Cleveland Comedy Festival: Call for Video, Photo, other Volunteers

The Cleveland Comedy Festival is currently seeking volunteers for our monthly Third Friday showcases at 78th Street Studios.

Whether you think you are funny or not – we are serious about providing volunteer opportunities for aspiring production professionals and always appreciate an extra hand in continuing the long-term success of the festival.  Our staff are all volunteers so you would be joining some very dedicated people and we want to help you people build your portfolio for recording & production in the performing arts.

Available Opportunities:

Videographers / Photographers…

  • for our main show performances at 78th Street Studios.
    • Each main show performance is approximately 90 minutes long (one on Wednesday & Thursday at 7:30p; two each on Friday & Saturday at 7pm and 9:15p).
    • Recorded footage will be uploaded to a shared cloud folder. You can keep the original footage for your portfolio & demo reel, but we ask that you do not publicly use any footage of performers’ material recorded during the festival.
    • You will be credited on any compilation programming.
    • You will need to provide your own camera & memory card.
  • for B-Roll footage at 78th Street Studios and our satellite shows.

Stage Set-Up / Takedown

  • Light work in setting up stage, lighting, projector, audio, seating & takedown after performances at 78th Street Studios.

Merch Booth / Ticket Taker:

  • Confirming guests with pre-sold tickets; help guests with purchases on the website.
  • Answer questions as needed.

If interested, please stop at the Pinball Parlor inside 78th Street Studios, during Third Friday from 5:30p – 8p to meet the CCF team, see the venues, and go over full details & benefits.  Ask for Elton, Kyle, or Logan.

To register, please go to then complete & submit the “Support Inquiry Form” at the bottom of the page.  Be sure to select “Volunteer” in how you would like to support the festival.

Shape Cleveland Now Seeking Interns

Shape Cleveland is currently seeking interns for their Shape Scholars program.

Join the Shape Cleveland team of interns learning through hands-on experiences!

Shape Cleveland’s internship program is the core of what Shape does. Shape brings on interns on a rolling basis, with our primary hiring period being in early summer. Shape interns range in age from high school seniors to recent college graduates, but they are always open to anyone at any age who is interested. Interns who are earning high school or college credit for their experience are paid in school credit. Once a student reaches 400 hours or has previous experience may apply for an hourly wage should they be invited to stay with Shape after earning their credits.

Interns leave Shape with an understanding of basic video techniques, photography skills, an understanding of the job market available to them, and the business skills needed to be successful in this industry.


Way Up + Childhood Cancer Society Seeking Interns

Way Up is partnering with the Childhood Cancer Society to hire top talent, and is seeking multiple interns.

Graphic Design Intern (Course Credit Eligible)

The responsibilities of the Graphic Design Intern will be to work hand in hand with our Social Media Team to create fun and creative content for our communication strategies. You will be invited to attend our Brain Trust Meetings which take place twice a week for an hour over Zoom to discuss communication strategies for our platforms. The internship period lasts 4 months. One such platform is our main entertainment partner, Adventure Ted, which is the name of our superhero teddy bear who helps children overcome challenges.


Video Production Team Intern (Course Credit Eligible)

As a member of the Video Production Team you are an invaluable member of the Childhood Cancer Society (CCS)! Members of this team work directly with the Chief Media Officer of CCS on producing/editing videos that are critical to the foundation’s communication strategies. Through this 4 month internship, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse team of individuals from across the nation to help CCS deliver its message of hope, positivity, and adventure.


Animator (Course Credit/Community Service Credit Available)

As an Animator for the Childhood Cancer Society, you are an invaluable member of the team! Through this 4 month program, you will be working with our team of diverse individuals from across the nation to brining short videos of our super hero teddy bear, Adventure Ted, to life! These videos will be used to bring awareness to our cause in a fun, comical, and exciting way! Animators will be expected to participate in productions of The Adventure Ted Chronicles.