fantastic films and live music, find out about the inner workings of film festivals, and meet the Rooftop staff and the filmmakers.
Rooftop will need volunteers for over 40 shows summer 2015, all of which will be outdoors between May and August. Most shows are on Friday or Saturday nights, with some special shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Volunteers can help out at as many or as few shows as they are available for.
If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the online Rooftop Volunteer Application Form. Once you submit your form, we will get back to you with more information and volunteer assignments.
Already registered with us as a volunteer? Click here to log on to your Volunteer Information Center account to register for shifts.