Volunteer at GDIF

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with GDIF –
it’d be great to have you on the team!


We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to make GDIF a truly memorable event. If you enjoy meeting new people, being part of a team and being outdoors this is a great opportunity for you.

We have a wide variety of roles available at this year’s Festival:

Artist Liaison *FULL*
Meet, greet and ensure some of our key artists have the best experience possible at GDIF. View full details here.

Beautiful Thing
Want to be involved in this year’s headline dance piece, set amidst one of London’s most iconic architectural locations? View full details here.

Festival Volunteer
Be the smiling face of the festival by helping out in a Front of House capacity at any number of events and locations around Greenwich and Tower Hamlets. View full details here.

Fly By Night
We are recruiting a number of participants to help with pigeon handling. View full details here.

Marketing Volunteers
We’re looking for people to help with the festival’s marketing operation, both in and out of our office. View full details here and here.

Team Leaders
Enjoy managing people and would like to help coordinate a team? View full details here.

Warehouse & Logistics
Want to gain experience in festival logistics, warehouse work and equipment delivery? View full details here.

Apply to volunteer

This year, we’re using a new online system called Better Impact, which will allow you to view and sign up to volunteering shifts which suit your availability, all in one place. Please click below to go to the Better Impact application page, and then work through the following simple steps:

Apply to Volunteer

1. You fill out the application form

2. We review your application and send you an email once we’ve approved it

3. You head back onto Better Impact and view and sign up to the different volunteering opportunities available to you

4. We keep track of what you’ve signed up to and will be in touch with further details in due course if necessary

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with Volunteer Coordinator Harry Forshaw, on harry@festival.org, if you’ve got any questions or comments. He’ll be happy to help.

“..one of the best volunteer packages of a short term festival allowing people to learn new skills and network with the local community.” GDIF Volunteer

Employee Volunteering
We offer employee volunteering opportunities. Email harry@festival.org to register your interest.

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