Docudays UA is looking for active people ready to try their hand at organizing the only human rights documentary film festival in Ukraine. The next Docudays UA will last for 10 days, between 26 March and 4 April 2021, at several locations in Kyiv and online at the same time.

The call for application is now closed.


Volunteering at the festival is an opportunity to try yourself in organizing a large-scale international cultural event, to meet the most prominent documentary filmmakers from Europe, America and Ukraine, to practice your languages in conversations with international festival participants, to grow your communication and organization skills, to work in a friendly and professional team.


Festival volunteers have a flexible schedule which you can combine with your studies or a part-time job. In addition, after the end of the festival, each volunteer will receive a certificate of their participation in the event. At some colleges and universities, volunteering can be accepted as an internship (find out about this in detail at your department’s administration). 


Possible areas of involvement in Docudays UA

  • Accreditation of festival participants
  • Communications Department
  • Editorial Department and translation
  • Technical Department
  • Coordination of festival locations
  • Guest service
  • Living Library
  • Exhibition projects
  • Production department

Required skills and desirable characteristics of candidates

  • Being well-organized, sociable, treating tasks responsibly
  • Speaking Ukrainian and advanced level of foreign languages
  • Interest in documentary film and human rights issues
  • Openness to meeting new people and willingness to work in a team


To join Docudays UA 2021 as a volunteer, fill out the APPLICATION FORM.


Deadline: 6 March 2021 (up to and including)


All volunteers can expect individual interviews and training before the festival. The schedule of working during Docudays UA is also formed beforehand and takes into account the availability and individual needs of all the volunteers.


For more information, please email Maryna Lazarenko, our coordinator of volunteers, at volunteer@docudays.ua.

25 – 
April 2022