Volunteering opportunities at Global Health Film Festival 2016!

24 September 2016

Update: we have now recruited this year's team and are accepting no further applications.


 We are recruiting a team of 20 volunteers to help us deliver this year's Global Health Film Festival.

The work will be fast-paced and team-focussed; specific duties could include:

  • Meeting and greeting delegates
  • Stewarding and signposting
  • Registration and general enquiries
  • Accompanying special guests to screening rooms
  • Assisting with our virtual reality installations
  • Helping out with AV and roving mics

If you have excellent interpersonal skills, a friendly and professional approach, and a genuine passion for global health film, we would love to hear from you.

In return we will offer:

  • A free volunteer's pass giving access to the programme of screenings and workshops, subject to your rota
  • An opportunity to network with an international group of global health professionals and film-makers
  • Refreshments throughout the day, including the Drinks Receptions

How to apply

The online application process is now open and will close at midnight BST Wednesday 05 October 2016; if your application is successful we will be in touch by Saturday 15 October 2016. Please note that if you are successful, your attendance at a 90-minute late-afternoon briefing session and Barbican site visit on either Wednesday 09 or Thursday 10 November is mandatory and non-negotiable.

Looking forward to hearing from you!



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Gerri McHugh Gerri McHugh

GHFi Director

Gerri McHugh is Director of the Global Health Film initiative, and was until end July 2016, Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and President of the Federation of European Societies of Tropical Medicine and International Health. Her academic interests...