Join Us

Be part of the world’s largest Japanese Film Festival by volunteering with us! This is a great opportunity to make new friends, gain practical experience and learn the behind-the-scenes work of the JFF.

Volunteer with us

Volunteering is separated into two rounds:


  1. Pre-Festival
    Assisting with promotions in the lead up to the Festival.
  2. Festival
    Front of house support and event assistance during the Festival.

Each round has a separate registration process.



You must:

  • be passionate about promoting Japanese culture.
  • possess conversational English speaking and writing skills.
  • be 18+ to apply.

Register now for the festival round

Canberra – closed
Adelaide – closing soon
Brisbane – closing soon
Perth – open
Sydney – opening soon
Melbourne – opening soon

To be notified when registrations for your city opens, please fill in the online form.

Enquiries: volunteer[at]jpf.org.au