Tasks for volunteers:

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Pre-festival tasks:

  • spread the news on Facebook and Twitter (through your own network, or join the social media committee)
  • spread the news through your personal and organization email lists
  • pass out "postcards" to your friends, family and co-workers
  • post flyers in local businesses
  • Contact organizations all over Chicagoland to help with publicity
  • Submit press releases to media contacts

During the festival:

  • help with registration
  • help with set-up and clean-up tasks
  • serve as greeters and hosts
  • answer questions for participants / provide directions to film screening sites or other OP/RF locations
  • take photos or video footage at film showings
  • setup and manage projection equipment
  • provide transportation of equipment, chairs, etc., to various sites


  • We would love to have all fesitval volunteers come to the volunteer celebration after the event.  (day, time and place to be determined)
  •  We invite all festival volunteers to share their talents with Green Community Connections after the festival as well!


Skills needed for Green Community Connections ongoing work:

  • fund raising
  • PR
  • web marketing
  • organizing and group facilitation
  • photography / videography
  • social media marketing
  • web site maintenance skills (training provided)
  • web site technical skills
  • interviewing, writing & editing skills
  • web research
  • musicians and story tellers
  • passion for sustainability and willingness to learn
  • ability to have fun working together on important work to celebrate victories!
  • other things that we haven't yet imagined -- share your ideas!

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