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Join the Team

Interested in joining the team and helping make this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival a success?

We’d love to have you! We’re currently seeking individuals and groups to volunteer with several different departments during the festival.

Register as a Volunteer

  • Please use an email address that you check frequently. We will update you on opportunities to volunteer as they come up and you will be able to sign up for shifts.
  • Note that it will take up to 24 hours to review and process applications.
  • COVID-19 Protocol: It is highly recommended that all Pacific Arts Movement team members including volunteers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including boosters. COVID-19 tests, masks, and hand sanitizer are available at no-cost at all SDAFF venues.


Volunteering Comes With Perks!*

  • Receive 1 voucher to redeem at future Pac Arts screenings for every 4 hours of completed volunteer service.
  • Complete at least 24 hours of volunteering and receive 1 official SDAFF 2023 T-shirt.
  • Complete at least 44 hours of volunteering and receive all of the above plus 1 Friend-Level Membership to Pac Arts for one year.

*Subject to change.


If you have questions about volunteering, becoming a Volunteer Lead, or you’re interested in signing up your organization to volunteer, email Volunteer Coordinator Christine Pasalo Norland. They will help find the best fit for you at the festival. You can also call us at (619) 400.5911.

Watch Our Volunteer Video