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Volunteers pose in front of Hot Docs sign
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Volunteers are essential for the smooth operation of the Hot Docs Festival and our year-round activities, like the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Doc Soup and special events.
  • Gain valuable festival experience and knowledge
  • Contribute to Toronto’s vibrant cultural community
  • Join a growing network of filmmakers, students, film lovers and engaged community leaders
  • Access to Hot Docs, Doc Soup and Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema screenings and events
  • Acknowledgement as a valuable team member

Volunteer applications for the 2024 Festival are now closed!

Questions? Check our FAQs or Contact [email protected]

Volunteer at Hot DocsVolunteer Award for Arts & Culture

The Volunteer Award for Arts and Culture in Toronto (VAACT) recognizes volunteers who contribute to multiple organizations throughout the year. The awards ceremony takes place on International Volunteer Day.

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